Digital Marketing Coordinator

Chicago Council on Global Affairs


The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization that provides insight – and influences the public discourse – on critical global issues. We convene leading global voices, conduct independent research, and engage the public to explore ideas that will shape our global future. The Council is committed to bringing clarity and offering solutions to issues that transcend borders and transform how people, business, and governments engage the world.

Position Details

Digital Marketing Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

POSITION: Digital Marketing Coordinator

TEAM: Communications

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director, Digital Marketing and Analytics


The Digital Marketing Coordinator supports the communications teams’ work to promote Council events, research and analysis, original digital content, membership acquisition and retention, and fund raising efforts. S/he also provides daily administrative support for the communication team.


  • Review, copy edit, and publish web content submitted by staff throughout the Council; format and send email announcements and weekly and monthly email newsletters 
  • Create and maintain targeted email lists in Pardot; post event-related social media content; track and share email analytics with content stakeholders 
  • Assist in the creation of materials such as event postcards and brochures, invites, signs, advertisements, infographics, etc. 
  • Serve as point of contact between internal staff and external vendors such as photographers, mail houses, list providers, printers, etc. 
  • Support and execute varying projects and tasks, including creating PowerPoint presentations with complex graphs, Excel spreadsheets, and other documents 
  • Assist in the processing of communications-related bills and updating budget spreadsheets 
  • Occasionally assist at Council events managing media, live streaming or live tweeting, supporting registration, ushering, etc. requiring some evening and early morning hours 
  • Occasionally assist at the front desk to relieve the Reception and Database Services Assistant in meeting/greeting Council constituents and handling incoming calls 
  • Perform other projects as assigned


  • 1+ years’ experience in marketing-related tactics and a bachelor's degree preferably in journalism, marketing, public relations, or communications 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; previous editing experience and knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style preferred 
  • Familiarity working with Web Content Management Systems, Salesforce CRM, and email marketing systems, preferably Pardot 
  • Working knowledge of graphic design tools; Adobe Creative software a plus 
  • Experience using MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) 
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills 
  • A problem solver who shows initiative, works independently and as part of a team, meets deadlines, and pays close attention to details; is flexible and adapts easily to new situations

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