Marketing Specialist

Philadelphia, PA, USLocation:
Fri, Nov 9 '18Posted on:

DIGSAU is an award-winning firm practicing contemporary architecture, urbanism and environmental design.  We are recognized for our expertise in providing unique, high-quality, and sustainable design solutions for a diverse client group.  Our office operates as an open studio and values design excellence, collaboration, friendliness, and a shared commitment to our colleagues and clients.

We are seeking a full-time Marketing Specialist with excellent written and oral communication skills and a strong eye for graphic design. The successful applicant will be a self-motivated multi-tasker demonstrating strong organizational abilities, and with a proven experience creating and developing architectural proposals and qualifications packages. This position reports to the Principals and Business Director and offers strong growth potential and is critical to the growth of the firm.

Responsibilities of the position include:  


  • Produce and develop proposals in response to RFPs and RFQs including coordinating consultant materials, assembling project profiles and team information, layout, photo editing, copy writing, printing and binding;
  • Manage and be responsible for the preparation of marketing and promotional/publications materials;
  • Systemize and maintain marketing files, including management of digital image archive;
  • Work with Principals, Associates and staff to develop, foster and maintain contacts and relationships with current and prospective clients;
  • Research potential new business leads across all market sectors;
  • Identify potential networking opportunities;
  • Track the status of all active potential projects and maintain detailed records of all submissions;
  • Assist architects with presentation creation and maintain a record of past presentations;
  • Develop project narratives, firm profiles, and design approach descriptions;
  • Lead marketing meetings with Principals;
  • Attend new business meetings as needed.

Public Relations

  • Prepare and coordinate awards submissions;
  • Prepare and send photographs and text to publication/publisher;
  • Create and disseminate email blasts, and other digital marketing initiatives;
  • Work with architects to create and send out project press packages in response to press inquiries;
  • Coordinate press events for projects;
  • Maintain and update press archives including archiving copies of all articles featuring DIGSAU or its projects;
  • Create press kits as needed;
  • Manage creation and distribution of announcements, postcards, and newsletters;
  • Formatting, editing, and graphics creation for web, digital, and print collateral.

Presentations, Lectures & Events

  • Support Principals and key personnel preparing for interviews, including researching clients, projects and selection committees and developing project specific graphic materials;
  • Research, track, identify and coordinate opportunities for speaking engagements and interviews for publications, conferences; gather, assemble and manage content for these initiatives;
  • Prepare presentation slides for lectures;
  • Maintain comprehensive lecture archive including presentation slides and speaking notes;
  • Supporting event planning for conferences, speaking engagements, professional networking events, and company events.

Web / Social Media

  • Maintain and update the firm website via content management system, including incorporating new projects, updating existing project images and information, and updating firm news;
  • Manage website updates, social media initiatives, media placement and publication activities for events and projects.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interest in design and architecture;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a creative field, preferably in Marketing, Architecture, Communications, or Graphic Design;
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in marketing at an architectural or engineering firm;
  • Fluent in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and all Microsoft Office products.

DIGSAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Salary is commensurate with experience and skill. It may be necessary to work occasional late nights and weekends.


Applicants should send a Letter of Interest, CV, and Portfolio in one PDF document, not to exceed 5MB, to:

No phone calls, please.

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