REGIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LEADER - PHOENIX STUDIO
Westlake Reed Leskosky is an internationally-recognized design studio recently ranked #3 in Architect Magazine. We are seeking to fill the position of Regional Business Development Leader in our Phoenix studio. The position will involve responsibility for the development of new clients and project opportunities aligned with the goals and objectives of the practice. Ideal candidates have a background in architecture, possess a Bachelor degree in architecture or other design intensive discipline, and have at a minimum 3-5 years of experience with business development and marketing activities related to design professional services firms. The position will complement our existing marketing and business development team.
Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing both short term and long term business development plans.
Ability to understand and effectively leverage a corporate portfolio, history and client base. Understanding of architecture and a design focused practice.
Communication skills (written, oral) related to external and internal discussions, ability to multitask.
Confident and outgoing with an enthusiasm to network, meet with prospective clients, and strategize.
Knowledge and ability to research and pursue RFP/RFQ posting, including initial vetting.
Organization skills and ability to effectively manage and track a wide range of contacts and leads.
Experience with preparation of technical proposals and design qualifications.
Understanding of various federal, state, local and private sector procurement methods.
Specific experience with business development for design professional services firms.
Knowledge of and ability to reach out to architectural design related media and key personnel. Work with leadership to write press releases, media alerts and prepare award submissions.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe software
Westlake Reed Leskosky provides an excellent environment for career growth to innovative, enthusiastic, and self-motivated candidates. We offer competitive salary and benefit packages. Westlake Reed Leskosky is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about our firm, visit our website, www.wrldesign.com