Tastemade

What We Are Building

Tastemade is a modern media company for the millennial-minded consumer. We create award-winning video content and original programming in the categories of Food, Travel, and Design for a direct-to-consumer, multi-platform experience. Come experience with us.

Diversity

Tastemade is committed to increasing equity, diversity and inclusion. We value our team’s unique tapestry of skills, experiences, and perspectives, and prioritize creating and maintaining a workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of our vision.

Perks

Office perks.

Office Perks.

We offer weekly catered lunch, a fully stocked coffee and tea station, healthy snacks, and more

Generous time off.

Generous Time Off.

We offer unlimited PTO, paid holidays, generous parental leave and flexible working hours for when you need them most

Team Building.

Team Building.

In addition to weekly companywide all-hands meetings, we have a variety of team events and activities (food, fitness and everything in-between!)

Performance Management.

Performance Management.

We believe transparency is the best policy and encourage a culture of regular feedback and praise over the dreaded one-time “annual review”

Competitive Compensation Package.

Competitive Compensation Package.

We offer competitive compensation, benefits, pension/401k, stock options and an annual bonuses to all full time employees

Open Positions

Line Producer

Los Angeles, CA

Apply to this positionLine Producer

Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers!

 

Who are we?

Would you consider yourself a food & travel lover? Do you get excited about bringing people together over a great meal? Does the idea of working at a company that is changing the way the world makes, watches and engages with video make you giddy? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then keep reading!

Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers on a mission to connect the world through video. In just a few years our community has grown to over 200 million people watching our videos across a huge range of channels, devices and apps, from the web to Apple TV, Facebook, and Snapchat.

We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world and make a difference. People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not looking for just another job.


 

What you’ll do:

  • Line Producer manages the budget of a motion picture. Alternatively, or in addition, they may manage the day to day physical aspects of the film production, serving a role similar to the unit production manager.
  • Ideate, write, and coordinate video shoots across all of the brand's digital platforms.
  • Work closely with Programming, Production, 3rd Party Crews, and internal brand team to create original, high-quality content based on programming needs.
  • Manage multiple creative assignments in a hands-on fashion during all stages of development, from ideation through post-production.
  • Partner with the Production team to ensure all logistics, budgets, and deadlines are met through post-production.
  • Manage scheduling, coordination, workflow, and deadlines for multiple projects and shoots simultaneously.
  • Apply technical, editorial, and creative storytelling expertise during all stages of production.
  • Work with internal Leadership to allocate resources and develop budgets for upcoming and  proposed projects
  • Ensure all staff and production teams are contracted and paid on time
  • Supervise and negotiate rates with crew, equipment vendors, and vehicles suppliers
  • Tracking expenses of existing and ongoing projects, and ensuring they come in on/under budget
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure all  proper finance and expense procedures are followed correctly
  • Negotiating with contributors and locations to determine fair compensation
  • Work with PMs & PCs to confirm all featured contributors/talent are properly released
  • Ensure risk assessments are completed on each project, and that health and safety are a priority on set
  • Have oversight over any overtime or meal penalty requests (they must go through you)
  • Continually update budgets and reassess needs on a weekly basis for all assigned verticals
  • Ensure all Production & Post deliverables are effectively communicated to PMs and PCs
  • Read over all insurance policies and keep in mind throughout productions to ensure compliance
  • If there is an incident or accident on one of your productions, you will ensure that a proper incident report form has been filled out, and submitted in a timely manner through the proper channels
  • Keep post production costs within budget by ensuring edit schedules stay on track
  • Manage team well being and morale by checking in with them on a regular basis
  • Work with Programming Coordinator and Production Manager to keep track of all expenses
  • Control production schedules and keep EIC informed as to progress and/or potential pitfalls or overspend


 

What you’ll bring: 

  • 8+ years experience in production
  • Positive and encouraging attitude
  • Problem-solving mindset, with acumen for negotiations
  • Development and Post Production experience a plus
  • Passion for budgets and a desire to find cost-effective solutions
  • Dedication to rooting out issues and finding smart solutions
  • Experience working in a high volume,  fast-paced environment
  • Experience working on both original and branded content

 

Content/Social Media Coordinator (Part-time)

, (Multiple States)

Apply to this positionContent/Social Media Coordinator (Part-time)
Who Are We?
Would you consider yourself a food, travel and design lover? Do you get excited about bringing people together over a great meal? Does the idea of working at a company that is changing the way the world makes, watches and engages with video make you giddy? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then keep reading!

Tastemade is a global community of food lovers, travelers and design enthusiasts on a mission to connect the world through video. In just a few years our community has grown to over 250 million people watching our videos across a huge range of channels, devices and apps, from the web to Apple TV, Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.

We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world and make a difference.  People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not looking for just another job.
 
We are looking for a part-time Social Media Coordinator to assist across our Food, Travel and Home verticals. The ideal candidate has passion, curiosity, and a global sensibility. 
 
What you'll do: 
  • Amplify our diverse and global community across Food, Travel and Home
  • Secure rights and permission for content
  • Write captions for social media posts
  • Create interactive Instagram Stories across Food, Travel and Home 

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • An eye for high quality, tasteful content
  • Natural curiosity and an interest in trending topics
  • Effectively balance strategic thinking and execution in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Creative mindset
  • Knowledge of multiple social media outlets to increase the visibility of the organization, especially Instagram

 

Perks of the job:

  • Great entry level opportunity
  • Amazing team and colleagues that are fellow food, travel and design lovers!

Senior Accountant

Tokyo, Japan

Apply to this positionSenior Accountant

  Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers!

Who are we?

Would you consider yourself a food & travel lover? Do you get excited about bringing people together over a great meal? Does the idea of working at a company that is changing the way the world makes, watches and engages with video make you giddy? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then keep reading!

Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers on a mission to connect the world through video. In just a few years our community has grown to over 200 million people watching our videos across a huge range of channels, devices and apps, from the web to Apple TV, Facebook, and Snapchat.

We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world and make a difference.  People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not looking for just another job.

With studios in Brazil, Argentina, Japan, USA and most recently in the UK and France, we are looking to add to our global finance and accounting team with an experienced professional based in our Tokyo studio. 

The ideal candidate would have a passion for food & travel and knowledge of digital media, digital platforms, and digital productions. The candidate would also have a proven track record of managing multiple priorities at once to support and fulfill the strategic objectives of a highly cross-functional organization. A unique opportunity exists to join our Japan operations at the ground floor, growing with our European operations as we execute our methodology which has created Tastemade as one of the fastest-growing digital brands of our day. 

Who you are:

  • Unflappable & Super Organized. You keep your cool while managing multiple priorities simultaneously and are the master of a tried-and-true system for keeping on top of your to-do list. 

  • Accurate & Detail Oriented. You’re able to quickly spot errors and discrepancies, in the fine details and big picture.

  • Dynamic. You flourish in fast-paced and dynamic environments.

  • Hands-on. You’ll get them dirty, and aren’t afraid of it

  • Highly adaptable. You love change, creating and refining new processes constantly innovating and re-creating the wheel

What you’ll do:

  • Manage the end to end AP process for production and corporate vendors completing weekly payment runs

  • Manage the end to end AR and collection process 

  • Manage expense reimbursements and corporate card reconciliation process

  • Oversee cash flow requirements, prepare bank reconciliations and manage petty cash process 

  • Own the month end close procedure, including preparation of Balance Sheet support schedules and journal entries is a plus

  • Work with local accountants for completion of accurate and timely Consumption tax returns, tax obligations, payroll entries and accruals

  • Manage customer and project-accounting records in Netsuite for the Japan 

  • Assist producers with tracking budgets, setting up efficient processes

  • Assist with any other ad hoc analysis or reports as needed

  • Assist with external financial audits 

  • Interface with other departments to gain an understanding of business streams and obtain necessary information 

  • Identify the opportunities to shape the existing accounting processes and practices

  • Assist with general corporate and administrative functions for the region

What you’ll bring:

  • 2-5 years of Accounting experience

  • BA in Accounting, Business Administration, or similar

  • Fluent in Japanese and English (written and spoken) 

  • Experience with accounting systems (Netsuite preferred)

  • Working knowledge of Japan GAAP, IFRS, and commonly-used practices, and procedures within Accounting & Finance (accruals, capitalizing, amortizing, matching principle)

  • Excellent ability to multi-task and prioritize in a busy, fast-growth environment

  • Flexibility and willingness to work closely and learn within a team environment

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Excellent Excel and math skills including formulas, subtotals, V-lookups, etc.

  • Ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality

  • A smile. We like those around here

  • A passion for Tastemade and a can-do attitude

Bonus points if you have...

  • Netsuite experience

  • Experience working with large global advertising customers

  • Experience working in a fast-paced start-up environment

  • Experience working with digital media, content creation companies

  • Experience working with production/media industry in an accounting capacity

Perks:

  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options

  • Flexible vacation days 

  • Apple iMac, MacBook or equivalent hardware

  • Colleagues who are fellow food & travel lovers!

We look forward to your application!

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