This is what you’ve been looking for – Come work for one of the most renowned performance parts manufacturers in motorsports. It’s a dream job for anyone who wants to be on a winning team that always stays one step ahead of the competition. Surround yourself with supercars like the Lamborghini Huracan, Nissan GTR, and Audi R8 as an AMS Marketing Manager, in a position as fast paced as the vehicles we build.
We are a rapidly growing medium size business with a small family-owned feel, operating in the western suburbs of Chicago, and are looking for talented people to join our team. At AMS we specialize in automotive aftermarket performance parts and packages for turbocharged vehicles, with our goal being to provide the highest quality, best performing products available by utilizing extensive research and development paired with rigorous testing programs. We will never compromise the quality or performance of our products and will only provide the finest customer service by offering advice and parts that are in the best interest of the customer. If you love the world of motorsports, it does not get any better than this!
We’re looking for a self-motivated Marketing Manager who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment and is ready to help build out a solid foundation in our Marketing Team. We want to tell the world about our incredible products and we want you to lead the charge!
The Marketing Manager will be responsible for the following:
Develop, implement, and execute marketing campaigns for products, platforms, and services offered by AMS
Manage all aspects of campaigns (social media, events, email campaigns, etc.)
Work with our internal team to develop media to support our campaigns (photo & video)
Constantly refine campaigns to achieve the best results possible
Develop and execute marketing strategies for each of our platforms - we work with F-150’s and Lamborghini’s so our approach has to be tailored to each type of customer we work with
Research and analyze market trends, demographics, competitor products, and other relevant information to form marketing strategies
Determine best marketing channels for each platform/product
Develop and Implement Paid Advertising Strategy and Campaigns across Google, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.
Event Planning & Marketing
Trade show planning - lead the charge in planning out our booth at the biggest trade show of the year
Race Event Coverage - we attend 3-5 races per year to show off our capabilities. Much of our media coverage for the year is generated at these events. You will be in charge of what we cover and how we show it off
Manage our social media presence on all social channels (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, TikTok)
Address any Public Relations topics that may come up from time to time
Actively track customer engagement on social media and in Facebook Groups
Lead and develop our internal marketing team (currently 3 people) - we have a strong focus on career development so we want you to help our team get to the next level
Set and hit deadlines for marketing initiatives
Delegate projects and ensure completion
Help provide Engineering team direction on new products with market research
Collaborate with engineering and sales to launch new products, services, platforms, etc.
Collaborate with Sales team to determine strategy and approach for any Sales & Marketing Initiatives
Develop performance metrics to track marketing effectiveness and present to COO and other team leaders
Work with Sales team to determine best sponsorship opportunities
Website Management: Manage our web pages, launch new products, improve customer experience, and optimize conversion rates
Vendor and Customer Relationships: Occasionally collaborate with our customers and vendors to promote our brands together
Manage sponsorships and work with Sales Manager to determine sponsorship opportunities
Marketing Manager Qualifications & Skills:
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, or a Related Field
The perfect candidate has 5+ years’ experience in marketing and has managed a team
Ideally, you either have worked in the Automotive Aftermarket / Performance industry, or you have a passion for modifying vehicles or racing
Experience in managing campaigns, developing marketing strategies, managing media channels, implementing and managing paid search
Experience with or ability to operate in a high-growth environment
Willingness to roll up your sleeves and get hands on, not just manage
The goal of AMS Performance is to provide the highest quality, best-performing automotive products and components available. Through research and development and rigorous testing programs, AMS will never compromise the quality or performance of our products.
In addition AMS will only provide the finest customer service - offering only advice and parts that are in the best interest of the customer.
AMS was built on a foundation of integrity. This is who we are. This is what you can count on.
For more information about our history, accomplishments and capabilities please visit our History section on our website here: