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Field Marketing Specialist 2

St Louis, MO 63103
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Unit Description

You have the skills to drive profitability through marketing and the implementation of services.


**Relocation assistance is available** 


Sodexo is seeking a Field Marketing Specialist 2 for Saint Louis University located in Saint Louis, MO.

Saint Louis University is ranked among the top Jesuit universities in the country. In addition to being recognized for world-class faculty and academic programs, SLU also received honors for efforts to serve others and our commitment to making an extraordinary education attainable. THis position will also be supporting the Missouri  and Kansas territory. 


Sodexos Marketing staff work with operations teams to develop marketing strategies that provide a high level of service and innovation for multiple cafes, catering, micro markets, brands and retail stores. Marketing is focused on growth strategies for increasing sales for the unit, improving customer satisfaction and promoting Sodexos Brand.


With this exciting opportunity, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the marketing plan and budget of each fiscal year with the goal of increasing as well and retaining existing market share.  This role will be critical for strategic enhancement of University Dining initiatives in the area of marketing, communications and public relations.


Marketing, Communications & Public Relations:

  • A strategic marketing, communications and PR program that enhances the image, position within the marketplace and general public for University Dining.
  • All the University Dining marketing and communications activities, including publications and social media relations.
  • Ensure articulation of University Dining desired image and position. Assure consistent communication of image and position throughout identified outlets, both internal and external.
  • Conduct relevant market research.  Emphasis on student engagement and participation in university setting.
  • Coordinate and oversee this activity to monitor trends. Develop, implement strategies for optimization.
  • Lead projects as assigned, such as selling meal plans, driving retail revenues and coordinating special events.
  • Production and distribution of all University Dining publications.
  • Manage the appearance of all the University Dinings print, social media, website, use of logo, and brochures.

Client Relations:

  • Consult with the University Dining staff and key team members to develop and maintain a strategic perspective. 
  • Coordinate and oversee critical client communications including yearly annual plan and semester reviews.
  • Participate in client meetings and teams to integrate University mission and values into programming.

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

  • strong marketing background and writing skills;
  • strategic leadership, talent management, as well as exceptional communication and project management skills;
  • strong computer skills, with a preference for experience with Scala;
  • best in class presentation skills, with extensive PowerPoint experience;
  • team development skills;
  • client relationship skills and the ability to quickly respond to client and management needs;
  • the ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage workload; and / or
  • contract food services experience (preferred).

Learn more about Saint Louis University at https://www.slu.edu/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: 2021-07-15 Expires: 2021-08-15
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