Work at Whirli

The Whirli team is growing and we need hard-working, fun-loving people to help us spread the joy.

Have a look at the roles below and apply by email to [email protected]. Currently, all roles are based at our offices at Bethnal Green, London.

Chief of Staff

You’ll be working with the Founder across all aspects of business operations and helping Team Whirli deliver an unrivalled customer experience. You will also help develop and grow Whirli by creating and executing on commercial and marketing plans, whilst also supporting investor communications.

This role would ideally suit candidates who have at least 2 years of professional experience in investment banking or management consulting.

Head of Growth

You’ll have responsibility over a sizeable marketing budget and net customer acquisition across multiple channels.

This role would ideally suit candidates who have held senior Growth team positions, with budget responsibility, at start-ups in the Series A, B, or C phase or a senior role in a marketing agency. You must have strong experience with analytical driven approaches to paid and unpaid marketing.

Head of Operations

You’ll be helping Whirli scale our warehousing and logistical operations to deliver tens of thousands of parcels to families all across the UK.

This role would ideally suit candidates who have held Operations roles in other eCommerce companies, or specific experience in warehouse management and capacity expansion.

Head of Finance

You’ll be working with the Founder and senior Whirli team members to manage our finances and total working capital productivity.

This role would ideally suit finance professionals with 3 years+ of experience (accounting background a plus). You must demonstrate a strong grasp of financial analysis, reporting, controls, and also strategic value-add finance management (equity/debt and working capital management)

Senior and Junior Developers

You’ll be working with an in-house team of developers and engineers to continue building the unique Whirli product into a best-in-class sharing economy retail platform. This includes our user facing application, internal operations application, and back-end API and architecture. We are recruiting across the spectrum for full-stack, front-end, or back-end developers.

Front-end engineers need to have experience with Vue.js (or similar Javascript framework), Nuxt.js, Node.js, SCSS, building scalable front-end applications with re-usable components, end-to-end testing, and familiarity with single page applications.

Back-end engineers need to have experience with PHP / Laravel, RESTFUL APIs, building secure and scalable back-end APIs, and end-to-end testing.

Your level of seniority will be determined through our interview and technical testing process. As a guide, in general our Midweight developers have ~2 years+ of commercial experience, and ~4 years+ for Senior developers.

Category Manager

You’ll be working with our commercial teams to manage and expand the full range of products Whirli offers.

This role would ideally suit candidates who have ~2 years of commercial experience in category/merchandising/buying/trading roles at other retailers. Familiarity with toys or parenting categories a plus.

Marketing Associate

You’ll be working with our commercial teams to support customer acquisition and growth in paid and unpaid channels.

This role would ideally suit candidates with ~2 years of commercial experience in marketing at a corporate/start-up or marketing agency, and specific experience in PPC marketing (Facebook and Google advertising platforms).