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Field Marketing Specialist 1

Austin, TX 78738
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Unit Description

Developing strategic business plans is your super power. You are creative and driven.


Sodexo is seeking a Field Marketing Specialist to support a large school district in the Austin area. This is responsible for creating, customizing, implementing and presenting marketing plans, strategies/programs, visual merchandising and managing social media related to the dining program.  This position requires hands on marketing and involvement in the Student Dining and Food Retail venues within the school district.  Marketing is focused on growth strategies for increasing sales for the unit, improving customer satisfaction and promoting Sodexos Brand.The successful candidate will:


  • plan growth initiatives with roll-outs and training of national marketing programs to support operations and new revenue streams;
  • assist the account with marketing initiatives such as surveys, harmonized promotions, national programs and pricing; and
  • coordinate and direct all marketing activities through managers, supervisors and front-line employees

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Proven track record of increasing sales volume and be able to provide examples of marketing strategies that were implemented;
  • 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, relationships and account locations;
  • Experience with 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 Operational Managers to develop marketing strategies;
  • Additional skills/competencies include: diversity awareness, team building/training, building strategic relations, market research, data and financial analysis for return on investments;
  • Experience and the ability to initiate goals within budgets, execute plans to meet deadlines, and work with teams on processes while monitoring outcomes; and
  • Strong technology skills. Experience in Restaurant/Food-service Marketing is a plus.

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits  Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer Marketing positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Marketing jobs. Working for Sodexo:How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Position Summary

  • Drives growth through planning, development and execution of growth initiatives, including: Non-Mandatory Sales/Pricing/Retail & Catering/New Sales & Retention/eCommerce & Mutualized Promotions
  • Develops and implements plans intended to increase customer insight/satisfaction through Surveys/Focus Groups/Engagement Promotions and relevant technology
  • Develops and implements internal/external communication through Websites/Social Media/Innovation Sharing/Best Practices
  • Forges collaborative relationships to create transformative customer experiences
  • Establishes program awareness through a physical presence at site

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2020-03-24 Expires: 2020-04-24

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