Marketing Associate

Elgin Sweeper Company

About Us:

Sold and serviced through a network of more than 100 dealer locations worldwide, Elgin Sweeper products are the sweepers of choice for a variety of general street maintenance, special industrial and airport applications. With more than 100 years of experience, Elgin Sweeper offers municipalities, contractors and industries the most sweeper options in the country, using the latest sweeping technologies—mechanical, pure vacuum, regenerative air, alternative fuel and waterless dust control. Elgin Sweeper is a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation’s Environmental Solutions Group. For more information, visit

Position Details

Marketing Associate
Northern Illinois
Elgin, IL

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • CONTENT DEVELOPMENT: Build and manage a rich content/editorial calendar that attracts a qualified audience to our owned properties (including videography, blog posts, whitepapers, e-books, reports, webinars, infographics, etc.). 
  • GRAPHIC DESIGN: Help to ensure branding is consistent across all channels. Create visual imagery concepts to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. Assist in the layout and design of social media, advertisements, digital surfaces, and other marketing collateral. 
  • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES: Assist in the execution of new product launches and ensure go-to-market strategy is highly organized and aligned with the Company goals. Ensure timely execution and coordination of multiple work streams. 
  • MARKET RESEARCH: Implement research projects to better understand marketing competitive landscape and customer segmentation. Use findings to improve brand positioning and their accompanying value propositions.

Position Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree; preferred focus in Marketing, Communications, or Business. 
  • 5+ years marketing or advertising experience preferred. 
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker with an ability to use data to inform all decisions. 
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills. 
  • Strong knowledge of social media channels. 
  • Strong project management skills; 
  • Ability to demonstrate management of multiple projects with high degree of quality, organization, and on time completion. 
  • Great team player with the ability to collaborate with internal teams and external vendors. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team at all levels of an organization. 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, etc.) or other design and video editing software. 
  • Some travel (approximately 10%) required.

Benefits of Employment:

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.

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