Student Engagement and Marketing Manager

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29 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Ms Sara Noad
Job Function
Marketing and PR
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a passionate and creative Marketing Professional who is seeking to develop your career within a fast paced FTSE 100 organisation? Would you relish being part of a market leading organisation, within a role that sees you take responsibility for developing a marketing strategy for catering and retail operations? We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing and Communications Manager to join our Chartwells team at Sussex University.   

Chartwells is the market leader providing catering, retail and support services to over 80 colleges and 20 universities in the UK. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative food offers delivered with an exceptional service.

 We know as a company that great service comes from offering great food made from quality ingredients delivered with exceptional customer service. Our teams use seasonal produce, adding creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.

We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud encourage.

Main responsibilities

Reporting to the Contract Director, you will be responsible for developing a marketing and communications plan for our catering and retail operations within the university, where you will be encouraged to drive innovation and student engagement.

This role offers great autonomy and as the Marketing expert within the team, you will use your tested methods to identify trends, discover areas for innovation whilst developing the use of new products and promotional materials within an exciting and modern campus.

Ideal candidate

To fit in with us and for us to be right for you, you will have been successful within a Marketing role ideally with a focus on the Food and Beverage sector, although specific sector experience is not essential. You will however have a sound Marketing knowledge encompassing process and planning tools and will be commercially focused with an ability to measure impact and results.

We are seeking an engaging, enthusiastic, sociable and motivated individual who is able to influence and operate at all stakeholder levels, whilst gaining credibility quickly. You will also live by our values of Integrity, Teamwork, Passion, Can-do and Responsibility. 

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About the company

Compass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company and FTSE100 business.   We employ up to 80,000 people annually - a figure that contributes significantly to our status as the world’s 11th largest employer – and provide a wide range of services to clients in every conceivable sector including Schools, Race Courses, Hospitals, Power Stations, High-street stores and everything in between.

Our Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Teamwork, Passion, Can-do and Responsibility.