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We are a member driven organization and are committed to success of the industry. Our team members have a passion for helping small business owners thrive and become great business owners.

Our core values are:


We live the highest level of ethics and behavior – professionally and personally – in everything we do, everyday.


We all take responsibility for our successes, challenges and reputation. And for growing our membership and revenues.


We work as one to serve the industry, engaging with our colleagues across the Enterprise and with our stakeholders treating everyone with dignity and respect.


We continually strive for the best in our people, products, information and processes.


We are cordial, caring, inclusive, responsive and generous.

Available Positions

Area Associate

The Washington Hospitality Association represents the interests of more than 6,300 member businesses across the state of Washington. The hospitality sector is the largest private employer in Washington State and is regulated by state and local regulatory agencies.

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

REPORTS TO: Director of Membership

LOCATION: Olympia, Washington

The Washington Hospitality Association is seeking an energetic, outgoing, customer focused sales professional.

We work in a fast paced, results oriented, dynamic and changing industry requiring a self-confident, individual who loves the hospitality business and has a passion for helping businesses succeed.

Responsibilities include membership sales, member relationship building, and legislative grassroots activities.

Required Skills

  • Goal oriented with proven ability to actualize sales/revenue plan
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships and work independently
  • Proven ability to set goals and meet/exceed targets
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to effectively cold call by phone and in person.

Required Experience

  • Database, Excel, Word: 1 year
  • Sales: 1 year
  • Outlook: 1 year
  • Customer Service: 1 year

We offer attractive benefits including, medical, dental, life, LTD, paid vacation, EAP and 401k.

Please email your cover letter and resume to kyliek@wahospitality.org, 360-956-7279