Student Marketing Intern at Kutztown University Dining Services

  • Company: Aramark
  • Location: Kutztown, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: September 07, 2017
  • Reference ID: 136258
About Aramark
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Student Marketing Internship

Hiring for the Fall '17 and Spring '18 Semester
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
    • Must be current Kutztown University Student
    • Act as a liaison between Dining Services and the student body through peer-to-peer marketing, reaching out to student groups, coordinating the marketing schedule with university events, conducting tastings/promotions, and conducting student surveys and focus groups
    • Ability to communicate student trends by providing information on student needs, study habits, and activities to assist in identifying missed on-campus markets
    • Act as the on-campus contact for the marketing department when the Marketing Manager is unavailable
    • Assist in the development of marketing strategies
    • Develop relationships with outside vendors to obtain pricing and print requirements and follow-up to ensure completion of projects (printers, designers, etc.)
    • Communicate daily with the Marketing Coordinator and work together to prioritize tasks
    • Develop text, layout, and design for first drafts of promotional materials (brochures, postcards, emails, fliers, signage, posters, etc.)
    • Review promotional materials before they are distributed
    • Interact with customers while working at various marketing events such as meal plan sign-up tables, residential theme dinners, and promotions
    • Give presentations or speak to customers at open house, orientations, club meetings, etc.
    • Distribute marketing materials to the dining locations and make sure materials posted are up to date (posters, maps, table tents, napkin ads, etc.)
    • Conduct competitive analysis and market penetration study to establish current state of the account
    • Oversee long-term projects and assist with administrative tasks
    • Enter data into Excel spreadsheets for analysis, interpret spreadsheet data and convert to an executive summary
    • Update the campus dining website with new information on locations, hours of operation, menus, etc. as needed and generate new ways to increase website traffic and student interest
    • Maintain a professional image
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner
  • Report all injuries immediately to your manager/supervisor

Required Qualifications:
  • Must be fluent in English language, both spoken and written
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, Aramark Alcohol Regulations, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Must be willing to perform a variety of tasks as assigned
  • Great customer service and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Time management, organization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment and promote team work
  • Ability to use confidential information in an appropriate manner and protect employee privacy
  • Ability to manage people and have accountability for company assets
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively use problem solving and decision making skills
  • Basic computer skills and ability to quickly learn new technology systems
  • Previous supervisory experience or experience in the food service industry
  • Successful completion of the ARAMARK Hourly Food Handlers training within the first 30 days of employment
  • Must be willing to follow all Aramark Safety Standards

Desired Qualifications:
  • 1 year of supervisory experience
  • 3 to 6 years experience in the food service industry
  • Interest in self development and desire to learn

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