**this role is hybrid; requires regional travel and working onsite 2 days/week in our Naperville, IL office**

Jack Morton is hiring a passionate Marketing Associate (internal title: Regional Market Associate) in our Naperville, IL office to work on an automotive account. This role will involve aspects of experiential / event marketing and meeting planning. It requires a highly organized, confident, team player who thrives on continuous learning and embraces hard work.

Here’s the job:

  • Cultivate strong and productive relationships with clients, agency partners and third-party resources
  • Create and deliver presentations that leave audiences (automotive dealership stakeholders) clamoring for more
  • Use the creative part of your brain to come up with unique approaches to engage consumers
  • Relish in the opportunity to demonstrate your negotiation skills to ensure the client is getting the most bang for their buck
  • Track client budgets and provide clear communication to the client regarding budget, scope, schedule, and project status / action items
  • Work with a close-knit team who is made up of people that actually like hanging out with each other

How you should be wired:

  • You're a grassroots-style person; you enjoy being "retail minded" and are ready to jump in day one!
  • You demonstrate a strong ability to manage multiple assignments at one time
  • You’re comfortable in front of clients and confident in your role
  • You’re a team player who is strong at collaboration and always willing to support others
  • You are highly organized with a keen eye for detail

How you can support our culture:

  • You enjoy and succeed at working REALLY well with others
  • You support and contribute to a positive and productive cultural environment

What we require:

  • At least 1 year of experience 
  • Strong project management, organizational and communication (both written and verbal) skills
  • Experience in experiential marketing or event planning a huge plus, but we're excited to teach the right person the business 
  • Willing to travel up to 35% and work weekends; travel is cyclical and peaks during the summer months and lulls during winter months
  • Comfortable working in an office as well as remotely since we like flexibility


In addition to gaining invaluable experience, receiving a competitive salary, Jack’s comprehensive benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Competitive medical/dental/vision insurance plans with FSA/HSA and Dependent Care FSA options. Pet Insurance for those who need it too.
  • Employee Resource Groups and inclusive diversity programming and initiatives
  • Discount portal for everyday goods and services
  • Personal Development programs
  • Dedicated Mental Health resources including Headspace membership, Employee Assistance Program (CCA), and more
  • Generous Family and Parental Leave Policy (up to 18 weeks) with eligibility extended to all parents regardless of gender or primary/secondary caregiver status
  • Access to our parent company (IPG) Savings plan (401K program) with company match as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • GM Supplier Discount on GM vehicle purchases/leases

Last but not least, we hold diversity, equity and inclusion to a high standard: 

Jack Morton and Genuine are equal opportunity employers; we strongly value diversity at our companies. We do not discriminate on race, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. In 2022, Jack Morton and Genuine, as part of Interpublic Group (IPG), have been named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index (GEI), and Jack Morton has once again been designated a Best Place To Work For LGBTQ Workplace Equality by the Human Rights Campaign in their Corporate Equality Index.


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