Marketing Manager-Part Time (25 hours/week)

Joliet Slammers - Joliet, IL4.0

Part-timeEstimated: $46,000 - $61,000 a year
EducationSkills
Marketing Manager
This position oversees the development and execution of the marketing plans for the Joliet Slammers and all other events at Slammers Stadium. This position will develop and implement strategic marketing plans that could include all forms of traditional and digital advertising, promotions, brand building, and sales support programs. It will also work with other business partners, departments and 3rd party vendors.

Responsibilities:
Communicate regularly with sales staff, General Manager, and VP of Sales & Marketing to discuss new ideas to promote the facility
Oversee management of the Slammers brand, including logo usage, written material or any public appearance of team information
Assist sales in closing business through creative proposals, marketing ideas and ad campaigns
Establishes professional relationships with key personnel of the media, including newspapers, magazines, television and radio
Negotiate, close and implement media and promotional agreements for the facility and events with promoters and media clients
Maintain and update our website and all social media accounts
Creates news releases and feature stories about the facility, our staff, and events held in the facility and distributes to appropriate media
Writes and produces print ads and digital marketing pieces
Produce facility brochures, print and electronic versions
Coordinate photographic needs for routine, as well as special events, documentation and promotional purposes
Ability to take verbal and written direction
Ability to work unusual hours as needed
Oversee of team of staff and/or interns that include, but are not limited to graphic design, marketing, promotions, mascots
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Excellent oral communication skills
Strong background in written communication such as letters, press releases, and articles. Must also have great proof reading skills
The ability to work well with others, including clients, associates, partners, media
Excellent planning, organizational skills and attention to details
Computer skills including Microsoft Office, as well as Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop and additional design experience
Creative and innovative abilities
Ability to meet deadlines
A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism, or similar