Marketing Associate
at Smalley Steel Ring Co.

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Associate to join our team. The Marketing Associate is responsible for the promotion of Smalley products and brand through an extensive global trade show and advertising program.

Are you a highly organized, attention to detail driven, deadline focused individual looking for an opportunity to build and execute programs designed to increase results for our global business? This may be the perfect opportunity for you to join our team.

We are seeking a growth minded, entry level or early career candidate, to assist with our marketing efforts. The Marketing Associate liaises closely with other departments throughout the organization providing a customer focused and effective marketing support

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Management of all aspects of Smalley’s global trade show program; including show participation and stand selection, booth construction and design, staffing and accommodations.
  • Maintain global exhibition schedule of events participated in and events of interest, making recommendations on event participation.
  • Compile and coordinate logistics for trade show events.
  • Work with marketing management to develop trade shows strategies aimed at increasing prospect engagement and lead generation.
  • Track and report on the success of trade show efforts, measuring leads, cost-per-leads and trends.
  • Negotiate advertising contracts and schedule advertising campaigns with industry media partners.
  • Use marketing automation tools to promote participation in industry events.
  • Track and report on the success of marketing initiatives.
  • Work with vendors to ensure the delivery deadlines and quality requirements of marketing collateral.
  • Help deploy best in class marketing programs including digital and traditional marketing.
  • Attend events as needed.


Job Requirements


  • BA/BS Degree in Marketing, Communication or Business Management with 1 – 2 years of marketing experience preferred
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use both data and intuition to make informed decisions.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; you will be working with other business professionals and are expected to convey the value of our product and programs and the culture and beliefs of our company.
  • Ability to think about process and scale above all else. Able to work efficiently and effectively with multiple partners collectively and cohesively.
  • Active and well-rounded personal presence on social media, digital media, and traditional marketing with a command of each network/channel and their best practices.
  • Travel will be required as part of this position. Similar positions travel between once per quarter and 10-15% of the time
  • Bonus experience: Adobe Creative Suite, Marketing Automation
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis

Smalley offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) savings plan with company match; profit sharing, health, dental, vision. Company paid life insurance, STD and LTD; supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and 10 company paid holidays.

To learn more about our company, please visit our web site at



Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

If you are having problems using our online application system, please call 847-719-5900

Job Snapshot

About Us

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. With offices in Asia, Europe, the United States and South America, we not only think globally but we act globally. As a global leader, we have experienced almost every type of application in our field and we continue to solve new problems for a variety of customers. From aerospace, to medical devices, the auto industry and more, we have the expertise our clients are looking for in a manufacturing partner.

Here at Smalley, we realize that our success depends upon the success of our employees. We are a privately held, family owned business with a positive, team oriented culture and a commitment to the security and satisfaction of our workforce. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package: including 401(k) savings plan with company match, profit sharing, bonus, health, dental, vision, company paid life, STD and LTD, supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and 10 company-paid holidays. You will also find plenty of opportunity for career development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility here at Smalley.

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