Careers - The Bakery

CAREERS

Join a bunch of awesome founders, researchers and strategists

WHAT TO EXPECT

Working at The Bakery is a unique opportunity to learn from the best entrepreneurs and investors, to take on their mindset, attitudes and beliefs and apply them to the world’s biggest corporates – making real stuff happen. 

The opportunity here is as big as your ambition. It’s about the art of the possible in an exponential world. Our model is the future. If you’ve been working in a traditional agency, consultancy or corporate we will change the way you think.

We want to hire the best, smartest, most diverse, curious and ambitious minds who are excited to come on this journey with us and work in an environment of constant learning and continuous improvement to really make stuff happen.

3 available roles

About The Bakery

We are on a mission to make the world a more entrepreneurial place and, over the last seven years, our brilliant team have designed and built a unique model and process, which brings together the world’s biggest corporates with the best entrepreneurs and startups – to truly make innovation happen. 

About the role

We work with some of the biggest brands in the world today to run large scale innovation programmes across their businesses. Our clients are ambitious, risk-tasking professionals with big innovation agendas. It’s up to us to take them through the change that innovation entails and to guide them through our process, making the journey fun and exciting whilst hitting measurable commercial results.

We are hiring an Account Director and Senior Account Director to sit across multiple client accounts to take overall responsibility for their delivery in addition to looking for opportunities for account growth: exceeding client expectations and seeking extensions and renewals with the support of our new business team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Line management of Bakery team members for career development purposes and project management of team for project delivery purposes
  • Lead clients accounts so well that word spreads about us throughout the whole client organisation
  • Create new relationships (and projects) with different service lines within client organisations
  • Run our innovation programmes - scaling startup technologies within the organisation
  • Develop relationships with the most senior levels within client organisation
  • Sell in Bakery programmes and multiple best projects with startups
  • Build strong relationships with The Bakery Founders and Management team so that they trust you to get on with these projects
  • Contribute to the empowered, entrepreneurial, autonomous culture within The Bakery

A bit about you...

We are seeking applicants from all industries but most importantly to have strong client management experience and ideally some exposure to running a ventures or accelerators related programme.

Your must-have experience:

  • 3-5 years (Account Director level) or 5-8 years (Senior Account Director level) however please note that years of experience will form one of many factors which determine which level you come in at
  • Team management & mentorship
  • Client services & relationship building at senior levels
  • Commercial acumen e.g contract negotiation, proposal writing, profit management
  • Strategy & long term vision setting for clients and/or internal organisations

We want people who are super passionate about:

  • Learning from working with the highest growth most exciting new startups of today
  • Working with some of the most innovative open minded people within client organisations
  • Delivering real results rather than just talking & making powerpoint presentations
If you believe you are a fit for any of our roles we'd love to hear from you! Please send a CV and some detail on why you think you'd be a good fit to jobs@thebakery.com

About The Bakery

We are on a mission to make the world a more entrepreneurial place and, over the last seven years, our brilliant team have designed and built a unique model and process, which brings together the world’s biggest corporates with the best entrepreneurs and startups – to truly make innovation happen.

Life at The Bakery

Working at The Bakery is a unique opportunity to learn from the best entrepreneurs and investors, to take on their mindset, attitudes and beliefs and apply them to the world’s biggest corporates – making real stuff happen.

You’ll fit in if you are about:

  • Believing in possibilities
  • Being real
  • Getting it done
  • Making things better

We want to hire the best, smartest, most diverse, curious and ambitious minds who are excited to come on this journey with us and work in an environment of constant learning and continuous improvement to really make stuff happen. In return we offer a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you’ll be privy to some of the most exciting developments in the world of tech today. We are a sociable office and have regular team outings and events that you will become a huge part of.

About the role

We are looking for an Engagement Manager whose role it is to deliver exciting innovation projects to clients via the world’s incredible ecosystem of entrepreneurs. We’d love to meet someone who is passionate about the world of technology, loves working with clients, is a critical strategic thinker, and wants a new challenge in the fast-growing world of open innovation.

We are seeking people with experience in a client-facing role in a creative, digital or innovation agency environment or equivalent, with experience analysing client briefs, thinking about creative solutions and managing multiple projects. You will learn our process of how to find startups to solve challenges, take technology to trial in market and then scale-up, through collaborating with our global network of tech startups.

You’ll have the chance to work with some of the worlds biggest global businesses as your clients, developing our global network of startups, as well as meet a constant stream of the most talented early stage companies who are building amazing technology. We are a small but fast-growing company, so this is a fantastic opportunity to get your sleeves rolled up and learn by doing – and grow with us!

Key responsibilities:
  • Work with the rest of the client services team to analyse clients’ briefs and identify territories and ideas for the solution
  • Use The Bakery’s network of entrepreneurs to find the right startup tech companies who could answer the brief
  • Research the ever-changing tech startup landscape, meeting and reporting on companies you’ve met with
  • Plan and manage timelines for your client projects
  • Project manage trials that go ahead between clients and startups
  • Assist with the planning and organisation of client events
  • Become an expert on emerging tech via meeting with entrepreneurs building incredible things!

A bit about you...

We’d love to meet someone who is super well connected in the tech world, who is passionate about helping entrepreneurs achieve great things and who has a strong reputation for connecting people and making things happen.

Key skills and experience:
  • 1-4 years’ client-facing experience, ideally in a digital, creative or innovation agency
  • Strong project management skills
  • The drive and motivation to work without structure, process and support – we are a small team, growing quickly and you will be a key part of making this happen
  • Must be friendly, fun and keen to get stuck in!
Salary & Benefits We offer £28 – 35k salary plus discretionary bonus as well as Charlie HR Perks at Work platform access. If you believe you are a fit for any of our roles we'd love to hear from you! Please send a CV and some detail on why you think you'd be a good fit to jobs@thebakery.com

About The Bakery

We are on a mission to make the world a more entrepreneurial place and, over the last seven years, our brilliant team have designed and built a unique model and process, which brings together the world’s biggest corporates with the best entrepreneurs and startups – to truly make innovation happen.

Life at The Bakery

Working at The Bakery is a unique opportunity to learn from the best entrepreneurs and investors, to take on their mindset, attitudes and beliefs and apply them to the world’s biggest corporates – making real stuff happen.

You’ll fit in if you are about:

  • Believing in possibilities
  • Being real
  • Getting it done
  • Making things better

We want to hire the best, smartest, most diverse, curious and ambitious minds who are excited to come on this journey with us and work in an environment of constant learning and continuous improvement to really make stuff happen. In return we offer a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you’ll be privy to some of the most exciting developments in the world of tech today. We are a sociable office and have regular team outings and events that you will become a huge part of.

About the role

We are looking for Strategist to help us deliver exciting innovation projects to clients via the world’s incredible ecosystem of entrepreneurs. In this role you’ll have the chance to work with some of the world’s biggest brands and, by developing and managing our global network of startups, meet a constant stream of the most talented early stage companies who are building amazing technology. To do well here you’ll have the drive and determination to work without structure, process and support as we are small team you’ll play a big role in making stuff happen.

Key responsibilities:
  • Support the Engagement Managers in the client services team to help analyse client’s briefs and identify territories and ideas for solutions
  • Leverage our network of startups and investors to find the best tech companies and entrepreneurs to match client briefs
  • Research the ever-changing tech startup landscape, meeting and reporting on companies you’ve met
  • Prepare reports and collateral for client events and research reports – being prepared to present on your findings
  • Become an expert on emerging tech via meeting with entrepreneurs building incredible things.

A bit about you...

We’d love to meet someone who is passionate about the world of technology, is a creative and strategic thinker, and wants a challenge in the fast-growing world of open innovation.

Key skills and experience:
  • Ideally a bit of experience in a Research environment (e.g. Think Tank, Analyst, Market Research)
  • Degree educated – we are particularly interested in graduates who have critical/analytical thinking as part of their studies
  • Genuine interest in technology – you might even have studied it. Whilst you won’t build it here you will over time be able to understand it at a deep level
  • Experience managing multiple project and deadlines
  • Proactive can-do attitude!

Salary & Benefits

We offer £23 – 30k salary plus discretionary bonus as well as Charlie HR Perks at Work platform access.

If you believe you are a fit for any of our roles we'd love to hear from you! Please send a CV and some detail on why you think you'd be a good fit to jobs@thebakery.com

Our values

Believe in
possibilities

We believe there’s a solution to every problem, and think creatively to find it. We believe that great ideas can come from anyone and anywhere. And we are relentlessly optimistic, bringing fun and positivity to everything we do.

Be real

We don’t look, work or think like a corporate or consultant, and do things in our own, inimitable way. We challenge and inspire others to think differently. We’re honest, direct and aren’t afraid to tell it how it is.

Keep making
things better

We link brains - ours and others’, to create meaningful connections that present big opportunities. We use our experience, curiosity and knowledge to understand problems in ways that others can’t. We know what commercial success looks like and we deliver against it. And we take people on the journey with us, to create lasting impact.

Get it done

We don’t waste our, or other people’s, time. We’re focused on getting to outcomes, fast. And we persist until things are finished.

We’d love to hear from you!






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