Sales Specialists for Facility and Concession

Founded in 1967, we are a boutique firm with over 55 years of executive search experience. The retained recruitment service Bristol offers includes sourcing, screening, submitting qualified candidates, scheduling interviews, and negotiating employment and compensation packages of selected finalists.

Bristol Associates’ Facility and Concession practice recruits within the Sales segment of the industry. Our hospitality recruiters place top candidates in a variety of key sales functions. We specialize in senior, executive, and management positions.

Simply put, placing top executives is what we do, and we know what makes a great leader. Below are just some of the qualities and skill sets in this discipline that we look for:

  • Direct sales experience in assembly halls, arenas, convention centers, retail merchandise concessions, or stadiums
  • Strategic focus on sales management with a solid understanding of sales segment mix, revenue management, and channel distribution
  • Works with operations, finance, and other departments to provide a coordinated effort to maximize revenue
  • Sales management skills that enhance performance of sales team and revenue generation
  • Maintains and manages relationships with major sources of revenue (e.g. VIP, Group, etc.)

Are you looking to hire exceptional talent with the skills listed above? Submit an employer inquiry and one of our consultants will be in touch with you soon!

Do these qualities describe you? Submit your resume today to be considered for our current openings.

Join the Many Facility and Concession Companies That Have Filled Their Roles with Bristol Associates

Our Satisfied Clients Love to Share Their Experiences Working with Bristol Associates

“Bristol Associates has been a pleasure to work with on several Executive Searches. Our consultant has been the ultimate professional with a strong sense of industry needs and trends. Not to mention finding my personal perfect fit at Team San Jose. I would highly recommend Bristol for your recruiting needs.”

Ewell Sterner

General Manager of Convention Center Operations, Team San Jose

“I’ve collaborated with Bristol Associates for many years now, and I continue to be impressed by their vast network of talented hospitality industry professionals. Bristol is a valuable resource that I covet and respect.”

Jay Kudla

Vice President of Human Resources, Ryan Sanders Sports Services

“Communicative, intuitive, considerate, precise and responsive. These are the first words that come to my mind on my interactions with Bristol. Over the years, the Bristol team has worked with me on several opportunities and have been honest in their approach with integrity always at the top of their mind. If you are seeking an opportunity and Bristol calls you, take it seriously.”

Jay Francis

General Manager of Convention Center Operations, Confidential Facilities Organization

Why Work with Bristol Associates?

Over 55 Years in Business

We have specialized in executive search since 1967, and are now in our 3rd generation of family ownership.


We have unrivaled industry knowledge in the areas in which we focus.

Individualized Service

We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies. We pride ourselves in conducting our processes confidentially when necessary.

Network of Candidates

With over 1M+ relevant candidates in our private database, and growing every day, we have a strong network of senior-level talent across the board.


Our recruiters value a communicative relationship with our select client companies and candidates, providing updates throughout the search.


Our exceptional lead recruiters each have at least 15 years’ of experience in executive search.

Partner with Bristol Associates

Our Successful Facility and Concession Sales Searches Keep Our Clients Coming Back

Vice President of Special Events

We completed this placement for a premium merchandise, retail, and stadium operations corporation. The Vice President of Special Events is responsible for generating revenue for the stadium through sales, catering, and private group special events. At the time of hire, our successful candidate had 15 years of experience in event management for a leading travel, tourism, and attraction company.

Division Director of Sales

We made a placement for one of the Nation’s largest privately held service corporations. The company is the industry leader in the operation of retail concessions at airports, auditoriums, stadiums, convention centers, conference centers, tourist attractions, and state and national parks. The Division Director of Sales is responsible for developing and implementing the sales strategies of the department. Our placed candidate is in charge of overseeing the sales and retail division of one of the corporation’s National Parks.

Manager of Insights and Strategy

Our client is an NFL Team that was looking to expand their fan base and season ticket holders. The Manager of Insights and Strategy executes database-driven consumer acquisition and retention programs utilizing multiple sales channels and marketing mediums. Our placed candidate is responsible for managing list generation, the retention of Season Ticket Holders, future venue seating priority, and ticket sales leads.

We Can Fill Your Sales Roles in the Facility and Concession Industry

  • Corporate Director of Sales
  • Corporate Vice President of Sales
  • Director of Customer Service and Sales Administration
  • Director of Foodservice Sales
  • Director of Retail Sales
  • Director of Sales
  • Director of Sales and Marketing
  • National Sales Manager
  • Regional Director of Sales
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Regional Vice President of Sales
  • Sales Account Executive
  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Senior Sales and Services Manager
  • Senior Vice President of Sales
  • Vice President of Business Development
  • Vice President of Sales