TASTEHEAD

186 Dawes Road

London

SW6 7RQ

Experts in Taste

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Tel: 0207 386 0124

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INTERNSHIP - TEMPORARY

SALARY: ENQUIRE

Start Date: Mid-September 2019

Term: Negotiable

Location: 188 Dawes Road, Fulham, London, SW6 7RQ

 

Who We Are

 

Tastehead develop food and beverage products for global brands, retailer private labels and start-up businesses, working with clients from concept through to launch and beyond. Our innovation projects span across a variety of categories such as confectionery, hot and cold beverages, ready meals, baby food, bakery, snacking, condiments and many more.

 

We offer a host of services to our clients;

 

  • Ideation workshops and brand strategy

  • Concept development

  • Recipe development

  • Product development

  • Competitor benchmarking

  • Market research & consumer insights

  • Shelf life testing and nutritional analysis

  • Manufacturer sourcing

  • Supply chain setup

  • Factory trial scheduling

  • Photography

  • PR activations

  • Consumer testing/Focus Groups

 

We spend considerable time researching UK and global food trends, whilst having the confidence to focus on the ones that have longevity. We are a close team and operate on a cross–functional basis on every project. You will be joining an agile, fun, hands-on team at an exciting time of growth.

 

Now in our next phase of expansion, we are looking for a new Tastehead Intern to join the team in September. As an Intern at Tastehead, you will assist the product development team in the day to day running of our development kitchen, and additionally support the office team on various aspects of live projects.

 

The Ideal Candidate

 

  • Ideally 3+ years of relevant experience

  • A real passion for food and a great palate

  • Innovative and creative

  • Eager to learn new categories and skills

  • Deep understanding of flavours, ingredients and cooking technology

  • Food trend awareness

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google

The Role

 

Assisting the product development team with the following tasks

  • Supporting the day to day management of the development kitchen

  • Ordering of all ingredients and consumables

  • Preparation and setup of client tasting sessions and presentations

  • Preparation and production of development recipes and samples

  • Sourcing manufacturing partners

  • Sourcing new ingredients and packaging samples

  • Calculating nutritional information

  • Spec photography

  • Maintaining all client recipe files

  • Co-ordinate tasting sessions and gathering all feedback.

  • Various legislation research (global markets, restricted ingredients)

  • Creation of PowerPoint presentations

 

What You Will Get In Return

 

The opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge base within a fun, fast and energetic environment. You will work closely with our co-founders who are industry experts with over 40 years of combined experience in the food industry.  You will also work with our wider team and partners to gain valuable experience in the commercial side of the business. You will be given the opportunity to feedback on various versions of all recipes that are developed during your time with us and to put your stamp on the finished products.  This is a dynamic, fast paced role with many moving parts, you will have clear objectives and targets with continual support and guidance throughout your time with us.

 

 

If you feel that you are the right candidate for this role, then we'd love to hear from you. Please contact hello@tastehead.com with an up to date C.V. and a covering letter.

 

 

 

Tastehead is an Equal Opportunities employer and committed to encouraging equality and diversity in our workforce.

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