Marketing Assistant

The Marketing Assistant for GKIC will be an integral member of the Marketing team with responsibilities centered around assisting with all the GKIC Member and Product marketing. You will be a natural leader who is eager to join a busy marketing team and make an impact early in your career. This position will also have a strong emphasis on social media and community management.

    • Key Responsibilities
      • Assist in deploying Marketing emails to support product, product launches and events.
      • Manage Blog Posts & miscellaneous projects.
      • Build and curate high quality, relevant content for all channels that will foster user engagement. This includes content for both online platforms and social channels.
      • Moderate community by commenting, editing, and deleting any inappropriate posts.
      • Interact with users, answering questions and appropriately engaging in discussion and troubleshooting efforts.
      • Develop weekly content schedules.
      • Identify top influencers within the communities.
      • Analyze and report on content performance against key metrics, identifying areas of improvement and optimization.
      • Provide insight and support to new business opportunities for these platforms.
      • The candidate must have a deep knowledge of social media technologies, platforms and services (including YouTube, Twitter, Flicker, Facebook, Facebook Ads, Instagram, Google+, forums, wikis, blogs and more).
      • Ability to report on social media metrics.
      • Ability to remain energetic and positive in a fast paced environment.
      • Knowledge/Skills
        • Excellent communication skills with a passion for copywriting and proofing
        • Strong project management skills
        • Thrives on attention to detail, setting goals, delivering results
        • Natural leader with an analytic mind
        • A strong understanding of social tools and online platforms
        • WordPress and Infusionsoft experience a plus
      • Qualifications
        • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or related field or equivalent experience
        • Experience with marketing automation software (i.e. Marketo, Infusionsoft etc.)
        • Experience in membership-based organizations and/or working with small business owners is a plus
      • Etc.
      • Located near O’Hare Airport, steps from the Blue Line
      • Local candidates only
      • Principals only: Recruiter’s please do not reply
      • Send resume, cover letter, and salary history to patricia@gkic.com