40 minute mentor


Are you looking to attract the sharpest talent in startups?

Partner with JBM and 40 Minute Mentor to co-produce content that won’t only help you build your employer brand, but also helps 
you engage with our loyal base of over 40,000 monthly podcast listeners.

JBM is an award-winning executive search firm, on a mission to disrupt the traditional recruitment model.

We’re doing this by replacing it with an authentic, human and invested approach.

We work with category-defining Startup/Scaleup Founders and world-leading VCs to build their dream teams across General Management, Operations, Commercial, Marketing & Growth, Strategy and People functions.

On top of our day jobs, we run the leading UK careers podcast, 40 Minute Mentor, set up to inspire the next generation of brilliant Founders, through powerful career stories and inspirational mentorship.

40 Minute Mentor in numbers:


downloads to date


In the uk apple careers charts


avg. series on series growth


countries listened in


of guests from Bame backgrounds


female guests featured

Who we’ve partnered with before:

Chipper Cash is an African cross-border payments company, which is widely recognised as Africa’s most valuable Startup.

The team partnered with us for a sponsorship programme, focused on increasing brand awareness and attracting more high-calibre talent.
Together we produced:
This campaign achieved the following results:

What we can 
do together

All our sponsorship packages are flexible and can be entirely tailored to your campaign objectives and budget.

Here are some examples of what those packages could include:

1 minute produced advert in each episode

Featuring your Founder or CxO in one of our upcoming Series

Tracked backlink from all podcast platforms

Co-branded content features, produced for you

Your logo on all launch materials

Promotion via JBM’s and James Mitra’s social media channels

Co-branded live events (online or in person)

40 Minute Mentor has also been featured in:


Who you’ll be working with:

James Mitra

Founder & Managing Director

Hannah Urbanek

Head of Marketing & podcast producer