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The Team

We LOVE what we do – and what we do is to help create your journey to be successful in the wonderful world of hospitality! Our passion is to see you grow, learn and embrace through one of our international programs - an adventure that will change your life!  

We are always here to help and are excited to get you started.  Let the ever so lovely Yummy Jobs team take YOU on an adventure!  



"It's never been about the arriving, its all about the journey..."

Jason Smith Managing Director

Jason is the CEO and founder of Yummy Jobs. Having worked at Walt Disney World several years ago, Jason is a hospitality expert.

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Hobbies: Vinyasa Hot Yoga, Cycling, Disney Marathon Training
Interests: Meeting new people - creating life changing opportunities
Top tip for Applicants: Always push outside your comfort zone - you'll never look back!

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them"

Luke Brisco International Recruitment Manager

After participating on two of our summer programs whilst at university, Luke now leads the recruitment for our Disney International Programs and Summer Work and Travel Programs in the USA.

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Hobbies: Travelling, Fitness, Movies
Interests: All things Disney!
Top tip for Applicants: Be confident in your achievements - this is your opportunity to sell yourself!

"Don't count the days, make the days count"

Adam Smith International Recruitment Manager

Adam has been with the Yummy Jobs team since 2015, and now manages the amazing Intern & Trainee programs that we have available around the United States. He is an Alumni of our Disney Academic Exchange program where he worked in Merchandise, Operations & Character Performer for 12 months back in 2012.  

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Hobbies: Badminton, Theatre, Football, Fishing
Top tip for Applicants: Always ensure your CV and application photo is professional

"Every man dies, not every man truly lives"

Mark Lees International Account Executive

Mark joins the team having previously completed five separate USA work programs; including the Disney Cultural Representative Program and the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort Program. He currently looks after the recruitment for our Intern & Trainee programs alongside Adam.

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Interests: Braveheart, Football, Theme Parks, Irn Bru
Top tip for Applicants: Be Beyonce, always.

"I have no idea what i'm doing, but I know I'm doing it really well"

Natalie Taylor J1 Program Account Coordinator

After participating in Disney’s Cultural Representative Program in 2013-2014, Natalie now works with Luke on Disney's International Programs and Summer Work and Travel Programs in the USA. She is thrilled to now be working for the company who gave her the best year of her life in EPCOT!

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Hobbies: Cinema, Parkrun, Netball
Interests: Country Music, Parks and Recreation, Stand-up comedy
Top tip for Applicants: Proof read everything you submit; grammar and spelling errors will immediately make a bad and lasting impression!

"Live for each day and always wear lippy."

Michele Harris Background Check Coordinator

Michele manages the process of DBS background checks for all Yummy participants and our partners.

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Hobbies: Entertaining, going to Wo Fat, healthy eating, cooking, watching my progams (Emmerdale, Prime Suspect & Broadchurch), listening to music (60s, 70s and Capital Gold), discovering new restaurants, shopping and spending time with family
Top tip for Applicants: Make sure you read the instructions properly when completing your DBS form!


Alexis Smith Managing Director



Nickie Gordon Swiss Education Group Academic Advisor

Nickie is the UK Academic Advisor for the Swiss Education Group, a Swiss Alliance of Hospitality Management Schools. SEG looks after 5 hospitality schools over 7 beautiful campuses, with a student body made up of 111 nationalities and 6,500 students.

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Jaye Kirby Accounts and Finance

Jaye manages all the payments and accounts for Yummy participants.

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If you want to chat to our team, please do call us on 01992 579 999 asking for the relevant person.