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Careers

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.

 

We are on a mission to make the world a more entrepreneurial place. Over the last four 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: taking over 50 new technologies to market.

 

The opportunity here is as big as your ambition. We want to hire smart, curious and courageous minds who are excited to come on this journey with us and work in an environment of constant learning and continuous improvement.

 

Our current vacancies are listed below but we are always on the lookout for talented people to join our growing team so feel free to say hello.

Context

This role is for a Director / Client Principal to lead one of our biggest global accounts and a small team of 1–2 Engagement Managers. This is a newly created role which has real potential to transform our business. In one year we’ve scaled five entrepreneur technologies within this client and need someone to take it to the next level. You’ll enjoy working with some of the smartest clients who enjoy actually getting stuff done.

Key responsibilities

  • Run our innovation programmes that scale startup technologies within the organisation
  • Create & consolidate the most valuable relationships within the client organisation at the most senior level
  • Lead the account to extend our fame in the client organisation
  • Lead a series of story-telling engagements, events, videos and newsletters, which create fame and ‘sell’ The Bakery within the organisation.
  • Work with and enhance our network of 4,000 entrepreneurs
  • Build strong relationships with The Bakery Founders and Management team
  • Contribute to the empowered, entrepreneurial, autonomous culture within The Bakery

About you

We welcome anyone with passion and are open to considering applicants from across all industries but feel that this would likely suit Big 4/ strategy consultant types who doesn’t quite fit in the box.

We are looking for:

  • 6–8 years in client facing / project management roles
  • 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 and 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 feel you meet these requirements, please email hello@thebakery.com with your CV and some reasons why you think you’d be a great fit.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Context

The Bakery needs an Engagement Manager to join its talented team, 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.

Ideally, you’ll have c. 2 years’ experience in a client-facing role in a creative, digital or innovation agency – so you’ll have experience analysing clients’ briefs, thinking about creative solutions and managing multiple projects. At The Bakery, you will learn our process of how to find startups to solve challenges, take technology to trial market and then scale-up, through collaborating with our global network of tech startups.

This is an exciting new role, where 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.

We are a small but fast-growing company (currently 11 people), 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
  • Plan and manage timelines for your client projects
  • Project manage trials that go ahead between clients and startups
  • Helping to plan and organise Bakery events on the changing tech landscape
  • Becoming an expert on emerging tech via meeting with entrepreneurs building incredible things!

About you

  • 2 years’ client-facing experience, ideally in a digital, creative or innovation agency
  • A strategic, creative brain and a keen interest in brands and business development
  • Effortless 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!

If you feel you meet these requirements, please email hello@thebakery.com with your CV and some reasons why you think you’d be a great fit.

Context

We are looking for Researcher 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
  • Continually update our database ensuring conversations and new contacts are stored with appropriate filters
  • Prepare reports and collateral for client events and research reports
  • Become an expert on emerging tech via meeting with entrepreneurs building incredible things!

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.

Your must-have experience:

  • Degree educated – we are particularly interested in graduates who have learnt rigorous research methods as part of their studies
  • Experience managing multiple project and deadlines
  • Some work experience in an agency or startup environment is desirable
  • Proactive can-do attitude!

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 feel you meet these requirements, please email hello@thebakery.com with your CV and some reasons why you think you’d be a great fit.

Context

We are looking for an Office Manager to support the day-to-day operations within The Bakery.

You’ll be part of a small team of smart and curious people who are working with some of the world’s biggest brands and talented early stage companies.

This is a newly created role where you’ll play a big role in making stuff happen in our small team. You’ll need to have the drive and determination to work without structure, process and support.

We are open to full time or part time applications.


Key responsibilities

  • Liaise with key internal employees (CEO & Founders, Marketing, Client Services, Finance) to fulfil duties as required
  • Help manage our database and tracking of startups internally and with suppliers
  • Help with HR & Finance forms including new starter admin
  • Implement and maintain procedures/office administrative systems
  • Travel planning & booking
  • Deal with inbound correspondence and queries as appropriate
  • Ensure health & safety policies are up to date
  • Support Marketing/Events team on logistics for Client events

About you

We’d love to meet someone who is super organised, time-efficient and proactive. A self-starter who is proactive and takes initiative.

Your must-have experience:

  • Previous experience in a PA/ office management role
  • Experience working in a startup environment or setting up an Office Manager function from scratch 
  • Experience organising diaries,
  • Proficient with a range of software packages – including Excel and other
  • Strong time management skills

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. 

If you feel you meet these requirements, please email hello@thebakery.com with your CV and some reasons why you think you’d be a great fit.