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

Job Description

The Catering Sales Manager will work closely with the Sales Director to maintain convention, corporate, and social catering accounts to meet or exceed budgeted revenue goals and to ultimately aid in conducting a successful event. The Sales Manager will be part of a team who sources, follows up and generates leads for selling functions at the Seattle Convention Center - Arch and Summit Buildings. This position is base salary and eligible for a local bonus, contingent on meeting metrics.

BENEFITS: Aramark offers a wide array of comprehensive benefit programs and services including medical, dental, vision, and work/life resources to our benefits-eligible salaried Aramark employees. Additional benefits include retirement savings plans like 401(k) and paid days off such as parental leave, vacation, sick leave, and disability coverage. Salary eligible benefits vary by location and are subject to any legal requirements or limitations, employee eligibility status, and where the employee lives and/or works.

COMPENSATION: The salary rate for this position ranges from $69,000 to $73,000 depending on circumstances including an applicant?s skills and qualifications, certain degrees and certifications, prior job experience, market data, and other relevant factors. This is Aramark?s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of compensation for this position as of the time of posting.

Job Responsibilities

  • Specific to the property are opportunities to support large returning events as well as one time opportunities

  • Maintaining and developing current client relationships

  • Responding to customer inquiries

  • Developing proposals and contracts

  • Recognizing opportunities to maximize revenue opportunities by up-selling and offering enhancements to exceed client expectations

  • Working with event planners on property to manage the event's entire experience

  • Making outside calls to generate new catering business

This job profile does not contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, or responsibilities. Job duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management or related discipline, and/or equivalent professional experience

  • 1-3 years in hospitality industry, with experience in catering or banquets preferred

  • Experience in a major convention hotel or large social market

  • Ability to work independently in both Arch and Summit facilities

  • Good organizational and presentation skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse clients and staff

  • Knowledge of menu planning and food presentation

  • Skilled in banquet and event service operations

  • Ability to balance multiple tasks while being creative and having a proactive approach to sales

  • Good Communication and project management skills

  • Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure, while handling multiple projects in a fast paced environment

  • Strong Attention to detail, organized, excellent time management skills

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities

  • Comfortable making decisions and negotiating

  • Able to take direction but also work independently Focus on Guest service


About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .