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Sr. Marketing Manager

| Chicago

Solstice is seeking a Sr. Marketing Manager to lead our growing marketing team. This role will be an essential part of the our marketing program, reporting directly to our Director of Marketing. You will be collaborating daily with company leadership and working to continuously capitalize on the various near- and short-term market opportunities for Solstice.

This role requires a balance of strengths - you are a strategic thinker with a passion for execution. You are a self-starter who isn’t afraid to get your hands dirty writing content yet very comfortable presenting at the executive level. Not only are you a creative visionary, you have strong hands-on capabilities and a make-it-happen attitude.

You will be responsible for defining processes, establishing and monitoring program metrics and KPI’s, and delivering actionable insights to guide the direction and operation of the ongoing marketing strategy:

  • Managing our marketing team to drive campaigns and content
  • Engage with business development, strategy and delivery team leadership to ensure agreement on key marketing priorities, adjusting as required by changing market conditions and emerging opportunities
  • Develop and produce reports and dashboards to provide visibility of KPI progress across all aspects of marketing e.g. campaign effectiveness, lead distribution, pipeline contribution, return on marketing investment, overall marketing performance
  • Act as a liaison between Solstice stakeholders to usher projects through the entire lifecycle - managing schedules & deadlines, identifying risks and clearly communicating goals & progress
  • Oversight of marketing programs budget
  • Manage outside contractors, vendors and agencies

You are an inherently creative person in your execution and delivery of content and marketing strategy. You have a proven ability to lead, adapt to change and turn nebulous ideas into flawlessly executed content.

  • Strong ability to story tell and shape content speaking to various audiences
  • Drive engagement to our product and service capabilities through strategic messaging
  • Well versed in customer segmentation, profiling, and targeting
  • Experience working with industry tools and analytics packages, including web analytics (Google Analytics), targeting, testing, CRM (Hubspot, Salesforce, etc.), and marketing automation platforms
  • Knowledge of SEO & Website optimization best practices
  • Strong executive presence; comfortable communicating and presenting to groups
  • Lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects or programs
  • Ability to make informed decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan and execute projects to strict deadlines
  • Experience in B2B, high-tech products/services preferred
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AngularFrameworks
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • TrelloManagement
    • RallyManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We're in a great tech-focused building right by Ogilvie and Union Station in the West Loop.

An Insider's view of Solstice

What are some social events your company does?

Solstice celebrates holidays with our office in Argentina - our US offices have introduced Argentina to Halloween, and the Buenos Aires office introduced the US to “Friends Day” in July. We also have a book club, a board game club, football and a Bachelor fantasy draft, co-rec sports, wine tastings and happy hours to celebrate new hires.

Andrea

Principal

What does your typical day look like?

No day is the same! The strategy team is the ideas hub within Solstice. We provide our clients with innovative digital approaches to their business challenges through hands-on ideation workshops as well as business, consumer and market insights. We partner closely with our cross-functional teams to drive and develop these recommendations.

Palak

Sr. Digital Strategist

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful team members put their own needs behind the needs of their teammates. In practice, this often manifests as empowering, challenging and encouraging teammates to step outside their comfort zone. Team members who lead others to success are far more successful than those who work only to serve themselves.

Andrew

Technical Principal

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

As a digital innovation firm, creativity is in our DNA. We hold an annual 24-hour innovation blitz, to harness the creativity of our employees. We stop all client work and self-organize in teams centered around employee ideas for solving problems with emerging technologies.Many of these ideas have gone on to become tools that make our clients.

Kelly

CEO

What are Solstice Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
From sponsored 5Ks, Lunch & Learns, and a discounted gym membership, our Wellness Committee enables a workplace that encourages environmental and social support of a healthy lifestyle.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some of our favorites include our New Hire Happy Hours, our company-wide holiday party, our annual volunteer event (Pay It FWD), and team outings!
Game Room
Solstice's game room is decked out with snacks, a ping pong table, Wii games, a shuffleboard, and board games for all employees to use when they need a break.
Stocked Kitchen
Our Office Management team helps to ensure that we always have fruit, coffee (brewed & a fancy espresso machine!), tea, snacks available, and all of the flavored LaCroix that we can handle.
Some Meals Provided
Solstice celebrates our employee's birthdays with a monthly breakfast or lunch that the whole company is able to attend.
Happy Hours
Company-wide happy hours, as well as team happy hours are common at Solstice. The themes and locations differ, but they are always a good time!
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We offer a wide range of training programs like Solstice University and a mentor program. All full-time employees also receive $5,000 annually to pursue professional development.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Solstice is committed to positively impact, promote, support, and raise awareness of diverse communities in the Technology industry with the leadership of our Diversity Committee.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have a variety of fun perks at Solstice, but our favorites focus on employee development! We know that investing in employee development is crucial to our success as a growing and forward thinking firm. All full-time employees have an annual personal training budget and time off. Employees will use this to take classes, buy materials, and go to conferences. We also have our internal training program Solstice U, a mentorship program, and knowledge sharing through discipline circles and Lunch and Learns!

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