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compensation: DOE, health insurance, 401K, and vacation pay
employment type: full-time

Successful catering company is looking for a dynamic marketing and business development manager to begin immediately.
Our clientele includes large corporate groups, private individuals, and non-profit organizations. In addition, the company has regular foodservice accounts with Seattle-area companies, 2 cafés', and plans for expansion.

Main Job Duties
• Finding new corporate clientele for catering and food service management accounts
• Using our brand to create new marketing collateral for outreach events or for target clients, also managing printing/fulfillment of new materials
• Direct marketing at outreach events, including trade shows, open houses, and marketing events, to include sampling of our signature food and beverage items
• Drafting comprehensive business proposals to bid on new foodservice accounts
• Managing company social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
• Managing the website and updating website content for seasonal menu changes
• Managing search and review portals and SEO (Yelp, Google)
• Cultivating existing relationships with venues, and finding new venue partners
• Catering sales and client relations for key accounts
o Responding to email and phone requests for catering information, and working closely with clients to plan menus and events of all sizes and budgets
o Assisting clients with menu selections for diverse budgets and dietary preferences, and creating delicious and memorable menus to fit the occasion, and providing wine/beer/cocktail pairing recommendations as needed
o Oversee events as necessary
o Managing clients' needs and expectations


Additional Duties
• Working onsite at large staffed events as a server or assisting the regular staff with logistics support (Some evening and weekend hours are required)
• Delivering and setting-up drop-off catering orders
• Answering phones and directing callers to appropriate channels
• Receiving walk-in visitors to the office


Qualifications
• Must have a BA or BS degree
• Minimum 3 years of experience in marketing in foodservice or hospitality
• Must have a passion for food and experience in food service! Strong working knowledge of food (different menus and cuisines) and beverage
• Highly organized and professional in interactions with clients and colleagues
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Skilled at managing competing priorities with limited resources
• Advanced knowledge of social media marketing tools (Facebook, Twitter)
• Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Basic knowledge of HTML
• Photography experience a plus
• Ability to work nights and weekends as needed


Compensation: DOE, health insurance, 401K, and vacation pay.

To apply, please email a cover letter, your resume with references, and a writing sample

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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