Marketing Manager

WXY Architecture + Urban Design WXY Architecture + Urban Design Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, May 16 '19Posted on:

Marketing Manager

WXY architecture + urban design is an award-winning multi-disciplinary practice specializing in the realization of urban design, planning and architectural solutions in challenging contexts.  Focused on innovative approaches to public space, structures and urban issues, the firm's work engages both site-specific design and planning at multiple scales.  WXY's office is located in New York City.

WXY is seeking a Marketing Manager to manage the firm’s communications, proposals, award submissions, publications, social media, and general outreach. They will be responsible for developing and tracking leads and managing the marketing and business development workflow and deadlines. The Marketing Manager is a full-time position that reports to the Director of Marketing. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail oriented, self-motivated and possess strong leadership qualities to manage and execute multiple priorities in a fast paced environment. Candidate shall have a minimum of 3-5 years of marketing experience within the fields of architecture and urban design. They must have excellent written & verbal communication skills and strong graphic design skills. They will be working closely with the firm’s Principals, the Director of Marketing and the Director of New Business. The Marketing Manager will be a key collaborator and contributor to the firm. This position is supported by a Marketing Coordinator and Marketing Intern.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Management of the full process of the proposal preparation, from initial briefing to delivery.
  • Write, edit and prepare layouts for proposal responses, marketing material and presentations in timely manner.
  • Update and maintain all marketing materials for proposal submission including; resumes, photography project information, firm description and boilerplate text
  • Coordinate multiple proposals, qualifications submissions and marketing tasks simultaneously and efficient under tight deadlines.
  • Write supporting proposal materials including project descriptions, resumes, cover letters, and executive summaries, etc.
  • Update and manage marketing server - project folders, resumes, proposals and other marketing materials.
  • Manage marketing and business development workflow, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Support business development via research, research oversight, and outreach to potential targets
  • Development and maintenance of project and photo databases
  • Coordinate with photographers, videographers for new project images or footages. 
  • Assist firm's external PR consultant with preparation of press releases.
  • Update and maintain web-content.
  • Write, distribute, post internal and external memos, e-blasts, press releases, and social media updates
  • Develop design graphics for marketing communications and collateral pieces, examples include; brochures, proposals, invitations, posters, and event materials
  • Maintain and enhance WXY’s outreach including website, social media, written materials, publications, award submissions speaking engagements, press releases, news items, etc.
  • Work with Principals and Directors on individual marketing and communications efforts.
  • Coordination and planning of special events

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years work experience in architectural, urban design or planning fields.
  • Undergraduate degree in liberal arts, writing, graphic design, or equivalent job experience.
  • Past experience in a marketing role producing proposals
  • Expert knowledge of desktop publishing and graphics software (Adobe Creative Suite, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent writing, editorial, and graphic skills, able to craft clear and compelling project narratives based on the firm’s design
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills.
  • Web design and content management skills.
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and occasionally work additional hours when required.
  • Excellent attention to detail, and ability to work independently
  • Willingness to work overtime

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience qualifications and experience.

Applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and work sample as follows to with the position title in the subject line. Please do not call or fax.

  • Send a single PDF file that includes your cover letter, resume, and a work sample with the file name: Your Name_Marketing Manager_ WXY.pdf
  • What distinguishes you beyond your experience and the requirements of the position?
  • Why do you want to work WXY?
  • How do your outside interests inform your daily work life?
  • How does this position support your professional goals?

For the cover letter please answer the following questions:

For the work sample

  • Limit to ten pages
  • If available, provide an example of a marketing proposal (RFQ or RFP response)

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation and national origin.  WXY is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans.  WXY is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

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