Compass Group USA Inc New York , NY 10007
We have an opening for an Executive Administrative Assistant position.
Location: New York, NY 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, Chicago, Washington D.C., and 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.
Dedication to Quality
Spirit of Ownership
Commitment to Talent & Diversity
Passion for Hospitality
Full time associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
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
And other voluntary benefits
In this role, reporting to the CEO, the Executive Assistant will leverage their strong project management, communication, & hospitality, skills in Support to the CEO in partnership with company and client key stakeholders. We are looking for a creative and dedicated individual who will fit with our collaborative culture. The successful candidate will posses demonstrated experience in supporting senior level executives with the ability to influence & interact with Client and Company senior management. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for working with cross function teams of professionals who believe in creating innovative solutions to problems.
The ideal candidate should be reliable and task oriented and responsible for performing a number of administrative duties; is highly self-motivated, professional and capable of managing their workload and prioritizing tasks in a fast paced corporate environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients
Prepare internal and external corporate documents for team members and industry partners
Schedule meetings and appointments and manage travel itineraries
Arrange corporate events such as weekly leadership meeting, leadership retreat, annual meetings, and service awards, client events & tours & corporate donations.
Associates communications and HR: such as birthdays, yearbook, newsletter, annual performance reviews, hospitality training and orientation.
Budget and expense reporting and travel approvals
Maintain an organized filing system of paper and electronic documents, manage org charts etc.
Uphold a strict level of confidentiality
Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff and clientele
5-7 years relevant work experience and/or training.
Advanced user of Microsoft Office skills required.
Self-motivated, adaptable, flexible and possess desire to learn and passion to succeed.
Positive attitude while working effectively and efficiently with high quality assurance and success measurements
Takes Responsibility & pro-actively uses the right influencing techniques to gain the necessary commitment and support from others, both internally and externally while maintaining a positive attitude
Finds new/quicker ways of meeting goals, shows conviction in own judgement and decisions and responds quickly under pressure; Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment
Pursues friendly relationships with colleagues, shares own knowledge and insight and displays a high level of energy and commitment to the organization; Ability to work independently as well as in a team
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; Listens to others and values their contributions, receptive to new and builds on ideas and acts in ethical and socially responsible manner.
Manages time effectively and prioritizes tasks to meet deadlines
Ability to work at the highest levels of an organization while relating well to the general workforce.
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 employme