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Unit Marketing Specialist

Job category: Marketing

Job ID: 62543


Posted: 30-Apr-2017

Northwestern Dining at Northwestern University is seeking a creative, flexible, and energetic Unit Marketing Specialist for our premiere account at Northwestern University at Evanston campus.  This position will focus on implementing dining and food retail programs and growth initiatives, analyzing data, and satisfaction programs.  The Marketing Specialist works closely with the Director of Marketing along with the Operations Team to develop strategies for growth, customer engagement opportunities, and increasing sales.  While deploying these initiatives, the Marketing Specialistis also working to improve customer satisfaction and promote the Northwestern Dining brand.


The ideal candidate will be an organized self-starter with great written and verbal communicate skills. Strong technology and presentation skills are required to reach the students we serve.  The selected candidate will have the ability to create and implement marketing strategies that will enhance the Northwestern Dining guest experience.    


The Ideal candidate has:

  • Proven track record of increasing voluntary meal plan sales and/or sales dollars or sales volume and be able to provide examples of marketing strategies that were implemented
  • Experience in promotion deployment and execution and visual merchandise upgrades 
  • Effective Time Management Skills- able to prioritize, multi task:  managing multiple projects
  • Experience with customer satisfaction enhancements- ability to analyze customer satisfaction surveys and help identify action plans in response
  • Background and success in implementing marketing into social media and websites
  • Additional skills/competencies include:  Must have interpersonal skills, able to handle stress, team training, building strategic relationships, and data analysis  
  • Execute plans to meet deadlines and work with others on processes with monitoring outcome

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Functional Experience - 2 years of experience in marketing, project management or related field(s)

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