Careers

CAREERS

Seedling & Sage Catering Co. is a modern farm to table caterer hiring full time, part time and seasonal help. Our commissary kitchen and office building are in Glenside, Pa. Our off-site events are in Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, Delaware Counties, Philadelphia and areas in the 30 miles radius.

Want to join our team? We are hiring hard working, friendly individuals with a passion for food… and events!

We are seeking candidates for the following positions:

Catering Manager Full Time (description below)

Catering Assistant  Full Time (description below)

Seasonal Positions. Will start interviewing in Spring

Must be available nights & weekends. Must be able to lift over 20 lbs. Valid drivers license.

POSITION:  Catering Sales Manager

DESCRIPTION

The Catering Sales Manager manages the entire sales and event planning process for our clients. You will be expected to meet or exceed your sales goals in a diverse market segment including off-site catering at offices, private homes and private venues.  Your designated sales markets will include weddings, social events and corporate events. Other markets may be determined on an as-needed basis, as dictated by market fluctuations.  You will also mentor and train additional team members as needed.

You will be expected to handle the entire sales process from answering initial inquiries to finalizing Event Contracts, to planning and executing the event or turning the event operations over to a manager on duty/captain. Your job will include:  meeting with prospective customers, site tours, tastings, detail meetings, all administrative functions of event planning, event resumes, packing lists and onsite operations and any other items as directed. You must be able to work nights and weekends to service your events. (see full job description on next page)

This is a salaried position. Night/weekend work and attendance at outside networking events will be required.  Catering Manager will be expected to oversee all major functions and/or any events that he/she plans.

Requirements:

  • Positive attitude with happy + creative energy
  • 3-5 years experience in off-site catering or equivalent
  • Proven sales experience
  • Highly organized and detailed
  • Independent self -starter with “do what it takes” attitude
  • Passionate for food, events, menu creation and pricing
  • Caterease and Nowsta software knowledge a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office, word press and social media management
  • Drivers license and access to a car
  • Nights, weekends as needed
  • Ability to lift 30+ pounds

Company Benefits: Paid time off, health benefits

Reports to: Director of Catering

POSITION:  Catering Sales Assistant (CSA)

DESCRIPTION:

The Catering Sales Assistant will support the event sales and operations teams in administrative aspects of the business from the client’s first call through event operations.  Our main goal is to exceed the expectations of our clients in customer service, quality of product, presentation and execution.

 

The CSA will assist with:

  • Answering all event leads via phone, email and web
  • Preparation of event orders, contracts and invoices as needed
  • Meeting with clients as needed
  • Off-site meetings: venue tours, final walk throughs, vendor liaison
  • Attend industry meetings and networking events
  • Social media, website updates, blogs
  • General office administration- office supplies, event calendars, forecasts, etc.
  • Support Catering Managers with event detail management, vendor orders, event pack outs
  • Learn how to staff events through ‘Nowsta’ software

 

Requirements:

  • Positive attitude with happy + creative energy
  • College degree preferred
  • Applicable majors: communications, marketing, entrepreneurial, sales, business, hotel + restaurant
  • Previous experience in restaurants, or hospitality venues a plus
  • Highly organized and detailed
  • Independent self -starter with “do what it takes” attitude
  • Passionate for food and events
  • Caterease and Nowsta software knowledge a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office, word press and social media management
  • Drivers license and access to a car
  • Nights, weekends as needed
  • Ability to lift 30+ pounds

 

Company Benefits: Paid time off, health benefits

 

Reports to: Director of Catering

 

Please send resume and letter of interest to mmcdevitt@seedlingandsage.com. This is an immediate opening. Do not delay.