**Sign-on Bonus Potential**
Sodexo Universities is seeking a Marketing Specialist for The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), located in Ewing, NJ! This position will support all food/dining venues operated by Sodexo - which includes a large resident dining program, retail and catering. This marketing manager will support TCNJ as a primary account, but will also lend marketing support to Camden County College and the Pennington School (local travel approximately four days a month).
The Marketing Specialist is responsible for the planning and implementation of the strategic marketing business plan that aligns the university's strategic plan with dining services. The Marketing Specialist will handle all marketing roll-outs and training of national marketing programs to support unit operations for Resident Dining, Retail Venues and Catering. The Marketing Specialist will ensure our dining team's strategy aligns with students expectations, customer satisfaction, sales growth and overall enhancements to the dining program. The ideal candidate has 2-4 years of food retail marketing experience - meal plan sales, merchandise designs, program development and execution, and visual merchandise upgrades that are current with market trends.
What’s in it for you? Working for Sodexo as the Unit 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, room for career growth and advancement, and professional resources and training.
The Unit Marketing Specialist will:
This is a great opportunity for a highly engaged marketing professional who thrives in a student-customer based environment!
This position leads coordinated efforts in implementing and deploying unit marketing growth and customer satisfaction and retention strategies. Leads unit marketing plan development, implementation, communication and evaluation with analysis, training and engagement. Leads projects and is a resource for a strategic area. Can work as a project manager and/or liaison for marketing strategies, concepts and projects.
-Student Engagement: Engaging student body with promotions and programs to increase customer satisfaction and retention
-Partnerships: Partner with University for special events
-Web/Social Media: Increase Website and Social Media presence through Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
-Must have high energy, flexible, team oriented but work independently, and be a multi-tasker. Attention to detail, great communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
-Interacts with internal team members, media and public relations
-Ensures customers and Sodexo/SodexoMAGIC goals are aligned
-Coordinate all unit marketing initiatives to drive sales growth and track results
Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.