Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 11:58 PM
Sodexo is seeking a Marketing Specialist for George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. This will be the Senior Marketing Manager on the campus and will work directly with unit managers on all internal and external communications and strategic alignment with client organizations internal marketing goals. This marketing person will need to have public relations experience, be well spoken, possess excellent writing skills, creativity, ability to assist with growing top line sales, social media skills, web site development skills, be innovative in regard to out of box thinking, ability to communicate and build relationships with trade publications, newspaper, television, client marketing department, create articles for publication. Whats in it for you? Working for Sodexo as a Marketing Specialist will provide you with the opportunity to contribute your skills to a company that supports hundreds of college campuses and thousands upon thousands of college students across the country, offers clear career paths and room for growth and advancement, professional resources and training. Is this opportunity right for you? If your answer to the following questions is yes then please consider applying:Sales/Marketing: Can you help to increase the sales volume of our VMPs (Voluntary Meal Plans) through marketing efforts? Do you have the ability to successfully execute Sodexo marketing programs and plans as well as the chops to create campus:specific in:house marketing programs?Partnerships: Can you partner with our family of vendors and the community in order to help create special event opportunities for Sodexo?Social Media: Are you a social media guru who can increase Sodexos social media footprint via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn?We are looking for candidates who have:Proven track record of increasing voluntary meal plan sales and/or sales dollars or sales volume and be able to provide examples of marketing strategies that were implemented.Food retail marketing experience : meal plan sales, merchandise designs, program development and execution, and visual merchandise upgrades that are current with market trends.Dynamic communication skills : an ambassador for Sodexo to our clients and our customers.Effective time management skills : able to prioritize, multi:task : managing multiple projects and account locations.Experience w/customer satisfaction enhancements, : ability to analyze account customer satisfaction surveys and help identify action plans in response.Background and success in implementing marketing into social media and websites.Ability to partner with General Managers to develop impactful marketing strategies.Additional skills/competencies include: diversity awareness, team building/training, building strategic relations, market research, data and financial analysis for return on dividual will work with on:site teams to ensure company marketing programs and standards are fully implemented throughout, to include station layout, execution and signage (both print and digital). Assists with planning, coordinating rollouts and training of national marketing programs to support unit operations and new sales. Assists units and new accounts with marketing initiatives such as surveys, merchandising, national programs, and pricing.Basic Education Requirement : Associates DegreeBasic Functional Experience : 2 years of experience in project management or related experienceSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
• Location: Northern Virginia
• Post ID: 36783853 nova