Recipe Developer (Part-time)

Blue Spark
£100 per day
Closing date
22 Sep 2020
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The Company

A vibrant gourmet food brand who have just launched their online business direct to consumers. They are on their way to building a prestigious reputation for creating fresh and premium products of the highest quality. They are seeking an innovative and enthusiastic Recipe Developer who can help them on their tasty adventure.

The Role

Reporting to the Food Director you will work collaboratively to support with the development of exciting new products. This will involve all aspects of developing new recipes, making sure to bring your culinary flair, passion and trend awareness to each stage of the process. You will also be on hand to tweak recipes, make repeat samples and research new ingredients. Along with this you will find new ways to drive growth and innovation which unlock new opportunities and strive to meet the demands of consumers.

Additionally you will be present for photoshoots, helping to expertly display the delicious attributes of each dish to take full advantage of their marketing potential. You will need to communicate effectively throughout the process to fully understand the product portfolio in alignment with brand plans and values.

The Person

A passionate foodie with an eye for innovation coupled with a creative flair for creating delicious products. A connoisseur of food trends who will have an acute perception of the market and where it may lead. As well as being a self-starter with resilience, tenacity and lots of enthusiasm you will need to possess good project management and organisational skills with the ability to work as part of a small dedicated team. This role would suit a Chef or Product Developer who is looking for their first NPD role and be mentored by a supremely talented Food Director.

This is a part-time role: 2 days per week. Candidates will need to hold a UK driving licence and have their own transport.


We do our utmost to get back to candidates quickly but if you have not heard back from us within 5 days then your application has not been successful on this occasion.  

Due to the high volume of applications we receive,   I am sorry to say that we are unable to respond to candidates that do not possess the required food & drink industry experience required for our vacancies.

Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection
• Advertised Search
• Executive Search
• Database Search
• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Contact Us
  • 34/36 The Broadway
  • Haywards Heath
  • RH16 3AL
  • GB
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