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Sodexo is seeking a Marketing Coordinator - Universities for Truman State University located in Kirksville, MO. Nestled in the heart of Northeast Missouri, Kirksville boasts a historic downtown square surrounded by a 3,000 acre state park and some of the nation’s top hunting grounds. From classic small town festivals to premier cultural events, Kirksville’s vibrant blend of art, history, recreation and nature will impress you.

Truman State University has been ranked for 18 consecutive years as the #1 public university in the Mid-West region by U.S. News & World Report and ranked #19 on Kiplinger’s list of the 100 Best Public College Values in the nation. With a student enrollment of approximately 5000 plus 1500 faculty members, our food operations include 2 resident dining halls, retail food venues and catering.

The Marketing Coordinator - Universities will improve the customer experience through an interactive, well-thought-out marketing strategy, executed to drive sales and enhance the impact of the program. This position requires a high level of customer, community and client engagement.

The right candidate will bring a curious nature, experience in developing client/customer loyalty and an ability to help build a brand identity for Truman State University .

The successful candidate will:

  • Work with managers, clients, and the director in all matters relating to marketing to help establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship
  • Be responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all marketing activities throughout dining services, through managers, supervisors, and frontline employees
  • Be focused on growth strategies for increasing sales for the unit, improving customer satisfaction and promoting Sodexo’s Brand.

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

  • Strong marketing background, communication, and writing skills
  • Strategic communication and project management skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, with a preference for experience with Scala and Hootsuite)
  • 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
  • Food service/Retail experience preferred

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo’s Benefits.

Not the job for you?
We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Campus, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.

Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.


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 - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

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

Application Instructions

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