Home Economist / Culinary Creative
Marley Spoon
Alexandria, New South Wales, Australia
5d ago


At Marley Spoon, we create quick, easy and delicious recipes that will inspire you every week. You select what you would like to cook and we deliver the recipes and all the ingredients you need.

We use technology to re-invent the global food supply chain to reduce unethical food waste and connect consumers with quality producers faster to provide fresher food.

In order to achieve this, we are solving challenging problems in taste profiling, mass customized manufacturing, behavior prediction and real-time logistics.

We need you to help us with that.

We are looking for an ambitious and bright self-starter who has an appreciation and interest for all things food to join our Culinary team in Alexandria, Australia.

Our ideal candidate is an organised and experienced home economist who is committed to supporting us to bring delightful, easy cooking to our customers.

The position will support a busy test kitchen in a very dynamic, fast growing food-focused environment.

On the whole - we started Marley Spoon because we love cooking and we love eating.

Your job

  • Flexible work hours, 30 hours per week, working at the Alexandria Marley Spoon test kitchen
  • Develop weekly recipes within the brand’s framework and budget
  • Re-writing and adjustment of existing recipes
  • Ability to create interesting menus for different taste preferences : classic, kid-friendly, healthy recipes, global cuisines, fast
  • Photo-cheffing when necessary, including image management for each weekly menu / shoot
  • Review customer complaint reports and dish rankings and take actions based on data
  • Contribute to weekly meetings
  • Contribute to good inventory practices, planning usage to avoid waste, etc
  • Requirements

  • Have minimum 3 years’ experience in recipe creation, gastronomy and / or food photography
  • Advanced cooking skills and food knowledge, ingredient identification
  • Very good knowledge of the Australian food market (trends, channels etc)
  • Strong problem solving and multi-tasking skills and attention to detail
  • Team player and good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Entrepreneurially-minded and self-starter
  • You are familiar with MS Office and Google Apps, and can quickly adapt to using new tools
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team environment where priorities can shift quickly
  • Excellent written and spoken English with confident communication skills
  • Benefits

  • Gain experience and insight into an online food business, particularly in recipe development and food photography
  • Be a part of an exciting international start-up made up of seasoned entrepreneurs and professionals with big ambitions
  • Great food and fun at work (lots of tastings!)
  • Free Marley Spoon or Dinnerly box vouchers (capped number per year)
  • An environment where every opinion counts
  • A fast growing company
  • Did we catch your attention? We are looking forward to receiving your application. Please include your earliest possible start date.

    This position is available for immediate start.

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