Compass Group, North America SENIOR RESERVATIONIST in MCLEAN, Virginia

  • We have an opening for a SENIOR RESERVATIONIST* *position.

  • Location: /Note: online applications accepted only./:

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

At FLIK, our operating philosophy is centered on three essential factors: great food, great service and great people. A FLIK Family-Then & Now. Great Food and Great Service are only possible with Great People behind the scenes. FLIK’s steadfast dedication to the training and support of our associates continues to nourish our vision and growth. Dedication, diligence, operational excellence and hands-on expertise are FLIK trademarks – only achievable through the work of our team of professionals. We embark on a relationship with every FLIK associate that provides, demonstrates and cherishes growth, education and ongoing mentoring – today and every day.

Full time associates at FLIK are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

KEY JOB DUTIES:

The Reservations Advisor is responsible for:

 Responding to calls and e-mails with requests for meeting space, as well as with requests for services in those conference rooms which have already been booked online.

 Assigning conference space in accordance with the specific requirements of the meeting regarding room set-up, Audio Visual activities, food and beverage service, etc. Space will need to be reserved in conjunction with other meetings already on the books, juggling room assignments so as to emerge with the best “fit” without wasting valuable conference facilities.

 Sending initial confirmations in connection with bookings and following up at specified intervals prior to the event to confirm the current status of the meeting, the accuracy of participant counts, the need for special equipment and services, etc.

 Documenting specific meeting requirements within the Realm reservation system, where such information will be available to all internal departments responsible for the implementation of such requirements.

 Implementing and adhering the Food Service approval process and policies.

 Inputting additional relevant reservation details into the reservation system, including billing information, internal source of business, type of meeting, etc., for financial purposes, as well as future statistical analysis.

 Carrying out daily “call-arounds” for next-day events, getting final confirmation of the meeting’s time, number of participants, Audio Visual presentation materials, menus, room set-up, etc.

 Providing e-mail or telephone updates to relevant departments after 2 p.m. regarding new bookings or changes to existing bookings for the next

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 194470

SALARIED NON-EXEMPT