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JOB OPENING: Campaign Specialist

Chicago Sun Times Media seeks a dedicated professional to join our circulation team as a Campaign Specialist. This key position will work across multiple departments within the company to develop, execute and track subscription sales and retention campaigns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop subscription marketing and sales campaigns aimed at retaining current subscribers and attracting new subscribers
  • Define/Create direct response campaigns and work collaboratively with the circulation management team
  • Report on and analyze campaign response rates
  • Build and execute social media strategy
  • Track outside publishing companies customer campaigns for competitive benchmarking
  • Develop a solid understanding of Sun-Times and competitive digital audience environments
  • Work collaboratively with marketing department to help build campaign messaging
  • Ad hoc reporting based on circulation department needs
  • Other department duties as necessary


  • BA/BS in marketing, business, statistics, economics, or related field
  • 1+ year job related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in sales or marketing
  • Intermediate level use of MS Excel (formulas, pivot tables, vlookups etc.)
  • Strong problem solving and project management skills
  • Experience in working with databases for use in building and executing sales and marketing campaigns
  • Proficient in social media platforms
  • Highly organized individual with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, ability to develop solutions and implement an action plan in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated success in achieving project timelines
  • IBM Cognos/Business Object experience is a plus
  • Customer service/call center experience is a plus

Job Title: Campaign Specialist

Department:  Circulation

Reports to:  Manager, Audience & Analytics

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Posted: 7/17/2017


Send a confidential cover letter and resume to: jobpostings@suntimes.com