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Marketing Traffic Coordinator

| West Suburbs

What you’ll do

The marketing team works like an internal advertising agency, partnering with a variety of teams in planning, developing, and analyzing performance of marketing programs. You’ll play an important role partnering daily with our photo and video teams, and offering support to our more than 20 Brand & Creative team members. You’ll assist in the development, improvement, and enforcement of traffic processes as we iterate "how we work" to support business initiatives. You’ll utilize an understanding of the facets of marketing communications, i.e. copy development, graphic design, photography, video, proofreading, digital and print production, and approval turnarounds. Monitoring planned work in the pipeline and resource availability, reviewing prioritized deliverables/deadlines, and resolving schedule conflicts (supported by workflow tool reporting).


As a member of the Marketing Operations Team, you can expect

  • Collaboration. Works daily with photographers, videographers, copywriters, designers, production, web development, and marketing managers in open work environment.
  • Variety. Exposure to teams across the company as we plan and develop collateral for our consultants, consumers, and coworkers, including an array of projects like emails, webpages, social posts, flyers, catalogs, recipe books, product use and cares, and more.
  • Ownership. We act like owners, which means you are empowered and own your workProactively seeking opportunities to reduce planning/development time and production cost. Advocating for the best client experience while understanding the business needs.
  • Seeing your work in action. You’ll inform team decisions in real time and partner closely with the Marketing Operations Manager as we coach our clients and marketing teams on processes and tools used throughout the integrated marketing process.
  • Personal development. Invested learning opportunities through coaching and feedback, formal training, memberships, and on-the-job experiences.
  • Meritocracy. You can expect rewards based on delivering great results.

Other skills you’ll need

  • Bachelor’s degree along with a minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Traffic Coordinator or related role.
  • Thorough understanding of studio/graphic arts and advertising workflow processes.
  • Advanced project management skills, including strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Intellectual curiosity with a passion for jumping into and understanding initiatives.
  • Business acumen that helps you understand direct selling and marketing objectives.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving abilities. Knowledge of LEAN problem-solving or PDCA is a plus.
  • A working knowledge of digital and print production processes and techniques (artwork, pre-press, printing) and creative computer skills.

What Makes Pampered Chef Unique

We aren’t your typical company—we act like owners, crave challenges, seek learning opportunities, and thrive in an environment of empowerment and accountability. We want the best people who are passionate about driving results and continually getting better. Our team is guided by our core values and our purpose of enriching lives. Our open floor plan and flat organization ensure that you will take ownership of key projects and work closely with our leaders. We’ve set a clear strategy for growth; we’re focused on driving our reinvention and capitalizing on the numerous opportunities across our industry. Additionally, we have a unique blend of being a long-term focused, small, agile company backed by the resources of Berkshire Hathaway.


We are a global brand delivering curated, high-quality kitchen solutions through a network of more than 40,000 independent consultants and a rapidly growing online business. We began as a Chicago-based start-up in 1980 and today are part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Now we’re leveraging our company’s strong foundation to reinvent our company and our brand for future growth. We’re searching for world-class people to help reshape our company to deliver on our purpose of enriching lives, one meal and one memory at a time.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages


We get to mix it up! PC has offices in Addison and in downtown Chicago.

What are Pampered Chef Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

Each and every coworker makes a difference every day by asking tough questions, finding the answers, and then making it happen—our entrepreneurial employees are the key to our success! Pampered Chef is big enough to implement cutting-edge technology, and small enough for all ideas to be heard and challenged.
We are a learning focused environment—we want you to learn from us, and we expect to learn from you and what you’re passionate about! We even provide training and development for added brainpower.

We collaborate every day in a high-tech space with writable walls, open collaboration zones, quiet “I need to contemplate” zones, and fun zones with ping pong, basketball, and bags, of course. No boring cubicle farms here!

We are concerned about your physical and financial well-being and offer BC/BS PPO or HMO health plans, dental, disability, matched 401K, life insurance, on-site fitness center, comfy chairs, on-site cafeteria, and dry cleaning valet service.