Associate Project Manager - Influencer Marketing

| Chicago
Home Chef is building new ways to provide meal solutions that meet a wide variety of customer needs, and shipping locations both online and in store. Our team is a unique mix of creators, chefs, entrepreneurs, and trailblazers and we’re growing quickly. Our customer-first mentality, combined with a zest for supporting our peers, helped us bring home Built in Chicago’s Startup of the Year Moxie award in 2017. If you’re ready to be part of the action, we’re ready to connect with you. There are no limits to where we can go together.
The Associate Project Manager - Influencer Marketing will be a crucial part of the influencer marketing team, and larger paid media team, and will be responsible for leading operations of large scale influencer campaigns focused on customer acquisition. This role will include a focus on program strategy and content development, in addition to hands-on campaign execution. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of and interest in influencer marketing, be extremely detail oriented and have strong project management skills. 


  • Manage campaign operations for both in-house programs and agency led programs - streamlining and creating new processes, managing workflow of team of two and working with Sr. Manager to meet monthly customer acquisition goals
  • Identify and manage a roster of influencer partners, leading partnership from start to finish and reporting results
  • Collaborate with external agencies and vendor partners, providing strategic direction and oversight of daily execution 
  • Work cross-functionally as needed with other members of the marketing team 

Manage influencer campaign operations

  • Develop monthly timelines and oversee workflow for team of two to reach monthly spend and acquisition goals across multiple projects/programs
  • Streamline current processes and develop new ways of working to increase team efficiencies and output 
  • Own monthly influencer briefs/messaging documents and work with larger marketing team to maintain up-to-date materials 
  • Evaluate and report on overall campaign performance based on established program goals and make strategy recommendations 

Influencer relationship management

  • Identify new influencer partnerships and manage relationship throughout the campaign including: outreach, briefing, content development, publishing and performance monitoring

Work with external agency partners

  • Oversee agency partner who assists on daily execution and planning of monthly campaigns
  • Work with partner to ensure all campaigns are on schedule and provide strategic direction throughout the campaign
  •  Analyze program results and work to increase efficiency of program 

Work cross-functionally with other members of the marketing team

  • Work with creative team members to identify and develop strong influencer content to leverage across paid media channels 
  • Work with larger marketing team as needed on integrated campaigns, events etc. 


  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or other characteristics needed for this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
  • 1-2 years working at a brand or agency in a marketing function
  • Strong knowledge of influencer marketing and social media marketing 
  • Strong project management skills with previous experience managing vendors and large budgets 
  • Extremely detail and results oriented
  • Experience in a paid media or performance marketing role preferred 

- Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – benefits start the 1st day of the month following your start date 
- Company paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
- 401k Employer match - 50% on the $1, up to 6% of the employee's earnings 
- We offer flexible spending accounts (FSA) for qualified Medical, Dependent Care, Parking, or Transit expenses
- Flexible paid time off (PTO) policy, plus sick days 
- Generous Parental Leave 
- Great Work/Life Balance – We value and support each individual team member
- Quarterly company-wide “Town Hall” meetings 
- Ongoing professional development opportunities by level and function
- Your choice of Windows or Mac laptop, plus an extra screen 
- Onsite gym 
- Weekly Fooda credit
- Newly renovated office in the historic Old Main Post Office which is located close to multiple Metra and CTA options
- Employee discounts through Perkspot
- Discounts on Home Chef meal kits and at Kroger stores
- Casual dress in a fun, friendly and collaborative work environment
Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!
Home Chef is an equal employment opportunity employer 

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Located in the iconic Old Chicago Post Office. Plus, the office is easy to get to with various train and bus stops being close by.

What are Home Chef Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
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
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Home Chef hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Free Daily Meals
Weekly Fooda credit which equals to one company paid lunch per week .
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted at team's discretion.
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Home Chef hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Direct access to senior management – our leadership team works alongside our team members every day. Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical, dependent care, parking, or transit expenses. On-site gym membership, and daily bike storage for Old Chicago Post Office building employees. Employee discounts for Home Chef meal kits. Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!

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