Client Relationship Manager

Job Title: Client Relationship Manager
Salary: £45000 - £55000
Reference: J6334_1716220651
Contact Name: Fiona Lane

Job Description

We are seeking a Client Relationship Manager to join a vibrant, forward thinking contract catering company.

Client Relationship Manager basic salary: £45,000 – £55,000

Client Relationship Manager benefits: Bonus, Company Car OR Car Allowance, work from home with travel requirements to see clients

This is a newly-created role supporting two Sales Directors to grow sustainable contract growth. This role is suitable for someone who is curious about contract catering, but doesn’t have to have experience within it. You may be in a sales role now within the hospitality industry or an operator in the Contract Catering industry.

The role of Client Relationship Manager will include:

  • Bid Writing
  • Telesales
  • Attending first appointments
  • Getting involved in presentations and developing sales pipelines
  • Supporting two Sales Directors
  • Identifying and nurturing relationships with prospective new corporate contract catering clients
  • Taking responsibility for all stages of the sales process
  • Working with the sales and operational teams in formulating creative and bespoke bid documents and pricing strategies to win business

The ideal candidate will need to be:

  • Naturally passionate about food, foodservice and sustainability
  • An engaging communicator, a natural at building long-term relationships, as opposed to ‘salesy’
  • A self-starter, who is hungry, ambitious and driven to succeed, as there will be a substantial amount of time remote working/traveling
  • Aware of “what good looks like” when it comes to a quality catering provision
  • Creative and innovative with the ability to formulate and present bespoke catering & hospitality solutions
  • Immaculately presented and confident, presenting with flair and personality
  • Excellent with their written word with a keen eye for detail when compiling lengthy tender documents
  • Positive about contributing to a wider winning team
  • Be organised and efficient in managing a busy diary and balancing a demanding workload.

This is a superb opportunity to join a well-respected contract caterer with a very good reputation in the industry. If you are interested and have the skills and experience to apply, please send your CV today (as a WORD document).

Please note, due to volume of applications, only candidates with suitable experience will be contacted.

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Fiona Lane
Client Services Manager

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