Marketing Communications Event Specialist

  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Category:
    Communication - Marketing Communications
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Job Code:
    US_EN_88_914826_2737634

Paladin is partnered with a global professional services firm that is looking for a Marketing Communications and Events Specialist to join their small team in Chicago. For this role we’re looking for someone who either has experience working for a company with a global reach or someone who has exposure to, and/or knowledge and cultural sensitivity to the differences in working with colleagues around the world.   

 

In this role, you’ll be responsible for the management and handling of internal and external communications, ensuring those messages are uploaded to their digital platforms including: website, intranet and social media channels.

 

This is an awesome opportunity for a proactive individual able to take charge of their own projects, enjoys working with colleagues on a global level and who is comfortable with growth that is horizontal vs. vertical.

 

Our client is offering a highly competitive base salary and a very robust benefits package that includes:

 

  • All government and bank holidays
  • 15 days of PTO, plus an extra week between Christmas-New Year
  • Medical and dental insurance coverage
  • IRA + 3% match (no vesting period)
  • On-site gym membership (employer paid)

 

Location: Chicago-Loop

Job Type: Permanent/Full-Time

Salary: Competitive and will commensurate with experience

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Website management and maintenance.

- Manage global website content, ensure consistent theme and tone of voice.

- Create and implement new member firm websites using content management system (CMS).

- Train member firms in use of CMS tools.

 

  • Coordinate social media activity.

- Assist with social media strategy development and implementation.

- Work with member firms, consultants and practice groups to raise online presence with measurable results.

- Publish messages/posts to social media channels.

 

  • Content Creation

- Engage with consultants, industry contacts and thought leaders as research to write articles.

- Develop interview concept and create videos covering consulting topics.

- Explore launch of company blog, e-newsletter and social media.

 

  • Press Releases and Traditional Media

- Write and publish PR on new employees, member firms, partner accomplishments, conferences, awards, etc.

- Compile basic statistical information for trade associations, annual publications, directories and surveys.

 

  • Brand Management

- Assure consistent image and position of brand both internally and externally.

- Coordinate the appearance of print and digital materials such as letterheads, use of logo and brochures.

- Maintain effective, cohesive and engaging brand messaging.

- Identify and evaluate new digital technologies that promote brand awareness.

 

  • Ad-hoc projects as assigned

TO QUALIFY:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Marketing, Business or similar vertical, plus a minimum of 4-5 years of experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success. Please tell us if you studied abroad or have lived or worked overseas (we’re looking for candidates with global/international experience).
  • Experience in non-profit, education or association environments are highly favorable.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with strong proofreading and copyediting.
  • Able to self-manage, prioritize, provide project/status updates and work under tight deadlines.
  • Strong familiarity with digital content distribution and tactics to maximize traffic.
  • Able to travel periodically if needed (domestic or international).
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge or proficiency of some form of content management system and/or Drupal or WordPress platforms.
  • Event planning and coordination experience.

 

SEND YOUR RESUME TO ORFIE@PALADINSTAFF.COM AND SHOWCASE THE FOLLOWING:

 

  • Your international/global experience and/or knowledge
  • Your relevant work experience
  • Target salary range
  • Any other relevant skills or experience that make you a great match for this role

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