• 10-Apr-2017 to 09-Jun-2017 (CST)
  • Marketing
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Looking for a fast-paced, key role in a growing tech company? Cappex is looking for a full-time Digital Marketing Associate!  We want an ambitious candidate passionate about email marketing and graphic/web design. Someone who stays informed of current trends, regularly acquires new skills and is eager to make a significant impact on our business. He/she will possess most of the skills listed below and will be expected to acquire the remaining skills during their first-year on the job.

Our modern office is located in downtown Chicago and we offer the following perks:

  • Work in a casual environment with talented and passionate people
  • Tremendous room for personal and career growth
  • Free snacks and soft drinks
  • Full benefits package and a matching 401k plan
  • Pre-tax transit benefits
  • Divvy Bikes subscription discount
  • Summer hours
  • 360 degree views from the 59th floor

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, you will:

  • Design marketing collateral including ads, landing pages, presentations and sales handouts
  • Manage end-to-end production and deployment of emails including designing, coding, deploying and reporting while working with various internal teams to improve email workflow
  • Assist in testing and analyzing email campaigns to ultimately increase our email marketing success
  • Assist the Email Marketing Manager on developing design and email templates for 2 new product launches in 2017
  • Improve content efforts through creation of original graphics, charts and enriched images

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 1+ yr professional experience in email marketing and graphic/web design
  • Experience building and coding HTML/CSS emails
  • Experience with graphic and web design, particularly Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite and/or Dreamweaver
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

The perfect candidate will also possess:

  • Strong understanding of marketing, branding and visual communication strategies
  • A passion for design creation + development + execution and possess a great sense of layout and composition for conversion-oriented design on multiple devices
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented with excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong understanding of email coding, best practices, mobile responsive email design & email rendering issues across clients
  • Familiarity with Salesforce CRM and Marketing Cloud (formerly ExactTarget)
  • Experience with analyzing and reporting using Excel and Google Analytics
  • Experience working with SQL and relational databases is a plus

About Cappex is a growing and successful company with a great mission to help connect students and colleges. More than 8 million high school students have registered on Cappex's family of websites ( & connecting with roughly 1,000 colleges. Every year, more than 1.2 million new users register for Cappex.

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