Rockstar marketer? These 5 Chicago companies want to see your resume

Andreas Rekdal

No matter how good your product is, building a healthy user base will always require a rockstar marketing operation working behind the scenes to get the word out. Luckily, Chicago is home to some of the best marketers around. If that sounds like you, consider sending your resume to one of these groundbreaking tech companies.


The gig: Growth Marketing Associate

What they do: Grubhub connects diners with more than 50,000 local takeout restaurants in the United States and London. The company’s portfolio also include brands like Seamless, MenuPages and Allmenus.

What you’ll do: You’ll help strategize and execute offline and online marketing campaigns, leverage data to improve marketing campaigns and work with Grubhub’s creative team and vendors on approving campaign collateral. You’ll also be responsible for reporting on your data, exploring new growth opportunities and evaluating how they perform.

What they’re looking for: You need a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, at least three years of experience in results-focused marketing, familiarity with Google Apps and CRM systems, and a love and understanding of statistics. You also need to be able to organize several projects at once and to have a keen eye for details — even under tight deadlines.

Other opportunities: Grubhub's open marketing positions include B2B marketing associate and email analyst roles. And if you've got more experience, check out the regional marketer role or manager-level jobs in paid social, reactivation, network- and retention marketing.


The gig: Product Marketing Specialist

What they do: A provider of real-time sports statistics, historical information and a ready-to-go fantasy sports platform for brands, STATS is one of the world’s leading sports technology providers. Headquartered in the Loop, the company has offices all over the world.

What you’ll do: As a product marketing specialist, you’d be responsible for the strategy, implementation and continuous tracking and improvement of marketing for STATS products, as well as for helping develop positioning and messaging that differentiates the company across global markets. You’d also be charged with planning go-to-market launch of new products, understanding who STATS’ buyers are and collaborating with the company’s marketing team to ensure quality and consistency across platforms.

What they’re looking for: Someone with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a quantitative field like economics, marketing, science or statistics, with a preference for candidates holding an MBA. You also need experience from a successful go-to-market launch, experience with the most popular social media platforms and web tools and demonstrated writing and copy editing skills.

Other opportunities: Other open roles include one for a demand generation marketing specialist, and you might also want to check out the global corporate communications manager role


The gig: Customer Success Associate

What they do: Vibes works with global brands like Home Depot, Verizon and Chipotle to engage their customers using mobile technologies including text messaging, mobile wallet marketing, post-click engagement, and audience segmentation and personalization.

What you’ll do: Your responsibilities would include setting up, running and reporting on mobile campaigns and regularly working with clients to ensure campaigns are meeting their goals. You also need to be able to adapt campaigns on the fly, maintain compliance with Mobile Marketing Association best practices guidelines, and test programs to ensure accuracy and quality.

What they’re looking for: Someone with a bachelor’s degree in integrated marketing, advertising, communications or a related field and at least two years of relevant client service experience. You’ll also need hands-on experience with mobile and web technology, a strong track record in working with clients, great organizational and time management skills and an ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines at once.

Other opportunities: College students and recent grads would do well to check out Vibes' Catapult solutions group intern role. For those with longer track records, exciting opportunities include head of demand generation and associate director of product marketing.


The gig: Digital Marketing Manager

What they do: Veritas Health provides comprehensive, reliable online medical information for people who suffer from chronic pain and musculoskeletal conditions. The company runs four websites and garners more than 20 million page views per month.

What you’ll do: Your job would be to grow traffic to Veritas’ B2C websites by leveraging content, social channels, website engagement and marketing campaigns. You’ll also be expected to keep an eye on the competition, plan and launch new sites, and manage a team of one to three people.

What they’re looking for: In addition to five years of relevant experience, excellent writing skills and a demonstrated track record of growing B2C website traffic, you’ll need a solid grasp of online marketing tools and best practices. You also need an in-depth knowledge of SEO, strong team management and communication skills, and proven project management skills.


The gig: Project Marketing Management Associate

What they do: With its wirelessly connected meter for diabetes patients, Livongo gives users real-time tips to improve their health outcomes, letting family and loved ones know if readings are out of range. Patients can also add their own notes to readings to better understand them upon review.

What you’ll do: Your job will be to drive member enrollment and member satisfaction through integrated, multi-channel campaigns including direct mail and email. You’ll be responsible for targeting campaigns, maintaining lists, developing strategies, working with creative to develop marketing content and A/B testing materials and copy.

What they’re looking for: You need at least two years of experience in marketing or project management, strong project management skills, excellent communications skills and a basic understanding of HTML. Experience using a CRM and with marketing automation, the Adobe Creative Suite and working according to HIPAA guidelines is a plus.


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