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Compass Group, North America CONFERENCE COORDINATOR in NEW YORK, New York

Posted Date: Aug 8, 2019

A Fresh Approach to Great Results.* *

/At FLIK Hospitality Group we believe in great food, great service, and great people. As a leading corporate dining and hospitality company, we provide quality and nutritious meals with a wellness-first approach, reception services, and property management to over 800 locations nationwide. From respected law firms, financial institutions, professional athletics teams, K-12 independent schools, hotels and conference centers, and more, our approach to hospitality is rooted in our dedication to providing quality service to each and every one of our guests. We believe in seasonality in sourcing our ingredients and providing a customized approach to the culinary and hospitality needs of each client; our wellness first approach ensures our food supports healthy and delicious choices. Join our team today!/

Job Summary

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day to day operations in Conference Center & act as on site point person to client.

  • Scheduling & support to on site team members.

  • Liaise directly with Director of Reception Services to ensure smooth operation that meets Platinum Service standards.

  • Handling meeting room bookings, utilizing the reservation system (EMS) and focusing on the strategic assignment of meeting space so as to maximize utilization.

  • 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, etc.

  • Coordinating a wide range of services for meetings which have been booked, including Audio

  • Visual requirements, food and beverage requests, conference room set-ups, signage, distribution of materials, etc.

  • Conferring with clients before, during and after their events, maintaining a positive relationship and responding to inquiries and requests in a timely manner.

  • Communicating to all relevant internal departments and subcontractors the specific needs of the client, both in advance of and during the course of meetings.

  • Meeting or exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual KPI's.

  • Capacity to take on additional duties as assigned; Additional adjustments or responsibilities may be changed or added as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four year college degree preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Two years of planning experience in hospitality industry

  • Proactive mindset to anticipate and support changes in our business

  • Keep abreast of industry trends and share information with staff

  • Exceptional customer service abilities

Apply to Flik today!

/Flik is a member of Compass Group USA/

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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.

*Req ID: *308387