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Field Marketing Specialist 2

Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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Unit Description

Join a great team where students are at the heart of everything we do!


Sodexo is seeking a Marketing Specialist 2 for Westmont College located in Santa BarbaraCA. Westmont College is a small Christian College that sits in the hills of Montecito CA and has a population of 1250 students and 365 Staff on campus. Sodexo manages all the food services on campus including The Dining Commons, Ritchies Place (a retail Starbucks and small C- Store), and all the Catering and Conference Services food on campus.

Sodexos Marketing staff work with operations teams to develop marketing strategies that provide a high level of service and innovation for our on site services. Marketing is focused on growth strategies for increasing sales for the unit, improving customer satisfaction and promoting Sodexos Brand.The successful candidate will:

  • be creative and stay on the pulse of student preferences and trends in University dining.
  • be responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all marketing activities for Sodexo's operation throughout the campus.
  • manage all University Dining marketing and communications activities, including publications and social media relations.
  • conduct relevant market research with an emphasis on student engagement and participation.


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

  • a marketing background and strong writing skills;
  • experience using multiple social media platforms as a marketing tool;
  • graphic design experience is a plus;
  • exceptional communication and project management skills;
  • strong computer skills.


At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information 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 - Associates Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Functional Experience - 2 years


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

Posted: 2021-07-06 Expires: 2021-09-05
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