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4.2 | Chicago, IL | Real Estate | 51 to 200 Employees
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Posted 9 months ago on Aug. 13, 2019

Paid Media Specialist

Full-time in Chicago, IL
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4.7 is a real estate company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area with 51 to 200 employees. has a 4.2-star InHerSight Score, based on 548 ratings from 38 employees. 12 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight. is seeking a proactive and detail-oriented Paid Media Specialist to join our team in Chicago’s vibrant Fulton River District neighborhood. This position will be responsible for planning, executing, and analyzing paid media advertising for the company’s two brands in order to improve online reach, strengthen engagement and support larger marketing and business objectives. is the first online real estate resource to put the neighborhood at the center of the home search. Our platforms, and, invite users to imagine their life in a new area by providing a local’s perspective, including detailed descriptions and resident reviews of schools, amenities, and the surrounding community.

At, we’re all about transparency. Continuous improvement is one of our core values. If you’re a paid media enthusiast looking for a company where you can grow, have a real impact and be part of an award-winning culture, we want to hear from you!

What you’ll be doing as our Paid Media Specialist:

  • Working directly with the SEM Manager to manage paid social and display initiatives
  • Monitoring performance metrics daily, to identify trends and optimize campaigns
  • Recommending program optimizations; using knowledge of platform-specific capabilities and integrated media opportunities
  • Managing projects & timelines, with the ability to reprioritize deliverables to align with larger business goals
  • Proactively asking questions, communicating new ideas and participating in internal meetings
  • Creating paid social and display campaigns across platforms, including but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Google Display Network and others
  • Executing on new opportunities to expand and improve lead generation through paid social and display
  • Working cross-functionally with team members, including SEM Manager, Marketing Managers, Content Editors, and Designers on occasion
  • Helping to facilitate both internal & vendor meetings and communication
  • Staying up-to-date on current paid media trends, best practices, and technologies
  • Ad hoc duties as assigned

We think you could be really successful if you:

  • Have a curious mind and aren’t afraid to bring big ideas to the table
  • Maintain positive energy in a team environment
  • Can handle multiple projects and manage deadlines
  • Are a team player, but also a self-starter who goes above and beyond the task at hand

Basic requirements to do the job:

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Advertising or Journalism, or equivalent experience
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience managing paid social and display campaigns
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills to analyze performance and communicate insights to various stakeholders
  • Clear understanding of business & goals with ability to provide applicable recommendations
  • Detail-oriented and proactive in recommending solutions to improve performance and efficiency
  • High-level of written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience working with Google Analytics
  • Experience working with Salesforce
  • Strong Excel knowledge and skills


  • The standards: insurance, 401k with match, flexible PTO, and a casual dress code
  • Paid parental leave
  • Pre-tax commuter program
  • West Loop neighborhood (easy commute and lots of food options)
  • Volunteer and charity opportunities
  • Cold-brew coffee on tap
  • Transparent and approachable leadership and management
  • Catered Lunch & Learn programs
  • You will help people on the journey to making one of the single biggest decisions of their life is an equal opportunity employer for people from all different backgrounds. Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to ethnicity, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family status, or age. We strive to foster an inclusive environment that is comfortable for everyone. We will not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.


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