Marketing Manager

American College of Surgeons

About the American College of Surgeons

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world.

Position Details

Marketing Manager
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Marketing Manager will write marketing copy and create promotional materials for products, services, and other initiatives developed by key areas of the College, including Education, Membership, Quality, Cancer Programs, Trauma, Advocacy, and the Foundation; work with the creative team to develop multimedia marketing plans; create and disseminate marketing emails; and assist with survey development, dissemination, and analysis.

This exempt position will report to the Senior Manager, Marketing & Analytics in the Division of Integrated Communications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Write marketing copy and create other assigned promotional materials, adhering to timelines, monitoring each campaign's effectiveness, and recommending changes to future campaigns. 
  • Create and disseminate marketing emails to various general and targeted audiences.
  • Collaborate with the Creative Team to create strategic, multimedia marketing plans that include general and targeted initiatives. 
  • Assist with survey development, dissemination, and analysis. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related discipline required. 
  • 2+ years of related marketing experience is strongly preferred. 
  • Certification in HTML and SEO techniques is a plus. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), email marketing software, survey tools, and Adobe Creative Suite. 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to effectively interact with all levels of organization. 
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills. 
  • Display high level of energy and thrive in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a member of a team. 
  • Ability to plan and prioritize workload and meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with all division teams and management. 
  • Experience in Associations, Healthcare, or university settings desired.

Physical/Work Environment: Fast paced with significant people interaction. No lifting over 20 pounds, minimal reaching bending and stooping. Performs work in a normal office environment with long hours in front of the computer.

Other Necessary Requirements: Minimal travel for activities such as out of town meetings may be required.

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