CDW Careers

Marketing Operations Coordinatorat CDW Careers

Job ID: 18000737
Updated: Apr 23, 2018
Location: Lincolnshire, IL, United States


Role Overview

The Marketing Delivery team brings the marketing strategies and plans to life for the customer by becoming expert in effectively executing outbound marketing content and messaging. This team distributes all activities in the marketing plan to customers using the pre-selected marketing channel, including events. They support cross-marketing functions by facilitating traditional project management and providing collateral to the CDW Sales team. This team will oversee and enforce governance, helping to ensure that agreed upon principles and guidelines are taught, communicated, understood and adhered to. This team will also support the technology requirements of the marketing organization, managing rollouts, upgrades, etc.


The Marketing Operations Coordinator manages the creation, development, and implementation of print, digital, and event marketing activities and ensures the timely completion of CDW’s strategic marketing plans. These activities are planned yearly, as well as added incrementally.


Rolling up to the Marketing Delivery team, it is essential for the Marketing Operations Coordinator (MOC) to develop a basic understanding of the strategy and individual marketing campaigns as well as solutions areas.

Marketing Operations Coordinator

This role ensures that marketing activities are in alignment with integrated planning’s strategy by reviewing all content and messaging for accuracy. They act as single point of contact, collaborating with agencies or internal teams to communicate direction on messaging, design, circulation, merchandising and target audience. They handle the management of projects and are responsible for the completion of marketing activities and the creative approval process.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Communicates CDW’s overall mission, incorporating corporate and campaign goals and key messages into every project.

  • Maintains a basic understanding of the strategy of the various marketing campaigns as well as campaign focuses.
  • Manages the project milestones from strategic development to execution of a project and ensuring the activity requirements are met and project successfully delivered
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders/partners at all levels.

  • Provides alerts to stakeholders for the initiation of a project or activity milestone during activity execution and throughout annual planning processes.

  • Maintains two way communications with activity execution and business owner teams.

  • Proactively works to resolve business challenges while maintaining efficiencies.
Marketing Operations Coordinator:
  • Schedules and facilitates brainstorming meetings along with status calls with the agency/internal design teams to communicate projects at risk

  • Coordinates all stakeholder communications, feedback and approvals in a timely manner.

  • Tracks progress to ensure successful completion within scheduled deadlines and provide communication to stakeholders.

  • Handles the coordination of projects and is responsible for the completion of marketing activities and the creative approval process. 

  • Manages the high-level organization for all projects.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in, Business, Marketing, Communications, or related or equivalent field
  • 1 year experience coordinating marketing activities
Other Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills with a track record of meeting deadlines and the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively articulate information and interact with stakeholders at all levels including senior leadership.
  • Proven  ability  to  proactively  collaborate  and  build  relationships,  take  initiative,  and creatively problem-solve.
  • History of successfully coordinating complex projects, with   multiple   facets   and stakeholders.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office applications.
Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year of project management experience.
  • 1 year of experience in marketing/communications environment.
  • Understanding and proficiency in using project management tools including workflow systems like IBM Enterprise Marketing Management - EMM, and Adobe Acrobat Pro.     

Job Category: Marketing
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 0%