Marketing Generalist - Sr. Associate

Chicago, IL
Marketing – Marketing /
Full-Time /
Harrison Street is a leading investment management firm exclusively focused on alternative real assets. Headquartered in Chicago and London with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia, the Firm has more than 280-employees and nearly $56 billion in assets under management. Clients of the Firm include a global institutional investor base domiciled in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America.

Our Culture:
Since 2005, Harrison Street has been a first-mover in alternative real assets and we know our people are our most valuable asset. As we continue to expand into new geographies and sectors, we are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. Our people embody our Firm values.
Teamwork: We work inclusively with loyalty and respect to achieve our collective and individual goals
Innovation: We create opportunity through developing the “new” and approaching all things with an exploratory mindset
Passion: We pursue our work with a positive attitude, high energy, and purpose
Integrity: We collaborate and execute honestly and ethically in all aspects of our business
Excellence: We strive to be best-in-class through disciplined execution of our strategy, reflection on our performance and continuous improvement

Why this role is important:
The Firm is seeking a marketing & brand professional to join the Investor Relations (IR) department. This person will be an integral part of the team and will be responsible for supporting capital raising efforts, elevating the Harrison Street brand and responsible for supporting team objectives. This role will develop relationships with people across the organization including transactions, asset management and portfolio management teams and will work together to meet client requests.


    • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop and implement integrated marketing strategies that align with business objectives
    • Manage social media platforms, including content creation, scheduling, monitoring and engagement
    • Manage and assist in the creation of marketing collateral, including print materials, presentations, and digital assets
    • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify trends, opportunities and best practices
    • Support email marketing campaigns, including list segmentation, content creation and performance analysis
    • Coordinate logistics for regional annual meetings and other promotional activities
    • Monitor and report on key performance metrics, providing insights and recommendations for optimization
    • Assist with CRM maintenance and cleanup
    • Other duties as assigned


    • 5+ years of experience in finance, real estate, investment management or related industry
    • Exceptional attention to detail, placing a high priority on accuracy
    • Exceptional project and time management skills
    • Highly organized, proactive and resourceful
    • Strong team player with ability to independently manage a full workload and respond to shifting priorities
    • Required proficiency in Powerpoint and Word
    • Strong working knowledge of Excel
    • Strong working knowledge of adobe creative cloud is a plus
    • Experience and interest in design is a plus

Perks for full time employees:

    • Strong medical, dental and vision plans
    • Flexible Spending Accounts & Dependent Care Account (with employer match)
    • Life, accidental death and disability plans
    • Commuter Reimbursement Program (with employer match)
    • Employee assistance programs
    • 401K plan with Harrison Street contribution
    • 13 paid holidays and Flex Fridays
    • 16-week paid parental leave
    • Monthly cell phone bill reimbursement
    • Professional development stipend
    • Wellness & Charitable Contribution Programs
    • Manager trainings and employee development opportunities
    • Dress for your day!
Harrison Street is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

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Harrison Street does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Harrison Street will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Harrison Street.