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Proposal and Marketing Coordinator

KSS Architects KSS Architects Employer:
Princeton, NJ, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 20 '14Posted on:

Proposal & Marketing Coordinator

Can you appreciate the beauty of load bearing support structures,

transparent curtain walls and the heady study of mass and void?

Can you put out fires, keep many plates spinning at once

and remain the pillar of calm in an occasional crisis?

If so, you might belong in the marketing department of our architecture firm.

Our firm is buzzing with work—we are looking for a Proposal and Marketing Coordinator who is a creative and strategic thinker and is ready to jump in and help out.  Ideally, you would be passionate about design, work well with people and communicate your ideas and approach in a clear and thoughtful manner.

The ideal candidate has at least a bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience in a marketing/proposal development role for a professional services firm. A degree in Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing, Business Administration or a related discipline is preferred but not required. Also preferred would be experience in real estate, design, architecture/engineering or construction.

What we need you to have:

  • Complete proficiency in MS Office; working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred; experience with Deltek Vision preferred.  Helpful but not required: AutoCad, Revit, 3DS Max, Newforma.
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills to develop tailored proposals, communications, and marketing copy.
  • Ability to execute proposals and other assignments independently with minimal supervision under tight deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to plan and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Effective verbal, interpersonal, and communication skills to build and maintain productive relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Creative mindset including the ability to take ideas from concept to final product.
  • Desire to work and thrive in an innovative, flexible team environment.

What we need you to do:

The Coordinator is responsible for a wide range of proposal development, marketing communications, and business development support activities including but not limited to:

  • Planning, writing, editing and executing proposals ranging in size and complexity from single page letters to multi-volume bound submissions.
  • Creating graphics for print and electronic marketing collateral materials including qualification packages, brochures, and unique communication pieces (press-releases, articles and newsletters as well as other graphics).
  • Writing, organizing & maintaining project fact sheets, staff resumes and other project related data for ongoing use in marketing/business development efforts.
  • Preparing presentations and interview materials for client interviews, speaking opportunities, and other engagements.
  • Assist in event planning for conferences, professional association events as well as company events.
  • Updating and maintaining the client relationship management database (Deltek Vision).
  • Assist with updating and maintaining the website through regular content reviews and updates.

Who we are:

KSS Architects is an architecture, planning, and interior design firm with offices in Philadelphia and Princeton. Since our founding in 1983, we have built an impressive portfolio of work for clients who are leaders in education, land development, commercial real estate, and corporate environments.

We founded our practice on the strength of a collegial approach to problem solving. Since then, an expanding circle of clients in a variety of markets has relied on our dedication, creativity, and ability to bring a project to successful, timely completion. The proof is in our growing body of acclaimed designs, ranging from research laboratories to inner-city revitalization to large-scale industrial complexes.

Our work environment is collaborative, sometimes hectic, but always positive. We’re an award-winning firm whose team members are fun, family-oriented, and good at what they do. Our projects have been featured in a variety of publications from ARCHITECT magazine to The Wall Street Journal. Learn more about us at: www.kssarchitects.com.

 

Instructions: Email résumé and portfolio to Pamela Lucas Rew, AIA, Partner at:  prew@kssarchitects.com. Portfolio/writing samples must not exceed four pages and 2 MB in size. Online portfolios will not be reviewed.


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