Catering Business Development Manager

Job ID
KPCBDM 02/18
Kingdom of Bahrain
Minimum 7 years in the same field

Catering Business Development Manager

Code KPCBDM 02/18

Job responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Support services BDM.
  • Assess and identify new opportunities through market research and tie up with potential prospects to generate leads.
  • Identify, qualify and solicit new catering business to achieve personal and company revenue goals.
  • Responsible to bring in corporate orders from Hospitals, offices, schools, corporate and tourism companies, Industrial, construction, government and military organization.
  • Manages sales efforts for the catering company including local corporate and social catering.
  • Responds to incoming catering opportunities for the catering company.
  • Understands the overall market - competitors' strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.
  • Establish client base of organizations, associations and commercial business through direct outside sales efforts for the purpose of securing business. Accurately produce and/or review sales contracts, rate agreements, and/or catering event orders.
  • Achieve budgeted revenues and personal sales goals.
  • Assist in daily management tasks such as complete forecasts and sales production reports checklists, menu planning, and other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Develop strong customer relationships to widen customer base and marketing opportunities.
  • Maintain a database of prospective and current customers.

Educational qualifiations

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree.

Experience required

  • Minimum 7 years in the same field.

Competencies required

  • Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic, both written and oral.
  • Strong business development, negotiating skills and creative abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.

Food & beverage

Interested candidates please send your CV along with a photograph in a word document.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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