Marketing Coordinator

Women’s Business Development Center

Who We Are:

The Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) is a 501(c)(3) nationally recognized leader in the field of women's business development and economic empowerment that was established in 1986. Our mission is to support and accelerate women's business development and growth by targeting women and serving all diverse business owners, to strengthen their participation in, and impact on, the economy. We value our knowledgeable, prepared, and diverse staff and foster a culture that is results-oriented, supportive, and progressive.

Position Details

Marketing Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The WBDC is hiring for a Marketing Coordinator in Chicago. This full-time, exempt position reports to the Marketing Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Manage and maintain website, including full range of content updates and additions and calendar listings 
  • Monitor website security

Promotion of WBDC Programs, Services, and Events

  • Support work with program directors to design and produce brochures, profiles, newsletters, HTML e-blasts, save the dates, invitations, holiday greetings, ads, and other marketing and communication collateral 
  • Support dissemination of marketing and communication collateral promoting WBDC programs, services, and events using various distribution channels, including electronic, print, and social media 
  • Support creation of calendars and campaigns for ongoing marketing initiatives 
  • Assist with maintenance of lists/databases for branding and promotional distributions 
  • Assist with production of videos and podcasts 
  • Coordinate photography at major events 
  • Represent, and prepare staff to represent, the WBDC at trade shows and supplier diversity and other key events

Social Media

  • Support ongoing social media presence and calendar, including postings to Facebook and Instagram accounts, LinkedIn, and other media platforms

External Marketing Partners

  • Support marketing work done in conjunction with WBDC's external marketing partners

Measurement & Tracking

  • Develop criteria and process/procedures for ongoing tracking and analysis of WBDC marketing reach and impact 
  • Prepare periodic reports on WBDC marketing reach and impact


  • Help keep databases current and segmented 
  • Perform other functions related to job description, as assigned

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Concentrations in Marketing, Communications, and/or Graphic Design preferred) 
  • 2+ years of experience 
  • Working knowledge of website maintenance and management 
  • Proficiency in graphic design, with working knowledge of Canva, social media, and email marketing and with related applications and platforms 
  • Passionate about women's issues and economic empowerment

WBDC Benefits and Perks:

The WBDC offers a competitive benefits package and potential to grow with a mission-focused organization. Our benefits include:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance 
  • Short-term and Long-term disability insurance 
  • Long term care insurance 
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits 
  • Personal, sick and vacation paid time off 
  • Life insurance 
  • Pre-tax flexible spending account and dependent care benefit 
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching

The salary range for this position is $37,000 - $50,000 annually, commensurate with experience and skillset.

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