Join The Team At Protein Works

Our Story So Far

Rewind to 12th December 2012. Out of a freezing cold office (because we couldn’t afford heating back then!), our founders huddled round a couple of computer screens. This was the moment. After a year of working round the clock and a lifetime of tempering the thirst to create a world-class brand, we pressed LAUNCH. That was the moment Protein Works website went live to the globe.

It’s not an overly fancy story, we know. There’re no garages worked out of, no office in the Bay Area to talk up. But fancy isn’t in our DNA, innovation is. With the idea to rock the very foundations of a sports nutrition industry that had become complacent, we set out to create an online sports nutrition brand that put pure quality & wow service before lowest possible price. With that vision and all it entails; we knew we’d be the underdogs from the very beginning. But you know what? We love that.

Fast forward almost 8 years and the journey from humble Cheshire beginnings, to over 1 million orders shipped globally may be in the bag, but our future is just beginning…

Get On Board The Rocket Ship

At our Cheshire based HQ we handle the full business mix. On one side of our HQ you’ll find our Operations Department, including Finance & Planning all the way to Fulfilment, Warehousing and our very own Production facilities, pumping out the finest fit foods on the market. Step a couple of yards across, and you’ll open the doors to where we plot, plan and perform! In our central Sales & Marketing Team we handle the full Performance Marketing mix, Brand Management, Design, Customer Experience, Content Creation, SEO and CRO and Trading. We also have an inhouse Tech Team & International Trade working alongside us… all in the one place. Is it a squeeze? Sure. But only when it comes to knowledge base! We do this on purpose because we believe that our business is best when it collaborates and moves as one. It’s super charges personal and business growth.

Innovation Is In Our Bones

At our very core we believe in innovation in everything we touch. It’s engrained in our product range, in our people and in our proposition.

So of course, it follows naturally that we believe in an in-house approach to everything. We purposely put the talent and expertise that our business thrives on in the sole care of ourselves and our team. In short, we don’t ‘do’ agencies and we categorically believe that if there’s a solution to be had – our team are the best ones to devise and deliver it. As such, Protein Works is an entrepreneurial place that values those people who want to make a dent, don’t want to be held back & don’t do politics. Our people are bored with ‘corporate’, are positively impatient & passionate self-learners. The culture is fast paced, supportive, and audacious.

The way our business is built and what we’re capable of, reflects that mindset.

Opportunities Like This Aren’t Normal

This is your chance get on board! Joining a team of talent in the next fast growth phase of the business as we deliver to an ambitious 5-year plan which sees Marketing & Tech investment as key to our success. Work with like-minded, passionate people, deliver to ambitious monthly targets internationally, have the autonomy normal people would be scared of, whilst enjoying flexible working, in a market that is buzzing, in offices purposely located out of the jammed city centre, in the suburbs of the northern digital hub.

We're Searching For...

Procurement Executive

Responsible for the flow of materials from Suppliers to site. Aim not to have any OOS relating to ingredients. Role will build procurement capabilities and be involved in negotiations of B level materials. The role will work across the supply chain teams to ensure alignment on material availability and planning. The role will also play a key role in highlighting future challenges and escalation of supplier performance against commitments.

Junior Product Marketing Executive

Sitting at the heart of our marketing team, the Product Marketing team are responsible for the commercial performance of our entire product range, achieving these by developing product marketing plans, campaigns and continually looking to optimise performance across Online and Amazon sales channels.

German Customer Experience Executive

You’ll impact the growth of the business by increasing our new customer numbers and heavily impacting our retention rates, creating an organic impact that supercharges our word of mouth marketing, brand loyalty and advocacy. You’ll be targeted on a variety of customer focused KPIs which will ultimately lead to growth of the business. Whilst you’ll be a number and target driven person and your understanding of brand management and focus on the customer will be a key driver in the way you manage our brand proposition with integrity and passionate focus on the customers perception and experience.

Packaging & Digital Artworker

The Packaging & Digital Artwork Designer plays a crucial role in creating visually appealing and effective packaging designs & crafting engaging digital artwork for online platforms. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in packaging design, with a seamless transition of digital artwork for various products. This role requires a versatile designer who can balance creativity with meticulous attention to detail. The ideal candidate will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, product development, and production, to ensure that the packaging and digital artwork align with brand guidelines and effectively communicate the product’s message. There’s a huge degree of autonomy in the role and a real desire to find someone who wants to make a mark in an exciting industry with the most progressive take on design within the sector. We truly believe in taking things to the next level and this Design role is crucial in contributing to that journey.

TikTok Shop and Content Executive

We're on the lookout for a talented and creative individual to join our team as a TikTok Shop & Content Executive! If you're enthusiastic about transforming trends into sales and creating engaging content, this could be the perfect role for you.

Business Intelligence Director

This is an incredible opportunity to lead, define and grow a highly talented Business Intelligence team. You and your team will be responsible for delivering and maintaining business critical reporting systems and providing data driven insights and analysis across the Protein Works including marketing, trading, operations and finance. You will have a strong understanding and appreciation of data analysis and data engineering concepts. You will possess an unwavering passion for data, championing the role of data in business decision making and improving business performance. 

Data Engineer

This is an incredible opportunity to join a growing and highly talented Business Intelligence team. You will be responsible for delivering and maintaining business critical reporting systems across the Protein Works including marketing, trading, operations and finance. You will have a strong understanding and appreciation of data engineering concepts and how to apply them using the Google Cloud Platform. You will possess an unwavering passion for data and how it can improve business performance.

Head of International Trade

Are you highly commercial with exceptional negotiation skills? Do you have the entrepreneurial flair to seek out the ideal partners in a region and then proactively develop that market? Does hitting targets get you out of bed in the morning? If so, we want to hear from you. At Protein Works™ we believe our global trade partners are pivotal to the continued success of the business. Your strong account management and ability to seek out new leads will set you apart from the pack. We are looking for an international sales specialist with excellent knowledge of the sports nutrition industry from its products to competitors. You will have a track record of building international markets from ground zero to multi-million pound territories. You wont be afraid to get your hands dirty, owning everything from market research, deal negotiation, supply chain management, administration and business strategy planning. To say you are an all- rounder is an absolute given. Largely working from our HQ in Cheshire, you will have the personality and work ethic to deliver results in a fast-paced, dynamic market.

Junior Photographer & Videographer

We are on the hunt for a talented and engaging Visual Content Creator to join our content team at Protein Works™. In this role, you will be responsible for creating engaging visual content that resonates with our audience and supports our marketing campaigns. Your work will play a crucial role in enhancing brand awareness and driving consumer engagement across various digital platforms.

Quality Assurance Technician

We are looking for a highly enthusiastic lover of improving and developing new ways of working and improving existing ways. You are an avid self-learner that is positively impatient with a growing strateig mindset. You have high standards for quality of delivery for yourself and others. If you have great interpersonal skills, are able to communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences are highly motivated we are looking for you!

Supplier Quality Assurance Lead

This is a specialist role for someone who will be responsible for establishing appropriate procedures and risk assessments to support protein works supplier assurance and monitoring programmes. Reporting to the Head of Technical, this person is responsible for ensuring raw materials, bought in finished goods and packaging approvals are in place to support the quality management system aligned with BRC V9 requirements.

Logistics Supervisor PM Shift

The successful candidate needs to be a true people person with a passion and resilience to deliver results. We are looking for a highly motivated, avid self-learner with a strategic Mindset who can look beyond the surface. You have high standards for quality of delivery from yourself and from others, are great at building positive, productive relationships and have a flexible, can-do attitude. You are great at extracting information and make effective use of it and you place a high value on delivering business impact. Does this sound like you? Then you would kill this role!

Head of Social and Community 

The Global Head of Social and Community will be the strategic lead across all global Influencer and Social workstreams. Critical to the role is having a very strong strategic planning skillset, with proven experience of creating data-led social content and Influencer Marketing strategies for a Global brand. Be a thought leader with creative, brand and marketing teams, providing guidance that will enable the category markets to succeed when deploying the plans on this channel. Creation of key influencer marketing resources, for example, playbooks and toolkits. This talent will also be focused on piloting new influencer marketing and social content innovations and thinking, implementing programs closely with the key markets, creating repeatable models and driving scale.

HR Advisor

We are seeking an experienced HR Advisor with a passion for Learning & Development, an individual who has a genuine desire to seek improvements in the way we do things and with the potential to grow and develop L&D within the business.