Communications Manager

Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Oct 22 '18Posted on:

About Richard Meier & Partners Architects
For more than five decades, Richard Meier & Partners has been commissioned to design important buildings, and it has successfully completed over 130 projects across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. The work of the firm is instantly recognizable and internationally respected. Our offices in New York and Los Angeles employ a multicultural staff of talented professionals that has produced projects in over 25 countries and 16 languages. Founded in 1963 by Pritzker Prize laureate Richard Meier, the firm is today led by Michael Palladino in Los Angeles and Bernhard Karpf in New York.

Job Description
Richard Meier & Partners Architects is seeking a highly motivated individual with demonstrated experience in the A/E/C realm to assume the role of Communications Manager based in the New York office.  Working closely with the Principals and Senior Staff, the Manager will be responsible for the firm’s communications, and assist with business development efforts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management of all responsibilities relating to press activity, new book publications, exhibitions, award submissions, and communications-related archiving
  • Create, assemble and design all business proposals, firm brochures, press releases, press kits, award packages and lecture presentations
  • Conception and completion of substantive writing assignments related to existing and potential projects under tight deadlines (proposals, presentations, lectures, publications)
  • Preparation of Requests for Qualification, Requests for Information, Requests for Proposals and SF330 Forms
  • Pro-active assessment of potential projects
  • Engagement and expansion of client relationships regionally and internationally, as well as establishment of presence in new geographic markets
  • Management of website, including selection and editing of content
  • Responsible for managing interviews and public engagements for the Principals and Directors, coordinating the practice’s public and press presence, and effectively executing the practice’s strategy
  • Management of all social media including video interviews, Facebook and Instagram

  Qualifications include:

  • The ideal candidate will be a well-spoken, highly organized, and motivated individual capable of multi-tasking and working within a collaborative and creative environment.
  • Applicants should be thorough and detail-oriented, with proven ability to oversee multiple short and long-term efforts through to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Candidates should have 6+ years of industry experience within architecture business development, with strong industry contacts and an ability to understand and articulate RMP’s specific design sensibility.
  • The position requires editing and graphic design skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point, and the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign).
  • Outstanding writing skills are essential in producing material for essays, lectures, speeches, marketing materials, press releases and new business proposals.

Qualified candidates should submit a single PDF (less than 5mb) including a cover letter, resume, work sample and references via email to

Please include “Communications Manager” in the subject line.

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