Headquartered in Chicago, ParkWhiz is the nation’s largest on-demand parking app. Our website and apps help drivers save as much as 50% on parking across 150 cities. From center ice to center field to business meetings and beyond, we have spots for special events and airport parking as well as your every-day and monthly parking needs.

ParkWhiz seeks a leader to assume the reigns of our finely tuned and highly capable marketing team. As a member of the Executive team, the VP of Marketing will be responsible for aligning marketing efforts to business plans and objectives - developing meaty goals and digging in to drive programs that achieve results.
Reporting to our President of Consumer Platforms, our ideal candidate is a leader and a doer who will mentor our existing team and have no problem jumping into the details to get it all done. The right candidate has a passion for using data to develop innovative, actionable strategies to delight current customers, and to drive robust new customer/partnership acquisition. Sound like you? Read on...
What You'll be Doing:
  • Create and implement multiple complex programs and/or promotions resulting in the development of strategically sound deliverable that boost lead generation.
  • Implement strategies across various media, platforms and venues to drive brand awareness, impart value, launch and generate leads in a way that differentiates our product.
  • Oversee execution of complex campaigns - including email, OOH, and digital efforts.
  • Analyze marketing data to develop insights and make recommendations on areas for optimization.
  • Create and maintain metrics reports on marketing activities, effectiveness and impact. Measure results and optimize the lead nurturing workflows for these segments to convert leads into high LTV customers.
  • Effectively communicate vision to the marketing team - translating strategies into tactics and working cooperatively to build strong relationships with internal and external teams.
  • Lead and develop the marketing team and actively mentor and adhere to performance management practices to enable contribution and ongoing development of direct reports.
  • Serve as champion and guide to Digital, Social, CRM, and PR/Communications efforts.
  • Be a great leader who can foster trust and curiosity in their team and across the organization.
  • Select and manage external agency partners as needed to help deliver on objectives.
  • Identify and implement marketing tools and systems that accelerate growth and business insights.
What You Bring to the Table:
  • 6-8 years of marketing leadership client side. Experience in a mid-stage startup a huge plus.
  • A bachelor’s degree in marketing, economics, or related field.
  • Creative thinker and innovator with proven ability to lead creative, communications/PR, and digital marketing teams to great results.
  • You’re an organized team leader who operates with a high degree of independence, demonstrating attention to detail and ability to manage multiple complex programs simultaneously.
  • Strong mobile, SEO/SEM, affiliate, display re-targeting and acquisition, social advertising channel knowledge - you know best practices in each and can see through the matrix to make them work together.
  • An orientation toward performance – you know how to spend smart, be clever, and actively manage budget to maximum efficiency.
  • Strong leadership capabilities – can listen, mentor, and show greatness by example. And, don’t forget the fun.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation skills and ability to influence others; adept at building positive, collaborative relationships.
  • The need to stay up on the newest marketing technology, but you’re also pragmatic in your testing and practices.
  • Mad analysis skills and curiosity that drives you to use them - strong working knowledge of Excel a must and SQL a plus.

ParkWhiz offers:
Competitive salaries
Medical, dental, and life insurance
Flexible schedules
Paid holidays and generous vacation
Workstation of your choice
You'll be working alongside a team of phenomenal people About ParkWhiz
Founded in 2006, Chicago based ParkWhiz pioneered the Parking marketplace and has since become the industry standard and market share leading platform for event and downtown parking bookings across the country. ParkWhiz has extraordinarily strong revenue growth and ongoing product innovations that continue to change the way people think about parking. ParkWhiz attracts highly-competitive over-achievers who thrive in a dynamic environment. Employees enjoy the rewards and challenges associated with a constantly evolving market leading technology company. If you embrace challenge, work well in a team setting, and are driven to grow and excel in your career, we'd like to hear from you.

Company Reviews

I actually began at ParkWhiz as a PR Intern, shifted to a CX Rep and now work as the CX Lead. That pattern speaks volumes about the empowerment and room for growth available here.
Scott Kellogg
Customer Experience Lead
at ParkWhiz
For a small company ParkWhiz packs a lot of punch! I enjoy the fast-paced environment. The growth brings a lot of new technology, products, partnerships and opportunities which keeps things exciting.
Lisa Slatkavitz
Venue Development Director
at ParkWhiz
I've been working at ParkWhiz 4 years and it's without a doubt the best company I've ever worked for. Going to the office daily is a pleasure, and the excitement in the company growth is unmatched.
Mark Steinbach
Inventory Development
at ParkWhiz
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Why work with us
We are a quickly growing company that empowers our team members to take charge and lead. If you have ever wanted to make an impact, ParkWhiz is the place to do it.
We are explorers - whether we’re uncovering a new adventure outdoors or brainstorming how to make ParkWhiz better. We are entrepreneurial. We are trustworthy. We are courageous. We are humble. We are curious. If this sounds like you, check out our open positions and discover the possibilities of exploring with ParkWhiz!
Perks & Benefits
Health Insurance - employer contribution
Dental and Vision Insurance - employer paid
Stock Options
Flexible Spending Account
Generous and Flexible PTO
Long/Short Term Disability - employer paid
Life Insurance - employer paid
Commuter Benefits
Secure Indoor bike parking
Discounted gym membership
Kitchen stocked full of yummy snacks and beverages
Cold brew coffee and beer on tap
Casual attire
Discounted ParkWhiz parking (of course!)

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