Unit Marketing Specialist

Employer
Sodexo
Location
Fort Meade, MD
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Sodexo, at A High Security Government Installation near Fort Meade, MD is seeking a Unit Marketing Specialist for a prestigious Government Services dining account. This position is an entry level marketing position responsible for visual merchandising, halo register, Imenu, promotions, marketing initiatives, assist with new cafe openings and refreshes. Sodexo supports the NSA through 4 large units, 12 smaller satellites units and 2 catering units with a managed volume of 19 million. This operation has several national brands, Sodexo in house brands, and a full service cafe that the Unit Marketing Specialist will be responsible for driving sales. Excellent computer skills are a must. The Unit Marketing Specialist must be comfortable presenting marketing materials to groups and clients. Good organizational skills and attention to detail are key skills. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Sodexo marketing programs. Great opportunity to showcase your marketing ability in our growing division! 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. 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. 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 investments. Seeking confident candidates that work independently using prior food retail marketing experience and the ability to: initiate goals within budgets, execute plans to meet deadlines, and work with teams on processes while monitoring outcomes Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a government security clearance. Only the highest caliber individuals qualify for these selected positions. At a minimum, applicants must meet the following qualifications: - Applicant must be a US citizen. - Unquestionable loyalty to the United States and sound moral character as established by a comprehensive Federal Special Background Investigation (to include a polygraph). - Issues that could disqualify an applicant from consideration include, but are not limited to, whether the applicant has engaged in serious criminal activity, recent illegal drug use, a history of adverse employment actions to include absenteeism and termination, or significant credit problems such as recent bankruptcies. In addition to offering a great opportunity, this position also provides a competitive salary, great benefits and so much more!! Please visit the Sodexo Network with Us page and consider signing up for our Career Connections eNewsletter. #LIThis 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.Key Duties-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 equivalentSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.PI99472869