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Communications Coordinator

Selldorf Architects Selldorf Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Apr 21 '22Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Selldorf Architects is a 70-person, award winning international architecture firm based in New York City on Union Square. The firm’s portfolio encompasses a wide range of projects including museums, libraries, art galleries and infrastructure projects as well as multi-family residential buildings and private homes.

We are seeking a Coordinator to join the Communications and Marketing team. The position is ideal for a recent graduate with a background and some experience in the field of architecture who seeks to learn about the business development and communications marketing side of a firm. Candidates who have experience in architecture as designers but are searching for a change in their professional direction are also encouraged to apply. The Communications Coordinator will work with the Manager of Communications under the leadership of the firm’s Art Director, and support the Partner in charge of Business Development and Communications. Together, the team is responsible for content in support of new business efforts and crafting the firm’s messaging to a diverse range of audiences. Day-to-day activities include working on RFP and RFQ proposals and presentations for potential projects, press and publication materials, lectures and events, website updates, social media, and internal communications. The candidate should be passionate about architecture and the visual arts, have excellent organizational and writing skills, and graphic sensibilities. They should work well with a high frequency of deadlines and enjoy working with a collaborative team.

The Communications Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Business development: support the Manager of Communications on highly tailored RFP/RFQ content production in Adobe InDesign, potential project research, consultant outreach, and interview presentations 
  • Project assets: Work with designers and architects to collect data for fact sheets, create/update staff bios, and keep firm profile text updated
  • Website updates using Wordpress: Produce drafts of project page layouts, news and press updates, upload final posts, update firm and staff information
  • Social networking: Contribute to strategy and posting schedule of all social platforms, create draft posts for review, and post on platforms when necessary  
  • Help maintain the firm’s digital assets using Digital Asset Management software
  • Coordination of material requests for press, lectures, events and awards

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in architecture, architectural history, art history, or visual studies
  • 1-2 years relevant professional experience, preferably in an architecture or design firm
  • Excellent graphic sensibilities and a desire to develop those skills using Adobe InDesign
  • Familiarity with the full Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign proficiency required, Photoshop and Illustrator are a plus)
  • Strong communication skills, including writing and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail – visual and written accuracy and precision required

 

Selldorf Architects has a hybrid in-office/remote policy based from our New York City Union Square location and offers competitive wage, comprehensive medical benefits, 401(k) match, paid vacation/personal time, and qualified parental leave.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a small sample of graphic work to jobs@selldorf.com with “Communications Coordinator” in the subject line. 


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