Account Based Marketing Lead (Contract Position)

Evanston, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #67478 |
Posted Last Week

Our client is seeking an experienced, goal-oriented Account-Based Marketer for a part-time, 6-to-8-month contract position.

Marketing & Communication team helps build the client brand, champion thought leadership, support business development and engage our past, present and future workforce.

In this role, you will be responsible for the development, implementation, management, and measurement of targeted, account-focused marketing programs and activities with key clients.

You will work closely with the ABM Manager and various Marketing teams and resources to create and implement strategic activities and campaigns to expand client relationships, drive new business and increase retention among a select set of clients.


  • Partner with the ABM Manager to create and execute account-based marketing initiatives for select accounts
  • Manage integrated marketing campaigns and promotions for selected accounts using tactics that include thought leadership, email, webinars, digital advertising, and social networking, among others
  • Develop, maintain, and share resources that enable client’s account teams including thought leadership and collateral for client meetings or RFPs, monthly account activity reports and client outreach materials
  • Leverage data and insights to research client executives and inform client teams of client interest and perceived intent
  • Measure the effectiveness of efforts, adjust approach as needed. Share outcomes with business stakeholders and marketing leadership


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or Business. MBA a plus
  • 5+ years in B2B marketing and solution marketing experience; field marketing or account-based marketing positions preferred
  • Demonstrated skill collaborating with client-facing account team members, including senior leaders within a highly matrixed organization
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to work with cross-functional teams and interact with internal and executives
  • Solid experience creating and executing integrated marketing campaigns in a B2B environment
  • Ability to gather data/insights from multiple internal and external sources to understand impact across accounts and opportunities
  • Experience with marketing automation and social media monitoring platforms (HubSpot, Marketo, Brandwatch Radian6, 6sense, Demandbase, etc.) a plus
  • Goal-oriented and collaborative with the ability to take initiative and deliver projects unsupervised
  • Exceptional organizational project and people management skills with attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work across time zones, including early morning U.S. hours to interact with global teams
  • Industry experience with pharmaceutical and health care sectors a plus

More about this client:

We are a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations, and technology, leveraging deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. Our employees are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel, and transportation, and beyond.

We are the world’s largest consulting firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations, and increased use of today’s latest technologies. From our worldwide offices, our professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors yet work across a range of industries.

Our corporate support teams operate the firm’s core internal enterprise functions. Our global teams comprise team-oriented, pragmatic and results-driven people who thrive in a challenging work environment. Our people come from diverse backgrounds but share a passion for quality customer service and dedication—whether our customer is a client or another employee.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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