Marketing Coordinator

Prairie Capital Advisors

Prairie Capital Advisors is an employee-owned company that offers investment banking, ESOP advisory, valuations & options and financial reporting valuations to support the growth and ownership transition strategies of middle‐market companies. Our core values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Passion are the foundation of our business. As an employee-owned firm, culture fit is extremely important to us. Many companies talk about their culture – but we believe a truly special environment is formed when you build successful people around you. When you are passionate about what you do and those around you, it shows. Since 1996, we have led hundreds of successful sale, merger, acquisition, ESOP and financing transactions for our clients. Through our services, we maintain a nationally recognized level of expertise through deep transaction experience, proactive thought leadership and ongoing market research.

Position Details

Marketing Coordinator
Northern Illinois
Oakbrook Terrace, IL

We are currently seeking a Marketing Coordinator to join our marketing team in the Oakbrook Terrace, IL office and provide business‐to‐business marketing support in a professional services environment. This position will work within the marketing team managing a variety of projects. This position will work on their day‐to‐day responsibilities with support and mentorship from a variety of Prairie professionals.

What will you be doing?

  • Create news releases for new hires, transaction announcements, company awards and other news 
  • Media outlet research and distribution for news releases 
  • Media outlet research for potential thought leadership submissions 
  • Creating and formatting firm newsletters and articles 
  • Proofing and editing of marketing communications 
  • Post transaction marketing support 
  • Conference, event and webinar support including: shipping and handling of conference materials, local and regional event logistics (in-person presence for local events), presentation conversion and data logging of registrants 
  • Managing Salesforce data entry and updates

What is Required?

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Marketing or Communications and at least one year of marketing experience 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with professionals at all levels of the organization (writing example will be requested as part of interview process) 
  • Detail-oriented and well-organized 
  • Ability to successfully work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Publisher, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; InDesign experience preferred 
  • Demonstrated success prioritizing tasks, working on multiple assignments and managing tight timelines in a team environment 
  • Public relations experience is preferred 
  • Able to take initiative and possess a strong work ethic and personal integrity 
  • Authorized to work in the U.S., without sponsorship, now or in the future

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