Sodexo Inc. Field Marketing Specialist 2 in McLean, Virginia

Unit Description

Sodexo’s Government Services North America is seeking a Field Marketing Specialist II for a potential NEW unit opening with locations in the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia areas.

Food operations for this potential 25 million NEW account will consist of more than 30 retail dining brands (national and in-house) in 16 locations. As a Field Marketing Specialist, you will be working with the District Manager and management teams to increase sales and customer participation in all dining locations. This is a great opportunity for a professional with strong field experience in marketing and operations.

Is this opportunity right for you? If your answer to the following questions is "yes" then please consider applying:

Sales/Marketing: Are you passionate about utilizing marketing initiatives to drive sales, participation and satisfaction? Can you successfully develop and execute innovative marketing plans and programs?

Client/Guest Communications: Do you possess excellent oral and written communication skills? Can you effectively communicate with clients and guests? Do you can develop and implement internal/external communications utilizing various platforms?

Special Events: Are you an event planner who possesses the ability to deliver fun and engaging activities?

Software Applications: Can you conduct weekly menu maintenance on a large-scale digital content management system? Can you conduct updates to menus, pricing on POS and kiosk systems? Knowledge of CaterTrax, Halo and Vivo net are a plus.

Training: Can you successfully train hourly staff employees in the areas of customer service and marketing strategies?

We are looking for candidates who can:

  • Prioritize multiple tasks; managing multiple projects and account locations

  • Work independently and as a team member on a wide variety of projects

  • Meet strict deadlines and due dates

  • Be a Customer Experience Champion

  • Ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met

  • Educate and develop rapport with customers with a special emphasis on building a partnership with our client

  • Maintain marketing information on various platforms

  • Create monthly marketing calendars and host events to engage customers

  • C oordinate all unit marketing initiatives to drive sales growth and participation

  • Offer a fresh perspective every time they walk into a unit

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 - Associate’s Degree

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

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

System ID 77926

Category Marketing

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time