Part-time Social Media Specialist UK&IE at Too Good To Go

Posted on:
April 5, 2023

🔭 Our mission & vision

Job Description

At Too Good To Go, we have an ambitious goal: to inspire and empower everyone to save food from going to waste.

Through our marketplace app, we connect businesses that have unsold, surplus food, with consumers who can buy and enjoy it at ⅓ of retail value.

We’re growing fast: Our community of 70 million users in 17 countries have already saved more than 200 million meals from going to waste - that’s more than 430,000 tonnes of CO2e that were not emitted in vain! This year, Too Good To Go also reached 7th place among the most downloaded Food & Drink Apps worldwide, in the H1 2022 Apptopia ranking.

We look for talented people with diverse backgrounds to join our team. Right now, we’re looking for an enthusiastic and self-driven Part-time Social Media Specialist for 20 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 4 hours a day) based out of our London, UK office (with a flexible hybrid working policy).

Your mission:

As a Part-time Social Media Specialist you will be part of our international, multidisciplinary Marketing community, with a focus on the UK and Ireland. 

Reporting into the Head of PR for UK and Ireland and working closely with the B2C and B2B Marketing Managers for UK & IE, you will help drive engagement and brand awareness across our various social media platforms. 

You have the exciting opportunity to collect relevant work experience in a fast-paced company with a great company culture. With your passion for social media and community building you bring in a fresh perspective to help shape and grow our channels.

Day to day responsibilities:

Managing the day-to-day running of our owned social media platforms for the UK and Ireland (focusing primarily on Instagram and TikTok).This will include:

Daily community management and engagement to nurture and build our community.

Proactively identifying trends, cultural insights or content opportunities and sharing with the wider team.

Vetting any inbound requests and opportunities. 

Working collaboratively with our UK & IE marketing team to amplify relevant campaigns. 

Participating in creative brainstorming with the marketing and communications team. 

Monitoring and compiling social media analysis to help make informed decisions and share insights. 

Scheduling of globally produced content, as well as some content creation across video, images and copy 

Amplifying any relevant organic content published by our user community  


Demonstrable experience in using social media. 

Knowledge of the dynamics and trends of key social media channels, incl. Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok - you’re an active and passionate user of different social platforms and have the ability to assess performance metrics. 

Excellent communications skills - you’re a natural storyteller and copywriter with great attention to detail. 

A keen interest in sustainability and food-related media and industry news.

Passion for cultural trends and how these can translate to social media, with a positive and audience-centric mindset. 

Strong time management and organisational skills. A desire to help make a positive impact on our planet and society.

Fluent English speaker

Desirable but not essential:

Passionate about marketing and communications

Educated to degree-level in English, marketing, PR, communications or other related-fields

Our Values:

We Win Together

We Raise the Bar

We Keep It Simple

We Build A Legacy

We Care

What we offer: 

A rare opportunity to work in a social impact company (and certified B Corporation!) where you can see real and tangible impact in your role

Working alongside an international community of users, partners and 1,100+ colleagues across 17 countries that are on the same important mission

Personal and professional development opportunities in a fast-paced scale-up environment

An inclusive company culture where you can bring your authentic self to work

A strong, values-driven team culture where we celebrate successes and socialise with colleagues that care to offer

A competitive salary

25 days of annual leave, in addition to UK Bank Holidays

Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve off as well

Private business health insurance, with numerous perks and well-being benefits

Cycle to Work scheme

A vibrant office in the heart of Shoreditch

And much more!

How to apply

We take recruitment very seriously, so please carefully read everything we have written above

Submit your CV and Cover letter in English

Job Ref: #LI-AS1

A Movement for Everyone

We want to inspire and empower everyone to fight food waste together. With that mission, it’s only natural that we want to build a diverse and inclusive team of highly capable individuals who are passionate about doing things in a better way. We strongly believe we all excel and are more creative when we’re allowed to be ourselves, and we’re committed to a culture where all of us belong.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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