Regional Communications Specialist

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Oct 11 '19Posted on:

Award-winning international design firm Perkins Eastman seeks a Regional Communications Specialist to join our in-house Brand + Communications Group.

Primary Responsibilities:
The Regional Communications Specialist will work with a growing team of communications professionals on a variety of digital and print media-related efforts including press releases, pitch letters, bylined articles, copywriting for collateral materials, media outreach strategies, proactive media follow-up, and social media. Candidate must be a team player with good leadership skills and the ability and desire to collaborate with people at all management levels—primarily principals and marketing staff. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated ability to coordinate and implement communications strategies. A successful candidate will:

  • Manage multiple, complex content streams for regular internal and external communications
  • Research, draft, and compile articles and announcements for global communications platforms, such as the firmwide newsletter and intranet
  • Provide sound counsel and substantive edits to enhance client and firm-facing communications
  • Enhance existing processes and publications with collaboration across the team
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for new types of communications and platforms that support the firm’s overall goals
  • Support major integrated marketing campaigns through development and execution of communications plans
  • Work closely with marketing staff and principals on feedback and approvals for a variety of communications
  • Suggest new ways to incorporate interactive, video, and social media platforms into regular internal and external communications vehicles
  • Perform other duties as needed


  • BA or BS in Communications or related field is preferred; Master’s degree a plus
  • 10-15 years of corporate communications experience or equivalent required  
  • Superior written and oral communication skills in at least one of the following disciplines:
    • Marketing writing (i.e. advertising, storyboarding, copywriting)
    • Journalism (i.e. criticism, beat reporting)
    • Academic/research writing (i.e. case studies, white papers)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Independently able to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects
  • Proven sound judgement
  • Takes a proactive approach to project management, utilizing strategy, planning, and execution skills in collaboration with team
  • Experience working independently as well as within global cross-functional teams in a professional environment
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Familiarity with international design media, existing relationships with press contacts preferred
  • Interest/learned knowledge in architecture and urban design a plus

Please send your resume and cover letter as one file, Adobe PDF is preferred but Word documents are accepted. A portfolio along with writing samples will be requested at time of interview. 


How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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