1+ months

Field Marketing Specialist 2 - Universities

Macomb, IL 61455
**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** for **Western Illinois** **University** located in **Macomb, IL** .Located in the heart of the Midwest, **Western Illinois University** is a large campus in a family community serving more than 11,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in **Macomb, Illinois** . (Macomb is located 1.5 hours away from Springfield, Quad Cities and Peoria)

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.

**The successful candidate will:**

+ lead a marketing team that includes a Marketing Coordinator, Graphic Artist and Marketing Intern, and work with managers, clients, the District Manager and Vice President in all matters relating to marketing, to help establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship; and/or

+ be responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all marketing activities throughout the enterprise, through subordinate managers, supervisors and frontline employees.

**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 **Western Illinois** **University** at http://www.wiu.edu/

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

**Not the job for you?**

We offer Food Service Management and Catering 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 Food Service Management jobs (http://bit.ly/SdxFoodServicejobs) .

**Working for Sodexo:**

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, youll enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.

**What We Offer**

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

**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 experience

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

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

**Location** _US-IL-MACOMB_

**System ID** _916888_

**Category** _Marketing_

**Relocation Type** _Yes - According to Grade_

**Employment Status** _Full-Time_

**Posted Range** _$51500 to $77990_


Posted: 2023-01-19 Expires: 2023-04-13

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