Lead Marketing Strategist

Simple Machines Marketing

About Us:

Simple Machines is an agency of passionate marketing professionals that spend every day solving problems for clients. You will be able to make an immediate impact by working directly with clients to research, build, and execute marketing plans. You’ll need to be creative and stay on top of the latest marketing trends and technologies.

Our management team that believes the best way to grow is to create an environment that puts you in the best position to succeed. We are focused on ensuring that you feel engaged, are recognized for your accomplishments and are surrounded by team members of the same high quality and character as you.


Position Details

Lead Marketing Strategist
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Simple Machines Marketing is growing and looking for a new lead marketing strategist to join our team. The strategist will be responsible for planning and strategy development, account and project management and tactical execution.

About You:

  • You have a demonstrated capacity to build and execute marketing strategies from scratch 
  • You’re well versed in digital marketing channels such as SEO, PPC Advertising, Targeted Display Advertising and Social Media 
  • You have an outstanding work ethic, a keen sense of initiative and responsibility 
  • You have a strong desire to take the next challenging step in a successful marketing career
  • You’re a strong analytical thinker

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 4+ years of agency experience in a strategic marketing role 
  • Well-versed in digital marketing channels such as SEO, PPC advertising, targeted display advertising and social media and best practices 
  • Ability to think creatively to develop marketing and advertising copy and messaging 
  • Demonstrate the use of data to inform recommendations and evaluate results 
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking by identifying trends, gaps and opportunities to develop integrated marketing campaigns 
  • Excel in communications, both as a writer and presenter 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Proficiency with CMS and blogging platforms like WordPress 
  • Proficiency with HubSpot strongly preferred 
  • Thrive in an environment where communication between team members is exceptionally transparent

Benefits and Perks:

  • Conveniently located office in River North neighborhood 
  • Comprehensive Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental insurance with company contribution 
  • 401(k) plan with 4% company match 
  • Paid time off with holiday schedule 
  • Free gym membership 
  • Free coffee 
  • Training budget 
  • Performance incentives 

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