Digital Marketing Manager

CCIM Institute

About CCIM Institute:

A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. A CCIM is an invaluable resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user, and is among an elite corps of about 9,000 professionals who hold the CCIM designation across North America and more than 30 countries. Nearly 8,000 additional professionals are pursuing the CCIM designation. The CCIM curriculum represents the core knowledge expected of commercial investment practitioners, regardless of the diversity of specializations within the industry. Following the course work, candidates must submit a portfolio of closed transactions and/or consultations showing a depth of experience in the commercial investment field. After fulfilling these requirements, candidates must successfully complete a comprehensive examination to earn the CCIM designation. This designation process ensures that CCIMs are proficient not only in theory, but also in practice. Certified Commercial Investment Members are in more marketplaces in North America -- 1,000 cities -- than all major real estate companies combined. Regions and chapters provide designees and candidates the opportunities to promote business and educational goals through local and regional forums and meetings. Conferred by the CCIM Institute, the CCIM designation was established in 1969. Courses leading to the designation are now offered throughout the world.

Position Details

Digital Marketing Manager
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

CCIM Institute’s marketing team is looking to add a talented Digital Marketing Manager to join a dynamic group of professionals that are dedicated to advancing the commercial real estate profession.

Based in Chicago, CCIM Institute is a trade association that educates and equips commercial real estate professionals who shape the built world. But we’re not just invested in our members - we’re also invested in our people. We know that our overall success is a combined effort and we strive to provide opportunities for our staff to learn, grow and thrive. Visit to learn more about our culture and work environment.

And, while work experience and educational preparation are certainly important, we don’t hire resumes. We hire talented individuals based on our culture and values – the core of which centers around our commitment to uphold a supportive work environment that fosters trust and mutual respect.

Your Core Contributions To The Team:

  • Oversee digital marketing and related print collateral from tactical planning through execution. 
  • Manage email marketing design, layout, content, lists, and KPIs to ensure that all campaigns are accurate and effective. 
  • Develop and manage paid search and social media advertising tactical plan to supplement organic growth. 
  • Contribute to the ongoing build-out and optimization of the marketing automation system. 
  • Manage day-to-day budget for digital marketing tactics. 
  • Utilize data to improve customer experience, and lead and revenue generation across designed marketing assets, including emails and digital advertising. 
  • Coordinate support for business development initiatives, including new collateral and online experiences. 
  • Ensure all digital marketing assets and related collateral comply with brand standards.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Minimum of five years of digital marketing experience. 
  • HTML experience required; HTML5 experience a plus. 
  • SEM and SEO experience required. 
  • Some experience with an AMS or a CRM, such as Salesforce, required. 
  • Comfortable using the Adobe Creative Suite. 
  • Agency experience a plus. 
  • Email marketing or marketing automation platform experience required.

Education, Certification, Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or another related field.

Qualifications and Other Skills:

  • A detail-oriented person who can meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to work well with others in all levels of the organization. 
  • Strong project management and performance measurement skills. 
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and work with vendors and senior level executives as well as across functions. 
  • Exceptional written communication skills. Experience editing for AP Style a plus. 
  • Self-starter motivated by goals of project and challenges of rapid roll-out. 
  • Ability to both drive tactical execution – to be on the tools – and to identify some strategic opportunities. 
  • Comfortable participating in open creative sessions which include brainstorming, internal presentations, and work critiques. 
  • Ability to work under pressure – recognize urgency, reset priorities, and continue to communicate effectively.

CCIM works hard to provide benefits that make your life better. We offer a comprehensive benefit program that features:

  • Health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental, and vision plans. 
  • Financial protection through disability, life, accidental death and dismemberment, and business travel insurance. 
  • A 401(k) plan with company match and a pension plan. 
  • Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for specific health-care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. 
  • To help you manage your work and life needs we offer a life assistance program, free gym access, and professional development opportunities. 
  • A generous paid time off program, including vacation, sick, personal, summer flex time, and volunteer days.

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