MARKETING ASSOCIATE (NEW GRAD)

| Chicago

Fast track your career with Conversant’s New Grad Program. You’ll get to explore and discover what you want to do-and where you can have the greatest impact. As a New Grad you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a culture where great minds, cutting-edge technology and smart business intersect to make a difference — each and every day. In addition, Associates will take part in leader talks, a formal mentorship program and numerous professional development courses.

 

About This Role

The Marketing Associate role is a great opportunity to get exposure in various areas throughout the marketing organization. This role will support the marketing team as we work together to build messaging and marketing strategies that drive positive ROI opportunities and differentiate Conversant and Epsilon in the market. The three potential rotations include Product Marketing, Content Marketing, and Brand Marketing.

Your contribution towards creative management, content development, product messaging and market research are essential to the success of our team. At the end of the day you will learn a ton and play a key role in many of our marketing programs.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

 

  • Become proficient in Conversant and Epsilon’s brand and product positioning by playing a key role in the development and execution of compelling thought leadership, prospect nurturing, retention and brand awareness programs.

     

  • Be able to understand and then translate complex and technical capabilities into marketing speak (messaging) that resonates with our target audience.  
  • Immediately contribute to the development and execution of new marketing materials, case studies, website content and competitive research with training and guidance from the team.   
  • Own specific aspects of outbound marketing program management, such as messaging development, audience definition, sales feedback and communication, creative coordination and results analysis.
  • Help develop go-to-market plans and sales materials alongside our Product organization for new offerings or updated platform capabilities.
  • Gain strong understanding of how to work successfully with all internal teams to develop relationships that will drive successful marketing deliverables.
  • Work closely with internal, cross-functional SMEs to develop content (guides, blogs, FAQs, etc.); the creative and marketing team to bring assets to life; and the sales team to gather feedback and roll-out.
  • Collaborate with outside vendors and partners on various marketing content and communication initiatives. This includes defining objectives and goals, evaluating partners, developing messaging and creative, and executing programs according to timelines and budgets.
  • Be proficient in creating and managing deliverables in the team’s project management software solution.
  • Share knowledge and insights on a regular basis with the broader team.
  • Be flexible and assist on a variety of other areas that are crucial to the success of the programs we develop.

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relative discipline.
  • Creative, resourceful, results oriented and collaborative team player.
  • Highly organized with good follow through capabilities.
  • A strong desire to develop your skills and advance professionally.
  • Ability to overcome adversity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with people.
  • Passionate and self-motivated with a constant drive to succeed no matter what.
  • Keen listening skills and the ability to ask relevant questions.
  • Ability to formulate ideas and solutions synthesizing information in real time.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment driven by measurable results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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Location

101 N Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of Conversant

What's something quirky about your company?

We have a company band, made up of anywhere from 30 to 40 employees at a given time. The band has a large following and performs at charity events around Chicago. They also perform a full set at Conversant’s holiday party each year at the House of Blues. My jaw hit the floor when I saw my peers up on stage rocking out.

Paul

Associate Automation & Infrastructure Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

My days are a mix of execution, idea generation and collaboration. Our focus on executing revenue-generating strategies for clients requires attention to quality while looking to automate and innovate our processes. My creative mindset comes into play daily when discussing how we should approach a client campaign and other objectives.

Omair

Client Integration Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Conversant is deeply invested in helping you grow your career. I started as a Database Administrator and was promoted to Senior Database Administrator. After a brief stint away from the company, I was re-hired as a Senior Client Integration Engineer in Operations and am now a Senior Solutions Integration Engineer.

Susan

Senior Solutions Integration Engineer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Conversant has a very good work-life balance, including unlimited PTO. As a young adult, traveling around the world is one my top priorities and working with a company that aligns with that is a huge plus. I have had the flexibility to visit 7 countries. That flexibility is one of many things that has kept me at Conversant for five years.

Alba

Team Lead, Engineering

What are Conversant Perks + Benefits

Conversant Benefits Overview

At Conversant, we offer benefits and perks that enable our associates to thrive and foster a culture of innovation.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Conversant participates in local community activities such as the Greater Chicago Food Depository, Off the Street Club, Chicago Cares Serve-A-Thon, Habitat for Humanity and Ronald McDonald House.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Conversant has a Social Committee that organizes social, charitable and sports activities.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Conversant's team fitness initiatives include intramural softball, volleyball and soccer.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Conversant provides back-up care benefits.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Conversant hosts an annual summer boat party on Lake Michigan and a holiday party at the House of Blues, where our employee-run band performs the live entertainment all night.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Foosball, Shuffle Board.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted at team's discretion.
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Conversant offers employees professional development opportunities like on-site training courses and the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Conversant hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program and career mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
Conversant encourages employees to complete 48 hours of professional development training per year.
Online course subscriptions available
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