Social Media Manager - FTC
About the Company
Eat My Lunch is a social enterprise on a mission to ensure that no kiwi kid goes hungry at school.
In the last 5 years they have experienced massive growth and using a ‘Buy One. Give One’ model, they’ve made and delivered over 1.5 million lunches to customers and Given another 1.6 million lunches to kiwi kids in need. They currently provide ~2,000 lunches every school day to kids in Auckland and Wellington.
Eat My Lunch has won a tender for the Government’s Ka Ora, Ka Ako | Healthy School Lunches Programme, with the contract set to enable the business to provide lunches for approximately 16,500 Kiwi kids a day from next year, equating to 3.3 million lunches provided for children in 2021.
The announcement follows the last budget round, in which the Government committed to feeding 200,000 children a day in New Zealand in 2021 via a universal school lunch programme, an area of particular focus as many households experience heightened financial stress due to the impacts of COVID-19. The Eat My Lunch agreement will see the social enterprise providing lunches to schools across the Auckland and Wellington regions from Term 1 next year. Eat My Lunch are on the hunt for values based individuals with a can do attitude that want to be part of making a HUGE difference to Kiwi kids.
Based in central Auckland and central Wellington, with a smart, fun bunch this company is all about doing good. No two days are the same and this role allows the opportunity to work with a diverse base of schools/customers, team, and volunteers. Eat My Lunch is a hands-on and rewarding place to work.
About the Role
Innovate, plan and organise the development of centrally developed recipes.
Research both local and international market trends to regularly identify recipe innovation.
Ensure the recipe development process and physical recipes display accurate and relevant information.
Regularly manage and review recipe performance with the Head of Sales and Customer Experience and the Schools Programme Manager.
Identify new opportunities within existing recipes and determine their place in the ongoing menu.
Formal qualifications in the Food Industry are essential.Previous experience leading a kitchen or working in production is a benefit.
Portfolio of working with recipes or demonstration of menu development a must.
Working experience and management of the Councils food control plan regulations.
Enhanced knowledge of Health & Safety regulations within a commercial kitchen environment.
We encourage you to apply now as our recruitment process is underway, however please note applications will not be progressed to further stages until after the 11th of January 2021.
We are currently experiencing an incredibly high volume of applications and it may take us longer than usual to get back to you. It’s outside our normal service levels and we apologise.
For us to focus on servicing candidates and clients to the highest possible standards, we encourage all expressions of interest to be made via this advert. This will ensure your information reaches the correct consultant promptly and we will respond to you as quickly as possible.
To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.