The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is a community where people who care about global affairs can connect — in person or virtually — with each other and with global leaders, influencers, and experts to explore ideas that will shape our future.
If you are passionate about our work, bringing people together and our mission that drives our work, apply today.
THE CHICAGO COUNCIL ON GLOBAL AFFAIRS MISSION
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan organization that provides insight on crucial global issues, advances policy solutions, and fosters dialogue about what is happening in the world and why it matters to the people in Chicago, the United States and around the globe.
The Digital Marketing Coordinator supports the communications teams’ work to promote Council events, build audiences for original digital programming and content, and support fundraising efforts. S/he also provides daily administrative support for the communication team.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Review, copy edit, and publish web content submitted by staff throughout the Council
Review, copy edit, format, optimize, and send email marketing messages and weekly and monthly email newsletters; create and maintain targeted email lists; track and share email analytics
Write, review, copy edit, optimize, and publish marketing related organic social media content
Update digital marketing analytics dashboards and create and maintain link tracking efforts
Serve as point of contact between internal staff and external vendors such as photographers, mail houses, list providers, printers, etc.
Assist in the processing of communications-related bills and updating budget spreadsheets
Provide support at Council events approximately 3 to 4 times monthly, requiring some evening and early morning hours
Occasionally relieve the front-desk receptionist greeting constituents and handling incoming calls
Perform other projects as assigned
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
1+ years’ experience in marketing-related tactics and a bachelor's degree preferably in marketing, journalism, public relations, or communications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; previous editing experience and knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style preferred
Experience working with Web Content Management Systems (Drupal a plus), Salesforce CRM, email marketing systems (Pardot a plus), social media content management and listening tools
Experience editing and resizing photos using Photoshop; working knowledge of the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud a plus
Familiarity with Google Analytics and Google Data Studio a plus
Experience using MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
A detail-oriented problem solver who shows initiative, can manage multiple deadlines and priorities, is flexible and adapts easily to new situations, and works well independently and as part of a team that values purpose, creativity, collaboration, and solutions.
ABOUT THE COUNCIL
As the premier, nonpartisan global affairs organization in America's heartland, we believe an informed, engaged public with access to fact-based and balanced views on global issues helps to ensure effective US engagement and supports a more inclusive, equitable, and secure world.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, handicap or disability, marital status, military service or veteran status, genetic information, or for any other reason prohibited by applicable law.