Senior Marketing Specialist

BDO Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 6 days ago

Job Summary

BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The Senior Marketing Specialist (SMS) is responsible for supporting the development of local office marketing strategies with budget coordination; managing industry, business line and special marketing programs as assigned; leading the process for Request for Proposal (RFP) development; providing direction, management, coordination, support and follow up in the execution of events; maintaining and enhancing the existing client, prospect and referral database; planning, organizing and delivering presentations and trainings; and assisting with research and metric tracking, related to core industry areas.

In this role, the SMS works closely with the RMM/D or local marketing manager and industry and business line leaders, including the Regional Business Development Director (RBDD/BDD), in the local office, to execute strategies, campaigns and projects. Specific marketing activities include proposals, events, thought leadership, media relations, online marketing/customer relationship management (CRM)/database management, messaging and collateral.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing or other related field required

Experience

  • Four (4) or more years of marketing experience required

  • Prior experience in a professional services environment preferred

Software

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word required

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the Firm

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a demanding, deadline-driven environment with a customer service focus

  • Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a team environment

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

  • Detail oriented and ability to effectively proofread all written materials including pitches, presentations, etc.

  • Basic knowledge of the development, management and execution of sales processes including lead generation, pipeline management, account planning, sales strategy and development

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