Employment Branding Specialist – Graycor

About the Job




Oak Brook, IL

Our Employment Brand Specialist will help us share our unique culture by driving strategy and execution of our recruitment marketing and brand efforts (digital, graphic, environmental and experiential). This is a highly collaborative role; you’ll partner with recruiting and marketing teams as well as various senior leaders to identify opportunities and solutions to support recruiting and retention goals. 

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Effectively promote Graycor culture, values and working environment both internally and externally in order to increase internal engagement and attract external talent.
  • Partner closely with human resources and operating company leadership to refine our unique employer value proposition
  • Collaborate closely with recruiting and marketing teams to create employment brand marketing plans, with a strong emphasis on project engineering and construction-specific hiring and retention
  • Ensure recruiting materials, Graycor careers page, and Graycor offices and projects reflect the desired employment brand and culture
  • Create content and regularly post to Graycor careers page and social media channels, ensuring message and employment brand consistency across all channels
  • Create, maintain and execute a social media editorial calendar and posting schedule
  • Define target audience and develop marketing campaigns and messaging that promote Graycor as a great place to work and authentically communicate our unique culture
  • Stay up-to-date on social media and other digital communications trends and innovations to develop new employer branding ideas
  • Identifying measures of success by continually monitoring and analyzing content performance and use insights for future strategies
  • Coordinate, support and/or attend industry networking, charitable giving/community support, and other employer branding events

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • 3+ years in employment branding/marketing/storytelling; previous recruiting experience a plus.
  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, business administration or related field preferred
  • A strong understanding of employer branding, and a track record of building engaging marketing content
  • Understanding of how to track and evaluate metrics associated with recruiting and marketing campaigns in order to determine ROI
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Experience maintaining employer social media channels (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, GlassDoor, etc.) required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative thinker with strong critical thinking/analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven eye for imagery, video, info-graphics, and other graphic design and layout items
  • High level of initiative to follow up and follow through on project deliverables
  • Willingness to travel to offices and project sites as needed.


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