Director of Marketing

| Chicago

Your mission is to lead the UrbanBound marketing team and set the company up for growth by generating significant interest in UrbanBound. You will ensure that we shift buyer's minds so they reject an old way of thinking and come to believe in something new and different.  We need a leader who can focus on the right messaging and targeted campaigns to help UrbanBound become the clear category leader. 

UrbanBound is seeking an experienced, innovative, creative marketing director to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be responsible for the management of all digital platforms, marketing initiatives and ensuring the success of our business objectives. You will combine your knowledge of the web, digital and overall marketing with your business acumen to bring greater brand awareness, increase lead generation, and increase customer engagement.

Director of Marketing Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage company website (including all images, tools and content)

  • Oversee and manage all of digital channels (including updates, design, and user experience)

  • Manage/Oversee day-to-day messaging/posts

  • Conduct and report analysis of site and social traffic

  • Establish and monitor ROI and KPIs

  • Create, maintain, and implement digital marketing and editorial calendars

  • Maintain effective, cohesive, and engaging brand messaging

  • Oversee and manage company blog, e-newsletter, and social media (including regular posts, news, job listings, etc.)

  • Execute marketing events and trade shows

  • Define the end-to-end lead management process in conjunction with sales and marketing operations, including lead capture, lead definitions, lead acceptance/rejection reasons and disqualification reasons that feed into appropriate nurture streams when applicable)

  • Develop and manage budget for all marketing programs

  • Forecast, measure, analyze and report on the impact of marketing activities on sales pipeline, revenue and sales cycle length

  • Drive online and offline marketing programs and campaigns, including email marketing, social media, content syndication, website management, and events

Director of Marketing Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, or related field
  • 7+ years of end to end B2B marketing experience 

  • Strong practical, working knowledge of a complete marketing tech stack

  • Experience writing content that communicates customer stories and the impact of solutions or products

  • Demonstrated ability to development and execute sales and marketing strategies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A roll-up-your-sleeves, entrepreneurial mindset

How to Wow Us

  • Account-based marketing experience
  • Familiarity with the following tools such as Google Analytics, Salesforce and Hubspot

  • Background in the HR/tech industry or Marketing to C-Suite Executives

We Provide

  • A collaborative work environment where you will make decisions daily that positively impact the business.  

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include pre-tax commuter benefit, 401K, discounted membership to building’s gym, and competitive health, dental and vision coverage.

  • A work-life balance where family and health come first. Need to take a break? No problem. We have an open vacation policy, as we want everybody to feel well-rested, energetic, and ready to seize the day.

  • A contemporary, welcoming office located in the central loop’s newly-renovated Franklin building — one of the most recognized skyscrapers in Chicago. This address has easy access to CTA trains and Metra and provides all the benefits of working downtown, such as an Amazon Go in the lobby, and several other restaurant options in the building. 

  • Company-wide celebrations; game night is a regular occurrence at UrbanBound as is wine night, book club, and sporting events. From trolley rides to boat tours to Whirlyball outings when we meet our quarterly goals, everyone celebrates!

 

About UrbanBound
UrbanBound is a tech-driven relocation management company that modernizes the way companies relocate their employees.  UrbanBound is revolutionizing corporate relocation by putting the power back into the hands of employers and their employees. We provide employees with a personalized relocation experience that sets them up for success on Day One while easing employers’ workload and optimizing every relocation dollar. Since the beginning, UrbanBound has been relentlessly dedicated to moving the corporate relocation industry forward. UrbanBound continues to expand its software & service offerings for both employers and relocating employees to help manage and track all aspects associated with moving for a job.

We believe in an inclusive workplace that offers top performers from all backgrounds the opportunity to collaborate and grow their careers.  Learn more about our history, our core values and why we're "Proud to be UB", urbanbound.com/careers

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our office is located in the loop’s historic Franklin building—with easy access to CTA trains, Metra, endless lunch spots & Amazon Go in the lobby!

An Insider's view of UrbanBound

What's something quirky about your company?

After three months of employment, you earn the coveted UrbanBound jacket. In order to receive this jacket, you must participate in the Jacket Ceremony. I can't say much about what this ceremony entails...it's top secret.

Drew

Lead Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

In order to be successful here, you cannot be afraid to speak up. If you think something is broken, and you know how to fix it—say something! The team is eager to hear your ideas, and innovation is rewarded!

Abby

Sr. Marketing Manager

What are some social events your company does?

Game night is a regular occurrence at UrbanBound as is wine night, book club, scavenger hunts, and in-office happy hours (at the UrbanBar). From trolley rides to boat tours to whirlyball outings…when we meet our goals, everyone celebrates!

Michelle

Marketing Coordinator

What are UrbanBound Perks + Benefits

UrbanBound Benefits Overview

At UrbanBound we provide:

A collaborative work environment where you will make decisions daily that positively impact the business.
A competitive salary and benefits that include pre-tax commuter benefit, 401K, discounted membership to building’s gym, and competitive health, dental and vision coverage.

A true work-life balance where family and health come first. Need to take a break? No problem. We have an open vacation policy, as we want everybody to feel well rested, energetic, and ready to seize the day.

A contemporary, welcoming office located in the central loop’s newly-renovated Franklin building — one of the most recognized skyscrapers in Chicago. This address has easy access to CTA trains and Metra, and provides all the benefits of working downtown, such as an Amazon Go in the lobby, and several other restaurant options in the building.

Company-wide celebrations, in-office happy hours, game nights and so much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
We always make sure to have a fully stocked beer fridge and full bar!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
UrbanBound's kitchen has unlimited snacks, coffee & tea!
Happy Hours
In-office happy hours at the UrbanBar are a regular occurrence!
Pet Friendly
UrbanBound's hosts special "Bring Your Dog to Work" days.
Recreational Clubs
UrbanBound sponsors sports leagues year-round (like beach volleyball and bowling)!
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
We’re committed to building an inclusive workplace with a cross-departmental team (that includes both of our founders) that defines and refines processes to support diversity and inclusion.
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

We recognize our outstanding employees with Quarterly Innovation Awards and Semi-Annual Core Values Awards.

We cultivate new ideas with company-wide Hack-a-Thons.

We're proud to be...UB!

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