We are currently recruiting the following position:


Cake Baker & Decorator  – Part-time/may lead to full-time for the right candidate
Vanilla Bean Bakery – Tullamore, Co Offaly

About Us

Vanilla Bean Bakery is a small but  innovative award-winning home-based cupcake and novelty cake bakery, based on the Daingean Road, Tullamore. We bake high-end cakes and cupcakes and everything is baked to order using the finest ingredients for birthdays, christenings, weddings and special occasions.

About The Job

Our ideal candidate will be creative and enthusiastic with ideas for beautiful cake decorating and finishing, love of baking and cake decorating, will be familiar and experienced in baking and Sugarcraft work. Your duties will involve designing  baking and decorating cakes for birthdays, christenings, weddings to a high standard finish.


  • Bake, tort, level, fill and ganache cakes.
  • Decorating of cakes and cupcakes, ensuring they are finished to a high standard.
  • Ability to work alone and work on own initiative to ensure orders are fulfilled
  • monitoring stock levels
  • Ensuring a clean and tidy working environment and that all food and safety and HACCP standards are met.


  • Experience with cake baking, levelling and filling
  • Advanced Cake Decorating Skills
  • Willingness to work hard and do whatever is required (e.g. sweep floors, wash up, lift heavy items)
  • Extremely pro-active and detail oriented doesn’t take short-cuts even when others might not notice
  • Great communication skills a good listener who asks questions when something doesn’t make sense.
  • Takes ownership of their own personal development and learning. Provides and welcomes the opportunity to receive feedback
  • Willingness to grow and learn with the bakery
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude
  •  Able to work repetitive tasks
  • May consider applicants with no experience but with Natural Flair

Vanilla Bean Bakery is  a small home-based business. We expected a very high standard of finish to every cake that leaves the bakery but in an environment that is relaxed and friendly and an added bonus is that there are lots of cake tasting opportunities!! Free on-site parking.


To apply, please send your CV and some photos of your Sugarcraft work to linda@vanillabeanbakery.ie

Closing date for applications is the 17th November 2017