Marketing Director

Post Date:  Nov 7, 2023

Chicago, IL, US, 60604

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  31186
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 


At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. 


If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – Gateway Is The Place For You 

Job Summary: 


The Marketing Director will be responsible for developing and executing comprehensive marketing strategies that promote our mission, drive brand awareness, and attract individuals seeking addiction treatment and mental health services.



Marketing Director responsibilities: 


•    Develop and implement a multi-channel marketing strategy and tactical plans to promote Gateway Foundation's services and programs.
•    Oversees operation and manages staff of Gateway call center.
•    Lead, mentor, and manage a high-performing marketing team, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and values.
•    Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Executive Directors, clinical staff, operations, and fundraising, to support overall business objectives.
•    Drive brand awareness and reputation management efforts to position Gateway Foundation as a leader in addiction treatment and mental health services.
•    Create and manage marketing budgets and track ROI on marketing initiatives.
•    Oversee the planning and execution of marketing campaigns, including digital marketing, social media, email marketing, and traditional advertising.
•    Conduct market research, analyze trends and competitor activities to identify opportunities for growth and improvement.
•    Develop and maintain relationships with media outlets, vendors, community organizations, and stakeholders to enhance our community presence.
•    Monitor and report on key performance metrics, making data-driven decisions to optimize marketing strategies.
•    Ensure all marketing activities comply with ethical and legal standards.
•    Partner with sales staff to ensure alignment of objectives and acts as a professional resource to senior management. 




•    Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or related field (Master's degree preferred).
•    7+ years of experience in marketing leadership roles, with a strong background in healthcare, non-profit, or related industries.
•    Proven experience in developing and executing successful marketing strategies.
•    Strong team management and leadership skills.

•    Excellent communication, collaboration, and negotiation abilities.
•    Data-driven decision-making and proficiency with marketing analytics tools.
•    Familiarity with addiction treatment services and related industry trends is a plus.
•    A commitment to the mission and values of Gateway Foundation.


Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 


Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:


  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Saving Account
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs


Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago