Kingdom Supercultures

New foods with microbes

Operations Analyst at Kingdom Supercultures

Location
Brooklyn
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
Any (new grads ok)
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Kendall Dabaghi
Kendall Dabaghi
Founder

About the role

OVERVIEW

Kingdom Supercultures is transforming microbial cultures into a new class of natural technology for CPG manufacturers.  We’re building a state-of-the-art platform to aggregate, characterize, and assemble natural microbes into new combinations (“Supercultures”), which are used by our customers to make plant-based cheeses with authentic dairy tastes, lower-alcohol wines with full flavor, personal care products with natural functional ingredients, and much more.

We’re in active R&D projects with some of the largest CPG manufacturers in food, beverage, and personal care.  Our natural cultures are replacing artificial ingredients and unlocking entirely new innovative applications.  We’re backed by top venture capital investors, including Y-Combinator, Shine Capital, and Sequoia, and have raised over $30M in Seed and Series A funding. 

Kingdom Supercultures is looking for an Operations Analyst to execute core business, facilities, and recruiting responsibilities, to manage internal and external events, and to directly support our co-founders communicate externally. We envision this role as a launching pad for career growth: you will work on functions and with people across our business, providing you with a broad base of experiences to develop your skills and advance your career. As a core part of our daily operations, you will take on projects of increasing scope and business complexity as you develop, with the potential to advance to an Operations Associate role and to develop deep expertise in business and operational areas that match your interests. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

This is a full-time, in-person role at our state-of-the-art headquarters and lab in Brooklyn, NY. You will be an early member of a fast-growing startup and your key responsibilities will include:

Operations

  • Assist with managing day-to-day operations in our headquarters and lab space

  • Manage external vendors, set up new spaces and technology, and organize internal meetings/physical spaces to maximize productivity

  • Design and implement new procedures to improve workflow efficiency

  • Plan events such as customer visits, interview days, occasional travel, and team gatherings

Founders support

  • Strategically manage  founders’ calendars, emails, and to-do lists to support execution on the business's highest priorities

  • Communicate externally to execute agreements and coordinate on logistics

  • Contribute to cross-functional projects that shape the future of the company and make Kingdom a great place to work

KEY QUALITIES

Core competencies

  • Quick execution and simultaneous management of multiple tasks
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including sound judgement 
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Proficiency with modern productivity tools (e.g., GSuite, Microsoft Office, Notion)

Working style

  • You take ownership of your work and proactively look to improve it

  • You work well with others and are energized by a fast-paced environment

  • You have a strong work ethic, value getting the details right, and strive to achieve your goals

  • You are excited to learn and grow

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Practical experience, including:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, or equivalent
  • Experience in operations, project management, or executive support; or startup-related work experience
  • Working on a fast-paced team where you contributed meaningfully to end outputs

Other qualifications and interests (preferred but not required):

  • Experience or demonstrated interest in food & ag tech or biology/sciences

  • Experience or demonstrated interest in startups

  • Strong performance during your Bachelor’s or Associate's degree

Feel free to apply through WaaS or through our website!

Why you should join Kingdom Supercultures

Kingdom Supercultures makes it easy for food manufacturers to create exciting new products. We design new microbial cultures ("Supercultures") that power the production of entirely new kinds of foods that don't exist today.

Many of the most popular foods we eat are made by microbial cultures - chocolate, cheese, kombucha, beer, yogurt, and more. Our team is building an expansive scientific platform that will transform the process of new food invention from the hundreds of years it took our ancestors for each new food into a repeatable engineering endeavor that we can accomplish in the span of months. Our ultimate goal is to harness the power of biology to make our food system more natural, healthy, and sustainable.