Head of Operations - EVENTS & PROJECTS - Delicious Food Businesses - Shoreditch - £50k

London, England, gb
Company: COREcruitment
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-07-30 18:10:31

Our client is dedicated to the incubation and growth of innovative and delicious food businesses. You will have experience of working in a multi-outlet venue, ideally in the retail hospitality sector. You will also have experience managing an on-site team, including freelance staff. A passion for food and service, dedicated to delivering the very highest standards is essential. The perfect candidate will be agile, enthusiastic, and confident in upholding the kitemark of high quality that our client maintains across all existing business opportunities.

Main responsibilities and duties include:

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience of working within venues or for a contract catering company
  • Experience of working in a multi-unit environment, ideally in hospitality and/or retail
  • 3 – 5 years of account management experience, including a proven track record for exceeding client expectations
  • Retail catering / events experience is desirable
  • An understanding of the current London-based events and catering industry
  • An interest in the independent food industry and wider food scene of London
  • Passionate about working with small businesses to help make events more exciting
  • A keen commercial eye
  • Knowledge of food Health & Safety
  • Excellent people skills, with the ability to talk to clients and traders in a consultative manner and developing long-term relationships
  • Proactive / self-starter with lots of initiative
  • Outstanding hustle
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