Weekend Baker Role

This post is due to start with immediate effect

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Please send all applications to recruitment@luminarybakery.com. This post is due to start with immediate effect.

 

Who we are looking for?

We are recruiting for two Weekend Artisan Baker roles, one at both of our Luminary sites in Chalk Farm and Stoke Newington. Both posts are due to start as soon as possible.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about the positive impact that baking can have, and who wants to be part of a growing company that is having a tangible impact on women’s lives. We are looking for a Weekend Artisan Baker who’s had at least one year of experience in a professional kitchen, experience in batch baking and working at speed.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Weekend Artisan Baker

Based At: 71-73 Allen Road, Stoke Newington, Hackney N16 8RY or 47 Chalk Farm Rd, London, NW1 8AJ

Reports To: Head Baker

Hours: 8 hours per week, with flexibility for extra cover shifts as required

Salary: £10.82/hour

Job Purpose: Producing artisan baked goods, working in close proximity with the Head Baker and the rest of the bakery team, to both grow our baked goods offering, and to ensure excellence is consistently reflected in every baked good created and sold

 

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Head Baker & rest of the bakery team in producing the baked goods that are needed
    for the weekend, and preparing for the following week
  • Icing and decorating celebration cakes and wedding cakes and able to meet deadlines for orders
  • Tasks include icing & decorating celebration cakes, baking and preparing event or bespoke
    orders and batch-baking traybakes, layer cakes and cookies, amongst other products
  • Assisting in product development; influencing the flavours, style and variety of both new and
    existing products
  • Using experience and skills to pioneer innovative new products, ideas or strategies for increased
    business growth
  • Ensuring that every product that leaves the bakery is to the highest quality and standard
  • Fulfilling any appropriate tasks the Head Baker and Assistant Head Baker assign e.g. deliveries,
    one-off ordering, logistics
  • Maintaining food hygiene and safety standards as per company policy and encouraging the rest
    of the bakery team to follow correct processes and procedures
  • Any other tasks that the Head Baker and Assistant Head Baker might require

 

Job Requirements and Abilities:

Necessary:
  • At least one year of experience in a professional bakery
  • Ability to bake high quality products that are uniform and consistent
  • Ability to ice and decorate artisan celebration cakes and wedding cakes
  • Motivated and hard-working, able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Organised, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and work to deadlines
  • Understanding & supportive of Luminary and its social aims and vision
  • Collaborative and hardworking
  • Willingness to work varied hours or days based on business needs
  • Ability to handle and lift items weighing between 0-50 pounds
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK
Desirables:
  • Experience batch baking traybakes, layer cakes and cookies

 

Perks & Incentives:

  • Free barista coffee each shift
  • 20% discount off all food & drink plus a Family & Friends discount
  • 10% discount off online purchases (celebration cakes & merchandise)
  • Regular opportunities for training and professional development
  • Long-term service rewards including merchandise, vouchers, increased holiday and free cake!

Please send all applications to recruitment@luminarybakery.com. This post is due to start with immediate effect.