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Field Marketing Specialist 1 - Located in Indianapolis, IN

Job category: Marketing

Job ID: 77136


Posted: 17-Nov-2018

Sodexo's universities segment is seeking an experienced

Field Marketing Specialist 1 for a Potential Sale at Butler University located in vibrant Indianapolis, IN.


Relocation Assistance Available!


Is this opportunity right for you?  


Butler University is a Private university with an enrollment of over 5,000 students.  Butler University has a campus that spans over 295-acres and is located only 5 miles from vibrant downtown Indianapolis, IN.  Sodexo will oversee all culinary/food operations of their Resident Dining Halls, multiple food Retail business, Catering and Concession operations at this prestigious account.  


Come be a Bulldog! Check out Butler University:

Butler University's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities Midwest is #1.


The successful candidate will have Strong Leadership and Team Building Skills, and be student centric. This position plays an integral part in insuring that we consistently deliver our services to meet or exceed their expectations. 


This position will support all food/dining venues resident dining, retail (both national and in-house brands) catering and concessions.  


The Field 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 Field 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 Field 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 marketing experience - 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 Field 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.


Social Media: Are you a social / digital media "guru" who can increase Sodexo's social media footprint via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.  Possibly offer some Graphic Design?


The Field Marketing Specialist will:

  • Work to increase student engagement in dining services;
  • Provide an annual marketing plan to drive sales and tie to a budget;
  • Have daily client interaction;
  • Be responsible for the growth of all meal plans to drive sales;
  • Be responsible for the growth of retail sales;
  • Develop the marketing vision in conjunction with the General Manager and primary client on campus;
  • Provide marketing leadership that is pro-active and not reactionary based;
  • Make recommendations for future program development;
  • Communicate and update the entire Sodexo management team and student body through use of technology and marketing tools;
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving dining services team at a prestigious university!

Why Indianapolis? Living in Indianapolis definitely has some awesome perks; and it is not only watching the Colts play (although, yea, they do a lot of that). It is a bigger city than one would  think and there is always lots to do! Don’t believe me? Check out our list below of a few things that make Indianapolis great. The Famous St. Elmo’s Steakhouse and all other food, Skywalk System, City Pride, The Canel Walk, The Indianapolis Colts, Indy 500 & Festival, Amazing State Parks, Carmel’s Arts and Design District/Antique Alley and great Live Music scene.

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent


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