Sodexo Operations LLC Marketing Specialist in LAS CRUCES, New Mexico

Unit Description

Marketing Specialist opportunity in Las Cruces, New Mexico!

* RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE! *

Do you have experience leading a marketing team? Do you excel at developing and implementing effective marketing plans? Are you creative? Have great public relations and written skills? Then Sodexo may have the ideal opportunity for you!

Sodexo Universities is seeking a Marketing Specialist to join the team that manages the food service, concierge services, facilities management, student living, and conference sales marketing program at New Mexico State University located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Need 5+ years marketing experience - coordinate all marketing program, branding, social / media marketing, work with auxiliary services and management staff anything relating to marketing and promotion of services provided by Sodexo.

This position supports the on-campus dining, student living, and conference and event services, leading the team which creates, customizes, implements and presents marketing sale plans, strategies/programs and public relation functions in order to promote our quality of life programs and drive sales. This person will have a high level of customer contact and must be comfortable assuming a leadership position during promotional events and presenting/speaking to students, parents, faculty and staff. This position requires strong organizational, presentation and written skills, and overall communication skills.

The Marketing Specialist will be responsible for sales initiatives and public relation/press releases. The ideal candidate will

  • have 4 - 5 years marketing background - including supervision/management experience to lead a marketing team.

  • Must have demonstrated the ability to use computer and web-based systems (i.e., SDX PC based tools, Microsoft Applications, Web Based Applications, and Social Media Platforms) to input, access, modify, or output information to execute programs or analysis.

  • have effective interpersonal skills - be comfortable in professional settings, including sales, presentations, interactions with management and clients .

  • outgoing, flexible, and strong attention to detail

  • be self motivated, taking initiative with new projects, have excellent organizational skills,

  • demonstrate strong attention to detail

  • have extensive knowledge of social networking channels and experience as a writer for collateral, websites, Twitter, Facebook, and other similar community sites.

The Marketing Specialist will oversee all marketing responsibilities - to include:

  • Lead and manage all unit marketing initiatives to drive sales growth;

  • Website management and informational updates;

  • Lead all written communications throughout all channels;

  • Lead units specific strategic business plan/marketing plans and its implementation, communication and evaluation;

  • Maintain and track research, customer feedback and satisfaction and reviews statistics and trends with appropriate personnel;

  • Gather, track, analyze and report on results of marketing initiatives;

  • Identify and clarify intern/external customer needs and expectations, taking actions to ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met for both campuses;

  • Create and distribute monthly marketing calendars;

  • Target product compliance as it relates to marketing efforts such as printing, graphics and advertisings;

  • Meet with managers to plan marketing promotions.

Why Sodexo at NMSU?

New Mexico State University is located in the beautiful Organ Mountain Range of Las Cruces New Mexico, just a short 30 minute drive from White Sands National Park. El Paso Texas is 45 minutes to the east while Albuquerque NM is a short 3 hour drive to the north. Sodexo is expanding services at NMSU - to now include food service, concierge services, facilities management and construction consultant, student living, and conference sales marketing program.

Apply Now!

If you want to be part of a forward-thinking, passionate, and dedicated team who strive each day for excellence, then consider joining the Sodexo team! Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now and join the team at NMSU.

Position Summary

Assists with planning, coordinating rollouts and training of national marketing programs to support unit operations and new sales. Assists units and new accounts with marketing initiatives such as surveys, merchandising, national programs, and pricing.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years of experience in project management or related experience

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

System ID 72436

Category Marketing

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time