Associate Marketing Manager - Packed with Purpose

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Marketing · FULLTIME


About Us:

Packed with Purpose is a specialty gifting company with a social mission. We curate high-quality business and personal gifts that wow recipients and create a social impact (i.e. provide job training to individuals with disabilities, employ survivors of abuse or protect the environment). With modern designs and great products (we did away with the cellophane and wicker baskets) we delight our customers and their gift recipients with unforgettable gifts that give back.

We’re looking fort: A digital marketing maven responsible for planning, creating and implementing marketing campaigns that drive customer acquisition. A highly-motivated self-starter who can produce results, in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company that is disrupting the gifting industry.

In this role you will:

● Be accountable for all content marketing initiatives to drive traffic, engagement, leads, that deliver sales and customer retention

● Help design content marketing strategy and KPIs in line with our sales efforts

● Create content including, but not limited to, web copy, blogs, white papers, bylines, social, email, newsletters etc.

● Own our social media strategy and assets, establish KPIs and drive engagement

● Maintain and drive the look and feel of our website

● Oversee all offline, event and trade show marketing

● Assess content effectiveness and show ROI

● Oversee and drive web content with ongoing updates including copy, content /resources to keep the experience fresh, engaging and relevant

● Assist in managing our CRM and integrations with other inter-company platforms

● Collaborate across functions to deliver an effective content marketing strategy and editorial plan to meet business objectives and systematically improve lead generation

● Collect and analyze key data to measure effectiveness across channels (website, marketing automation, social, etc) and provide insights and recommendations

● Provide ideas for future strategic initiatives as it relates to lead generation through recommended communication tools, approaches and platforms

This position is well-suited for you if you:

● Want the opportunity to own the marketing strategy at a growing company

● Have the ability to think strategically as well as act tactically

● Like to juggle various projects

● Have an entrepreneurial mindset and problem solving abilities to get the job done

● Can think “out of the box” to creatively come up with the best solutions

● Are a self-starter who is detail oriented and comfortable with continuously changing opportunities and priorities


● A Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years of experience directly managing marketing programs (both DTC and B2B experience an advantage)

● Excellent copywriting skills (online and offline)

● Experience creating content for the web and growing a social audience

● Demonstrated ability to deliver consistently strong measurable results through lead generation

● Strong analytical skills, including utilizing data and reports to analyze results, extract insights and make recommendations for future actions

● Experience with social media marketing and management tools

● Previous experience with SEO and SEM

● Extraordinary attention to detail

● Basic knowledge of photoshop an advantage

● Experience with basic HTML coding and other digital technologies an advantage

● Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint


● Casual dress policy

● Competitive salary and medical benefits

● Dynamic start-up culture

● Convenient downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the city

● Equal opportunity employer

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