Marketing Coordinator

| Chicago
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Who we are

UrbanBound is a tech-driven relocation management company that modernizes the way companies relocate their employees.  Employees need to move to work, not work to move, but relocating can be a logistical nightmare. UrbanBound is revolutionizing corporate relocations by putting the power back into the hands of employers and their employees. We provide employees with a personalized relocation experience that sets them up for success on Day One while easing employers’ workload and optimizing every relocation dollar.

Since the beginning, UrbanBound has been relentlessly dedicated to moving the corporate relocation industry forward. UrbanBound continues to expand its software & service offerings for our growing client base, and we are looking to add a passionate, creative & detail-oriented Marketing Coordinator to our marketing team to further grow our business!

How You’ll Help

As the Marketing Coordinator, you will be responsible for creating and distributing content & campaigns, managing our event-based marketing initiatives, and ensuring the integrity and accuracy of data in our marketing and CRM systems (Hubspot & Salesforce).

This is a job for somebody who is serious about growing. You can do as much as you want with this job, so we’re looking for people who want to do a lot (and are ready to work for it).

What You’ll Do

  • Develop a social media strategy and maintain all of UrbanBound’s social networks on a daily basis

  • Research and write weekly articles for our B2B blog

  • Assist with writing & designing eBooks, webinar presentations, infographics, videos and other content

  • Conduct competitor and market research on an ad hoc basis

  • Manage event logistics for all trade shows & conferences, including pre and post-show campaign management, scheduling, travel, and transportation

  • Build reports and analyze data to determine ROI from demand generation programs

  • Automate & ensure lead flow is accurately captured into our CRM system, and that the sales team only receives leads that are pre-qualified based on specific criteria

  • Continually help with updating the website, content & presentations to ensure brand message consistency

  • Assist the Head of Marketing with all ongoing projects including but not limited to: product & customer communication, lead scoring & lead nurturing, search engine marketing, etc. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3  years of experience working in a marketing role, preferably in a start-up environment

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and desire to learn quickly

  • Experience with Salesforce, Hubspot or other CRM and marketing automation tools

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, English, Communications, Business Administration or a related field

  • Graphic design, photography or video editing skills a plus!

 

This role is for you if you are:

  • A self-starter with a confident personality 

  • Great at problem solving and have an enthusiasm for learning

  • Extremely organized, responsible and detail-oriented

  • Able to jump between the creative side to the analytical side of marketing

  • An excellent communicator with strong writing abilities 

We provide:

  • A collaborative work environment where you will make decisions daily that positively impact the business.  

  • Benefits that include pre-tax commuter perk, 401K, discounted membership to building’s gym, competitive health, dental and vision coverage and a fully stocked bar!

  • A true work-life balance where family and health come first. We have an unlimited PTO policy, as we want everybody to feel well rested, energetic, and ready to seize the day.

  • A contemporary, welcoming office located in the central loop’s Franklin building — one of the most recognized skyscrapers in Chicago. This address has easy access to CTA trains and Metra, and provides all the benefits of working downtown, such as an Amazon Go in the lobby, and several other restaurant options in the building.

  • Company-wide celebrations; game night is a regular occurrence at UrbanBound as is wine night, book club, and sporting events. From trolley rides to boat tours to whirlyball outings… when we meet our quarterly goals, everyone celebrates!

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Location

Our office is located in the loop’s historic Franklin building—with easy access to CTA trains, Metra, endless lunch spots & Amazon Go in the lobby!

An Insider's view of UrbanBound

What's something quirky about your company?

After three months of employment, you earn the coveted UrbanBound jacket. In order to receive this jacket, you must participate in the Jacket Ceremony. I can't say much about what this ceremony entails...it's top secret.

Drew

Lead Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

In order to be successful here, you cannot be afraid to speak up. If you think something is broken, and you know how to fix it—say something! The team is eager to hear your ideas, and innovation is rewarded!

Abby

Marketing Manager

What are some social events your company does?

Game night is a regular occurrence at UrbanBound as is wine night, book club, scavenger hunts, and in-office happy hours (at the UrbanBar). From trolley rides to boat tours to whirlyball outings…when we meet our goals, everyone celebrates!

Mallory

Account Executive

What are UrbanBound Perks + Benefits

UrbanBound Benefits Overview

At UrbanBound we provide:

A collaborative work environment where you will make decisions daily that positively impact the business.
A competitive salary and benefits that include pre-tax commuter benefit, 401K, discounted membership to building’s gym, and competitive health, dental and vision coverage.

A true work-life balance where family and health come first. Need to take a break? No problem. We have an open vacation policy, as we want everybody to feel well rested, energetic, and ready to seize the day.

A contemporary, welcoming office located in the central loop’s newly-renovated Franklin building — one of the most recognized skyscrapers in Chicago. This address has easy access to CTA trains and Metra, and provides all the benefits of working downtown, such as an Amazon Go in the lobby, and several other restaurant options in the building.

Company-wide celebrations, in-office happy hours, game nights and so much more!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
We always make sure to have a fully stocked beer fridge and full bar!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
In-office happy hours at the UrbanBar are a regular occurrence!
Recreational Clubs
UrbanBound sponsors sports leagues year-round (like beach volleyball and bowling)!
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
We’re committed to building an inclusive workplace with a cross-departmental team (that includes both of our founders) that defines and refines processes to support diversity and inclusion.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We recognize our outstanding employees with Quarterly Innovation Awards and Semi-Annual Core Values Awards.

We cultivate new ideas with company-wide Hack-a-Thons.

We're proud to be...UB!

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