Bakery Business Manager (Director) for Artisan Bread Ltd
Summary: Organic gluten-free bakery with special interests.
Business Name: Artisan Bread Ltd
Location: Whitstable, Kent
Closing Date: 01-09-2018
Job Description: The current director of the company is looking for a suitable successor. I founded the company 18 years ago and I had the luxury of learning on the job, but business is a lot more demanding now and I although I am around for another two years to train someone to take over, we need someone with good business skills and knowledge of all the laws applicable to our industry. Eventual shared ownership is an option for the right person.
Expected Hours: Full time
Personal Qualities: Ideally you have some formal qualifications - you are a confident entrepreneurial type who is into organic food and natural living. You are independent and would not be scared to move the company abroad if Brexit turns out to be the total nightmare it is promising to be. We buy all our ingredients in the Euro Zone as they are not available in the UK! In a perfect world you are already addicted to our bread and can't wait to work here!
Business skills in general, Excel, Word, Adobe Illustrator. We have strong ties with German suppliers and customers; ideally you speak German. You will be familiar with labelling & marketing laws. You can design labels and use nutrition software. We work with personalised nutrition and we see our future in this field. An interest in this area is essential. A background in nutrition would be a bonus. A knowledge of bakery machinery and processes is also required.
Applications: Please email your CV and a covering mail.