Join Our Team!

We are currently hiring in our Alexandria, Virginia office for: 

Marketing Intern

Fransmart is the industry leader that helps emerging restaurant concepts grow to become large chains through franchising. We’re looking for hungry and motivated aspiring marketers to join our team! A team of smart and hardworking marketing professionals who are committed to our clients’ success. Come work in our Old Town, Alexandria office, walking distance to many great restaurants, for the entire summer.

We promise that you will never be asked to get coffee. In this role, you will have the opportunity to learn, make a real impact on the company and our great restaurant brands. You will gain real world experience that you can apply directly upon graduating.

You Will Be:

  • Working with our marketing team and agency partners to convey the story and benefits of the restaurant chains we represent to potential franchisees through multiple marketing channels
  • Designing, deploying, and measuring the success of email marketing campaigns and gaining experience using Pardot (powerful marketing automation tool)
  • Running the social media strategy and execution on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Collaborating to pitch stories and press releases to both national and international reporters using Cision, a public relations industry tool
  • Measuring your success using Salesforce.com to track new and qualified leads
  • Actively participating on weekly brand marketing update calls
  • Crafting dynamic multimedia presentations and documents
  • Executing digital marketing efforts including paid search, social, and display campaigns

People Describe You As:

  • A real self starter
  • A foodie or passionate about the restaurant and franchising industries
  • Deadline driven and detail oriented
  • A standout colleague with a passion for food and marketing
  • Unafraid of change- in fact, you thrive on it!
  • Strong analytical skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adept at building and deploying email marketing campaigns
  • An excellent writer
  • Curious to learn more about multiple marketing disciplines and business intelligence tools (Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Cision, Insight Squared, Salesforce.com, Pardot)

You Can Get Bonus Points If You Have:

  • Understanding of HTML / CSS and web development experience
  • Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite

We Will Offer You:

  • Paid full time internship
  • Casual work environment
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Located in Old Town, Alexandria
  • Opportunity to learn and grow
  • Lots of chances to enjoy good food

Fransmart is an equal opportunity employer who will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran's status.

Sales Development Representative

You will play a dynamic role for Fransmart, as you will work to identify new potential leads through the use of our huge database of prospects and your cold calling efforts. Once you have learned to qualify the right type of potential buyer, we will train you to partner with a Senior Sales Leader to coordinate and participate in all phases of the sales process.

You have set your sights on becoming a full cycle sales representative and know you just need a shot to learn from talented colleagues. This is your opportunity! Our goal is that 80% or more of our SDR's become Sales Leaders in about a years' time. Come join our small but growing team.

What You Will Do:

  • Generate new qualified prospects through researching, cold calling and networking within defined restaurant brands and territories
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date list of all sales pipeline activity, including leads, prospects, forecasts, demographic profiling information, and prospect contact information in Salesforce
  • Maintain the highest level of knowledge of the restaurant brands in our portfolio
  • Collaborate with colleagues to exchange information such as selling strategies and marketing information
  • Support lead generation campaigns developed by our marketing team
  • Partner with our Sales Leaders to manage potential franchise buyers through the sales pipeline
  • Meet or exceed annual sales quota
  • Share feedback about restaurant brands, services and process to help us improve our processes, marketing efforts and sales strategies
  • Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Committed to pursue a career in sales
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with Salesforce would be a plus
  • Call center experience or a sales/marketing internship is a plus
  • Ability to travel <10% of the time

People Say You Are:

  • Positive, upbeat, and can establish rapport easily over the phone
  • An inventive problem solver
  • Driven to meet and exceed goals
  • Self motivated, can work independently and collaboratively in a fast paced environment
  • A passionate lifelong learner with a love for restaurants
  • Comfortable giving and receiving feedback

We Will Offer You:

  • A generous compensation package with an uncapped commission plan
  • 100% company paid- medical, dental, and vision care for you and your family
  • A generous PTO policy and paid holiday time
  • Short term, long term disability and life insurance– company paid
  • Cell phone reimbursement ($50 per month)
  • 401k Plan
  • Casual work environment in Old Town Alexandria- walking distance from dozens of great restaurants
  • Opportunity to grow, develop, and scale an exciting business

Fransmart is an equal opportunity employer who will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran's status.

About US:

Fransmart, based in beautiful Old Town Alexandria, is a restaurant accelerator and franchise development company that identifies emerging restaurant concepts to grow into large restaurant chains through both corporate expansion and global franchise development. We have sold over 5,000 franchises worldwide and launched the expansion programs for powerhouse companies like 5 Guys Burgers, The Halal Guys, Qdoba and Freshii.

Fransmart helps connect talented restaurant developers with successful brands that people crave. Come help us and our clients.