Onsite Catering Account Executive

Washington DC, DC
Full Time
Mid Level
Who We Are:
We believe a workplace food program is something employees should love and look forward to every day. Powered by technology and a network of over 2,000 restaurants, Fooda feeds hungry people at work through our ongoing food programs located within companies and office buildings. Every day, each Fooda location is served by different restaurants that come onsite and serve fresh lunch from their chef’s unique menus. Fooda operates in 22 major US cities and plans to continue its expansion across the United States. Eight out of ten employees believe Fooda is one of their company’s top perks.

Who We Are Looking For:
Fooda’s Washington DC team is looking to add a Catering Account Executive to our team at a client location.  As a Catering Account Executive, you will be a member of a growing team which manages and supports our catering client’s daily needs. This role requires a sense of urgency to react and foresee potential issues that may impact our clients.  At its core this is a sales and operations role with a focus on expanding our relationships with the catering customer you will supporting.

Who You Are:
  • You love building relationships with customers and genuinely enjoy customer service 
  • You will go above and beyond to make sure your customer’s needs are met
  • You are friendly, high energy and love interacting with other people
  • You are empathetic to your core yet comfortable being tough and taking a stand
  • You are savvy with technology and will be comfortable in a fast-paced startup
  • You have a take-charge attitude and are optimistic in the face of problems, and know that you're capable of finding solutions 
  • You enjoy working in a team environment with an "all hands-on deck" approach
  • You are very organized and detail oriented
What You Will Be Doing:
  • Acting as the single point of contact for a Fooda catering clients
  • Maintain the relationship with the catering clients by offering solutions, solving problems, and managing issues
  • Work closely with our clients to determine catering needs; source appropriate vendor, plan, organize and execute daily drop-off and staffed events
  • Communicate all event details, client requests, and delivery information to restaurant partner
  • Negotiate new menus with restaurant partners for special requests 
  • Attend to conference rooms as needed; tasks include refreshing beverages, coordinating food setup and removal, and other needs clients may have
  • Assist with food hall tasks as needed
What You Should Already Have:
  • 1-2 year(s) of professional experience (preferably in a Catering capacity)
  • Strong customer facing skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
  • Proven skills demonstrating a strong work ethic adhering to both Fooda’s internal employee and external customers need
What We’ll Hook You Up With:
  • Competitive market salary and stock options, based on experience
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision plans
  • 401k retirement plan with company match
  • Paid maternity and parental leave benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company issued laptop
  • Daily subsidized lunch program (ours!) and free food and beverages in the office
  • A fulfilling, challenging adventure of a work experience
Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. No phone calls or recruiters please.

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