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Marketing & Content Strategist

| Chicago

DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With nearly 900 employees at our Chicago headquarters and six global offices, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration. 

Cumberland - a DRW Company is the cryptoasset arm of DRW, established in 2014 after early interest in cryptoassets and their underlying technology. Today, Cumberland is a global leader in cryptoassets, uniquely positioned between the traditional financial markets and the cryptoasset ecosystem. From our offices in Chicago, London and Singapore, we specialize in providing 24-hour institutional sized liquidity in all cryptoassets.

As a Marketing & Content Strategist, you’ll help Cumberland build a strong brand and reputation globally by applying your content marketing know-how. Working directly with stakeholders from across the business, you’ll drive and execute content strategy in support of our business development goals and identify the right content and channels to tell our story to potential and existing counterparties. This is a great role for someone who thinks strategically, but also wants to roll up their sleeves to build a new global business.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Create content for marketing platforms and business development materials, including email and web copy, digital advertising, social media content, presentations, thought leadership pieces, leave behind materials, and case studies
  • Write compelling B2B marketing copy using effective messaging and direct response tactics to achieve business development goals and expand existing business
  • Collaborate with brand & communications strategists to build and maintain editorial calendars across multiple content formats
  • Define, monitor and report on content-related metrics, including email open rates, page visits, search engine optimization and social engagement
  • Recommend and execute strategies to optimize content, user experience and search engine experience
  • Support the business development team by strategizing, planning and executing responses to new business opportunities
  • Support industry event and conference sponsorships with targeted content and promotional materials

You’ll be right at home if you have:

  • 4+ years of marketing experience, with emphasis on digital, content or B2B marketing
  • Experience managing paid advertising campaigns
  • Previous graphic design experience; experience working with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience providing marketing and branding support to sales teams
  • Exposure to event planning and promotion a plus
  • A knack for collaborating successfully with diverse internal and external teams
  • A demonstrated ability to tell data-driven stories through multiple channels
  • Strong organizational and workflow management skills
  • Experience with content marketing publishing and analytics tools
  • Strong knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Bonus points for:

  • A passion for cryptoassets and the role they play in global markets
  • Marketing experience in financial services or other highly regulated, complex environment
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ClojureLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PhoenixFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • RiakDatabases


Situated in Chicago's thriving West Loop, our HQ is convenient for Metra and CTA riders alike - and foodies looking for a bite on "Restaurant Row."

An Insider's view of DRW

How does your team reward individual success?

Our team acknowledges individual success and provides an environment to further new ideas. The team then ensures higher management is aware of your contribution. These accomplishments become part of the individual’s and team’s record at the end of the year. This approach I believe has led to a lot of innovations on my team.


Network Engineer

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

During my internship in Chicago, I built models in python, ones that are still used on that desk today. The next summer, I returned as a full-time trading analyst and picked up right where I left off. I focus on systematic research and the development and execution of new strategies for the foreign exchange (FX) options desk in Chicago.


Quantitative Trading Researcher

What are some things you learned at the company?

We’re free to choose the technology stack that best solves each individual problem, so the learning happens project to project. I started programming in C#, but changing teams exposed me to a new suite of languages that I’m now working in regularly


Software Engineer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Working on the risk team, I combine the principles of risk management and computer science. I help direct how we take risk across the organization, and ensure reliability with the use of really innovative tech.


Software Engineer

What are some social events your company does?

DRW is not all work, all the time. We offer a number of activities and events for all interests, like monthly wine tastings, sports leagues, hobby clubs and movie outings to name a few.


Systems Team Lead

What are DRW Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Daily catered breakfast and lunch. On-site yoga and meditation classes. Trivia nights. Chair massages. Wine Tastings. Mentorship Program. Game Tournaments. Speaker Series and "Geek Lunches".

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