Communications Associate

New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Sep 19 '22Posted on:

Communications Associate

COOKFOX Architects is seeking creative, curious, confident, and collaborative person to join our Communications team. This person will work closely with our Director of Communications to support the studio's internal and external communication and marketing activities, manage and develop content for social media, and marketing activities. Ideal candidates are creative, able to think strategically, with strong writing, graphic and organizational skills, with attention to detail. Candidates should be flexible, self-motivated, and skilled in communicating with a diverse group of organizations, press contacts, and collaborators, able to work independently and represent the studio when needed.


  • Writing, editing, and crafting of newsletters, project narratives, awards submissions, website content, and research.
  • Organize and maintain marketing files and archives, including, coordinating, updating, and maintaining marketing materials, such as, project narratives, images, and bios.
  • Track and coordinate submissions for awards and publishing opportunities.
  • Ensure high quality and consistent messaging throughout communications and marketing materials.
  • Manage and generate social media messaging and website content.
  • Assist external publicity consultant.
  • Assist senior leadership in coordinating speaking engagements and events.
  • Manage internal communication of events, programs, and resources.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, arts, communications, or related fields of study.
  • Strong interest in Architecture, Design, Sustainability and Social Justice.
  • Strong graphics skills and proficiency in Adobe Suite (particularly InDesign).
  •  Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Flexibility to both work collaboratively and independently.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong editing and quality-management capabilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • Social media experience.

This position will require a minimum of three days per week in-studio work and occasional in-person attendance at NYC-based evening events and programs.

COOKFOX Architects is a New York City studio dedicated to integrated, environmentally responsive design. Guided by a passion for design excellence and a belief in the collaborative process, COOKFOX seeks out select projects that fundamentally re-think how buildings interact with people and the natural environment. Inspired by concepts such as biophilia and biomimicry, we are pursuing architecture that restores and regenerates.  Our mission and our deep sense of responsibility to design restorative and regenerative environments that foster the well-being of the planet and people is intrinsically tied to our commitments to social justice.  We advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion within our studio, projects, communities, and society as a whole.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender-identity, or national origin.


Please submit resume and writing samples along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to with “Communications Associate” in the subject line. Please do not send attachments exceeding 4 MB. No phone calls, please.  

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