Illume Recruitment recruit for 3 main areas of the Contract Catering sector - B&I, Commercial and Education.
General Manager - Private Education - Buckinghamshire - £60k This is a General Manager role you do not want to miss, in this stunning property!! I am currently looking to recruit an experienced General Manager for a private boarding school in the heart of Buckinghamshire. My client is a leading independent Education Caterer and are looking for a dynamic General Manager to join their team. The kitchen caters for a staggering 3000 covers a day over a breakfast, lunch and supper service. As the General Manager, you will be responsible for a team of 60 staff ensuring training, development and management of the team. You will be financially responsible and able to manage budget and costs. As the General Manager, you will also be involved with school events as well as liaise with parents and teachers. As the site covers both the Junior and Infant Schools, you will be liaising with two Head Teachers so good communication is essential. The ideal candi... Read More
Business Development Director - London - 110k plus bonus My client is one of London's leading B&I brands and they are currently recruiting for a Business Development Director to lead the sales and retention team. The ideal Business Development Director will have the following experience/skills: Currently be in either a senior Business Development Manager or Business Development Director role within Contract Catering In depth knowledge of the London B&I market Extensive understanding and experience of the bid and tender process Experience in retention of current contracts Proven track record of leading and delivering sales pitches and presentations Strong commercial and financial acumen Excellent people management skills All candidates applying for this Business Development Director role must be currently be in either a senior Business Development Manager or Business Development Director role within Contract Catering. Privacy Notice: https://ww... Read More
Sales & Marketing Manager - Mayfair, London - Up to 35k plus bonus My client is one of London's leading contract caterers and they are currently recruiting for a Sales & Marketing Manager for one of their venues in Mayfair, London. As Sales & Marketing Manager your main focuses will be the following: Lead and manage the sales team Responsible for the venue's sales and marketing Pro-active and re-active sales Manage the selling and administrating of all internal and external events keeping the venue sales database up to date at all times Allocating the marketing budget to ensure the greatest possible return on investment All candidates applying for this Sales & Marketing Manager role must be currently in a similar events sales role within the hospitality industry ideally from a caterer, hotel or venue. Due to the number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Privacy Notice: https://www.illume-recruitment.com/legal_documen... Read More
General Manager - Ashford - £40k I am currently looking to recruit an experienced General Manager for my client's site based in the Ashford area. My client is a leading independent Education Caterer and are recruiting for a stunning boarding school. The kitchen caters for 950 covers a day over a breakfast, lunch and supper service. As the General Manager, you will be responsible for a team of 30 staff ensuring training, development and management of the team. You will be financially responsible and able to manage budget and costs. As the General Manager, you will also be involved with school events as well as liaising with parents and teachers. This site hosts a number of high end events, so someone with a high level of hospitality is required. The ideal candidate will have the following skills/ knowledge Currently working at a Catering Manager or General Manager level Have a proven background or experience within independent education caterin... Read More
Events & Sales Manager - London - 28k plus bonus My client is one of London's top contract caterers and they are currently recruiting for an Events & Sales Manager for one of their venues in South West London. As Events & Sales Manager your main focus will be to operationally manage all events and maximise sales through the following: Be responsible for the operational management of all events Winning and retaining business while promoting the awareness of all facilities and services on offer Responding to all incoming enquiries in an efficient and professional manner Ensure all events are dealt with from enquiry to confirmation and that function sheets are completed in good time Make sure all relevant parties receive all correspondence relating to an event Pro-actively seek new business opportunities for the venue Ensure all sales leads are followed up correctly and in a timely manner Conduct show rounds of the venue with potential clients wh... Read More