August 11th, 2018

Gannett Fleming

Marketing Strategist

Gannett Fleming is looking for an experienced Marketing Strategist in our Los Angeles, CA, office to support our Construction Services and Transportation Business Lines. Join our Journey!

  • What You Will Do

    Gannett Fleming is looking for an experienced Marketing Strategist in our Los Angeles, CA, office to support our Construction Services and Transportation Business Lines. Join our Journey!

    The successful candidate must be a strategist-doer, responsible not only for executing a formal marketing program but also for helping to develop the strategy behind it. Typical tasks include preparing marketing plans, campaigns, and budgets, as well as performing competitive intelligence, market research, thought leader programs, advertisements, collateral materials, award submissions, video, direct mail, signage, and web content, among other marketing activities. All deliverables demand impactful writing, targeted strategy in support of marketing and business goals, and standards of Brand excellence.

    The strategist must be a strong writer and editor, versatile self-starter, stickler for grammar and organization, and bring a proactive, professional, and creative approach. The strategist also must be an effective listener, project manager, and communicator for both written and oral presentations. May direct marketing training/coaching for employees.

    Principal Responsibilities and essential functions

    • Lead development and execution of marketing plans and associated budgets; align marketing strategy with Gannett Fleming’s Strategic Action Plan.
    • Understand business line positioning and differentiation strategies; implement tactics to grow a thought leadership program; and evaluate metrics for measuring effectiveness of marketing efforts.
    • Maximize use of customer relationship management (CRM) system to support business development efforts.
    • Collaborate with subject matter experts to develop and maintain a portfolio of integrated marketing materials for assigned business line based on strategic market planning. Deliverables include: award submissions, advertising campaigns, announcements, brochures/collateral, direct mail, marketing qualifications, and presentations.
    • Steer, coordinate, and support trade show and special event strategy and program development, including pre-positioning and post-event follow up.
    • Develop and help maintain corporate marketing systems and applications.
    • Develop website content and work with creative team to produce multimedia presentations/videos; collaborate with corporate communications team to ensure digital marketing strategy is reflected in business line social media channels (Facebook, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube).
    • Research key competitors/markets and effectively communicate research findings to management and assigned business line to chart growth strategies, develop positioning strategy and differentiation tactics, and impact successful penetration/expansion into new markets.
    • Support development of key Gannett Fleming corporate publications, including corporate magazine and corporate sustainability report.
    • Support development and maintenance of corporate marketing systems and applications.
    • Accountable to following all corporate marketing procedures and protocols.
    • Serves as a corporate marketing resource for an assigned Gannett Fleming region, thereby maintaining a high-level understanding of the region’s marketing needs and focus.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education and Licensing Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field.
    • 8-10 years of progressive marketing experience
    • Willingness to obtain Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) or Professional Certified Marketer (PCM) accreditation.

     

    Training, Skills, Knowledge and/or experience 

    Exceptional planning, project management, attention-to-detail, and coordination skills.
    • Demonstrated creative thinking.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience to work with employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Excellent writing skills with ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
    • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects from concept to completion.
    • Skilled at translating complex subjects into communications for broad audiences.
    • The ability to influence broad cross-functional teams
    • Ability to successfully multi-task to meet deliverables, as well as routinely prioritize major initiatives and tasks.
    • Expertise in a wide variety of communication delivery vehicles, including video, podcasting, website content management and CRM systems, and social media.
    • Proficient in AP Style and able to write clearly and succinctly with a high-level of accuracy, using proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
    • Team-oriented and comfortable working with employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Willingness to travel to Gannett Fleming offices and participate in industry events and professional conferences.
    • Proven experience in ensuring budgets and schedules meet requirements.
    • Knowledge of layout and graphic design principles to direct art projects.
    • Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office applications, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    If interested in this position, please fill out the application here.

    For questions, please please contact Tim Morda at 717-763-7211 or tmorda@gfnet.com.

August 8th, 2018

CannonDesign

Marketing Manager

CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Manager based in our Los Angeles office. We are an integrated global design firm that unites a dynamic team of architects, engineers, strategists, futurists, researchers, and industry specialists driven by a singular goal – to help solve our clients’ and society’s greatest challenges.

  • CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Manager based in our Los Angeles office. We are an integrated global design firm that unites a dynamic team of architects, engineers, strategists, futurists, researchers, and industry specialists driven by a singular goal - to help solve our clients' and society's greatest challenges.

    Marketing staff are integral and respected members of our team. The Marketing Manager will manage the marketing teams and establish strategy for producing deadline-driven deliverables. Primary responsibilities include:

    • Responsible for managing the team of marketing coordinators. Ensure appropriate workload balance across offices and markets, and that assignments are appropriate for team members based on expertise and experience. Work with other Marketing Managers, as needed, to ensure balance across teams.
    • Onboard new hires and mentor individual marketing coordinators throughout their careers.
    • Work with local leadership on pursuit strategy and Develop target clients and opportunities.
    • Lead client pursuit and deliverable process at the highest level.
    • Connect pursuit teams with appropriate firm-wide resources.
    • As needed, collaborate with local marketing staff and client engagement teams to develop end-to-end strategy for individual pursuits including presentation coaching and assisting with materials. Ensure materials are of the highest quality.
    • Communicate with team and ensure consistent use of best practices, standards, and templates. Work with Marketing team across the firm to continuously improve processes.
    • Work on non-pursuit, marketing-related projects, including social media, local conferences and events, and awards.
    • Engage with outside partners and potential clients at industry networking events to build the firm’s brand.

    Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor degree in Marketing, Communications or related field and a minimum of 10 years related experience working in the Architectural/Design industry. Must be proactive, driven and organized with an enthusiasm for innovation, mentoring and problem solving. Strong leadership and mentoring skills. Must be detailed oriented with strong writing and editing skills. Strong verbal communication skills are a must. Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects. Proficient in InDesign, Word and PowerPoint. Familiarity with Deltek CRM Vision and Salesforce a plus. Click on the link below to apply now.

    http://careers.cannondesign.com/jobs/2801177-marketing-manager

    As a condition of employment, all CannonDesigners are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.

    CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

August 3rd, 2018

Moffatt & Nichol

Proposal Manager

Moffatt & Nichol is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team of marketing professionals supporting the firm’s international business development efforts.

  • Moffatt & Nichol is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team of marketing professionals supporting the firm’s international business development efforts. This position supports marketing pursuits across the company’s 36 offices who offer multidiscipline services to transportation, ports & harbors, energy, federal, and private clients throughout the world. Proposal Managers are responsible for leading the development of pursuit strategies and persuasive deliverables that differentiate and create a competitive advantage for our firm’s pursuits. We will consider candidates to work from our Long Beach or Orange County offices.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Independently plan and conduct work that requires judgment and decision making through the marketing and proposal process
    • Manage proposals, statements of qualifications, and pursuit deliverables from capture planning through to shortlist presentation development and coaching
    • Coordinate, write, edit, and produce statement of qualifications, proposals, presentations and collateral marketing materials
    • Collaborate with project managers, key engineering and planning staff, graphic designers, and fellow marketers to ensure deliverables meet client needs and RFP/RFQ requirements
    • Guide pursuit/proposal teams in developing and refining winning strategies and themes, compelling messages, and persuasive benefit/differentiator pairs
    • Develop and write persuasive messages based on information from independent research, meetings with proposal team members, and knowledge of organization capabilities and services
    • Provide preliminary and final quality control check of materials, including proofreading for grammar, request for proposal (RFP) compliance, and conformance to proposal strategies and win themes. Consolidate team input into clear and effective responses, write executive summaries and non-technical content, tailor project and resume information to the specific needs of each pursuit and client
    • Collaborate with graphic designers to develop visual themes that support winning strategies and appropriately address target audience
    • Manage and coach large teams of professionals on presentation skills
    • Contribute to the firm’s newsletter, internal and external communications, award submittals, white papers, industry articles, and conference presentations.

    Other Duties
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in English, marketing, communications, business, or related discipline
    • 5+ years of proposal writing experience in a corporate environment
    • 5 years of professional writing experience, preferably with an engineering, architectural or construction firm
    • Strong project management and people management skills
    • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
    • Experience with Federal submissions is preferable.
    • Experience and success working in a demanding, deadline-driven environment with professionalism, efficiency, and attention to detail
    • Demonstrated initiative, follow-through, researching, and problem-solving ability
    • Client service oriented.

    Working Conditions
    • Standard office setting
    • Full-Time/Regular
    • Some overtime on work days and weekends
    • Occasional travel – approximately 10-15% per year, as dictated by pursuit demand

    Moffatt & Nichol is a global infrastructure advisory firm of approximately 700 employees in 36 offices and 7 countries. We provide practical solutions to clients in the marine terminal, transportation, energy, environmental, federal, and urban development markets around the world. We are a multidiscipline professional services firm with specialized expertise in structural, coastal, and civil engineering; environmental sciences; economics analysis; inspection & rehabilitation; and program management solutions.

    Company Website
    https://www.moffattnichol.com

    Job Posting Link
    Click here to apply and see button at bottom for application.

July 31st, 2018

ZGF Architects LLP

Senior Marketing Coordinator

The Los Angeles office of ZGF Architects LLP is looking for a Senior Marketing Coordinator to join our energetic and dedicated marketing team. Working under the direction of the Marketing Director and Senior Marketing Manager, the person assuming this role will be a key member of the close-knit marketing team.

  • The Los Angeles office of ZGF Architects LLP is looking for a Senior Marketing Coordinator to join our energetic and dedicated marketing team. Working under the direction of the Marketing Director and Senior Marketing Manager, the person assuming this role will be a key member of the close-knit marketing team and will:

    • Support general marketing activities, marketing resources, and systems
    • Maintain and update information in Deltek Vision database about the business development activities of the local office and those of a firmwide nature that are orchestrated through that office, including leads, contacts, and other background information
    • Identify specific client and project opportunities through monitoring of newspapers, websites, and other sources of RFP advertisements
    • Research clients, market trends, and background information associated with business development efforts in collaboration with the Senior Marketing Manager
    • Coordinate, develop, and prepare high-quality statements of interest, qualification packages, proposals, SF330 forms, annual roster responses, and miscellaneous marketing correspondence, etc.
    • Support interview rehearsal / preparation process
    • Serve as a resource to the marketing team and righthand person to the Senior Marketing Manager for project specific oversight, organization, and knowledge
    • Maintain marketing calendars and to do lists to meet deadlines and advise on production timelines

    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications, or related field
    • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant professional experience
    • Proficiency in InDesign and PowerPoint; working knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, and database programs, including Deltek Vision and Axomic OpenAsset is preferable
    • Professional services marketing experience is preferred
    • Excellent writing, editing, and research skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff
    • Ability to juggle multiple tasks; work efficiently under multiple deadlines
    • A collaborative and team-oriented disposition
    • A strong work ethic; a sense of pride in their work
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask and prioritize, self-schedule, and be detail and deadline oriented
    • Ability to self-manage project assignments from start to finish with minimal oversight
    • Understanding of market sectors and client relations
    • A sense of humor and grace under pressure
    • Experience in proposal preparation and management
    • Must exhibit high energy, enthusiasm, positive attitude and poise; be articulate and confident

    Please apply online at www.zgf.com/careers. Cover letter, resume, and writing samples are required.

    ZGF Architects LLP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite qualified candidates to apply online posting resume and portfolio.

CallisonRTKL (CRTKL) is a planning, architecture, design and creative organization offering a diverse portfolio of services across multiple markets around the globe. From healthcare to hospitality, retail to workplace, we embrace a culture of collaboration and shared expertise of our best designers, our strongest thinkers and our most creative professionals.

  • CallisonRTKL (CRTKL) is a planning, architecture, design and creative organization offering a diverse portfolio of services across multiple markets around the globe. From healthcare to hospitality, retail to workplace, we embrace a culture of collaboration and shared expertise of our best designers, our strongest thinkers and our most creative professionals.

    Marketing and Communications
    Our Marketing and Communication teams are focused on CRTKL’s four specific practice groups: Commercial; Health + Science; Retail Stores; and Workplace. Each team is designed to work within our firm brand to support and create new and innovative methods to reach our desired target markets.

    Position
    CRTKL is seeking a full-time marketing and public relations writer to join its commercial focused marketing and communications team in Los Angeles.

    This global position supports CRTKL’s marketing and business development efforts across the Commercial Practice Group. Reports directly to the Commercial Marketing Manager and Practice Group Leader; works closely with Marketing and Firmwide Communications, as well as Regional and Sector leaders to generate content for a variety of marketing and public relations activities.

    This position collaborates with a comprehensive group of creative professionals to produce a broad range of materials required for business development, market awareness, industry events, public relations and general promotion of the company – including standard company information, proposal text, project award applications, conference and strategy presentations, brochures/promotional materials, press releases, and some internal and external website content. It requires the ability to manage multiple activities and deadlines while maintaining a commitment to quality, innovation, and a clear communication within the CRTKL brand.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in professional service situations along with a familiarity with print, web, digital, and other promotional channels.

    Responsibilities
    Marketing
    • Proactively generates ideas for thought leadership and marketing campaign strategy, in coordination with the Marketing Manager, Firmwide Communications and Sector Leaders
    • Actively works with Marketing Manager and senior leadership and staff to generate content for, including:
    - Industry events/speaking opportunities and market research
    - Specific print or digital marketing campaigns
    - CRTKL’s blog, “You Are Here”
    • Writes project case studies, standard company text, and information for marketing database
    • Creates standard and custom content for proposals and other marketing material
    • Completes primary research and writing for a variety of presentations
    • Coordinates with different people and positions across the company

    Public Relations
    • Generates content for a variety of public relations activities
    • Crafts and coordinate press releases with the FW Communications team
    • Develops promotional copy for specific print or digital communications campaigns
    • Completes primary research and ghost-writing for assigned bylines to trade publications and presentations
    • Coordinates with outside agencies and consultants
    • Works as a team member on marketing specific campaigns

    Qualifications and Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree in English or journalism
    • Proficiency with computer applications commonly used in business environments
    • Corporate experience preferred
    • Seeking a creative, self-motivated team player, committed to great communication, and enjoys working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

    Our portfolio covers six continents: join us and expand yours. Excellent benefits, competitive salaries and constant opportunities for growth, we’ll give you the tools to see your creativity in action.

    CRTKL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Experience: 4-8 years of experience
    Job Type: Full
    Education: College Graduate
    Salary: DOE

    Check out our web site at www.crtkl.com (Careers) On-line applications only. Three writing samples required with application.

July 18th, 2018

Epic Land Solutions, Inc.

Proposal Coordinator

Epic Land Solutions, Inc. has an immediate opening for an experienced Proposal Coordinator to join its Torrance office. The Proposal Coordinator plays a critical role in helping the company win new contracts, retain contracts, and cross-market services to existing clients.

  • Epic Land Solutions, Inc. has an immediate opening for an experienced Proposal Coordinator to join its Torrance office. The Proposal Coordinator plays a critical role in helping the company win new contracts, retain contracts, and cross-market services to existing clients. This position will be part a small, collaborative corporate marketing team and will partner closely with company executives, regional managers and subject matter experts. You will be working in a fast-paced, fun yet professional environment with passionate, knowledgeable people. Success in this position requires a willingness to collaborate with team members, juggle tasks, and meet unexpected changes with a positive attitude.

    The Proposal Coordinator role requires a mix of project management skills coupled with technical writing ability and creative skills, as follows:

    RFP Project Management: Under the supervision of the proposal manager, the proposal coordinator creates and manages content, assembles proposals and handles client communications in response to RFPs and RFQs. Working within a deadline-driven environment, this person will manage the RFP process to include developing a work plan, delegating work streams to subject matter experts, writing content, editing content, and formatting document layouts. This person will have the ability to develop clear action plans and drive processes with numerous interdependencies. The candidate will thrive in a detail-oriented environment that also involves completing regular database entries.

    Technical Writing: Our ideal candidate understands how proposal production drives business development and will be responsible for responding to complex RFP requirements in a compelling and organized manner. The candidate must have talent to effectively articulate complex technical solutions in writing. This person will create compelling documents that demonstrate the company’s unique value propositions. The Proposal Coordinator will also partner with subject matter experts to develop new content to fill information voids and manage ad-hoc requests for information as needed. The Proposal Coordination will also amass fresh marketing content into a central database.

    Creative Skills: Our clients are largely public agencies and consultants overseeing infrastructure projects, so every deliverable must convey a fresh, differentiated story with accuracy and impeccable attention to detail. A creative mind and a knack for understanding and explaining technical business-related concepts are critical skills. The candidate must have talent to effectively articulate complex technical solutions in graphics and visuals.

    RESPONSIBILITES:
    • Coordinating the proposal development process from start to finish.
    • Serve as the lead coordinator for individual RFP responses by assigning responsibilities across all required business units to build the proposal response.
    • Responsible for reviewing RFP requirements, summarizing client directives and partnering with regional managers to ensure the requirements are clearly understood and met.
    • Organize and outline proposal structure and create a storyline with production deadlines.
    • Gather and research information relevant to each proposal, including resumes and project summaries.
    • Design and draft original copy that communicates Epic’s value and sales message.
    • Proofread and edit documents for accuracy, consistency and relevance to client objectives.
    • Print and assemble final proposal packages, obtain required signatures and notarization when required, bind and process shipping labels and guarantee deadlines are met.
    • Manage and maintain physical and electronic filing systems for marketing collateral.
    • Engage in written and verbal communication with external clients throughout the process.
    • Support reporting and record-keeping initiatives related to the proposal cycle and new contracts.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Two years’ employment experience in a related marketing role in the A/E/C or right of way industry
    • Degree in Marketing, Business, English, Journalism or Technical Writing desirable
    • Excellent business writing and copy-editing skills
    • Proven graphic design skills
    • Acumen for creative design/layout
    • Experience in crafting compelling documents such as case studies, white papers, newsletters, etc.
    • Strong command of Microsoft Office applications
    • Adobe Creative Cloud experience
    • CRM and/or content management experience (i.e. Cosential, Qvidian, Salesforce)
    • Work with external service providers such as printers, third party designers, etc.
    • Strong research skills and good inductive reasoning ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions
    • Ability to present thoughts and strategy in both face-to-face and over-the-phone environments
    • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills for working in a small team
    • Eager leader and active self-starter with strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills
    • Adaptable and flexible at welcoming changes to the schedule, preferring a challenge over certainty.

    The marginal functions of this position have not been included. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed. Computer skills will be tested prior to hire, and a background check will be conducted upon written offer. Epic participates in E-Verify.

    Benefits package for full-time employees includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, FSA, paid holidays and 15 days of vacation/PTO. 401(k) plan participation with a company 4% match is available after 90 days of full-time employment.

    At Epic we offer our employees more than a job, and our successful employees embrace our forward thinking approach to ROW. Proprietary technical support and a solid business model at Epic encourages creativity and allows employees to design, build and find solutions that shape the future. We encourage internal advancement and see this position as an opportunity for career growth.

    Epic is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing a work environment free of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct based on sex , race, religion, color, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.

    Please send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@epicland.com