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Developing strategic business plans is your super power. You are creative and driven.

Sodexo is seeking a Field Marketing Specialist 2 for Murray State University located in scenic Murray, Kentucky. Murray State University, located in far western Kentucky, serves as a nationally recognized residential comprehensive university, with a strong extended campus. MSU has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" as one of the top regional universities in the U.S. for 26 straight years. Live in a family friendly community where outdoor activities abound…swimming, fishing, hunting, hiking, etc. This position will lead & support the marketing for the Dining services, while ensuring to uphold corporate standards, sustainability initiatives & customer service excellence. Relocation Assistance is available with this position.

Sodexo’s Marketing staff work with operations teams to develop marketing strategies that provide a high level of service and innovation for multiple cafes, catering, micro markets, brands and retail stores. Marketing is focused on growth strategies for increasing sales for the unit, improving customer satisfaction and promoting Sodexo’s Brand.

The successful candidate will:

  • lead a marketing team and work with managers, clients, the District Manager and Vice President in all matters relating to marketing, to help establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship; and/or
  • be responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all marketing activities throughout the enterprise, through subordinate managers, supervisors and frontline employees.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • strong marketing background and writing skills;
  • strategic leadership, talent management, as well as exceptional communication and project management skills;
  • strong computer skills, with a preference for experience with Scala;
  • best in class presentation skills, with extensive PowerPoint experience;
  • team development skills;
  • client relationship skills and the ability to quickly respond to client and management needs;
  • the ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage workload; and / or
  • contract food services experience (preferred).

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


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At Sodexo, we offer Marketing positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Marketing jobs.

Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

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

Application Instructions

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