Sodexo USA Gaithersburg , MD 20877
Sodexo Stop Hunger team seeks dynamic, self-starter to focus on social media, marketing, communications and program support for Sodexo's Stop Hunger efforts in the U.S. The Community Relations Coordinator position will be located in our corporate office in Gaithersburg, MD.
This position is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of communications while working for a well-known organization.
Childhood hunger is a problem too big for one organization to solve alone. Stop Hunger mobilizes volunteers, including Sodexo employees, clients, customers, vendors, youth leaders and carefully selected nonprofits to contribute to hunger-free communities around the world. During fiscal year 2018 in the U.S., Stop Hunger engaged 34,184 volunteers, distributed more than 3.6 million meals and raised almost $2.4 million. Globally, Stop Hunger actions took place in 42 countries. Together, we are powering toward a tomorrow that's free from childhood hunger.
This candidate will:
Support Stop Hunger programming, including but not limited to, Surplus Food Recovery, Backpack Food Programs, On-Campus Pantries, Feeding Our Future, Stop Hunger Servathon, Stop Hunger Food Drive, , etc.
Manage Stop Hunger's social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube accounts
Monitor digital media platforms to increase engagement and measure/evaluate communications
Work with Community Relations team to execute special events, including developing event communications, promoting the event and taking photographs during the event, and promoting on digital media
Be the Brand protector and ambassador for Stop Hunger and the Foundation
Partner with national non-profits
Work with internal teams, including website developers, graphic designers and external print vendors to field requests for marketing/print/digital collateral
Manage cause marketing materials
Review communications/collateral for Stop Hunger and ensuring all communications adhere to the organization's style guide
Organize and optimizes Stop Hunger photo library and photo releases
Gatekeeper of Stop Hunger data and key performance indicators
Website maintenance and content development for Intranet (Sodexo Net) and HelpStopHunger.org develops, edits, and transmits requests and ensures completion
Enhance storytelling, best practice documentation and sharing, and testimonials for Stop Hunger
Other duties as assigned
Must be proficient with Microsoft Suite products to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook as well as social media applications.
Experience with Adobe InDesign/Creative Suite a plus.
Attention to detail and organization needed
Community relations, corporate social responsibility, or non-profit experience would be a PLUS!
Coordinates and supports programs to promote good will by disseminating information to employees and helping to match local community NGOs to Sodexo units that align with the community relations programs. Plans, coordinates, and communicates projects with vendors, marketing and operations that support Sodexo's central focus of promoting employee engagement, the Sodexo brand, and departmental strategies.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement
Associate's Degree Basic Functional Experience
2 years of experience working in a corporate environment
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.