Marketing Associate

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  • Chicago
  • Hours Full-Time
  • Start Date Flexible

About this Position:

The Education Marketing associate’s position will support the following areas within Second City Education marketing department and be broken up as follows:
● Marketing organization (50%): Organize and maintain existing marketing collateral including digital assets, digital advertising, printed material and swag
● Support communication efforts (30%): Support digital, social and PR initiatives. Lead the TC marketing email marketing content.
● Event coordination (20%): Support planning and execution of webinars, tradeshows, conferences and on-site marketing events

This is a tactical, events and project management-focused Marketing position, so we are looking for someone with a passion for organizing chaos and finding the devil in the details. Our ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, detail-oriented person that can run with projects on their own as well as collaborate with others. This person will work very closely with and support the Senior Marketing and Production teams. The Second City is a fast-paced, exciting and challenging environment with potential for growth. Normal business hours are 9am-5pm Monday through Friday, however some early morning, evening and weekend work may be required occasionally.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager.

Required Qualifications

● Minimum 2 years marketing experience
● Experience tracking a budget
● Excellent oral and written communication skills
● Strong time-management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
● Experience with ticketing and CRM systems are considered an asset
● Proficient in Excel and/or Google Sheets Core Responsibilities
● Coordinate marketing projects (60%)
○ Ensure marketing materials are organized, accurate, and up-to-date on a shared drive
○ Submit requests for creative projects like signage, promotional materials and digital
○ Work with external vendors to order printed and promotional materials
○ Generate social media content for Second City properties regarding specific Education
○ Gather information & suggest promotional partnerships for the Training Center
○ Compile & distribute data from email marketing, make suggestions on how to change or
improve based on this data
○ Compile & distribute data from website traffic, make suggestions on how to change or
improve based on this data
○ Support Second City marketing efforts with all educational products - The Second City,
Training Center, Second City Works, and The Second City Film School

● Support social / digital / PR initiatives (20%)
○ Maintain the social and digital activation calendar
○ Identify influencers and/or PR targets that align with our brand and target buyer
○ Write, post and retweet social content using the SCW voice and tone
○ Project manage digital campaigns & email communications

● Event coordination (20%)
○ Book Second City Works for tradeshows and conferences including ordering booth space,
managing the event logistics, booking flights and hotel rooms
○ Coordinate and track shipments to and from events
○ Maintain an Event Toolkit for each event including SCW participation details, schedules,
logistics details, logos, speaker bios, social media information and relevant content
○ Schedule & facilitate pre- and post-event meetings with internal stakeholders to determine
areas of improvement and opportunities
○ Maintain the schedule for pre- and post-event communications (ex. social, emails, press
○ Track all costs related to marketing events

We are an open, inclusive workplace and welcome applicants who bring along with them diverse life experiences, including every permutation of economic and cultural backgrounds, orientation, ethnicity and points of view. We strive to continue our efforts to work with people who may otherwise be marginalized or underrepresented in our business and around our local community.

All candidates for this role will be asked to authorize a background check


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