Marketing and Communications Specialist at Milyli

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Our future Marketing and Communications Specialist is a detail-oriented multitasker who will work with the Senior Marketing Manager to develop and execute the most effective, measurable marketing efforts for Milyli. This work should amplify Milyli’s brand messages across owned, earned, and paid mechanisms to drive awareness and demand for Milyli’s products and services. Success will be measured by department and business KPIs.

​Primary role responsibilities include promoting marketing materials on the Milyli website and social media as well as in paid campaigns, email newsletters, and partner activations. This individual must understand the nuances of scaling, publishing, and promoting materials for different audiences. Understanding the distinction between long-sale marketing for business-to-business (B2B) and transactional marketing for business-to-consumer (B2C) is critical. Submitted resumes and cover letters should illustrate experience through real-world or practicum examples.

​Because this role acts as Milyli’s co-publisher, this person must have strong editorial skills and an incredible eye for detail. This person is a voracious learner with a passion for creative problem-solving. They must work well independently and collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders and external partners. An individual with strong analytical skills, the ability to communicate clearly, and a passion for bringing brands to life through marketing will succeed in this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Amplification: Plans, implements, tracks, and optimizes marketing programming across owned, earned, and paid outlets.

  • Develops and executes demand generation programs aligned to and prioritized against immediate sales needs, industry calendar, and Milyli’s other business goals
  • Manages social media channels with tested strategy for optimized frequency and timing
  • Provides external parties any materials necessary to represent the Milyli brand accurately (I.e., proper logos, one-sheets, quotes, webinar collateral) and monitors for misuse
  • Tracks metrics for informed, data-driven decision-making and to uncover opportunities for more efficient and effective marketing

Strategy + Operations: Assists with project managing integrated campaigns for sales and marketing operations.

​​Builds segmented, measurable lead nurture campaigns

  • Supports SMM with project managing deliverables for Milyli’s collateral/content calendar
  • Supports SMM with the strategic use and maintenance of Milyli’s CRM
  • Supports Milyli’s first, second, and third-party market research efforts
  • Maintains repository of sales collateral and thought leadership assets
  • Maintains Milyli’s promotional swag items
  • Assists with event logistics like Milyli’s annual Relativity Fest sponsorship Production: Supports the creation of marketing content for end-to-end marketing programming.

Production: Supports the creation of marketing content for end-to-end marketing programming.

  • Supports SMM with editing effective, elegant sales enablement materials (e.g, pitch decks, one-sheets, demo content)
  • Composes promotional copy when publishing content (e.g., tweet, ad, landing page copy)
  • Coordinates, edits, and publishes thought leadership content (e.g., blogs, case studies, eBooks)
  • Assists SMM and other managers with the creation and dissemination of internal communications (e.g., weekly employee flyer)

Please note that adjustments to responsibilities may occur during the finalization of any job offer, and the success criteria for the role will be set and monitored by the hiring manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, advertising, or communications
  • 2-5 years of experience in marketing or communications
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong editorial and proofreading skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and understanding of professional ethics, decorum and social skills
  • Superb prioritization, organization, and project management skills
  • Good eye for compelling, attractive visuals 
  • Experience translating complex or abstract ideas into design briefs for clear visual direction
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of various marketing and analytics tools such as ActOn, Marketo, Google Analytics, and CRM systems (e.g., Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Would benefit from a strong knowledge of technology and software terminology
  • HTML knowledge ideal

WHAT ELSE:

  • This is a full-time position
  • There is minimal travel required for this position
  • You must be able to legally work in the U.S.

Along with your resume send us a cover letter that tells us why you think you’d be great for the role. Highlight how your past experience ties into the current position requirements. Cover letters should give us a taste of your personality; we really want to get to know you starting with the application process. Don’t be shy, tell us about yourself! What do you love doing and why you want to do it at Milyli? 

Since a team member reads every application, this process does take a bit of time but we will always get back to you.  While you’re waiting, check out our website to take a peek inside our office and see some of the Familyli. Thank you for your interest in Milyli!

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Location

Milyli is located in Chicago's Fulton Market Innovation District. We're easily accessible from the CTA and Metra with on-site parking available.

An Insider's view of Milyli

What are some social events your company does?

Our operations team does a great job planning our events. Since I joined the team last year, we've gone to events at the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Shedd, and several breweries. We've done whirlyball, game nights, trivia nights, Bingo... They offer a lot of variety and ask us for ideas in order to ensure everyone is engaged and having fun.

Barrett Newell

Senior Marketing Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We collaborate a lot at Milyli because everyone has a stake in ‘Making It Like You Like It.’ In my role, I like to get ideas and input from all levels and departments – whether it's our review process or rewards program. We all want people to feel invested and bought-in on our projects, so collaboration is critical.

Kristy Sullivan

Human Resources Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Communication is the key to success on the Milyli product team. Providing an environment where we can freely share our ideas, ask one another for guidance and communicate our challenges, helps keep our team focused and moving forward. Success is being able to reflect and ultimately learn from our previous experiences.

Andrew Boudreau

Software Architect

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Our products are closely tied to the evolving and expanding legal industry. As a result, changes in global laws and regulations demand new solutions, innovative approaches, and new ways of looking at industry problems. By bringing interesting and unique challenges to the team, they are empowered to design creative approaches.

Tim Randall

Director of Product Development

How does the company support your career growth?

Though I started in an Operations role here, after I completed my Masters in Computer Science, Milyli helped facilitate my career path into test automation. Our managers nurture each team member's potential, provide support and encouragement to help us succeed, and look for ways to challenge us so that we may grow professionally.

Lissa Errea

Senior Automation Engineer

What are Milyli Perks + Benefits

Milyli Benefits Overview

Milyli knows the importance of investing in our employees. This means providing benefits and perks that encourages all team members to do their best work. From an in-house cook making daily lunches to a robust healthcare plan, Milyli is progressive in taking care of all employees!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Milyli's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Milyli sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Milyli offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company Outings
Milyli hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Game Room
Our game room includes Pool Table, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Free lunch (made fresh by our cook) and snacks every day • Flexible work schedules • Competitive salary • 15 paid days off (and 10+ paid holidays) • Referral bonuses

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