July 21st, 2017

CO Architects

Entry-Level Graphic Designer

CO Architects is an award winning architecture and design firm with an extensive portfolio of medium to large institutional projects, specializing in higher education with a focus on science and technology, medical and allied health programs, civic buildings, and a variety of healthcare projects at various scales.

  • Who We Are

    CO Architects is an award winning architecture and design firm with an extensive portfolio of medium to large institutional projects, specializing in higher education with a focus on science and technology, medical and allied health programs, civic buildings, and a variety of healthcare projects at various scales. In addition to architecture and interior design, CO Architects provides facility evaluation, and comprehensive space programming and planning. Our practice is founded on a culture of collaboration, integrity and mutual respect; we are committed to continuous learning in support of professional and personal growth. We continue to seek team-oriented, skilled individuals to join our firm.

    CO Architects is an equal opportunity employer and offers a full range of benefits to employees including: healthcare coverage; a 401K plan and profit sharing; PTO and holiday time; a medical flexible spending account; and participation in the firm’s performance-based bonus program. CO Architects also offers a firm-sponsored education program to encourage professional training and development.

    CO Architects is looking for a full-time Graphic Designer to join us in our fast-paced marketing department. The graphic designer will support both the marketing and architectural teams.

    Candidates should demonstrate the following capabilities:

    • Excellent visual design skills and ability to apply a consistent design approach with a strong sense of typography and composition to a wide range of print and digital content.
    • Ability to brainstorm, collaborate, and take creative direction and constructive criticism.
    • Professional attitude with a willingness to work, learn and contribute in a team environment.
    • Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing projects to meet deadlines.
    • Excellent organizational skills and strong self-motivation.

    Duties:

    • Design and compose editorial layouts for proposals, brochures, presentations and other print and digital marketing projects using Adobe Creative Suite.
    • Prepare art and document files for production, web, mobile, and print specifications.
    • Assist in maintaining company website and social media platforms.
    • Create eblast, presentation, and social media graphics.
    • Archive completed projects, maintain and update image library, and other organizational tasks.

    Applicant Qualifications:

    • BFA in Graphic Design or
    • Minimum 1-2 years in a professional Graphic Designer\
    • Please include with your application a portfolio showcasing relevant work and design
    • Advanced experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Open Asset, Prezi, Keynote, and PowerPoint required.
    • Excellent Mac OS X skills, with some PC knowledge preferred.
    • Thorough knowledge of pre-press and printing processes required.
    • Word Press knowledge preferred. CSS & HTML knowledge

    Contact Information:

    All resumes and portfolios should be sent to: careers@coarchitects.com
    Please include the job title in your email subject.

July 10th, 2017

Arcadis

Marketing Proposal Coordinator

We currently have an opening for a Marketing/Proposal Coordinator in our Irvine or Los Angeles office to join the strong and dynamic Winning Pursuit Team of Arcadis. The Marketing/Proposal Coordinator works closely with Pursuit/Proposal Specialists and other team members to support marketing, capture planning, proposal and business development activities.

  • We currently have an opening for a Marketing/Proposal Coordinator in our Irvine or Los Angeles office to join the strong and dynamic Winning Pursuit Team of Arcadis.  The Marketing/Proposal Coordinator works closely with Pursuit/Proposal Specialists and other team members to support marketing, capture planning, proposal and business development activities.

    This is a dynamic position that requires strategic thinking, flexibility, planned and proactive approaches, and the ability to shift priorities frequently while maintaining attention to detail and achieving high quality standards. The Marketing/Proposal Coordinator must be able to prioritize, multi-task, function effectively as part of a team under multiple deadlines and time constraints, schedule workload and manage time efficiently in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment while demonstrating an energetic “can do” attitude. Industry experience is a plus, but not required. We are looking for the right energetic team member who will learn the industry quickly.

    Job Responsibilities/Activities:

    Marketing Information & Cosential System Management
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    Support the development and maintenance of various written content including project descriptions and information, staff resumes and photography on a regular basis in marketing drives and databases
    • Proactively identify backlog of projects or resumes that need to be created or updated
    • Proactively coordinate with staff to create master descriptions for new projects and staff resumes; interview technical staff to discern project details; draft content and collect photography; collaborate with technical staff and Pursuit/Proposal Specialists to ensure all final content is accurate
    • Coordinate with Pursuit/Proposal Specialists and technical staff to maintain up-to-date, marketable personnel resumes throughout the year, create resumes for new hires within the first month of his/her start date
    • Perform grammatical edits for all content to guarantee concise, correct language that promotes the staff member and our brand
    • Work with Pursuit/Proposal Specialists and operations staff to ensure all content can be accessed in a timely manner when needed
    • Serves as Cosential System Manager (system training can be provided)
    - Continually update new information received at proposal stage into Cosential and other sources
    - Responsible for inputting/uploading into the system and work with teams to maintain information proactively
    - Leads Cosential planning, implementation and training as-needed for others
    - Coordinating with Corporate and gathering info from announcements, newsletters, etc and make sure information gets back into Cosential
    - Attend external and internal webinars and training on the system

     Proposal & Statement of Qualifications Support
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    Support capture planning, proposal and marketing research efforts under the direction of Pursuit/Proposal Specialists
    • Creates, edits and produces content for items such as proposals, statements of qualifications, SF330s, presentations, marketing collateral, handouts, and promotional materials
    • Assists with writing, editing and proofreading proposals and other content
    • Supports in preparing PPT slides and leave-behind materials for presentations and interviews
    • Assists with proposal layout and editing in Indesign (Indesign experience a plus, training can be provided if needed)
    • Interviews technical staff to tailor and/or write resumes, project descriptions and other proposal information
    • Provides organizational support for pursuit and proposal activities (scheduling meetings and webinars, taking meeting minutes, production and logistics support, etc)Provides proposal printing and production support, and assembling and delivering final documents
    • Responsible for working with Pursuit/Proposal Specialists to ensure that final folder structure (on either LA or Irvine marketing drive) is complete and all files are included for archival upon completion of each proposal
    • Order and track inventory of proposal supplies and promotional items
    • Assist with project award nominations (write, edit, design, submit) as-needed
    • Participates in capture planning strategy efforts

    Additional Support Responsibilities
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    Support with preparing pipeline reports
    • Updates the pipeline with information on leads and opportunities
    • Supports Pursuit/Proposal Specialists with research on opportunities, leads, clients and pursuits as-needed
    • Supports outreach efforts, such as award submittals, client events, white paper or presentation development, tradeshows and public relations efforts as needed

    Basic and Required Qualifications:
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    Minimum years of experience: At least 1 year of professional experience preferred
    • Education required: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism, Creative Writing, Business Administration, engineering, science or architecture or a related field. (or equivalent professional experience)
    • Skills required:
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and professional demeanor – speaks clearly and concisely, listens and gets clarification in one-on-one and group situations. (This position requires extensive writing and frequent communication via phone, email, and in person with co-workers and internal clients to proactively keep tasks on schedule)
    • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
    • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, Notepad and PowerPoint (Photoshop and InDesign experience is helpful, but not required)
    • Strong customer service skills and willingness to assist others
    • Proven problem-solving abilities
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality work
    • Ability to multi-task and stay ahead of deadlines
    • Ability to work effectively with a team and independently
    • Commitment to working with teams in an engaging, positive way.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment – learns quickly and asks questions to develop a deep understanding of the industry and organization.

    Interested candidates can apply here.

July 10th, 2017

Cuningham Group

Marketing Manager

Cuningham Group, an award-winning architecture firm with 10 offices around the world, is seeking a Marketing Manager in our Culver City office. This position will focus on supporting the marketing efforts of our Culver City office. Reporting directly to the Chief Marketing Officer and working closely with the Principals in the Culver City office, the Marketing Manager will focus on the proposal submissions and other related marketing and business development efforts. The ideal candidate is someone who has a thorough knowledge of marketing architectural professional services across multiple market sectors including but not limited to multi-family and mixed-use, healthcare, and entertainment market sectors. To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated the ability to work in fast-paced environment with changing deadlines while effectively managing time and resources.

  • Cuningham Group, an award-winning architecture firm with 10 offices around the world, is seeking a Marketing Manager in our Culver City office. This position will focus on supporting the marketing efforts of our Culver City office. Reporting directly to the Chief Marketing Officer and working closely with the Principals in the Culver City office, the Marketing Manager will focus on the proposal submissions and other related marketing and business development efforts. The ideal candidate is someone who has a thorough knowledge of marketing architectural professional services across multiple market sectors including but not limited to multi-family and mixed-use, healthcare, and entertainment market sectors. To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated the ability to work in fast-paced environment with changing deadlines while effectively managing time and resources.

    Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and marketing samples to hr@cuningham.com. 

    Specific Tasks
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    Responsible for the preparation and submission of proposals, qualifications packages, presentations, brochures, and award submissions.
    • Possess strong writing skills in order to generate original written content for proposals, project pages, resumes, press releases, and social media posts.
    • Works in Adobe Creative Suite to generate proposal documents and marketing presentations.
    • Work seamlessly in Deltek Vision to monitor and track opportunities and marketing events.
    • Working closely with Market Group Leaders and Principals, helps implement the marketing plan in order to meet market specific goals.
    • Leads overall development and implementation of marketing and sales strategy for the Culver City office.
    • Represents firm to clients, business associates, and industry-related organizations, as needed.
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with changing deadlines while effectively managing time and resources.

     Experience Requirements
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    A bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, and/or communications is preferred.
    • Minimum of seven years of previous experience in marketing for an architectural, engineering, or construction firm.
    • Ability to maintain a positive outlook and ability to adjust to variety of working styles and personalities.
    • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and focus on solutions-oriented results.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and demonstrated ability to be part of a growing, fast-paced, creative, team environment.
    • The ability to work independently or collaboratively on multiple deadlines.
    • Strong organizational skills and follow-through with a keen attention to details.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and InDesign specifically.
    • Experience with Deltek Vision is ideal.

    At Cuningham Group, we strive for excellence by aligning the skills, talents, and energies of a diverse group of people. Our team approach creates an energizing and empowering work culture where dynamic, self-motivated individuals thrive in pursuit of the same goal—great sustainable design.

    In describing our firm, we like to use words like passionate, collaborative, and unpretentious. We can genuinely say that we love what we do, and we provide an environment to have fun doing it! Every day we expect to work hard and laugh often. We are ready to create and innovate. Our shared enthusiasm for design, communication, mentoring, managing, volunteering, teaching (and all things we excel at individually and collectively) allow Cuningham Group to be consistently ranked among the top firms in the industry.

    Benefits and salaries are competitive. Cuningham Group is an equal opportunity employer.

    Human Resources
    Cuningham Group
    201 Main Street SE, Suite 325
    Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Tel: 612 379 3400
    hr@cuningham.com

July 3rd, 2017

Mia Lehrer + Associates

Marketing and Business Development Manager

Mia Lehrer + Associates is a full service, international landscape architecture firm located in Los Angeles. The firm has led the planning, design and implementation of a diverse range of public and private projects and is in need of a Marketing and Business Development Manager. Working closely with the firm’s internal business development, promotional and marketing groups and supporting their activities, this person will be responsible for Business Development and Marketing activities.

  • Working closely with the firm’s internal business development, promotional and marketing groups and supporting their activities, this person will be responsible for Business Development and Marketing activities.  This position reports to the President and firm Principals.

    Primary responsibilities will be:

    Business Development and Business Development Support

    Developing and maintaining relationships with prospective clients by attending industry events and conducting follow up. Coordinates MLA attendance and participation in regional and national conferences and business events. Maintains relationships with the local A/E/C community.

    Marketing and Proposal Management

    The marketing manager regularly collaborates with technical staff to develop high quality responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs). Responsibilities include reviewing and prioritizing opportunities to respond to RFPs, leading proposal kick-off meetings, establishing a strategy and timeline for RFP response, assembling proposal content, graphically designing submissions, writing proposal sections and editing copy developed by other staff.

    Marketing Materials

    Develop marketing materials such as statements of qualification and presentation materials. Responsibilities include routinely developing and updating “off the shelf” materials such as staff resumes and project descriptions and sheets, and assisting in the continued development and maintenance of a marketing library of materials

    Marketing Communications

    Write and edit internal and external marketing communications pieces such as news items, announcements, awards submissions and press releases. Regularly provides editorial support to technical staff in order to develop features for the MLA website.

    Duties

    Leads go/no go process with office proposals team. Develops response strategy and initiates kick-off meetings with proposal team

    Manages proposal process from start to finish. Works alone or with staff to plan, write, design and produce all proposal and presentation materials for potential clients. Other staff members will be called upon to lead and develop proposals where teams/relationships are already in place or if they have strong experience with particular market sectors.

    Maintains a library of RFP documentation and updates as needed.

    Develops and maintains marketing materials, including resumes, project profiles and other standard materials.

    Leads the development of interview presentation materials and may assist in coaching the team.

    Creates and manages marketing deliverables as they relate to the firm’s various business practices.

    Performs market research and analysis to assist in qualifying leads and evaluating potential clients.

    Maintains and expands client database.

    Maintains industry knowledge by attending educational workshops or classes; reviewing related publications; establishing networks.

    Represents MLA at events/conferences to promote services.

    Monitors external and internal environment for development of potential new market segments.

    Reviews industry-related opportunities and routes appropriately; actively participates in go/no go decisions; maintains tracking system.

    Provides support for business development activities by attending meetings and maintaining relationships through regular contact with clients

    Monitor and update list of websites to be tracked for upcoming opportunities

    Participates in office leadership teams

    Qualifications include minimum 10 years in marketing/business development in the AEC industry and an education with a Bachelor’s degree.

    Contact: Patricia Akinaga, Principal, patricia@mlagreen.com

June 30th, 2017

Plant Prefab

Director of Marketing

Plant Prefab, www.plantprefab.com, is the first prefabricated home factory in the nation dedicated to sustainable construction, materials, processes, and operations. Plant manufactures custom and single/multifamily homes that are high-quality, healthy, and durable. With their patented building system, Plant delivers low cost homes in half the time and with less waste than traditional site-based contractors. Plant models are fully customizable and available to individuals, developers, and architects. Plant was spun out of LivingHomes, www.livinghomes.net, and major funding was provided by Obvious Ventures, www.obviousventures.com. The company operates out of 62,000 sf facility in Rialto, California.

  • Job Summary:
    Plant Prefab, www.plantprefab.com, is the first prefabricated home factory in the nation dedicated to sustainable construction, materials, processes, and operations. Plant manufactures custom and single/multifamily homes that are high-quality, healthy, and durable. With their patented building system, Plant delivers low cost homes in half the time and with less waste than traditional site-based contractors. Plant models are fully customizable and available to individuals, developers, and architects. Plant was spun out of LivingHomes, www.livinghomes.net, and major funding was provided by Obvious Ventures, www.obviousventures.com. The company operates out of 62,000 sf facility in Rialto, California.

    Plant is seeking a Director of Sales & Marketing who will manage our marketing efforts. Over time, it will be your responsibility to build and manage a team. This position can be based in either Santa Monica or Rialto, CA.

    Specific responsibilities include:
    • Develop marketing programs that help individuals, developers and architects to understand how and why they should use Plant Prefab to build their custom, high quality residential projects via direct and channel relationships.
    • Develops and manages marketing operating budget.
    • Conduct project/client research, intelligence and discovery.
    • Coordination, development and production of presentation/interview materials.
    • Manage a system for tracking weekly, monthly, and yearly sales, leads and quotas.
    • Manage the preparation of client proposals and RFP/RFQ.
    • Communicate clients desires/aspirations to the technical team.
    • Develop on and off-line marketing and channel programs that drive sales prospects and that build Plant’s brand.
    • Develop and manage media program.
    • Oversees and evaluates market research and adjusts marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions; Monitor competitor products, sales and marketing activities.
    • Directs staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and marketing programs.
    Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree in real estate, architecture, communications, art history, marketing or other related fields required. MBA considered a benefit.
    • Minimum 5-7 years of marketing experience and proven success in complex marketing environments, ideally in custom home design/ground-up construction.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) required. CAD skills a plus.
    • Strong graphic design sensibility, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Organized and proficient with personal time and team management with an ability to complete assignments and reports.
    • Ability to think creatively and strategically to develop and implement new initiatives.
    • Strong capabilities with social media promotion and social brand management.
    • Exceptional attention to detail.
    Helpful Qualities and Experience:
    • Knowledge of residential architecture/ground-up construction.
    • Knowledge of LEED materials and practices.
    • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Plant Prefab.
    • A strong desire to wed profit and purpose and a sense of humor.

    Salary/Benefits:
    Salary is negotiable and dependent upon experience and skills. Other great benefits including the opportunity to work with great architects and to create homes that improve the quality of living for people and the planet.

    To apply:
    Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@plantprefab.com. No applications will be accepted without a cover letter.