ARAMARK Peer to Peer Sales Team Member - Marketing - Mississippi State University in Mississippi State, Mississippi

Overview:

About Aramark

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Description:

Peer to Peer Sales Team Member Job Description

MSU Dining Services

Title: Peer to Peer Sales Team Member

Hours per Week: 0-20 hours per week – this varies and depends on your schedule

Term: 3 week time frame, different times throughout the school year

Essential Functions:

Peer to Peer Sales Team members will assist Marketing Manager and Marketing Assistant with the active communication and selling of meal plan opportunities to voluntary students for an assigned period several times throughout the school year.

Duties and Responsibilities of Peer to Peer Sales Team Members include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be knowledgeable about meal plans, including Meal Equivalency, and all MSU Dining locations

  • Effectively communicate information from management to customers, students, and parents

  • Adheres to all policies/procedures set forth in the student handbook

  • Presents him/herself in a professional manner

General Expectations for Peer to Peer Sales Team Members:

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to complete assigned tasks

  • Able to gain respect in a leadership role

  • Protect and uphold the rules and guidelines put forth by MSU Dining

  • Utilize the tools and technology available

Additional Attributes for Peer to Peer Sales Team Members include, but are not limited to:

Independence/Interdependence

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Be a team leader and team player

  • Knows and reacts with appropriate responses to organizational needs

  • Demonstrate clear and effective communication with supervisors and team members

  • Understanding of general functions of MSU Dining locations

Goal Orientation

  • Able to prioritize work tasks

  • Able to carry out goals/tasks

  • Does not allow distractions to prevent the completion of tasks in a timely manner

Self-Confidence/Humility

  • Display positive attitude with customers, coworkers and towards work

  • Demonstrates good verbal and nonverbal communication

  • Be able to know/understand rules/guidelines and accurately assess why they are in place

Resilience

  • Must be able to give and receive constructive criticism

  • Able to apply knowledge in multiple settings

  • Ability to work through bad experiences by assessing what caused them, what can be done to repair them, and how to avoid them in the future

  • Ability to respond quickly to issues at hand with a resolution

Appreciation of Differences

  • Understand and respect the values and beliefs of others

  • Treat all customers, peers, and supervisors respectfully and congenially

  • Listen to concerns and issues brought forth and deal with them in a timely manner

Tolerance of Ambiguity

  • Able to adjust to differing customer/staffing conditions on a day to day basis

  • Maintain composure in difficult situations

  • Demonstrate willingness to attempt new tasks

Minimum Skills/Qualifications:

  • Background and interest in Marketing, Sales, and Communication

  • Previous food service experience a plus, but not necessary

  • Must be able to work independently and with a team

  • Must be a good role model with work practices

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with others

  • Self-motivated

  • Must attend Mandatory Student Training Sessions offered before work commences

  • Be a pro-active team member who actively engages with customers to promote and grow meal plan sales

  • Previous knowledge of dining locations and meal plans a plus

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk quickly, walk up and down stairs, bend, and stoop

  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently

  • Ideal candidate will be available to work a flexible schedule that may include days and weekends

  • All candidates must be at least 18 years of age

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran