Salary Range:$60,000.00 - $70,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer / Human Resources Director of a national transportation company built around the military principles of leadership and excellence. The company provides dependable, secure, expedited transportation services nationwide, for freight of all kinds and shipments of all sizes.
The Corporate Marketing Specialist is responsible for leading the creation, execution, and management of all corporate marketing, with an emphasis on overall branding and professional driver recruiting advertising efforts; Design, layout, write, and edit press releases, marketing collateral, company newsletters, corporate photography, corporate video, external customer facing presentations, executive correspondence, blog content, etc.; Manage and execute multimedia advertising approach including pay per click, print, search engine optimization, geo targeting, outdoor, online advertising, retargeting, mobile engagement, and social media advertising; Rigorously track marketing and advertising results/return on investment and adjust as needed; Day to day management of all social media channels; Craft and relay the US Expediters “story” across all mediums; Create corporate “Branding Toolbox” to provide access to consistent and professional logo design for company wide use in sales/customer presentations and all correspondence; Project manager on creating an extensive series of new website landing pages and micro sites; Provide, maintain, and update content on corporate website.

Background Required:
  • Marketing & Communications experience in the trucking and/or transportation industry
  • Corporate Marketing & Communications (5 years)
  • Social Media Management & Paid Advertising
  • Digital Marketing (Google Analytics, SEO, Pay Per Click)
  • Corporate Communications
  • Video Production
  • Recruiting and Staffing
  • Design and Layout
  • Copywriting and Editing
  • Content Creation and Storytelling
  • Blogging (WordPress)
  • Public/Media Relations
  • Media Buying (print, outdoor, digital, radio, tv)
  • Corporate Budgeting
  • Special Event/Project Management
  • Email campaigns (MailChimp, My Emma, HubSpot)
  • Computer literate: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Photoshop, InDesign, Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (i.e. Marketing, Communications and/or Business)
  • Residence: Chicagoland Area
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Marketing & Communications experience in the trucking and / or transportation industry
  • Military Experience
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Strategic mindset
  • Structured conceptual thinking
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal, presentations)
  • Manages many deliverables under tight timelines.
  • Organized
  • Detail-oriented
  • Hands-on
  • Diplomatic
  • Team player
  • Possess a strong personal drive and creativity
  • Self-starter
  • Sees things through to completion.

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Managing Director: Larry Wainscott
Specialized Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.125

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