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Director of Marketing + Business Development

BKSK Architects, LLP BKSK Architects, LLP Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Feb 13 '19Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Founded in 1985, BKSK Architects is a New York City-based firm specializing in design that is socially, contextually and ecologically engaged. The firm's diverse range of work includes award-winning cultural, civic, educational, liturgical and residential projects.   

Our firm is seeking an experienced Director of Marketing and Business Development. The successful candidate will work with the Partner in Charge of Business Development and will direct the work of a Marketing Coordinator. In addition, they will collaborate with the firm’s other Partners, and senior leadership to research, identify and pursue new business opportunities and strategize initiatives aimed at visibility. He/she will also assist with public relations and other marketing efforts.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

Pursuits (Qualifications-Proposals-Interviews)

  • Facilitates day-to-day management and completion of proposals and marketing deliverables including effective messaging and integration of graphics
  • Manages BKSK’s pre-qualification to do business with select government/institutional agencies
  • Prepares team for interviews including presentations, leave-behinds, and prep sessions
  • Prepares client (and specifically Developer) presentations demonstrating the firm’s portfolio in both depth and detail
  • Identifies and coordinates with leadership on visibility opportunities, such as speaking engagements, industry events, award submittals, and media/press relations
  • Oversees Social Media strategy/campaigns
  • Evaluates opportunities for increased visibility on industry blogs and on-line publications
  • Coordinates with external communication consultants, as applicable
  • Directs and organizes all professional project photography, mindful of timing for potential PR outreach and placement   

Client Focus and Business Development Initiatives    

  • Prepares client (and specifically Developer) presentations demonstrating the firm’s portfolio in both depth and detail
  • Analyzes industry and client trends and recommends business opportunities, strategies, and marketing campaigns. Has knowledge of and understands client programs, funding needs, capital improvement programs, etc.
  • Contributes to and provides support for development of the annual Marketing Plan

Visibility / Public Relations  

  • Identifies and coordinates with leadership on visibility opportunities, such as speaking engagements, industry events, award submittals, and media/press relations
  • Oversees Social Media strategy/campaigns
  • Evaluates opportunities for increased visibility on industry blogs and on-line publications
  • Coordinates with external communication consultants, as applicable
  • Directs and organizes all professional project photography, mindful of timing for potential PR outreach and placement

Minimum Qualifications  

  • Minimum 8 years of marketing experience in the A/E/C industry, including overseeing, and coordinating all aspects of proposal development, including strategy and messaging
  • Ability to self-manage, prioritize tasks and manage multiple tasks in parallel
  • High proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office and mainstream social media tools
  • Experience developing and implementing client-focused strategies. Experience with Client Relationship Management (CRM) and/or like system.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with emphasis on persuasive writing / editing
  • Proven experience serving as a mentor to marketing staff
  • Strong and involvement in the A/E/C industry
  • Involvement and certification in industry affiliations, preferred
 

Please submit resume along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to bkskcareers@bkskarch.com with
"Marketing Director” in the subject line. Please include salary
requirements and availability. Please do not send attachments exceeding 4
MB. No submissions via FTP or posts, and no phone calls, please.


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