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Email Specialist

Chicago, IL | Marketing

Job Description


We are Sittercity, a high growth, fast-paced and dynamic web company founded in 2001.  With over 2 million members nationwide, Sittercity connects families with pre-screened caregivers by providing detailed profiles with photos, parent reviews, background checks, up-to-date availability, references and caregiving experience. In fact, every 30 seconds Sittercity connects a family with the local caregiver that meets their unique needs.

We are looking for an exceptionally talented and motivated individual to join our Marketing team as an Email Marketing Specialist. This person would have a strong digital marketing background and should have successfully developed, maintained, and optimized email marketing campaigns.

Responsibilities Include    

  • Oversee day-to-day execution of email campaigns from creative setup and html coding to testing and deployment via email service providers
  • Build and constantly improve on email marketing campaigns and executions
  • Manage marketing calendars, traffic creative assets and own the complete approval process
  • Analyze and report on email campaign results and key performance indicators, highlighting successes, trends and opportunities
  • Support partner divisions within Sittercity to facilitate email deployment on their behalf
  • Serve as project manager for key email enhancements
  • Implement quality assurance processes to ensure accurate and on-time campaign delivery of emails
  • Maintain formal process to update and share findings with marketing and other stakeholders regarding success of Sittercity’s email campaigns

Required Skills/Experience

  • Broad understanding of the digital marketing environment – big picture thinking appreciated
  • Minimum of 1 year of digital marketing experience
  • Well organized and able to manage multiple deadlines and projects
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Our Workplace

Sittercity operates in a casual and fun environment in the River North neighborhood of Chicago.  Perks include weekly on-site fitness classes, unlimited healthy snacks, weekly team lunches and quarterly outings.  In addition, we offer a very competitive benefits package include Health, Dental, Short/Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401(k) and three weeks of paid time off to start.

Sittercity is a Recipient of the 2013 Work-Life Seal of Distinction Award from the Alliance for Work-Life Progress.

Sittercity is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis as prohibited by federal, state or local law.  Sittercity participants in E-Verify and background checks all employees.


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