Compass Group, North America WELLNESS COORDINATOR in MCLEAN, Virginia

  • We have an opening for a Wellness Coordinator* *position.

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

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

Restaurant Associates is recognized as the nation’s premier hospitality company, operating over 170 prestigious locations. Restaurant Associates, based in New York City, provides premium food services to museums, performing arts centers, aquariums, corporate dining, educational facilities and off-premise catering events in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Philadelphia . Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world’s leading foodservice organization.

At RA food is inspiration

Our unmatched culture of hospitality excellence enables us to provide memorable experiences for premier clients. We empower many to be their best though delicious food that happens to be "better -for-you" and the planet.

Job Summary

Job Description:

Under the guidance of the Regional Wellness Director, this position is responsible for the operation and implementation of the employee wellness program based on established objectives, standards, policies, and procedures, as well as local, state, and federal regulations. Works to coordinate, support and measure nutrition and wellness initiatives and provides nutrition education, training, communication, research support and guidance for wellness-related programs in Company Senior Living operations.

  • Key Responsibilities:*

  • Co-promote client nutrition and wellness initiatives, special events and promotions

  • Program development and implementation of wellness promotional programs for operations

  • Develop & present protocol and supporting materials for health fairs, National Nutrition Month, Balance program launch and awareness days, and other nutrition topics

  • Incorporate Compass marketing and purchasing initiatives into promotions

  • Compliance monitoring and enforcement of government nutrition policies and labeling laws and Compass nutrition goals, objectives, policies and procedures

  • Provide nutrition/wellness education and training for associates, clients and customers

  • Participate in menu and recipe development

  • Provide nutrition analysis of recipes utilizing corporate nutrition analysis technology

  • Monitor, track, and analyze promotion results and customer purchasing behaviors

  • Strengthen bond with client companies, thus facilitating account retention

  • Participates in Strategic Accounts retention and sales efforts

  • Support unit manager as needed

  • Provide excellent customer service

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge of dining service operations, therapeutic diet supervision, and public relations. It is

  • Registered Dietitian as certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

  • Wellness experience preferred; must possess/progress towards achieving a certification in Wellness and Nutrition Coaching within 1 year of hire.

  • Ability to organize, track and manage complex processes.

  • Strong presentation skills; computer skills, management and leadership skills, problem solving.

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, strong networking and ability to interact with a wide variety of professionals including physicians, high level administration, clients and customers, food service and healthcare professionals.

Full time associates at Restaurant Associates 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

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)./