Full time

Position Summary

The Marketing Director  will lead the strategy, creation and implementation of institutional PR and Marketing for ComedySportz including: email marketing, special event marketing, and promotion involving community partnerships.  The Marketing Director will report to the Director of Operations. This role has the opportunity for some remote work and flexible schedule.

Essential Functions

Digital Marketing Management

  • Lead Marketing team  in development of organizational digital strategy; work with Marketing Coordinator on implementation of digital plan, including but not limited to emails, digital media, social media.

  • Collaborate with Marketing team in developing paid social media strategy across all platforms. Lead the collaboration with other departments on campaigns and social media projects.

Tourism Marketing

  • Lead all tourism-related marketing efforts.

  • Maintain relationships within the tourism industry, focusing on key tourism partners and concierge partnerships

  • Attend select meetings and events focused on the tourism sector.

  • Direct Marketing Coordinator on the development of tourism-related events.

Advertising and Media Planning/Buying

  • Assist in the development of the annual institutional advertising plan, including the needs from each department.

  • Work with Marketing Coordinator and Graphic Designer to finalize creative due dates for advertising tactical plan.

  • Communicate needs with design team

  • Lead purchasing and planning of all paid media.

  • Working with Marketing Coordinator, plan and execute radio and television promotions.

Marketing Budget Management

  • Working with the Director of Operations  and the Marketing Coordinator, plan and execute the 2019 advertising budget.

  • Assist with overall Marketing budget forecasting.

  • Ensure delivery of necessary Marketing information (documentation, invoices) to Finance throughout the year.



  • A bachelor's degree in Marketing, PR, Arts Management or a related field

  • The ability to be flexible in an ever changing environment

  • Strong proactive thinking, professional maturity, and business savvy

  • Ability to maintain calmness under pressure

  • Ability to think strategically and execute tactically

  • Must be an enthusiastic team leader

  • To uphold the company‚Äôs core values: Collaboration. Inspiration. Gratitude. Fun

  • Ability to be a self starter and work on tight timelines remotely

  • A good sense of humor and ability to create witty content

To Apply

Please submit a witty cover letter and your resume to renee@cszchicago.com by March 29, 2019.