Chefs Plate is hiring a

PR Specialist

Toronto, Canada

Chefs Plate is a Toronto startup that is redefining the way Canadians eat. We built Chefs Plate with one simple belief: eat better, live better. We provide exceptional food direct to our customers online. We launched in November 2014 and are now delivering over 100,000 meals/month to Ontario, BC, Alberta & Manitoba. Our team is growing fast and we’re looking to bring amazing people together to drive our vision and redefine the way Canadians think about food. Check out chefsplate.com.

The Opportunity

We’re looking for an experienced and driven PR Specialist. In this role you will report to the Director of Communications.


Note: This is a full-time, in-house role. No consultants, agencies or part-time seekers will be considered for this role.


  • 3-5+ years of public relations experience
  • Comfortable reaching out to cold contacts and past relationships as required
  • Self-directed, proactive and able to define and execute projects independently
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguous situations and business environment
  • Previous experience in hospitality and/or food industry is preferred but not required
  • A true leader, able to build rapport with media contacts and employees internally
  • Self-starter with the ability to balance competing priorities and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • An enthusiastic, energetic attitude to contribute to a start-up environment
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. A go-getter with a "make stuff happen" mentality
  • A passion for what we do - calling all foodies (we highly recommend trying Chefs Plate and having some familiarity before interviewing)
  • Flexible work hours
  • A beautiful office in downtown Toronto (Adelaide & Spadina), with easy access to transit
  • Large opportunity for increased responsibility and growth in the company
  • Employee discounts on all Chefs Plate weekly meals