Chicago Area Jobs

I’m not a recruiter but through networking and discussion with colleagues and marketers, I occasionally come across job opportunities. As I’m based in the Greater Chicago Area, most of these leads are focused here. If you’re interested in any of the positions below, please feel free to contact us via the email below and send us your resume in PDF or DOC format. If you’re hiring and would like some more publicity, please feel free to contact us and we’ll get it posted here.

All questions, inquiries email: [email protected]

Web Designer/Developer

Date Posted:  4/23/2012

B2B design agency is looking for a full-time web developer and programmer with 2-3 years experience in interactive, web and mobile development.

The candidate will work on a range of unique marketing initiatives, from websites to creation of mobile web apps for iPad and smart phones. The candidate should have a high sense of design, ability to problem solve, and know how to code.


  • Experience in HTML, CSS2/3
  • Experience with WordPress theme development and plugin customization
  • Knowledge in JQuery Mobile or comparable JavaScript framework, cross-browser/cross-platform compatibility.
  • Ability to create custom templates for email marketing campaigns and e-newsletters

Job Duties:

  • Plans site design by clarifying goals; designing functionality and develops site navigation by categorizing content; funneling traffic through content.
  • Works with copywriters and graphic artists; designing images, icons, banners, audio enhancements, etc.
  • Prepares site by installing and configuring server software; installing programming language using authoring and formatting tools; ensuring cross-platform compatibility; establishing links.
  • Upgrades site by updating content and graphics; monitoring performance and results; identifying and evaluating improvement options; introducing new technology; maintaining links.
Competitive salary and benefits.
All questions, inquiries email: [email protected]

Email Project Coordinator

Date Posted:  4/21/2012

Job Description:

Our email marketing production team is currently looking for an Email Project Coordinator who will responsible for supporting a client’s email marketing initiatives. The position is on-site full-time at the client’s offices located in Deerfield, IL.

This position will be actively involved in email marketing, web programming, and database list management. The professional will design and develop HTML newsletters on a daily basis, manage/load lists into the database, and schedule the emails into ExactTarget. The position will support existing and new email campaigns, landing page development, and graphic design of creative.

Job Title: Email Project Coordinator


  • Minimum 3+ years web and email development/design.
  • Third Party Email Distribution Software (ExactTarget, Marketo, Eloqua, Responsys etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail and quality assurance required.
  • Highly proactive in raising flags, issues, concerns.
  • Highly creative problem solver and resourcefulness.
  • Experience with HTML, CRM, and marketing automation solutions a plus!
  • Desire and ability to thrive managing multiple projects simultaneously, changes of direction, and rapid pace.
  • Experience with research, online survey tools and design, and data analysis and reporting.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), listening and team work skills.
  • Detail and results oriented.
  • Accountability for meeting deadlines while producing high-quality work.

Job Requirements:

  • Hand coding of HTML
  • Adobe Photoshop  (promo, banner, image creation)
  • Prior hands on CMS experience

Desirable Additional Skills:

  • JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets.

All questions, inquiries email: [email protected]

Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Date Posted:  4/18/2012

Job Summary:

The Sales & Marketing Coordinator will play an essential role in helping to define this newly created role and executing a myriad of go-to-market programs.  Working in close collaboration with the MIS sales, marketing and product teams, this individual will drive the division’s lead management process, ensure that sales tools are organized and updated, maintain the division’s presence in online buyer’s guides (data cards), and implement a variety of programs that bolster brand awareness and generates leads. This is both a strategic a tactically focused role which is vitally important to business expansion.

Essential Job Functions

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

  • Play a key role in designing and architecting the overall Lead Management process in collaboration with marketing and sales teams
  • Make daily decisions related to lead qualification scenarios, lead assignments, executive reporting, and ROI reporting for sales and marketing campaigns
  • CRM OnDemand – help sales and marketing fully leverage and optimize our use of Siebel CRM OnDemand for contact, campaign, and lead management
  • Specific projects include:
    • Contact list management (upload/download contacts)
    • Prospect pool searching, acquisition, and management
    • Campaign management
    • Lead management (upload/download leads)
    • ROI reporting / campaign effectiveness
    • Lead qualification
    • Sales Share reporting and management

Collateral Management & Access

  • Help establish an ideal collateral management process using our online sales enablement tools
  • Specific projects include:
    • Organize and tracking of collateral status and progress
    • Printing and shipping of collateral
    • Manage minor collateral update revision processes
    • Manage all collateral and sales tools on FUSE


Data Card Management

  • Help architect and create a new data card creation and management process
  • Make daily decisions regarding how to best position our data products, how to differentiate our products against the competition, and budget decisions for data cards and other marketing programs
  • Specific projects include:
    • Load content into data card systems
    • Review competitor data cards to ensure competitiveness
    • Collect/validate counts and coordinate pricing with product

Marketing Program Support

  • Webinar scheduling support, management of recordings, posting of recordings, etc.
  • Banner advertising campaign effectiveness reporting
  • Sales incentive program administration
  • Overall project coordination for marketing events, campaigns, communications, etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of Marketing or Sales experience
  • Ability to work under pressure and  meet deadlines
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail to produce high quality work product
  • Team player that meets and exceeds team based goals
  • Enjoys being creative and innovative
  • Strong understanding of new technologies and how they can be applied to the marketing field
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Adept at prioritizing multiple tasks/projects

All questions, inquiries email: [email protected]