Full Time Job

Test Kitchen Assistant, Pioneerwoman

Hearst

Birmingham, AL 04-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Your impact:

ThePioneerWoman.com is looking for a test-kitchen assistant to join our new Birmingham, Alabama-based food team. This person will assist with recipe development, testing, and styling, and will be responsible for kitchen organization and inventory. The test-kitchen assistant will also help prep for photo and video shoots and oversee all grocery shopping. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team at the ground level and help create recipes and food content that our readers will love. Candidates should have a culinary degree or experience working in a professional kitchen. Food writing experience and/or interest is a plus. For consideration, a resume must be submitted as a PDF, along with a cover letter and salary requirements. This job will work out of Hearst's Birmingham, Alabama, offices.

What you'll do:
• Prepare grocery orders and/or shop in person for development, testing and shoots
• Manage test-kitchen pantry inventory
• Prepare mis en place for recipe development and/or shoots
• Wash dishes and keep test kitchen pantry and cabinets organized
• Cross-test recipes and take detailed notes
• Assist on still and video shoots
• Input recipes into CMS with an eye for detail and accuracy
• Research and pitch trend-based recipes and food stories
• Write intro text for new recipes
• Update existing recipes on the site with new details and background info
• Monitor recipe comments on ThePioneerWoman.com
• Produce regular test-kitchen reports for the team
• Assist food director and future test-kitchen staff with expenses and scheduling

Who you are:
• Culinary degree or experience in a professional kitchen
• Experience or high interest in food writing and food styling for photo shoots
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Team player in a fast-paced environment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2211m-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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Hearst

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.