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Location:Charlotte, NC
Company:Compass Group
First posted:February 03, 2020

Posted Date: Feb 3, 2020

As the leader in business and industry dining, Eurest is the company to join if you want a rewarding career packed with limitless opportunities. We feed the employees of the nation's largest and most-prestigious companies -- in every state and across all industries. As a member of Eurest's leadership and professional support team, you will help our 16,000 chefs, and in-unit associates excel as they deliver world-class meals in corporate cafes and executive dining rooms with on-site catering through vending innovations and more.

Our company is innovative, high performing and fast growing. Our teammates are enthusiastic, committed to quality and thrive on consistently delivering unparalleled results. And did we mention we work with exciting companies and at interesting locations?Come grow your career with Eurest.

Job Summary

Job Summary:

The Director of Marketing is a key member of the Company team with responsibility for managing the onsite marketing team and partnering with operations to grow participation and drive the business.  We are looking for an outgoing marketing expert who is passionate about building a brand that supports students and nutrition, creating a collaborative culture and ultimately shaping our district wide marketing and promotional strategy.  The role is multifaceted with oversight of strategic marketing initiatives that improve participation, create deeper partner and community relationships and drive new revenue. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partners with operations and regional marketing to develop and deliver a marketing strategy that aligns with business goals, builds our program and drives client/guest engagement
  • Drives development and directs results-oriented marketing planning across district
  • Develops success metrics and reporting mechanisms for marketing plans and initiatives
  • Directs implementation of core marketing programs including but not limited to promotional initiatives, café design strategies and advertising
  • Directs retail partnerships and merchandising strategies as well as implementation to grow sales
  • Oversees communications strategy and implementation in partnership with National Director of Communications
  • Creates and develops strategic relationships with key internal (culinary, dieticians, operations) and external groups
  • Oversees agencies and design resources as appropriate to support program implementation
  • Builds marketing programs and promotions that build culture and enhance our positioning within the marketplace
  • Actively supports client reporting through monthly, quarterly and annual business reviews to tell the story of the partnership
  • Works with Company resources to ensure appropriate integration and collaboration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with a major in marketing, advertising or related field
  • Minimum seven years marketing management experience required
  • Proven track record of directing and tracking marketing programs that build engagement and sales
  • A strategic thinker and highly organized with ability to prepare and manage budgets
  • Restaurant, fast casual or food marketing experience a plus
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent oral and written communicator with strong technical aptitude who remains abreast of market business trends
  • Broad knowledge of social media and solutions that build internal and external engagement, as well as a thorough understanding of the Internet
  • Self-starter with outstanding leadership and planning skills
  • Budget management experience required
  • Must be willing to travel as needed
  • Ability to balance business priorities with best practices and implementation methodologies
  • Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Apply to Eurest today!

Eurest is a member of Compass Group USA

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Req ID:374137




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