Director of Marketing and Public Relations

FCL Builders

FCL Builders is based in Chicago with offices in TX, MD, WI, and GA. The bulk of our work is in the design and construction of new Warehousing & Distribution, Cold Storage & Food Processing and Manufacturing facilities. We take pride in our work and our company culture that is centered around our commitment to customer happiness. As a result, FCL remains a nationwide leader in our industry with projects located throughout the U.S.

Position Details

Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Northern Illinois
Itasca, IL

FCL Builders has an opportunity for a seasoned, hands-on, Marketing and Public Relations Director at our corporate office in Itasca, IL.

This individual will be responsible for creating, developing, and maintaining an earned media program including writing/production of press releases to industry publications and, when applicable, to mainstream media sources in select regions.

General Duties:

  • Continue and improve FCL’s social media and electronic marketing program including but not limited to singular/one issue and issues series posts on LinkedIn, Constant Contact, etc. 
  • Manage all coordination between FCL and its outside design firm for development and production of marketing materials, website revisions, production of a corporate video(s), bi-annual company newsletter, paid media/placed ads and supporting materials. 
  • Continue and expand FCL’s self-generated marketing events in the Midwest, Southwest, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. 
  • Improve and consistently manage customer and prospect contacts lists. 
  • Manage the design and ordering of FCL apparel and other brand identity items. 
  • Manage the schedule of national industry events FCL representatives attend and provide support services for each. 
  • Coordinate photography of completed projects in all regions. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be a creative self-starter who can manage multiple tasks simultaneously and must possess and demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Four-year degree in marketing, community relations, public relations required. 
  • Writing samples required prior to the initial interview. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience required. 
  • Commercial real estate, industrial real estate and/or construction industry knowledge preferred. 
  • Experience with design software 
  • Some limited travel is required.

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