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Marketing Manager

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The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting more than 24,000 members in 93 countries. The association's members, represented in 130 chapters and 17 industry councils worldwide, manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US $100 billion in products and services. Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies professionals in facility management, conducts research, provides educational programs and produces World Workplace, the world's largest facility management conference and exposition. To join and follow IFMA's social media outlets online, visit the association's LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages. For more information, visit the IFMA press room or


Marketing Manager


The chance to bring your ideas and new thinking to today’s challenges and work in a truly unique work environment is now – it’s at IFMA. Our employees are encouraged to bring their ideas, experiences and perspectives, gleaned from their varied backgrounds, to the workplace.


As the Marketing Manager, your primary responsibility will be managing assigned marketing projects including print, email and web while keeping abreast of nontraditional marketing approaches that stay ahead of the competition. Show your creativity as you develop concepts and campaigns to create positively disruptive, innovative marketing content with strong visual elements. We will rely on your talent to use and leverage in-house marketing automation tools to maximize product revenue and member satisfaction.


In addition, you will manage selected worldwide IFMA products working with relevant stakeholders and also closely with the VP of Communications in strategic planning and writing of marketing business plans to position IFMA and its products in the global marketplace.



  • Manage the timeline and deliverables for internal and external marketing projects from request through delivery, ensuring that project requirements are met on time and within budget.
  • Monitor marketing trends and the competitive landscape, offering out-of-the box recommendations to stay ahead of the competition.
  • Lead meetings with in-house departments and members of the marketing and web teams to discuss project requirements, objectives, timelines and core messages.
  • Develop ideas and concepts with members of the marketing team to create positively disruptive, innovative, effective marketing/promotional content and strong visual elements.
  • Responsible for the generation and provision of reliable and accurate reports, analyses and recommendations to cross functional units to facilitate strategic decision making and thorough understanding of the market.
  • Manage in-house marketing automation software.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive marketing plans and programs, both short and long range, to support sales and revenue objectives of organization.
  • Research, analyze and monitor financial, technological, and demographic factors to capitalize on market opportunities and minimize effects of competitive activity.
  • Develop and manage marketing operating budget.
  • Plan and oversee advertising and promotion activities including print, online, electronic media, and direct mail.
  • Determine agencies and suppliers of record, and negotiate contract terms and conditions for major services.
  • Achieve satisfactory profit/loss ratio and market share in relation to preset standards and industry and economic trends. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Writing, English or Journalism from four-year college or university.
  • 5+ years of marketing experience.
  • Familiarity with latest trends in market research and technologies, as well as methodologies in graphic design, web design and production are a plus.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Manager will oversee the Marketing Coordinator, Graphic Design Lead and Graphics Specialist/Videographer.



We value our employees’ time and efforts and we work to maintain the best possible environment, where people can learn and grow with the company. We also strive to provide a collaborative, creative atmosphere so that each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package that includes the following:

  • 401K plan
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Parking
  • Future growth opportunities and much more!


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*Please note that IFMA’s recruiting and application processing is being performed through Insperity; therefore, you will be contacted by an Insperity Recruiting Specialist IF and when you are considered for this position.*


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Reports To
VP of Communications
Houston, TX 77024
Starts On
Sept. 20, 2016, 1:15 p.m.

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International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
United States

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