Compass Group, North America SPECIALIST, MARKETING in MOUNT VERNON, Iowa

  • We have an opening for a Marketing Specialist* *position. This role will be responcible for the marketing of our food programs as well as assisting in the management of cafe and catering operations on campus.

  • Location: Cornell College in Mount Vernon, IA. /Note: online applications accepted only./

  • Requirement: Entry level management

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Are you looking for a job with competitive wages and benefits, one in which you can learn and grow while making a difference in the world? We’re hiring! Bon Appétit Management Company operates more than 1,000 cafés around the country for corporations, universities, and museums, as well as a few dozen public restaurants. We’ve led the industry in socially and environmentally responsible sourcing, from sustainable seafood to cage-free eggs. We cook everything from scratch using fresh, local ingredients.

Full-time associates at Bon Appétit are eligible for many benefits, including:

  • Paid vacation and sick leave

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • 401(k) with matching by company

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • On-the-job training

Learn more about careers with Bon Appétit:

Job Summary

Summary: Working as a Marketing Specialist, you will be responsible for assisting the food service operation with marketing, merchandising and promotions to ensure superior service and maximize profits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in all marketing, advertising and promotional activities.

  • Analyzes customer/resident research, current market conditions and competitor information.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans and projects for new and existing accounts.

  • Expands and develops marketing platforms.

  • Manages the productivity of the marketing plans and projects.

  • Monitors, reviews and reports on all marketing activity and results.

  • Delivers marketing activity within agreed budget.

  • Reports on return on investment and key performance metrics.

  • Creates marketing presentations.

  • Monitors industry best practices and trends.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of one year marketing experience.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to present to large groups.

  • Knowledge of merchandising and promotions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing preferred.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

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.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 171435

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