marketing manager

Marketing Manager

We’re looking for an ambitious, creative, and skilled marketer. Someone who has vision, can turn that vision into a story, and then can deliver that story in a comprehensible way.

We’re a young nonprofit, and you’ll be the first full-time hire. You’ll work directly with the founder, freelancers, volunteers, and the Board of Directors.

You will be responsible for all of our marketing….(and more)

So, what would you be doing?

  • Creating:

    • Our overall brand vision, in coordination with leadership

    • A prioritized plan for executing on that vision

    • A budget for executing on that vision

  • Managing:

    • Our marketing strategy

      • Develop email and social media campaign strategies to attract new candidates during each recruiting cycle

      • Design digital print (one-pagers) and video case studies using our candidates, partner employers, & partner nonprofits

      • Tweak the design of our current brand with the help of freelancers

      • Ensure our website stays relevant, clean, & concise

      • Solidify re:work as a staple of the Chicago tech scene through local tech publications and press placements

      • Help attract top talent through online recruiting channels (e.g. Glassdoor)

      • Plan and organize events that increase civic and corporate awareness of the re:work brand

    • Freelancers who can help us deliver on that strategy

  • Storytelling:
    • Know our customers and what they care about

      • Candidates

      • Employers

      • Partners

      • Donors

      • Volunteers

What do we need from you?

  • To embody our values: perspective, merit, respect, courage, communication, flexibility

  • Originality. You constantly ask whether we can do something better by doing it differently

  • Experience. You have experience managing a marketing strategy and managing people

  • Energy. You fuel yourself and others around you

  • Flexibility. You can change course without skipping a beat, assuming it makes sense

  • Resourcefulness. You do a lot with a little

Bonus points for:

  • B2C & B2B marketing experience

  • Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads, LinkedIn Ads, and Google Adwords experience

  • Squarespace experience

  • Adobe Suite experience

  • experience

  • A diverse personal, professional and educational background

  • Sales and/or bootcamp experience

  • Funny stories

What do you get?

  • To actually change people's lives

  • A competitive salary

  • A healthcare stipend (or COBRA coverage)

  • A blank canvas (company) on which to ‘paint’ (your work)

  • A very flexible schedule, including unlimited vacation

  • To work with a small, talented team

How to apply:

Interested? Send your LinkedIn profile to, along with a brief note letting us know who you are.

About us:

re:work training is a 501(c)3 that trains people with nontraditional backgrounds how to sell software. We then get them entry-level sales jobs at Chicago tech employers. More at