Job Opportunities

For more than 30 years, SquareMeal has been the market-leading independent restaurant commentator, with up-to-date reviews on thousands of UK restaurants and bars, written by a team of independent critics - and with the aid of comments from thousands of restaurant customers. SquareMeal also provides a curation of the UK’s best event venues, covering everything from private dining destinations and conference centres, through to beautiful wedding venues and event spaces. So whether you are looking to eat, meet or celebrate, SquareMeal has something for you.

We're always on the lookout for talented people who share our enthusiasm for this fun and lively industry. We strive to create a happy and fulfilling work environment where our employees have the opportunity to excel and succeed.

We're always on the lookout for talented, bright people who share our enthusiasm for excellence in this fun and lively industry, and want to work in a creative, go-getting, happy environment.

Key Account Manager

Full time
London
Competitive Salary DOE

We are looking for a Key Account Manager to sell our highly successful digital advertising packages to the hospitality industry to both new business leads and existing accounts.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years sales experience, preferably in media, with knowledge of the restaurant and events industry preferable but not essential.

The role would suit someone who is sociable, confident, self-motivated and wants to work in a fun yet driven sales environment where hard work and results are well rewarded.

Apply now

If you would like to apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter to salesjobs@squaremeal.co.uk

Business Development Executive

Full time
London
£23k Basic - £30k OTE

The candidate for this position will excel at creating and closing new opportunities. By using a consultative approach to selling, this person will use their expertise to identify and qualify leads, leading to sales opportunities with both new and existing customers.

Your duties will include:

  • Meet and exceed sales targets
  • Successfully create business from new and existing customer accounts
  • Contacting prospective clients and speaking with decision makers
  • Creating quotes based on client requirements

Desired skill and experience:

  • Looking for a career with sales or looking to further your sales career
  • Self-motivated
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good organisational skills and time management
  • Knowledge of selling to restaurants would be a bonus
  • Ideally a knowledge and love of the London and UK restaurant scene

Apply now

If you would like to apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter to salesjobs@squaremeal.co.uk

Account Manager

Full time
London
£25k - £28k Basic - £35k OTE

We are looking for an Account Manager to manage and grow our existing accounts who have purchased our highly successful digital advertising packages in the hospitality industry.

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years sales experience, preferably in media, with knowledge of the restaurant and events industry preferable but not essential.

The role would suit someone who is sociable, confident, self-motivated and wants to work in a fun yet driven sales environment where hard work and results are well rewarded.

Your duties will include:

  • Operate as the primary point of contact for existing accounts.
  • Develop a trusted advisory relationship with accounts, customer stakeholders and internal partners

Desired skill and experience:

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ideally experience using CRM packages such as Zoho or Salesforce
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills and time management

Apply now

If you would like to apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter to salesjobs@squaremeal.co.uk

6-Month Paid Editorial Internship

Full time
London
£17k Basic

We are looking for graduates with an interest in online journalism, restaurants, events and food to work with the editorial team on a six month full time paid internship. As part of your role you will be writing content for some of SquareMeal’s newest ventures and will offer admin to support the team.

This is a great position for someone who is looking to enter the fast-paced world of online publishing and will offer valuable experience working with an established team.

Applications close Monday 19 July 2021.

Apply now

If you would like to apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter to caroline.hendry@squaremeal.co.uk

Restaurant journalism placement

Placement
Full time
Remote

We have a small number of opportunities for four-week work experience placements at SquareMeal.

We are looking for students and graduates with an interest in online journalism, restaurants, events and food to work with the editorial team remotely for four week placements.

During your placement you will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend restaurants for review (when/where appropriate)
  • Experience working in a fast-paced media organisation
  • Training in writing SEO-friendly content

As SquareMeal continue to grow the brand both nationally and globally, we are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge of key areas - including:

Birmingham
Bristol
Cornwall
Devon
Manchester
Leeds
Cardiff
Glasgow
Edinburgh
Kent
Dubai
Ireland
Singapore

The editorial team is continuing to work remotely so this position will not be office-based. You will need to have a good WiFi connection and access to a computer to be able to fulfil the role. The placement is unpaid, however we do offer a one-off payment for the four weeks to cover any expenses.

Apply now

If you would like to apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter to rosie.conroy@squaremeal.co.uk

Wedding journalism placement

Placement
Full time
Remote

We have a small number of opportunities for four-week work experience placements at SquareMeal.

We are looking for students and graduates with an interest in online journalism, weddings and events to work with the editorial team remotely for four week placements.

During your placement you will have the opportunity to:

Write articles exploring wedding venues, bridal fashion and wedding decor
  • Experience working in a fast-paced media organisation
  • Training in writing SEO-friendly content

The editorial team is continuing to work remotely so this position will not be office-based. You will need to have a good WiFi connection and access to a computer to be able to fulfil the role. The placement is unpaid, however we do offer a one-off payment for the four weeks to cover any expenses.

Apply now

If you would like to apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter to rosie.conroy@squaremeal.co.uk

No agencies please