Perkins Eastman is seeking a dynamic and strategic leader for the Washington, DC office’s marketing team. With the team, the Marketing Manager is responsible for leading the marketing and business development efforts, including setting priorities, strategizing pursuits, preparing business development reports, and providing quality control for all marketing deliverables. This responsibility includes the following tasks:
Lead, develop, and mentor the team
Work with principals and practice area leaders to identify and track targets and leads and to prepare weekly business development reports
Facilitate a proactive business development effort in collaboration with the principals in the office; runs the weekly office business development meeting
Set proposal strategy with the principals
Work with presentation teams to strategize and rehearse for presentations
Create content as required for specific proposals, qualifications, brochures, presentations, etc.
Provide review and quality control of proposals, presentations, award submissions, etc.
Promote the visibility of Perkins Eastman in the Region through local public relations (with firmwide communications staff) and leading our participation in local events
Coordinate the local photography and awards
Assist with drafting and implementing the strategic plan for the office, and with the office’s participation in specific firmwide practice area plans (Senior Living, Corporate Interiors, Residential, Large Scale, Higher Ed, K-12, Hospitality)
Provides coaching in marketing and business development skills for office staff members
Responsible for the organization of marketing resources, including the proposal files, marketing databases, and other electronic and physical resources that may be available
Leads data gathering initiative to update resumes, reference information, project information, and consultant/vendor information
Attend local industry events and build relationships with consultants
The Marketing Manager reports to the Firmwide Director of Marketing for overall direction and resource allocation. The Marketing Manager is responsible for providing support to Principals, Studio Directors, and local Practice Area Leaders for their business development efforts.
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Interior Design, Marketing, Communications or related field.
Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience working in the AEC Industry
Leadership: ability to be the local leader of the marketing and business development process, to set a vision and motivate
Strategic: ability to position the firm for a specific project or target market
Industry: understanding of the business of architecture and design
Client/customer service: understanding of marketing as a service to the office
Communications: ability to speak and write clearly
Organizational: ability to organize a document, a production process, a department
Teamwork: works as a member of a team, pitches in to help out others
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Deltek Vision
If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, send your cover letter, resume and salary history as one file (Adobe PDF preferred but Word is acceptable) to PERecruiter@perkinseastman.com with “Washington – Marketing Manager - Your Name” in the subject line. Please provide the name of the website source. No phone calls please.
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