Careers

Sell something you’ve helped invent

We are on the hunt for a hungry, ambitious and enthusiastic Business Development Manager. The lucky addition to our team will work directly with senior level staff to reimagine and build out a best in class lead generation and sales machine for our new service offering that is going to be a market leader. They will be involved in all phases of launching this new division…everything from performing market research, creating and testing ideas, building out processes and thinking of innovative ways to reach our new target market.

Talented and tired of wasting your time?

If you are looking for a challenge and excel at achieving even what others may see as the most impossible goals, you may be ready to make your mark on the business world at The Simons Group. As our Business Development Manager, you will responsible for:

  • Reaching out to the B2B marketplace to learn more about the communication problems that they face
  • Envisioning, testing and refining our lead generation process
  • Developing new leads through various channels that may include digital marketing activities, networking and telephone outreach
  • Effectively identifying and managing prospect needs and opportunities
  • Developing a deep understanding of clients’ needs and building proposing appropriate solutions

Sales experience in B2B marketing is a plus. But remember that the right attitude can still outshine skills and experience.

The Simons Group is scrappy and smart

We’ve been in business for 37 years (so we are rock-solid stable), and we still love the game (because we’re never too old to do something new).

And right now we’re writing a new chapter of The Simons Group story. Although we’ve been successful, we (perhaps like you) want something more. We are in the process of identifying under served needs in the B2B sector. We have the resources and know how to address these inefficiencies so we are currently refining our positioning.  Help create it with us. Take the first step and send us your resume and cover letter today.

Performance pay with unlimited earning potential and remote working arrangements. If you think you have what it takes to be the next member of our team please share your resume and a cover letter telling us why you are the perfect fit. No phone calls…please share your story with us in writing!

We are always on the lookout for skilled writers who thrive in a deadline-driven environment and takes time commitments very seriously. Our writers are responsible for interviewing, writing, editing, and proofreading as needed, demonstrating an advanced understanding of AP style. Perfect candidates should be equally comfortable writing newsletter copy, brochures, Web sites, white papers, ads, press releases and blogs.

Agency experience and a reporting background will be helpful for this fast-paced job. You’ll also need a successful track record of project management, since you’ll be responsible for managing creative teams and client deadlines. You must also be available for onsite client meetings in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs as needed so outstanding communication and presentation skills are a needed.

You should also be able to communicate easily with the C Suite as well as technical sources, and based on that information, develop clear priorities for the work we have in house. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit, which makes this position perfect for someone who can take initiative, make decisions and display leadership in every aspect of what we do.

Ideal candidates should have at least five years’ experience writing, editing and managing B2B marketing communications, be able to handle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines with ease. We understand and appreciate good writing, editing and project management; and if you have a solid track record and a stable job history, this is a great place to do excellent work.

To be considered please submit cover letter (with hourly rate), resume and writing samples. No phone calls please.

We are seeking a freelance content strategist to add to our growing team. Our content strategists have a love for developing content strategies around the customer journey.

Some responsibilities include performing 360 degree deep-dive reviews into all faucets of a client’s business activities, markets and audience types; defining customer personas and journeys; identifying content gabs and needs; developing content strategies based on client’s business strategies. You must also be available for onsite client meetings in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs as needed so outstanding communication and presentation skills are a needed.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of professional experience as a content strategist with a focus on content as it pertains to the customer experience. A solid tactical knowledge of all aspects of marketing with roots in the business-writing world will be helpful. Developing key messaging maps for client’s key audience and market segments.

To apply please include your cover letter (with hourly rate), resume, samples (messaging maps, content audits, etc.) and your hourly rate. No phone calls please.

Are you looking to make a real contribution to the long-term success of an open-minded company? Do you want to know your ideas will be appreciated? Do you want to enjoy coming to work every morning and be a valued part of a collaborative team? If so, we might have the perfect position for you.

Every company needs marketing, and your challenge will be to determine which companies will benefit most from the services we offer. You’ll be calling into our extensive database to identify needs and set appointments, so you must have demonstrated success in talking to prospects on the phone, plus excellent organization and follow through. We will handle proposals and other paperwork, enabling you to concentrate on the activities that will bring you the highest return.

Our perfect candidate will be skilled at building relationships, passionate about how our company can help organizations reach their sales and marketing goals, and able to demonstrate the value of our strategic thinking and creative staff.

To apply please include your cover letter, resume and salary history. No phone calls please.

We are looking for a skilled freelance public relations specialist who thrives in a deadline-driven environment and takes time commitments very seriously. Ideal candidates should have at least 2-5 years’ experience in the public relations arena.

Agency experience and media relations backgrounds are must haves. You’ll also need a successful track record of building targeted media lists, assisting with developing story ideas to pitch to the media, developing relationships with publishing editors of trade magazines, securing bylined article opportunities and scheduling interviews with reporters.

To be considered please submit cover letter (with hourly rate) and resume. No phone calls please.