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Marketing Coordinator

VMDO Architects VMDO Architects Employer:
Charlottesville, VA, USLocation:
Sat, Nov 14 '20Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Located in Charlottesville, VA and Washington, DC, VMDO Architects is a lively, creative, and passionate firm committed to connecting people and place through design. VMDO enjoys success with a diverse team of architects, designers, and support staff of 75 providing architectural design for a variety of educational institutions, communities, and municipalities.

VMDO seeks to hire a talented full-time Marketing Coordinator to support our Marketing Team, within the broader framework of VMDO’s K-12, Higher Education, and Athletics + Community studios. Our ideal candidate is a self-starting marketing professional who possesses strong writing and organizational skills as well as experience working in Adobe’s Creative Suite to produce polished marketing proposals and other collateral. The ability and desire to create content-rich, graphically-beautiful storytelling that differentiates VMDO in the marketplace is a must. This is a fast-paced job that requires the ability to collaborate across studios while supporting multiple deadlines. As such, strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and tenacity for contributing to a mission-oriented office environment are desired traits. The ideal candidate is able to work independently as well as in team settings with other creatives including architects, photographers, and graphic designers – to solve problems and oversee deadline submissions.

The successful candidate would ideally be based in either our Charlottesville, VA or Washington, DC office. In light of COVID-19, we are amenable to remote work and will support training and development through online technology and collaborative tools.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Proactively and thoroughly prepare responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), working in collaboration with a Marketing Director, Graphic Designer, architectural staff, and principals.
  • Print and assemble proposal packages and provide creative and technical support for other marketing deadlines such as awards, conferences, and PR opportunities.
  • Produce and manage library of project summaries, resumes of project personnel, and other supporting materials for proposals.
  • Populate and maintain data via internal databases and externally on website.
  • Manage website and social media outlets – and develop strategies for developing and sharing content across media platforms.
  • Organize and maintain proposal archive and marketing files.
  • Provide data entry and upkeep for marketing and business development efforts.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of communications, marketing, or writing experience.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as the ability to think strategically.
  • Conscientious command of time management with the ability to prioritize multiple deadlines.
  • Experience with and interest in storytelling through content, graphics, photography, infographics, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing, or related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat; and other software programs preferable.
  • Experience in the A/E/C industry will be given high priority. Identification as a marketing or creative professional with a desire to work in mission-based, creative setting will also be prioritized.

If you would like to join our dynamic, innovative, and collaborative environment, email your cover letter, resume, one writing sample, and salary history as one file (no larger than 5 MB in PDF format) to Mary Beth Lineberry, Director of Marketing (lineberry@vmdo.com). Additionally, please reference Career Opportunities/Marketing Coordinator in the subject line.

 

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