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The Mince Pie Project

The Mince Pie Project

The Mince Pie Project

Described as a "roaring success" by Channel 4, The Mince Pie Project is an annual mince pie auction, featuring 100 of the UK's best chefs and restaurants. It takes place across 72 hours, every Dec...


London, United Kingdom

12 Nov 2013

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Compensation details:
Paid 8-week role

Employer tags:
Food & Drink
Esc Factor:
Social Impact
Exciting Brand

Chefs Manager

8-week role working with 100 of the UKs best chefs, as part of an exciting Christmas charity project

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
Paid 8-week role

Job Type:
Entry Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
Social Impact
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We’re looking for a motivated and talented food lover to join the 2013 Mince Pie Project as our Chefs Manager.  You'll help to recruit this years participating chefs, and act as their main point-of-contact throughout the project, in an exciting 8-week role

The Mince Pie Project is an annual mince pie auction, featuring 100 of the UK's best chefs and restaurants, including Michel Roux Jr, Raymond Blanc and Angela Hartnett.  We've raised almost £40,000 for charity since 2011 and been featured on BBC One, Channel 4 and Radio 2 and in The Sunday Times, The Guardian & the Evening Standard.

You’ll be part of a small team of food lovers put together to run the project and play a crucial role in this years success.

Your responsibilities:

  • Helping to recruit this years participating chefs
  • Main point-of-contact for the chefs throughout the project
  • Fulfilment of PR & marketing requests
  • Organising a chef photo shoot and launch event

The person:

  • Degree from a top University
  • Recent graduate or experienced hire looking for a new opportunity
  • Passionate about food and restaurants
  • Highly organised, with a proven ability to deal with multiple stakeholders
  • Rigorous and thorough
  • A motivated, self-starter

The role is perfect for someone making their first move into food & drink, entrepreneurship or social impact.  This is a rare opportunity to be given real responsibility in a short-term project, and get exposure to high-profile chefs and a wide range of people from across the food and restaurant industry.
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