ParkFowler Plus

Marketing and Graphic Design Coordinator

Full-Time
Mid-Level
Chicago,
Hybrid

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About the Job

Full-Time
Mid-Level
Chicago,
Hybrid
Position Summary: Marketing and Graphic Design Coordinator ParkFowler Plus is seeking an energetic and motivated full-time Marketing and Graphic Design Coordinator for our offices located in the West Loop. This position is hybrid and applicants should be based in Chicago, or the surrounding suburbs. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The Marketing and Graphic Design Coordinator will work closely with Firm Leadership and our Business Development Advisor and will be responsible for coordinating the execution of all marketing efforts, including driving firm awareness, building brand identity, informing business development, understanding clients needs and goals, and producing marketing content and deliverables to support these efforts. This position requires superb organization and management of multiple projects with differing deadlines and timelines.

Applicant Requirements

Roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Business Development and Understanding Clients
  • Work with the Principals, Business Development Advisor, and firm members to develop, support, and execute business development activities that support business goals
  • Coordinate with Principals on weekly calendar of marketing and business development activities
  • Coordinate and schedule various meetings for Principals and be present for virtual introductory meetings to run presentations
  • Support Principals and firm members in thought leadership activities (meetings, presentations, lectures, publications, award nominations, etc.)
  • Track leads and project opportunities on various procurement sites and monitor the general mailbox for incoming leads
  • Develop and produce submissions from outlines to full content packages using InDesign. The Marketing and Graphic Design Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the production of high-quality proposals in a timely manner to meet all deadlines.
  • Maintain CRM database by adding and updating contacts, tracking outreach, correspondence, meetings, and leads
  • Research and maintain list of local and national consultants for potential teaming opportunities
Firm Awareness and Brand Identity
  • Work with the Principals, and members of the firm to establish and lead marketing campaigns to build firm awareness and strengthen brand identity
  • Establish and execute marketing campaigns across digital platforms (website, social media, email, marketing materials)
  • Maintain open lines of communication with all firm members to understand timelines, major submissions, and challenges with current project work
  • Managing the firm’s graphic identity through web and print materials
  • Maintain all aspects of the firm’s marketing drive, including consistent file labelling, updating master marketing lists, including publications, speaking engagements, juries, etc.
  • Coordinate project photography and employee headshots. Must be able to travel to local project sites
  • Participate in the firm’s Graphics Committee to define and adhere to the firm’s graphic standards
Administrative
  • Assist in scheduling interviews and employee onboarding/offboarding tasks
  • Help compile documentation and applications for local and national firm certifications
  • Create and manage job postings as needed
Skills & Attributes
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar settings or roles within an A/E firm
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, including but not limited to Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Graphic Design
  • Knowledge of A/E marketing strategy, business development, and proposal processes (RFQs/RFPs) is helpful
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A joyful and proactive approach to problem solving
  • An appreciation for thoughtful architecture, art, and culture
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud, including InDesign, Acrobat, and Photoshop
  • Experience with WordPress and CRM software preferred
  • Willingness to attend events related to the growth of the firm, including conferences, workshops, classes, etc. Occasional travel may be required.
Compensations & Benefits ParkFowler Plus is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a generous benefits package, including fully paid health insurance (medical/dental), paid time off, continuing education support, and 401k with company match. Salary commensurate with experience.

Date Posted:

08.28.23
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About the Company

ParkFowler Plus is a multidisciplinary design studio that works on projects as imaginative—and alongside clients as committed to good architecture—as we are. ParkFowler Plus emerged from a rich history of Chicago architecture. Through generations of designers who taught and inspired us – and through sharing our ideas with the next cohort of practitioners – we participate in the transmission of an important legacy. Our practice recognizes both the privilege and the responsibility this lineage bestows. Through our years of collaboration, we have delivered over 14-million square feet of built work in the Midwest and across the United States.
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