Marketing Manager

Kaufman Hall

The Organization:

We help society’s foundational institutions—healthcare and higher education—to achieve their full potential in service to others.

We are our clients’ trusted partners in ever-changing times. For more than 30 years, Kaufman Hall has provided independent, objective insights grounded in sound data and analysis to help clients fulfill their missions, achieve their goals, and tackle their toughest problems.

Kaufman Hall provides world-class management consulting in strategic financial planning (a concept we created); performance improvement; partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions; and treasury and capital markets. Kaufman Hall’s consulting is supported by a deep foundation of benchmarking and software tools.

At Kaufman Hall, we believe that sustained success is never an accident. It is the result of sound decision making, based on data-driven analysis and disciplined thinking, and guided by the fundamental principles of corporate finance.

Position Details

Marketing Manager
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Position:

The Marketing Manager supports the Kaufman Hall Marketing and Thought Leadership departments and consulting practices in development, review, refinement, distribution, and tracking of client-facing materials and events. The successful candidate will be able to manage multiple projects from multiple internal customers, have a good eye for visual and verbal detail, and closely monitor and meet deadlines.

The Job Involves:

  • Partnering with entire marketing group to support strategic objectives, analyze results and recommend new programs and processes as we continue to grow 
  • Data analysis for marketing database (Salesforce) – acquiring new accounts, contacts, and coordinating data hygiene initiatives 
  • Using marketing automation and CRM to execute strategic campaigns 
  • Tracking marketing campaign success, analyzing results, and communicating to key stakeholders 
  • Facilitating webinars (end-to-end coordination and execution of live webinars) 
  • Developing product marketing collateral, editing for accuracy 
  • Supporting on-site production of our annual fall conference (in Chicago) 
  • Monitoring Marketing e-mail inquiries, including client support and determining if Kaufman Hall is a good fit for their needs

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • 5+ years of experience in marketing 
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with all levels of seniority 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and SharePoint 
  • Proficiency in Excel (Vlook up, pivot tables, etc.) 
  • Experience with Salesforce strongly preferred with demonstrated understanding of data hygiene best practices 
  • Experience with Marketo strongly preferred 
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, and to edit for clarity and correctness 
  • Solution oriented with proven analytical skills 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects 
  • Self-starter, good at prioritizing and self-management 
  • Commitment to execution and attention to detail 
  • Ability to build trust and work collaboratively 
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze, and solve problems 
  • Utilizes technology to maximize efficiency and effectiveness on all projects 
  • Superb written and oral communication skills 
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency Required


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in marketing or related field, or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations. 
  • Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing, and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

Work Environment:

  • Travel Required: 0% 
  • The role is primarily remotely based, with the need to come to the Chicago or Skokie office a few times per month. 
  • Work is regularly performed in a combination of home office and in office settings, and routinely uses standard office equipment.

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