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Digital Content Associate in Northlake, IL (Corporate Market Support) at Empire Today

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

About EMPIRE TODAY®

Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out.  With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy.

Business Area

Empire Today has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Content Associate to support multiple brands within the Marketing Department. Part project management and part content creation, this talented individual will help keep digital marketing projects aligned and ensuring their successful execution, along with developing digital content where needed to achieve lead generation and brand awareness goals.

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain editorial/content strategy and calendar for all online marketing channels to ensure cohesive brand message throughout organic and paid social media, email, videos, website landing pages, blog articles, press releases, etc.
  • Help execute content calendar with owners and ensure on-time, successful delivery of projects. 
  • Own relationships and day-to-day functions with external vendors as appropriate.
  • Post all blog articles, press releases, and any other website content in content management tool.
  • Compose and edit marketing copy to ensure proper grammar, spelling, syntax, and style as needed.
  • Supports all day-to-day marketing activities and objectives that focus on lead generation for the residential and commercial business segments.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Marketing, or other related areas of study or equivalent work experience required.
  • 1-3 years of experience managing digital content, including the creation and execution of a content/editorial calendar.
  • Results-oriented and eager to take ownership of initiatives while collaborating with relevant Company stakeholders.
  • High attention to detail and ability to set priorities, move at a fast pace, and meet deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of home improvement industry is a plus.

Benefits

Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick enrollment into our benefit plans.  Eligibility is  first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting.  Find another Company that can beat that!
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family’s health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance – Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program – A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks – An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires. 

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

By Submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Empire Today to transmit and store your information in the Empire Today group companies’ worldwide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.

   

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