Vantage Airport Group Ltd.

  • Marketing Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-1041
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Commercial
  • THE OPPORTUNITY

    Contribute to the Business of Airports, Around the World

     

    Located at Midway Airport in Chicago, the Marketing Manager will assist and support the Director of Marketing in the planning, development and execution of a comprehensive marketing and promotions program for concessions at Midway Airport, including working closely with airport stakeholders, brands, partners and the City of Chicago.  The position uses multiple media platforms (print, social media, web, email, video, etc.), to drive increased revenue and passenger engagement.  This role will assist in the development and implementation of events, content development, marketing strategies, design and print oversight, and other marketing, communications and branding needs. The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently and in team environments.  This position will report to the Director of Marketing and Promotions.

     

    Key Responsibilities Include:

    • Develops and executes the annual marketing plan and program to maximize sales, brand awareness and strategic business objectives. 
    • Work with the Director of Marketing to develop, plan, integrate and execute marketing and promotion tactics to support Midway concessions wide marketing plans to include: events, content development, social media, partner and tenant support, public relations, etc.
    • Coordinate execution and follow up for events aligned to marketing plans for Midway Partnership concessions; this includes creating event plans, timelines, supporting/hosting weekly preparation calls, managing print material intake and design, ordering of event materials and coordinating event logistics.
    • Work in collaboration with the Director of Marketing to effectively create event-planning and briefing documents for various leadership and stakeholders.
    • Evaluate event performance, post event ROI tracking and wrap up reports and communicate learning to relevant stakeholders
    • Support coordination of all event materials ensuring required branding and set-up is considered and executed for all events.
    • Act as a Midway Partnership brand ambassador to ensure brand is implemented in both design and messaging of branded environments; work with various stakeholders to consistently implement signage, marketing materials, apparel, premiums, working directly with partnership stakeholders, vendors, design firms, architects and other vendors.
    • Manage relationships with the print, signage, copywriters and other vendors needed to execute projects and assignments.

     

    ABOUT YOU

    You have at least three years’ experience in a Marketing Manager role with a demonstrated ability to coordinate and execute on the implementation of marketing and communications programs.  Strong project management experience is a requirement.  You are also able to shift seamlessly between planning for and hands on delivery of marketing and communications projects in a tight deadline environment.  Your professional experience is supplemented by a Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Marketing or another related field from an accredited university.

    You are a collaborative team play who also enjoys working independently and are comfortable working in a team setting with a diverse set of stakeholders.  Additionally, you have:

    • a preference for working with an entrepreneurial, fast-paced team
    • demonstrated business acumen coupled with strategic, analytical and creative skills
    • an ability to manage multiple projects, while staying on budget and delivering on time without compromising quality
    • knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Power Point, Excel, Word), enewsletter platforms (preferably Mailchimp), WordPress CMS, and social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn)
    • strong verbal and written communication skills, and,
    • a passion for learning

    You are an independent self-starter, calm under pressure and you are motivated to apply your practical experience, technical expertise and innovative ideas to the success of our airport.

     

    WHAT WE OFFER

    In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package, career progression, and access to a global team of talented professionals, we are growing and offer boundless opportunities to make your mark.  If you share our sense of adventure, come, and join us for the journey.

     

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