Marketing Communication Specialist

Leeco Steel

Leeco Steel has spent over a century building its reputation as a premier supplier of carbon, HSLA, and alloy steels. We offer exceptional quality, an expansive inventory, expert service and on time delivery. Leeco Steel is qualified to meet all your steel needs with the highest degree of satisfaction.

Leeco Steel was founded on Chicago's West Side in 1882 as Leopold Cohen Iron & Metal. After more than a century of growth, expansion, evolution, and three generations of ownership, Leeco is now headquartered in Lisle, Illinois, operates 11 locations, and is part of the O'Neal Industries family of companies, the largest family-owned metals service center network in the United States.

Position Details

Marketing Communication Specialist
Northern Illinois
Lisle, IL

Position Summary:

Leeco Steel, a leading supplier of steel plate products across North America, is expanding its marketing team due to company growth. We are seeking a creative, driven Marketing Communications Specialist to assist in building the Lecco Steel brand through digital and traditional marketing mediums.

The ideal candidate would be someone with strong writing skills who is creative, data-driven and always hungry to grow and improve marketing programs.

Specific responsibilities include, but is not limited to:

  • Creating content for a variety of mediums, including: website, blog, newsletters, customer dashboards, advertisements/sponsorships, sales collateral and more. 
  • Managing social media outlets, including creating weekly posts, interacting with followers and pulling monthly metrics to evaluate effectiveness. 
  • Assist sales team in planning and executing customer appreciation events, supplier appreciation events, industry networking events, trade shows and more. 
  • Managing Leeco Steel’s swag, which includes making recommendations for new swag items, replenishing inventory and fulfilling swag requests as-needed. 
  • Assist sales team in the creation of PowerPoint presentations that meet brand standards. 
  • Pull and evaluate marketing performance metrics (i.e. web traffic, social media engagements, brand impressions) monthly and work with Marketing Manager to improve these metrics over time. 
  • Build, execute and measure an email nurturing program for customers and suppliers to increase their desire to partner with Leeco Steel. 
  • Take on additional small projects as-needed.

Required Skills:

  • 1-3 years of marketing experience with proven track record of success (internship experience accepted) 
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations or related field preferred 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs 
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus, but not required 
  • Experience with HubSpot or other marketing automation platform a plus, but not required 
  • Ability to work independently with direction 
  • Strong desire to grow and learn new skills

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