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Unit Marketing Coordinator

Job category: Marketing

Job ID: 74291


Posted: 14-Aug-2018

Sodexo is seeking a Unit Marketing Coordinator for for Shawnee State University located in Portsmouth, OH.

Shawnee State University is a public university that was established in 1986, making it one of Ohio’s youngest universities, and is located along the banks of the Ohio River in the city of Portsmouth in Scioto County. The late Vernal Riffe Jr., former Speaker of the Ohio House of Representative, sponsored the House Bill 739 which authorized the university and became law on July 2, 1986. He also endowed funding for the state-of-the-art Center for the Arts, which is now the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts, named in his honor.

The Marketing Coordinator will work directly with food service unit managers on all internal and external communications and strategic alignment with client organization's internal marketing goals. This marketing position will require some public relations experience, strong communication skills, excellent writing abilities, creativity, ability to assist with growing top line food sales in retail and voluntary meal plan sales, social media skills, website development skills, innovativeness in regards to out the of box thinking, the ability to communicate and build relationships with students/clients, newspaper, television, client marketing department and the ability to create articles for publication.


What's in it for you? Working for Sodexo as the Unit Marketing Coordinator 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 and room for growth and advancement, professional resources and training.


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

  • Sales/Marketing: Can you help to increase the sales volume of our VMPs (Voluntary Meal Plans) through marketing efforts? Do you have the ability to successfully execute Sodexo marketing programs and plans as well as the "chops" to create campus-specific "inhouse" marketing programs?
  • Partnerships: Can you partner with our family of vendors and the community in order to help create special event opportunities for Sodexo?
  • Social Media: Are you a social media "guru" who can increase Sodexo's social media footprint via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and LinkedIn?

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • 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
  • 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 with customer satisfaction enhancements, - ability to analyze account customer satisfaction surveys and help identify action plans in response.
  • Background and success in implementing marketing into social media and websites.
  •  Ability to partner with General Manager and other 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.

Individual will work with on-site teams to ensure company marketing programs and standards are fully implemented throughout, to include station layout, execution and signage (both print and digital).


Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

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