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Client Director/Matchmaker


Have you ever considered a career in the exciting industry of Matchmaking? It’s Just Lunch! is the Premier Matchmaking Firm for eligible single professionals. We are a well-respected organization with 22 years as a nationally recognized brand. We have been featured in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan Magazine, the CBS Early Show and The Today Show. As a result of our rapid growth and success, It’s Just Lunch is seeking a dynamic inside sales professional with a proven track record of outstanding performance to join our team and work in one of the fastest growing industries in the country. As part of our very successful team, you will be a vital part of our Matchmaking process, and interviewing our clients in our fast-paced and fun work environment! Top candidates for this position are confident, well-spoken, organized, and enthusiastic about our unique concept. Our clients expect an energetic and engaging individual to offer expertise and guidance during the interview process, as well as provide potential matches for them within our service.


Minimum Candidate Requirements:

  • 3 – 5 years of sales and marketing experience with strong selling skills. This includes a proven track record of consultative selling, setting appointments, giving presentations and closing.
  • Demonstrated experience with short-sales cycles. Inside sales models and/or recruiting experience a plus. Individuals in this position work in a team environment, while being held accountable for individual performance.
  • Results-oriented professional with self-confidence, perseverance and a dynamic personality. Prior experience and achievement working in an organization that provides monthly and annual production targets based on individual performance quotas.
  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of people.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including strong telephone and client communications.
  • Able to develop in-bound leads as well as continue existing client relationships.
  • Able to target and develop clients through existing database and contacts. Successful producers are proven to succeed on the phone.
  • Provide a consultative approach to meet with clients to evaluate their needs and recommend solutions to ensure expectations are being met.
  • Able to exercise high levels of discretion, honesty and integrity while handling sensitive and confidential client information.


*This position is not Account Mgmt or Outside Sales oriented.


*Bachelor Degree Required


If you are self-motivated, goal driven, thrive in a fast-paced environment and MEET our minimum requirements outlined above then send a cover letter of interest and your resume for immediate and confidential consideration. You should be conversational about our business before submitting your resume and cover letter.


No Phone Calls Please.

Please send your cover letter & resume to jobs@ijlmidwest.com if you are interested in joining the IJL team!

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Client Date Coordinator

We’re seeking a highly motivated and organized Client Date Coordinator. Successful candidates will manage all aspects of customer service, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be capable of handling a fast-paced environment with
    deadlines.
  • Ability to multi task, prioritize, organize and manage daily
    objectives while managing a multi-line telephone system.
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess a high energy, positive attitude with great phone
    manners and a high level of confidence conversing with clients on the phone.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently.
  • Provide leadership and great customer service.
  • Must be a focused listener.
  • Love to hear about client’s dates and discuss dating!!

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years prior work experience in a service or sales related field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Skilled in Excel, Word, Power-Point and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Previous consultative sales experience is a plus.
  • Prior work experience in marketing or social media is a plus.

If you are self-motivated, goal driven, thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet our minimum requirements outlined above then send a cover letter of interest and your resume for immediate and confidential consideration.
You should be conversational about our business before submitting your resume and cover letter. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Please send your cover letter & resume to jobs@ijlmidwest.com if you are interested in joining the IJL team!

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