Marketing Assistant

Shaw Media   Crystal Lake, IL   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on August 19, 2021
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Shaw Local, the No. 1 provider of local news in northern Illinois, is looking for a full-time marketing assistant who wants to help us grow our digital subscriber base and directly impact the communities we serve with engaging, high-quality journalism.
Our company operates numerous local news websites, newspapers, and magazines around the region and our focus is on having the first, best and most important coverage of local stories. 
This role will assist with promotions, social media, email marketing, reporting and administrative tasks. The preferred candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field and at least one year of experience. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of insurance.
About this opportunity:
The ideal applicant will be a team player who brings an entrepreneurial, problem-solving attitude to all aspects of the marketing funnel. Our goal is to continue to grow our email lists and digital subscribers using data-driven decision making. This position will work with internal stakeholders to accelerate this growth.
  • Promotions, social media and email marketing
  • Assists with moderating contests and promotions
  • Assists with planning and scheduling social media promotions for contests, digital subscription offers, and other department initiatives
  • Assist with campaign reporting, including promotion results, social media and email engagement
Experience required:
  • CMS (content management system)
  • Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint or similar)
  • Social Media
Experience desired:
  • HTML/CSS/Java (basic knowledge)
About Shaw Media:
Shaw Media publishes over 150 titles in Illinois and Iowa. Its holdings include websites, newspapers, magazines and a digital marketing services division. Founded in Dixon, Illinois, Shaw Media has been privately owned by the Shaw family since its inception in 1851.
Enjoy the Rewards of Working Among the Best:
In return for your contributions to our success, Shaw Media offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) with company match.
Apply Today!
Please forward a cover letter along with your resume to:
Or mail it to us at:
Shaw Media - Marketing Assistant
PO Box 250
Crystal Lake, IL 60039
Shaw Media is a Drug-Free Employer.
Pre-employment background check, motor vehicle record and drug screen required.
This posting may not include all duties of the position.
Equal Opportunity Employer