Marketing Services Coordinator

National Marine Manufacturers Association

Work in recreational boating – join this fun industry and help spread the word about boating and life on the water. We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual for a full-time Marketing Services Coordinator. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the principle trade association in the U.S. and Canada for manufacturers of recreational boats and marine products used by millions of boaters. The association serves its members by improving the business environment for recreational boating including providing domestic and international sales and marketing opportunities, reducing unnecessary government regulation, decreasing the cost of doing business, and helping grow boating participation. NMMA is the largest producer of boat and sport shows in the U.S. NMMA connects the recreational boating industry with the boating consumer year-round. NMMA also manages Discover Boating, a national consumer awareness program on behalf of the recreational boating industry. Discover Boating programs focus on improving the boating experience and building interest in recreational boating.

Position Details

Marketing Services Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Gain valuable experience in marketing and advertising as our Marketing Services Coordinator in our Chicago corporate office in the heart of the loop. The ideal candidate will have 1+ years of marketing or advertising experience with excellent computer, communications, writing, and project management skills. The Marketing Services Coordinator will help manage multiple simultaneous marketing & advertising projects under the direction of the Director of Creative Services. This position requires exceptional organizational skills along with the ability to work effectively with various teams throughout the company. This is a rewarding, full-time position based in NMMA’s downtown Chicago office.


  • Assist in the development, execution and review of digital, broadcast, print and video materials 
  • Provide daily support to the Marketing Management team 
  • Create project workflows and schedules 
  • Traffic materials to ensure that timelines are met; review project content for accuracy and consistency 
  • Coordinate with vendors and contractors on various projects 
  • Process external purchase orders and invoices

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or related field 
  • 1+ years of Marketing Communications experience 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and changing projects and priorities simultaneously; prioritization and multi-tasking is key 
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both verbal and written) with stakeholders to understand objectives and necessary elements for creative executions 
  • Work simultaneously with multiple cross-functional teams and stakeholders 
  • Excellent time management skills 
  • Willingness to learn, think creatively and execute efficiently 
  • Attention to detail is a must 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) 
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Familiarity with Workzone (or other project management software) an added plus

As a member of our crew, you will receive a competitive salary, full benefits, 401k and flex-time, summer hours and more! If you are an outstanding Marketing Services Coordinator with a solid background, we want you to come aboard! If you are a positive upbeat person with a passion for boating please apply!

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