Marketing Associate

Areas of Interest:

Marketing & Communication


Chicago, Illinois

Date Posted:


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Company Description:

William Blair is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago and, together with its strategic partners, operates worldwide.

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

  • Management and execution of multiple projects in support of the PWM marketing team.
  • Tracking, proofreading, inventory maintenance, organizational activities.
  • Plan, coordinate, and maintain the content management system including training users and supporting sales teams directly when required.
  • Writing and design contributions to customize deliverables.
  • Event management from planning to outreach to execution to post-mortem analysis.
  • Traffic management for stakeholder and compliance approvals.
  • Gather, track, and create data reports and metrics as requested.
  • Participate in other projects at request of team and management.


  • Degree in communications, journalism or related field is a plus.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in communications.
  • Series 7 and 63 or can be obtained on the job.
  • Highly developed organizational skills, self-motivated, self-disciplined, proactive.
  • Ability to build relationships with a variety of colleagues. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently with others to accomplish objectives.
  • Ability to develop new ideas and confidently present to team.
  • Editorial and business design skills.
  • Understanding of integrated multiple media sets.
  • In-depth understanding of all Office products (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to create digital navigation infrastructures.
  • Solid project management skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and under multiple deadlines.

As a William Blair associate, you’ll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.

William Blair is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.

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