About the WAC

Current Openings

Bell Attendant Needed! (Downtown Seattle)

The Washington Athletic Club is currently seeking a bell attendant to assist our hotel guests at the Inn at the WAC.

This is a Part-Time position for a few days a week but must be available for overnight shift. The days of the week are flexible.

This position is primarily responsible for:

  • Welcoming hotel guests and helping them with any luggage needs.
  • Providing excellent customer service to all hotel guests.

A qualified candidate will possess:

  • The ability to lift up to 75 pounds and stand for up to 8 hours per shift.
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • A professional and friendly demeanor.
  • Previous hospitality experience is a plus!

Catering Sales Manager (Downtown Seattle)

The Washington Athletic Club, a Five-Star Platinum Club of America, is looking for its next Catering Sales Manager. The WAC is a great place to work, offering a competitive base salary paired with an incredible incentive plan, premium health benefits and more!

About the Washington Athletic Club:

We’ve been on the forefront of Seattle since 1930. From modest beginnings, we’ve evolved into the best city athletic club in the nation. Our mission, helping our members live better lives, hasn’t changed. That pioneering spirit is guided by a strong vision: To enrich the quality of life of our members and to be the premier athletic club in America. But above all else, we value excellence, service, integrity, leadership and sensitivity.

At over 80 years old, the WAC is one of the largest and most prestigious private clubs in the nation. The WAC boasts a newly renovated 110 room boutique hotel, 5 floors of athletics, 14 banquet/meeting rooms, a full-service spa and wellness center and more!

Our beautiful historical landmark–designated building reflects the great traditions of the WAC, and the new facilities and services inside represent the best of the present and the basis for a most successful future.

Responsibilities include:

  • Soliciting new business for both corporate and social events—focusing on larger events (i.e. weddings, receptions, corporate meetings and conventions).
  • Achieving and exceeding individual catering revenue goals.
  • Taking all banquet events from start to finish—from selling and securing banquet space to finalizing banquet events by preparing BEOs and room setup.
  • Being the contact liaison with the client/group organizer—maintaining continual contact with client once confirmation of booking is established all the way up to the actual event day.
  • Making decisions regarding client pricing, menu and selling strategies, contract negotiations in catering/sales and selection of vendors in accordance with hotel/club policy.
  • Acting as the host for the group/event while on property and communicating to both clients and internal WAC departments of any problems/situations that may arise during the event.
  • Attending trade shows and other functions that may garner new business.

Qualifications:

  • A STRONG sales background is necessary for this position—a proven track record in meeting and exceeding previous sales goals is a must!
  • Minimum of 2 years catering sales experience or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 year hotel/private club experience. Experience in 4 and 5 star hotels is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills—both oral and written.
  • Experience with catering database software, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Proven time management skills and the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Professional image and demeanor is essential.

Member Services Coordinator (Downtown Seattle)

The Washington Athletic Club is looking for a customer service and administrative superstar to join its’ team! The Member Services Coordinator possesses two key skills: exceptional customer service and an aptitude for organizing and analyzing data. The Member Services Coordinator is responsible for providing high-touch customer service, ensuring that impeccable detail and organization is consistently applied to all aspects of the position: the immersion of new WAC members, processing and finalizing membership terminations, analyzing a great deal of data, updating membership records and databases, and responding to a wide variety of member concerns.

The WAC is America’s largest private city club and a four-time winner of the Five Star Platinum Clubs of America award.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responds to member concerns regarding Member Services.
  • Facilitates changes to member categories as requested. This includes processing the paperwork for adding/removing dependents and spouses, transferring categories, processing terminations with a focus on reducing attrition.
  • Cross-trained on the Member Services Desk and can handle any member issues that may arise. Issuing letters of introduction, new member cards, making a payment, issuing guest passes and any member questions.
  • Assists Director of Member Services with development and execution of immersion programs. Facilitates the distribution of the immersion packets mailed to every new member and the Membership All Star Program.
  • Personally facilitates all termination requests and makes every possible effort to prevent termination.
  • Tracks data for new members throughout their first year of membership. Compiles the data for the membership team to use to develop future programs, or alter existing programs.
  • Prepares data for the Committees. Attends and takes minutes for monthly Membership and Marketing Committee meetings.
  • Other duties as necessary.

A qualified candidate will possess:

  • Completion of a B.A. degree in marketing, communications, business, or equivalent.
  • The person holding this position must have 2-3 years professional customer service experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail.
  • Flawless written and verbal communication skills.
  • A drive to analyze current systems and processes and the ability to evolve and improve them.
  • This person must have strong Microsoft office skills, with high levels of Excel expertise.
  • Experience with SalesForce, ACT, Tableau and CRM software desired.

Guest Service Associate (Downtown Seattle)

The Inn at the WAC, an upscale, boutique hotel located inside the Washington Athletic Club, is looking for a Part-Time Guest Service Associate. Ability to work both AM/PM shifts and weekend availability.

This position is primarily responsible for:

  • Providing excellent customer service to all hotel guests and WAC members both in-person and over the phone.
  • Checking in/out WAC hotel guests.
  • Taking hotel reservations.
  • Act as liaison for members and guests to other club departments.

A qualified candidate will possess:

  • Experience in a customer contact position.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Capability to provide a high level of guest service in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to stay organized.
  • Excellent telephone skills.
  • Hotel experience required

Barber (Downtown Seattle)

The Washington Athletic Club is currently seeking a part-time Barber to support the Barbershop at the WAC.

This position is primarily responsible for:

  • Total cut and Shaving.
  • Providing excellent customer service to all WAC members and guests.

A qualified candidate will possess:

  • Previous spa or hair stylist experience, current Barber license is required. Camouflage coloring preferred.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Ability to build a steady client base from WAC members.
  • Capability to provide a high level of guest service in a professional and friendly manner.

Fitness Center Front Desk (Downtown Seattle)

The Washington Athletic Club is looking for a new athletic desk attendant on WOMEN’S ONLY floor! Weekends only with potential of additional days.

Applicants must have a professional demeanor, and at least 1 year of customer service experience.

Full-Time Server (Downtown Seattle)

The Washington Athletic Club is currently looking for a new full-time server! Applicants must have open availability, as the hours/days of this position are constantly changing due to business volume.

Applicants must have at least 1 year of fine dining experience and wine knowledge is a plus!

Interested in this great opportunity? Please send resume to jobs@wac.net



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Please email to jobs@wac.net. Questions? Contact Human Resources at 206.464.3067.

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