Job opportunities available…

Cake Decorator & Course Tutor – Full Time

We are looking for a professional and highly competent cake decorator to carry out complete cake projects and also train to teach our fun amateur cake courses. 

The role will be full time to work on average 4-5 days per week (arranged in advance according to workload) and must include one weekend day per week which are our busiest times. Salary to be discussed at interview and will be dependent on level and experience.

Person Specification
  • Ability to manage cake design projects from concept to completion
  • A creative eye with impeccable attention to detail
  • Range of skills including buttercream and fondant icing techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both on the phone and in person
  • Confidence to work efficiently and to tight deadlines
We are now filming for series 3 and 4 of Extreme Cake Makers on Channel 4 so if you’ve ever fancied a bit of the limelight you can get involved in helping decorate cakes for the show too!
If this sounds like you or somebody you know, get in touch by sending a CV, covering letter and a few picture examples of your work to info@gourmetcupcakes.co.uk.

 

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Previously filled positions…

Work Placements
We offer unpaid work placements to diligent, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals who are keen to experience the world of cake decorating – and aren’t afraid to get stuck in! Placements can last between 1 and 4 weeks, be part time or full time, and are offered to both private individuals and via school programmes. If you are interested in a work placement, email us your CV, a covering letter and placement dates required.

Bakery & Shop Assistant – Saturday
We currently have an opening for a Saturday Bakery & Shop Assistant (other days may be available on an adhoc basis.) This is a part time role to work Saturdays. Regular hours are 9:00am to 5:30pm. No cake decorating experience is necessary, but the successful candidate will be quick-minded, have great people skills, lots of initiative and the ability to be responsive in a fast-paced and varied environment. Salary dependant on experience. To apply for this role, email us your CV and a covering letter. Start date: ASAP

Course Tutor & Cake Decorator
Part time role for an experienced cake maker with a range of technical abilities.  Ideal candidate will be highly organised with a vibrant personality and great people skills with exacting standards and attention to detail in their work is paramount. Teaching experience a bonus but not essential. Salary dependant on experience. To apply for this role, email us your CV and a covering letter.