ARAMARK Catering Sales Manager - Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington

Overview:

About ARAMARK

ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities at http://www.aramark.com/Industries/CollegesandUniversities/ and school districts at http://www.aramark.com/Industries/SchoolDistricts/ , stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world. The company is recognized as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute, one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE magazine and one of America's Largest Private Companies by both FORTUNE and Forbes magazines. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 250,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ , and follow us at www.facebook.com/aramark and @aramark at http://www.twitter.com/aramark on Twitter.

Description:

About the Washington State Convention Center

For over 25 years, Washington State Convention Center has been the Northwest’s premier meetings and events facility. WSCC welcomes thousands of visitors from around the globe each year, offering award-winning catering menus along with comprehensive, industry-leading services for event planners, exhibitors and guests. Located in the heart of Seattle, a city resonating with innovative minds and a vibrant arts scene, the WSCC is within walking distance of world-class hotels, restaurants, hospitals, and a myriad of the Northwest’s best entertainment and attractions options. With a longstanding commitment to sustainability, public art and modern technology, WSCC serves its surrounding community and provides visitors with a truly unique Northwest experience.

Aramark’s award winning, all Pro-Chef certified culinary team at the WSCC, works hard to exceed the expectations of every guest. We are the only convention center in the country - and the only banquet operation in the city - to be honored with the NACE “Best On-Premise Catering Event” award. Our chefs create unique, regional dishes, made with locally sourced produce, seafood, meats and wines, in our scratch kitchen. Even the flour used in our in-house bakery comes from no-till farms in Eastern Washington. WSCC and Aramark are committed to the underlying ethical standards that match Seattle’s social conscience. What we do in our kitchen for events cannot be duplicated by other convention centers; what we do can only happen in Washington.

We are currently looking for Servers to help us serve and sell guests of the Washington State Convention Center with passion. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply today.

You must be willing to work event based hours which may include; Days, nights, evenings, weekends and holidays.

A RAMARK Sports and Entertainment:

The Sports and Entertainment division within ARAMARK Corporation serves more than 200 premier stadiums, arenas, convention centers and concert venues. Since 1975 we've created culinary memories throughout the United States. The secret to our success is that we start with great food and a well managed facility. We understand that ensuring a memorable experience for our customers goes far beyond the food we serve.

Responsibilities:

  • This position will report to the Sales Director and support the catering functions with building operations, culinary department and catering department along with the sales team charged with revenue growth.

  • Network for new sales opportunities, conduct sales blitz and other marketing efforts to support catering sales growth.

  • Book events for city of Denver at Red Rocks.

  • Sales and operations experience are needed as you do both at this smaller account.

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • BS in Marketing or Business highly desirable or a combination of experience and education

  • Proven sales experience in premium or catering sales, established network in metropolitan area.

  • Organized, effective in interacting with a variety of levels and types of internal and external guests.

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