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Chicago: Senior Email Marketer


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Posted: 23 October 2015 08:22 PM

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Who we are: Vivid Seats is the fastest-growing online marketplace for sports and concert tickets.  We were recently listed as one of the city’s fastest growing internet companies by Crain’s Chicago Business and named one of the city’s top digital employers by!  We offer the perks, culture, and opportunity of an entrepreneurial start-up, supported by the scale, stability, and resources of over a decade of profitable growth.  Our mission is to help fans attend all their favorite live events with the highest satisfaction and savings in the industry.

Job description: Vivid Seats is seeking a driven email marketer with experience driving sales in an online retail email program. As a key part of our cutting-edge Email Marketing and Customer Relationship team, the Senior Email Marketer will be involved in every step of our email campaigns—serving as our fans’ guide to the best upcoming shows and sports matchups.

Drive email revenue growth and customer loyalty for one of the largest and fastest growing ticket companies in the nation. The ideal candidate can program automated triggered messages, code emails, and optimize campaignsin a fast-paced, yet supportive entrepreneurial environment. From development to implementation, this individual will focus on delivering relevant, timely email messages to fans, often on tight deadlines.


Create visually rich email content on a wide range of topics in sports, concerts, and theater
Discover new ways to engage past buyers and nurture customer loyalty
Write engaging and compelling email subject lines and copy
Utilize ExactTarget and other email marketing technologies to send large numbers of emails to subscribers on a daily basis
Design and code emails in HTML using the latest best practices
Be an expert in email deliverability
Writing advanced AMPscript (or similar programming language) for dynamic content, programming automated campaigns, and writing SQL queries a plus!
Strategically plan the email send calendar
Track email performance
Test and optimize campaigns to improve the email program
Compile and review email metrics with an eye to finding insights to improve future performance
Who we’re looking for:

3-4 years of experience running commercial email campaigns and driving sales, ideally using ExactTarget or a similar email service provider
Proficiency with Dreamweaver HTML editing software, Excel, and targeting/segmenting lists
A resourceful and detail-oriented personality with the ability to multitask and prioritize projects independently
Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field
What we can offer you: Vivid Seats offers competitive compensation levels, substantial individual and team-based bonus opportunities, aggressive promotion timelines, and a variety of workplace perks.  Specifically, staff has access to discounted event tickets, frequent in-office catered meals, monthly happy hours, team outings, discounted gym memberships, subsidized healthy meal and snack programs, and summer sports leagues.  Standard benefits are also offered such as medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, and transit plan discounts.

Vivid Seats is an equal opportunity employer.  Vivid Seats prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.