Chicago, IL, June 05, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Stephen Johnson has been named Marketing Communications Manager of RE/MAX Northern Illinois, the regional RE/MAX franchise organization for the northern third of Illinois.
Johnson, 26, will oversee marketing and public relations efforts for the RE/MAX Northern Illinois region, working with the media, implementing brand management strategies to increase the RE/MAX market share, managing the RE/MAX hot air balloon program and overseeing the region's fundraising efforts for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Currently a resident of Loves Park, Ill., Johnson brings to his new position a diverse background in marketing, digital and traditional media, including on-air and production positions for radio and TV stations. Immediately prior to joining RE/MAX he served as Digital Media Coordinator for WIFR-TV in Rockford, Ill., where he was responsible for executing website and digital marketing initiatives for the station and for its client companies.
A Rockford native and graduate of Guilford High School, Johnson attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree with an emphasis on broadcast journalism.
RE/MAX agents consistently rank among the most productive in the industry. In the United States, RE/MAX agents averaged 15.6 years of real estate experience and 16.0 transaction sides in 2014. RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989 and is continually growing. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,200+ sales associates and 105 independently owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of residential and commercial brokerage services. Its mobile real estate app, available for download at www.illinoisproperty.com, provides comprehensive information about residential and commercial property for sale in the region. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX, a global real estate organization with 100,000+ sales associates in 90+ nations.