Content Marketing Specialist

Location: Downers Grove, IL

Straight North is looking for an entry-level Content Marketing Specialist to join the team at our office in Downers Grove, IL. This individual will be responsible for creating and executing link building strategies for clients across a variety of industries.


  • Research and identify publisher websites for link building opportunities
  • Conceptualize topics for guest blog posts and content assets
  • Write and send customized, professional outreach communication to publishers
  • Continually test new outreach communication/methods
  • Successfully land published links for our clients
  • Build and grow relationships with publishers
  • Communicate client progress with internal stakeholders
  • Stay current with link building trends and Google algorithm changes


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or journalism preferred
  • SEO or digital marketing experience is a plus
  • Self-motivated with excellent writing, communication and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively


Our highly competitive benefits package includes a 401(k), FSA, paid time off (for vacation, illness and personal time) along with health, dental, vision, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance.

About Straight North

Straight North is an Internet marketing agency with over 100 experts on staff. We’re successful and growing, with a steady stream of new clients. Our formula is to hire smart people and turn them loose. We’ll listen to you, help you, challenge you, and above all give you every opportunity to grow in your profession.