Digital Marketing Specialist

Location Rosemont, IL
Date Posted September 27, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



 The Digital Marketing Specialist works with the senior marketing team to develop and execute Appleton Group’s digital and content strategy. This position will also lead projects & efforts associated with enhancements and integration of current & future digital tools via websites or other digital platforms. This position requires close collaboration with Marketing Communications, Product Management, and Sales teams. The position reports to the Integrated Marketing Communications Manager.


• Assist in the creation of digital marketing strategies that will support the organization to achieve its aims as part of the overall Marketing and Communications plan
• Assist in the  planning and execution of various multiplatform marketing campaigns including, SEO/SEM, Social, and Email to promote brands and increase awareness
• Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals
• Report on key results and other predetermined KPIs on a regular basis, such as website traffic, lead generation, revenue attribution, and so forth. Work closely with product marketing and sales teams regarding planning; setting optimal channel expectations for engagement and conversion goals on a monthly basis
• Work with business stakeholders to develop, test, and deploy digital tools
• Coordinate content management and web updates across the team
• Coordinate content writing and publishing schedules for SEO and Social Media
• Maintain communications with internal and external partners regarding campaign timelines

Basic Requirements

• BA/BS degree in Business, Marketing, or related field required
• 3 years of proven experience in implementing integrated digital marketing strategies
• Experience with SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns Knowledge of Google AdWords and social media management tools
• Experience with Google Analytics
• Experience in modifying online content for SEO purposes
• Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
• Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Preferred Requirements


• Experience using IBM WebSphere and CoreMedia CMS
• Experience in developing, executing, and maintaining paid social media campaigns
• Experience using Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
• UI/UX experience is a nice to have but not required
Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

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