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Community Manager - UK

  • Cookpad Ltd
  • Full time
  • United Kingdom
  • 14/06/2021

As a Community Manager for Cookpad, your role will be to manage and engage with a user community of people in the UK who like home cooking and want to share recipes and creative cooking tips.

About Cookpad

Cookpad is a tech company building a community platform for people to share recipe ideas and cooking tips. Our mission is to make everyday cooking fun. Not just because we like food but because we believe that cooking is a key to a happier and healthier life for people, communities and the planet.

Everyday, home cooking has a profound impact on ourselves and the world around us: it makes us healthier, connects us with our friends and family, and makes our environment more sustainable. By solving the problems related to everyday cooking and encouraging more people to cook, we believe we can help build a better world.

This is the impact we want. Our goal is to be the first platform to share recipes in 100 countries by 2021. It is an ambitious goal that requires us to constantly adapt and improve our service according to the needs and wishes of our users.

Please read this article and our Medium blog to learn more about Cookpad.


Your main responsibilities will be to spread the Cookpad mission and promote the enjoyment of cooking among potential users of the platform, encouraging them to share their recipes and cooking tips with others and leading by example - sharing your own recipes and cooking from recipes posted by our community to Cookpad.

You will help the community grow in cooperation with your colleagues, contributing and executing new ideas, organising meetings with users, cooking events, etc., always with a high component of entrepreneurship and imagination.

An understanding of online platforms and social media artwork guidelines for instance web banners, posters, illustrations for blog/social media or infographics would be a plus.

What we are looking for :

  • Passion for the world of cooking and for improving the world
  • Enthusiastic in solving problems in kitchen / food / lifestyle areas
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, self-taught
  • User-centric approach
  • Excellent communication skills to spread the Cookpad mission to users
  • Work experience in the environment of an international team
  • Teamwork

Desirable experience

  • Experience in managing communities related to cooking (online / offline)
  • C2C product marketing, product development in the Internet industry
  • Business / strategy development as well as practical operational role
  • Experience in starting an association, start-up or innovative idea that contributes to responsible consumption
  • Personal projects will be valued

The right person for this role will know exactly why they want to work for Cookpad and what they can contribute to our mission, so please apply using the link and submit your CV, along with a meaningful covering letter telling us why you are the one.

What happens next?

Our hiring process is designed to let your talent shine and for us to get to know each other so we know we’re the right fit. When we receive your application, it’s reviewed by the hiring team to see if your experience and motivations are a match for what we’re looking for in the role. If it is a match, we will contact you to arrange a video call.

Equal Opportunity

The Cookpad team is made up of an incredible, diverse range of people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

Your Privacy

When applying for a job with Cookpad, we will collect personal information about you. We use that personal information predominantly for the purposes of processing your application and analysis of our recruitment activity. You can read more about how we use your personal information in our privacy policy. If you are an applicant from Europe, you can read our privacy policy here . If you are an applicant from a country other than Europe, you can read our privacy policy here.

About Cookpad Ltd

ABOUT COOKPAD Cookpad is a tech company building a community platform that enables people to share recipe ideas and cooking tips. It’s a global platform used by on average around 100 million people every month across the world. Over 4 million recipes have been created by people in almost...

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