About the WAC

Current Openings

Assistant Banquet Manager (Downtown Seattle)

The Washington Athletic Club is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Banquet Manager to support our many banquet events, such as weddings, conferences and private dinner parties.

This position is primarily responsible for:

  • Functions as a shift supervisor working closely with the Banquet Manager and is responsible for Member & Guest banquet standards and smooth operations.
  • Supervises the day to day operation of audio visual unit including but not limited to the set up audio-visual equipment according to required specifications of event orders to ensure optimal level of service, quality and hospitality.
  • Will assist with scheduling, training, timekeeping, payroll, daily accounting, inventory & ordering for the department.
  • Providing excellent customer service to club members, guests, and other team members.

A qualified candidate will possess:

  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience in a banquet environment.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Ability to stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours per day; ability to lift 75 pounds.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule; including weekends and holidays.

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.

Part-Time Laundry Attendant (Washington Athletic Club)

The Washington Athletic Club is looking for a part-time laundry attendant to help the club in its’ laundry processes. Applicants must have open availability as the hours and days of this position will vary.

This position will include both laundry feeder and folder duties such as setting up, feeding and loading linens; adjusting laundry equipment; and stacking or folding items for pickup.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand and walk up to 8 hours per day.
  • Must be able to frequently lift up to 40 pounds.
  • At least one year of previous laundry experience.

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

Personal Trainer (Downtown Seattle)

Upscale downtown Seattle club seeks experienced fitness professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Passionate about creating an exceptional personal training experience for members.
  • Able to contribute and participate in a results driven team environment.
  • Outstanding customer service and member retention.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year Personal Training experience is preferred or equivalent industry related experience may qualify.

Certifications/Education:
Applicants must hold the following degrees and certifications:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification
  • Degree in Sports Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Fitness or related field and/or approved Personal Training Certification (ACSM, NASM, NSCA)

Part-time base salary for 90 days or more depending on performance.

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.

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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