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Marketing Associate

Marketing | Chicago, IL | Full Time

Job Description


Elevate is a digital commerce agency.  In today’s digital landscape, brands are challenged to grow more than just their ecommerce business. They must engage and retain the customer in the ever-evolving digital commerce ecosystem.

Driven by design, we create customer-focused digital commerce solutions that pair a world class user experience with a flexible technology solutions. Together, we advance brands by delivering results and establishing a foundation for future innovation.

Elevate seeks a Marketing Associate for our Chicago office to join the team to help shape our marketing and branding efforts, from concept and development through implementation and tracking.  

You will work collaboratively with our internal  team to execute a variety of initiatives and help ensure cohesion between the Elevate brand and marketing deliverables. You will play a key role in defining and  improving upon existing marketing approaches as well as all policies, processes, strategies, and best practices that guide our marketing efforts.

Primary Responsibility

  • Setup email cCampaigns set-up and monitoring in various marketing systems and tools (e.g. Salesforce, Hubspot and Marketo); based on results, provide recommendations for optimization

  • Assist in developing a Marketing Roadmap for Elevate

  • Develop integrated marketing strategies to drive business objectives and drive qualified leads

  • Engage with sales team on lead status/quality, guide and accelerate lead movement through the funnel

  • Own the development of landing pages, advertising assets, A/B tests and integrated campaigns designed to drive high-quality lead generation

  • Monitor market conditions, competitors, and relevant KPIs to continually evolve efforts

  • Own and optimize paid acquisition channels including (but not limited to) SEM, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, retargeting campaigns, and identify high-opportunity channels where Elevate can expand its demand generation strategy

  • Manage communications strategies

  • Monitor and communicate progress toward quarterly and yearly goals

  • Monitor and analyze the results from marketing projects to determine their effectiveness and to help inform future activities

  • Forecast marketing expenses and manage a budget

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • 2-4 years of Marketing experience

  • Understanding of marketing strategy and planning

  • Ability to identify the right tactics across a range of marketing channels (print, digital, social, content, video, paid media etc)

  • Strong strategic thinking skills

  • Innate curiosity and ability to connect insights and gain inspiration from disparate sources

  • Proven success working in cross functional teams

  • Confident, effective and clear communicator both internally and externally

  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience with social media/online marketing platforms

  • Proficient in the suite of tools from Apple, Google and Microsoft (Ex. Keynote, Docs & Excel)

  • Strong working knowledge of creative programs such as InDesign and Photoshop preferred

  • Experience working in a client or account service environment a big plus

  • eCommerce experience preferably both direct-to-consumer and 3rd party retailer

  • Bachelor’s degree required

About Elevate:

Elevate is a privately held, Chicago-headquartered agency offering digital commerce design and development for some of the most well recognized brands in the US.

We offer competitive compensation perks including:

  • Subsidized Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • 401K Plan

  • Pre-tax Transportation Benefit

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Term Life and LTD Benefit

  • 15 days paid vacation in your first year

  • Paid Volunteer Time off

  • Flexplace work option

  • Summer hour Fridays

  • A casual and fun work environment