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Chef Product Manager 🍔

We are looking for a highly motivated Product Manager to develop our next generation products and help us win big restaurant accounts with delicious samples!
About Yum Bug

At Yum Bug we turn insects into delicious foods people love and recognise like burgers, mince and nuggets. Our bug-based foods aren't just great for the planet but are also great for you with about 30% more protein than beef.

We have had backing from the likes of Holly Branson (Virgin), Peter Norris (Virgin), Carl Pei (Nothing, One Plus), James Frost (Gay Times).

 

We’re on a mission to change perceptions and take edible insects mainstream. To do this Yum Bug is building a world-class team of fun-loving, ambitious people, and we’d love you to be one of them! 

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Your character and values are just as important to us as your experience and skills. We only hire really kind people!

Who You Are
Values we’d love from you:
  • Has a growth mindset

  • Very organised!

  • Sense of humour with a healthy dose of humility

  • Gains energy from being around others – and interested in others.

  • Driven to be the best

  • Loves learning and relishes any opportunity to improve

  • Loves solving problems – and takes ownership of them

  • Able to take (and give) constructive feedback

  • Positive – a glass half full kind of person

Role

As a Product Manager you’ll be responsible for all things food and product related at Yum Bug.

You’ll be:
  • Developing new products with the team

  • Refining and improving existing line-up of products

  • Helping to manufacture launched products for sale

  • Cooking and preparing food samples for prospect restaurants

  • Serving food at festivals and market stalls

  • Occasionally working on weekends (ie. at events)

  • Jumping in to help other team members every so often, when necessary

What you need to do the job effectively:
  • Believe insects are the future of food, and have a strong desire to help create a more sustainable food system

  • You love food and are a fantastic cook

  • Tidy and (very!) organised

  • Able to work in a team and communicate clearly

  • Speak, read and write in perfect English

Bonus (but not at all essential): 
  • Developed food or alternative meat products for commercial sale

What You'll Get

£25k – £30k per annum, company share options, a real opportunity to shape the future of food with a young, fun and ambitious team in role of a lifetime (we think!), and have a blast along the way!

How to Apply
  • Click the 'Apply' button below or email 'work@yumbug.com'

  • Subject the email 'PM – Your Full Name'. So if your name is Lucy Jones it would be 'PM – Lucy Jones'. Important you follow this we wont see it otherwise!

Please Send
  • CV

  • Cover letter explaining why you’d like to join us


We suggest not waiting for the deadline to submit your application. There is a slight advantage to getting your application in earlier – by the very nature of us seeing it sooner.

Applications assessed on a rolling basis from Friday 16 Dec

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