1001 Main Street, Lemont, IL 60439   |   630-326-3301   |   press@theforgeparks.com


Digital Marketing Manager

Lemont, IL     Full Time

Lemont Quarries Adventure Park (LQAP) is seeking a well-rounded Digital Marketer who has extensive experience across various paid channels (Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat, YouTube) as well as experience building, testing and administering email marketing campaigns, and high-conversion landing pages and digital ads. 
Reporting to the Marketing & Community Director, the Digital Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing all of LQAP’s paid search channels and our email marketing efforts to drive web traffic, customer acquisition, and repeat purchase.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a passion for paid search, analytics, marketing automation, and driving the highest quality leads at the lowest possible cost per lead. This position will be operating in a high-energy, high-growth environment. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to excel and learn in an open, professional, team-oriented environment, and grow their career with an emerging industry leader in the outdoor recreation industry.

This is a full-time position.


The Digital Marketing Manager Responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Strategize, execute and measure all LQAP paid marketing programs, including Google Ads, Bing Ads, all relevant Social Channels, plus others based on our ideal client profiles and customer journey maps

  • Develop, set up, test, deploy, monitor, track, and report on email marketing campaign programs based on our ideal client profiles and customer journey maps

  • Collaborate with the marketing team in the development and implementation of key demand creation, automated nurturing, lead scoring, and lead management programs

  • Be self-sufficient in creating and sending emails, creating landing pages and associated campaigns, handling lead imports and monitoring campaign results

  • Work closely on communications and programs with our “product” and sales teams to maximize the effectiveness of each program



  • 2-4 years experience in a B2C marketing demand generation role

  • You have a deep understanding of digital demand generation, including inbound and outbound campaigns, paid search, marketing automation, and process best practices - with expertise in Google, Bing, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated and know when to seek guidance

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where strategies or campaigns can quickly shift as business needs warrant

  • Strong analytical and reporting skills to analyze performance and communicate insights to internal stakeholders



In this position:

  • Because our park is located in a natural, outdoor, wooded location, candidates must be comfortable and willing to work in all seasonal outdoor weather conditions as operational and management duties may require

  • You must be comfortable and willing to climb as necessary

  • You need to be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds

  • If you don't already have them, you will need to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification



Lemont Quarries Adventure Park is the premier destination for authentic outdoor recreation in Chicagoland. Our vision is to exhilarate, entertain, and educate our guests while holding ourselves to keeping our promises to restore and preserve the natural environment of our park, to deliver innovative and one-of-a-kind recreational experiences, to provide engagement through state-of-the-art facilities, and to foster a communal commitment to mental and physical well-being.


Our park is a unique public/private social enterprise that provides engaging recreational activities for adventurers of all kinds. From ropes courses, ziplines, and rock-climbing towers, to running, mountain biking, and hiking trails, our parks seek to provide a community-focused, authentic outdoor experience for urban and suburban areas.


Our team and our patrons are deeply dedicated to the promotion of an active, outdoor lifestyle. Our park is designed and purpose-built to engage all levels of participants through activity passes, instruction, food & beverage programming as well as its festivals, races, and other outdoor events.


We are an open, inclusive workplace and welcome applicants who bring along with them diverse life experiences, including every permutation of economic and cultural backgrounds, orientation, ethnicity, and world views.


Lemont Quarries Adventure Park (LQAP) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, LQAP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

NOTICE: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. LQAP is an employer who participates in the E-Verify program.