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Brand and Corporate Marketing Assistant Manager more...
Location:Northbrook, IL
First posted:June 08, 2017 (last updated 1 week 5 days ago)

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Job Description

The purpose of the Consumer Marketing Planning & Execution team is to lead the marketing strategy, planning and development of consumer, customer and Allstate Agency level communications programs that build Allstate brand consideration, choice and loyalty, drive brand consistency, and broaden the brand footprint across all media and communication vehicles, and to ensure programs are delivered with operational excellence.  The team is also responsible for developing and maintaining Allstate brand standards and guidelines. The Consumer Marketing Planning & Execution team collaborates with various Allstate business and marketing internal and external partners to ensure programs and communications are strategically aligned with business goals and strategies.  


Job Summary

The Assistant Marketing Manager I supports the planning, creative development and execution of marketing communications programs and plans that build the brand and corporate reputation.  The Assistant Marketing Manager manages the day-to-day execution of brand and corporate marketing communications tactics, with an emphasis on philanthropic, social responsibility and reputation/brand-building programs. The Asst. Manager is accountable for leading all phases of a program or project plan. This position works closely with key stakeholders in Corporate Relations, and partners with Marketing, Law & Regulation and other business areas to gain input to develop, execute and measure the marketing plan. The Asst. Manager must possess a variety of competencies including strong attention-to-detail, advanced communication skills, strong copyediting skills and the ability to evaluate creative/advertising.  The Assistant Marketing Manager should be able to provide constructive feedback to both internal and external partners. The Asst. Manager is expected to demonstrate meticulous follow-through and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the planning, creative development and implementation of integrated brand and corporate marketing communications to support various programs and strategies, offering solutions and recommendations to manager and other contributing team members.
  • Manage required day-to-day tasks, including status reports, budgets, timelines, meeting coordination, legal and key stakeholder approvals, and maintenance of centralized files for reference and compliance.
  • Assist with the development of presentations, program overviews, recaps, and other materials for internal meetings and presentations; present work internally to Product Marketing leadership and other business partners.
  • Contribute to integration across Consumer Marketing and Corporate Relations teams, building relationships with internal and external business partners and resources.
  • Initiate ideas and actions on cross-functional teams.
  • Work with solid level of independence on new or unfamiliar projects.

Job Qualifications

  • Intermediate organization and project/program/time management skills
  • Intermediate presentation development and delivery skills
  • Intermediate experience using Microsoft suite; advanced PowerPoint skills a plus
  • Intermediate relationship, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Beginner solutions skills; flexible in times of change
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; strong ability to write, copyedit and judge creative
  • 4+ years of Marketing experience, preferably including Advertising/Marketing Agency experience
  • Bachelors degree required, advanced degree preferred: Marketing, Journalism or Communications concentration preferred
  • Must be highly motivated and a passionate team player

For Creative Studio

  • Proficient in Illustrator, InDesign, Quark, Photoshop, Adobe, Flash
  • 4+ years of previous experience in Graphic Design
  • Ability to translate ideas and concepts into visual representation using multiple design tools and mediums
  • Bachelors degree in graphic design , visual arts, or fine arts preferred

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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