Illume Recruitment recruit for 3 main areas of the Contract Catering sector - B&I, Commercial and Education.
General Manager - East Midlands - £55k This is no ordinary General Manager role – I am looking for an absolute superstar, with either a B&I or independent schools background. You must put food and service at the forefront of everything you do and have passion and personality oozing from every pore!! My client is a leading independent Education Caterer and are recruiting for a stunning boarding school in the Rutland area. The kitchen caters for over 2000 covers a day over a breakfast, lunch and supper service. As the General Manager, you will be responsible for a team of 45 staff ensuring training, development and management of the team. You will be financially responsible and able to manage budget and costs, with turnover of £2m+. 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... Read More
Events & Sales Coordinator - London - 20k-24k CALLING ALL EVENTS MANAGEMENT OR HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT GRADUATES! My client is one of London's top contract caterers and they are currently recruiting for an Events & Sales Coordinator for one of their venues in South West London. I am looking for a strong Events Management or Hospitality Management graduate who has done a sandwich degree with one year in the industry. As Events & Sales Coordinator your main focus will be to maximise sales through the following: 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 sa... Read More
Business Development Manager - Reading - 50k-60k plus bonus My client is an established contract caterer and they are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager. As Business Development Manager, you will lead on bids and tenders and ideally have the following experience/skills: Currently be in either a Business Development or Operations role within Contract Catering Understanding and experience of the bid and tender process Proven track record of leading and delivering sales pitches and presentations Strong commercial and financial acumen All candidates applying for this Business Development Manager role must be currently in either a Business Development or Operations role within Contract Catering. Due to the number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Privacy Notice: https://www.illume-recruitment.com/legal_documents/privacy_policy Read More
General Manager - Mid Sussex - £34k I am currently looking to recruit an experienced General Manager for my client's site based in the heart of Mid Sussex, close to Haywards Heath. My client is a leading independent Education Caterer and are recruiting for a stunning boarding school. The kitchen caters for 450 covers a day over a breakfast, lunch and supper service. As the General Manager, you will be responsible for a team of 15 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 w... Read More
Senior Events Manager (Operations) - Event Caterer - London - £40k This is no ordinary Senior Events Manager role role – you do not want to pass up an opportunity like this! I am currently recruiting for a someone to look after a portfolio of some of the most stunning venues in London. If you’re looking for a role within a contract that hosts a wide range of events from weddings and large banqueting functions to elaborate drinks & canape receptions, then this is the role for you. As Senior Events Manager, you will lead an inspire a dedicated management team of 3 to deliver the very best in service standards. I am looking for a Manager that doesn’t settle for 2nd best and thrives for perfection at all times. The ideal Senior Events Manager will have the following skills/ experience; ·Have worked within an Event Managerial role for a minimum of 3 years, with extensive operational experience ·A strong background in outdoor catering, ideally withi... Read More