Marketing Manager, Chicago Business Development
Chicago, IL 
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Marketing Manager, Chicago Business Development

Job Description Summary

The Marketing Manager is responsible for Business Development Marketing for the Chicago office, in partnership with the local marketing lead. Daily responsibilities include overseeing the structure, process and work product as well as leading the strategy and process for business development pursuits. This position will require a strong writing, editing and proofreading background. The role will oversee the marketing team's pitch and proposal strategy, and the person will serve as a project manager who works with designers to create and develop materials as needed.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage business development process from commencement to material completion, interfacing directly with leadership and fee earners throughout the process
  • Lead strategy sessions and provide strategic direction for the development of the messaging, content, and marketing materials to be developed, following the guidelines of C&W's BD "Proposing Solutions" approach
  • Work with team to write or oversee proposal and presentation content and review with fee-earners and key responsible affiliates
  • Conduct due diligence on client to develop client-centric proposal and presentation materials
  • Ensure development of agreed-upon expectations, timelines and project milestones with project team at project outset, and ensure management of those expectation, timelines and milestones throughout the process
  • Deliver final, clean pitch and/or presentation content
  • Ensure best practice sharing and adoption across pitch and/or proposal collateral

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Background B2B business development marketing, CRE preferred; professional services company required
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to interface with and communicate with clients
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally and educationally diverse environment
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative? Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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