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

Content Strategist

Santa Monica, CA

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Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers!
 

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 200 million people watching our videos across a huge range of channels, devices and apps, from the web to Apple TV, Youtube, Twitter, TikTok, 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.

The Content Strategist is a creative producer interested in the power of social media to tell stories around Food, Home/Design and Travel. Tastemade is an award-winning, modern media company that creates elevated lifestyle content geared toward a millennial and GenZ audience, appearing on an internationally distributed streaming network and a collection of social channels that reach over 250M+ people a month. 

The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, highly creative, and results-oriented. An entrepreneurial spirit, a high level of curiosity, great flexibility in a fast-moving environment, a detail-oriented and collaborative approach, and a dedication to quality are all necessary attributes of the right candidate. 

What you'll do: 

  • Research, write, edit and produce creative content for social platforms
  • Write original and branded social copy for all platforms that maintains Tastemade's tone and voice 
  • Own uploading and publishing content across various social platforms, especially Facebook and Snapchat
  • Provide insights and develop timely content that takes advantage of news and trends relevant to the Tastemade audience on a daily basis
  • Circulate weekly report on Vertical content findings, data, analysis and offer solutions for course correction
  • Manage Platforms as directed by Vertical Director (Assist with bulk uploads, Track daily, weekly, and monthly KPIs, Daily Uploads and Maintenance, write SEO copy)
  • Own daily community management across relevant platform
  • Work alongside Content Manager/Lead team to ensure all content is published free of mistakes and adheres to brand guidelines
  • Track and report on daily, weekly, and monthly KPIs
  • Handle social publishing on some weekends and holidays for Vertical 

What you'll bring: 

  • BA/BS Degree preferred
  • Proven experience and interest in Food a plus
  • Familiarity with Content Management Systems, video editing a plus

Account Executive

New York, NY

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Would you consider yourself a Food, Home & Design, and Travel lover? Do you get excited about bringing people together over a great meal? Does the idea of working at a Modern media company that is changing the way the world creates, consumes and engages with video inspire you? If so...read more! 

Tastemade's mission is to captivate new generations with stories of good food, good places, & good taste — 

In just a few years our community has grown to over 300 million viewers, 3B monthly views and 300M monthly Engagements, reaching audiences across every relevant platform, from Social, to our own OTT/CTV channel (now in over 65M HH's).

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’re currently seeking an Account Executive who will bring existing client/agency relationships as well as cultivate new ones, all with the goal of utilizing a consumer-first approach to helping our partners solve their marketing objectives through world-class Strategy; Creative; Production, Distribution and Service.

Who you are:

  • Personable. Do you relate well and easily with people. Are you an active and empathic listener, able to bring people together with a common goal and focus.

  • Driven. Are you driven to understand the client’s perspective and have a proven track record of developing significant strategic advertising partnerships.

  • Experienced. Have you built and sold multi-faceted partnerships rooted in digital-first video and distributed across all major digital/social platforms.

  • Trustworthy. Are you always operating from the highest levels of integrity, capable of maintaining confidentiality and conducting business with the highest ethical standards.

What you'll do: 

  • Meet with planning, buying, strategy, creative, PR, research, etc. teams at both the Client and Agencies

  • Create and maintain relationships with decision-makers at all levels of agencies and brands within the territory

  • Generate RFP & Proactive partnership opportunities across our myriad distribution channels.

  • Evangelize the value of a consumer-first approach to marketing via custom content, organic distribution from a consumer-facing brand, digital media, OTT, etc. 

  • Co-create and pitch proposals 

  • Facilitate campaign execution process including generating IO’s, leading kickoff calls, attending on-location shoots, and providing general client support from beginning to end of each campaign

What you'll bring: 

  • Minimum 3+ years of AE experience in digital sales  

  • Established track record of closing business and generating revenue 

  • Entrepreneurial spirit

  • Thorough understanding of the digital video marketplace & all distribution platforms

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to pitch complex integrated video advertising solutions to top decision-makers

  • Client-side and agency relationships 

  • Self-motivated

  • Hard work, persistence and hustle

  • Strategic closer

  • Detail-oriented

  • Willingness to adapt within an ever-changing industry and business

 

 

Head of Production

Santa Monica, CA

Apply to this positionHead of Production

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.

The Head of Production is an experienced leader in the operational workflow and management of physical production of television series, short-form social episodes, branded content and original unscripted content appearing on an internationally distributed streaming network and a collection of social channels that reach over 250M+ people a month. 

The ideal candidate is adept at scaling production workflows, is a ceaseless innovator of creative problem solving, and is a collaborative team player interested in innovation. An entrepreneurial spirit, a high level of curiosity, great flexibility in a fast-moving environment, a detail-oriented and collaborative approach, and a dedication to quality are all necessary attributes of the right candidate. 

What you'll do:

  • Create production plans and generate budget packages including assumptions, calendars, schedules and cash-flow for large-scale and small-scale productions for both digital media and network deals
  • Oversee budget/cash flow for all productions and review legal agreements/requirements in the contract phase
  • Track, manage and approve and track cost reports 
  • Track, manage and approve all production expenses, payroll, and labor costs, both internal and through third party vendors
  • Manage an internal production management team
  • Oversee set design and construction
  • Oversee locations logistics
  • Respond to RFPs as needed 
  • Collaborate with internal departments to ensure production timelines are established and maintained 
  • Support clients on large-scale projects (including but not limited to participating in brainstorming conversations and liaising directly with the clients as needed) 
  • Negotiate deliverables requirements in contract phase and ensure final delivery 
  • Oversee all aspects of standards and practices compliance; insurance; contracts and deal memos 
  • Hire and cultivate a roster of both in-house and freelance production crew
  • Manage equipment needs and procurement
  • Maintain fidelity across accounting, billing and financial tracking procedures

What you'll bring:

  • 10+ years overseeing large team of both full-time and contract employees
  • Strong experience in Television, Film and Digital Media
  • Extensive Budgeting Experience (knowledge of Movie Magic is ideal) 
  • 5+ years directly managing Production Managers and Line Producers.

Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Flexible vacation days and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life EAP and 401K benefits
  • Apple iMac, MacBook or equivalent hardware
  • A stellar work environment – fun, casual, and fast-paced
  • Colleagues who are fellow food & travel 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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