Marketing Specialist
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Marketing Specialist
Ref No.: 18-00242
Location: Evanston, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 01/08/2018
Position: Marketing Specialist
Location: Evanston, IL
Type: Direct-Hire/Permanent
Start: ASAP


As a supportive and enthusiastic marketing person, you'll be the backbone of the marketing team. You will help build a pipeline of leads across multiple channels – events, webinars, social media, email campaigns, etc. You will manage operations to ensure efficiency and results are delivered.

Activity
Maintain marketing plans and planning documents.
Contributing and supporting the creation and delivery of marketing internal newsletter, board report and regional sales communications.
Aid delivery of modern, demand creation programs and campaigns:
  • Learn to use marketing/CRM/social media platforms such as Eloqua, Exact Target, Salesforce and Spredfast to deliver campaigns
  • Learn to brief various agencies on digital and design projects to support campaigns
  • Learn to write and optimize copy for marketing campaigns
Play a key role in the planning and organization of events:
  • Handle the logistics of third party conferences and internally hosted 'breakfast briefings', ensuring all events are executed seamlessly
  • Coordinate and communicate with external event organizers, suppliers and logistics companies
  • Ensure our brand is represented professionally, arranging for branded banners, marketing materials, brochures, etc.
  • Complete a thorough event brief for the sales reps attending, ensuring they have all the information required to be successful at events
Manage all invoicing, purchasing, contracts and budget tracking, including providing management and accrual reports and budget updates.
Assist in the delivery of internal and external messaging by maintaining key files, plans and schedules. Keep on top of editorial calendars and identify content for internal comms.

Attributes
This would suit an aspiring marketer who has been in full-time employment and looking to move to the next step in their marketing career.
Adept at learning marketing sales and automation tools.
An established interest in marketing and enthusiasm to develop marketing knowledge and skills.
Quick worker, organized, attentive to detail, ability to work on several projects simultaneously.
Superior written English. Good communication & presentation skills.
Confidence in dealing with stakeholders across various levels of seniority.
Self-starter
Tech-savvy
Calmly manages difficult personalities, situations and timelines
Focused, positive, resilient, passionate, inquisitive