Creative Marketing / Social Media Director
Grafft Group - Berkshire Hathaway
Chicago, IL
Posted ago
Grafft Group - Berkshire Hathaway

We sell real estate. You make it possible. Can you creatively push traffic to a website? Do you know how to generate leads? Are you able to write creative copy that speaks to the right audience? What is the difference between white and black hat marketing?  We are seeking a TALENTED highly motivated, self-starting, creative individual with a passion for connecting with current and future clients through content marketing, SEO, SEM, SM, and traditional marketing efforts. You will need a well-developed capacity for coordinating and implementing marketing communication projects with responsibilities for social media, public relations, search marketing, advertising, brand stewardship and special events management. Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within marketing and advertising is critical, while knowledge of real estate functions is a bonus. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

This position is charged with accelerating the expansion and use of social media channels as well as bringing a high degree of creativity to our existing methods. This position requires tight interaction with the marketing, customer service, operations, sales and technology teams to ensure that our Wordpress website, social media, collateral and other communications accurately reflect our brand and to achieve overall goals.

In addition to marketing, branding, and social media related work, this position will also share a role in tracking sales data; maintaining collateral and marketing materials inventory; maintaining databases; and preparing reports.

We want to help you grow personally and professionally through courses, seminars, boot camps, and other opportunities to add to your life and work tool boxes. 


The 4 goals that are most important in this position are customer service, generating quality leads, increasing website traffic and excelling our brand. The list below are skills that attribute to the success of our 4 goals:

  • Client interaction - Awesome phone and email skills
  • Marketing Collateral Maintenance - You need to be OK with killing trees
  • Consistent Branding - We need to look fly everywhere
  • Lead Generation - Get clients!
  • Website Traffic - Knowing organic growth has nothing to do with Whole Foods 
  • Website Updating - Log in to Wordpress and...
  • Content Creation - Staying current with copy writing and content trends 
  • Social Media Management - This audience isn't working. We need to a/b test new avatars.
  • Scheduling - Who, What, Where, When, and you're the How
  • Local Marketing - Stay fly offline too
  • Content Distribution Strategy - The video is dope! How is anyone ever going to see it?

  • Previous experience with a real estate group in an urban market 
  • Proven results for previous campaigns or marketing initiatives
  • Experience generating leads
  • Formal education is nice, but experience and results are more important than letters after your name
$35,000 + Bonus (If you're successful, your bonus should be larger than your salary) + Perks
About Grafft Group - Berkshire Hathaway

We are a young, entrepreneurial real estate team that started in the study rooms at the DePaul Richardson Library in 2009. Our goal has grown from finding a better way to help students find off-campus housing to helping Chicagoans buy, sell and rent real estate.

John Michael Grafft was chosen by the National Association of Realtors for 30 under 30 Realtors in the United States for 2016. He is a Chicago entrepreneur and DePaul alum who started his first real estate company during his Senior year out of the DePaul Library study rooms. Two years later, the company was acquired by Prudential Rubloff, which was ultimately acquired by Berkshire Hathaway. John Michael is a Top Producing Chicago Real Estate Broker.

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