Director of Marketing

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Marketing


Want to help make the world a safer, more sustainable and more creative place? It may sound like a lofty goal, but that’s exactly what we’re doing at Black Spectacles. Our platform attracts architects around the world who want to push the limits of their industry. Our content — which includes podcasts, design tutorials and exam prep — helps architects keep pace with emerging technologies and software so they can do their best work.

Black Spectacles is a young, fast-growing company. To keep that momentum going strong, we’re expanding our team of enthusiastic go-getters.

We’re on the hunt for a Director of Marketing to lead and build our growing marketing team, manage our digital agency, develop and execute a marketing plan, and report the results back to the leadership.


You have 10 or more years experience with a mix of digital and traditional marketing, with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications or equivalent work experience.

You are a jack of all trades, knowledgable in a wide array of marketing tactics and strategies, and are excited to roll up your sleeves to execute some of the marketing work as we build out the team.

You have a track record of coaching and developing great teams. You motivate your team to achieve and exceed goals by establishing accountabilities, agreeing to high standards monitoring and reviewing performance and providing timely and relevant feedback.

You're a strategic thinker both in terms of marketing and in building out the department. And you have a strong focus on quality- whether it's the strategy or the tactical execution of the work.

You work gracefully under pressure, and you're an expert at planning and priority setting.

You're not afraid to ask questions and are open to constructive criticism. You're an enthusiastic self-starter who takes ownership of your work. You're also flexible and adapt to change well.

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