• Marketing Associate - Oakbrook Terrace, IL

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/8/2019 10:13 AM)
    Job ID
    Firm Administration
  • Responsibilities

    BKD is seeking a Marketing Associate to support several aspects of marketing and business development. This individual will work with the Chicago Marketing Manager in all aspects of marketplace marketing, including strategic growth, client and prospect pursuits, trade associations and publications, advertising, collateral management, strategic research, conference planning, firm-wide initiatives and quality control. This individual will collaborate with the Marketing Manager, numerous partners—including office leaders, and other Marketing & Business Development personnel on revenue growth goals and brand development and awareness and will help develop strategies and tactics to achieve these goals.


    This position will be located in our Oakbrook Terrace, IL office. 


    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with key leaders and trusted advisors within the firm to identify and pursue marketplace business opportunities, coordinate marketing strategies and execute internal and external communications
    • Support marketplace business development efforts through proposal and presentation development, prospect, industry and market tracking and research, and marketing collateral management
    • Assist in planning and execution of internal and external events, including educational seminars, conferences, roundtables, speaking engagements and tradeshows
    • Assist with development and execution of strategic communication plans that initiate sales opportunities and build brand awareness through public relations, sponsorships, digital marketing and social media, advertising and direct marketing campaigns
    • Manage local CRM (Salesforce) utilization, including data entry and maintenance, list development, and reporting and analysis
    • Assist with coordinating strategic community involvement and sponsorships


    Required Skills and Experience: 


    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or related field
    • 2+ years of marketing experience, preferably in a professional services environment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
    • Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM knowledge is a plus
    • Experience using digital marketing and social media platforms in a business environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with key stakeholders within the firm
    • Detail oriented, excellent organizing skills and an ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
    • Occasional local travel to BKD related events


    Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.


    BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


    BKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter—both in the marketplace and in our offices.  We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work.

    See what we offer new hires in terms of competitive compensation, People First benefits and paid time off.


    Take your career to the next level at BKD.


    About BKD

    BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,650 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.



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