Join RossDrulisCusenbery Architecture’s growing team in expanding our dynamic portfolio of justice, public safety and community projects in the Bay Area and nationally. As a key member of RDC’s design studio, you will work collaboratively with firm principals, research and prepare marketing deliverables to support our pursuit of significant and meaningful architectural projects. You will be in charge of preparing document responses to requests for proposals/qualifications, as well as leading the vision and implementation of the firm’s online presence utilizing digital marketing strategies. This position will require a full range of communication, graphic design, messaging, branding consistency, editing and research skills, including communication, graphic layout, design, and research. This position offers you the opportunity to grow creatively and professionally.
We are seeking an experienced marketing professional with strong design, organizational, communication and self-management skills. You have minimum of 5 - 7 years of experience in developing proposals and qualifications packages for creative professionals, and ideally, you are familiar with the details of the public sector project acquisition process. As Marketing Coordinator, you will research future project leads, assemble proposals, review and meet submittal requirements, edit and occasionally generate written materials, edit and layout presentation graphics, coordinate the contributions of sub-consultants, coordinate the efforts of professional photographers, and research project leads and opportunities. You will have a role as the public-facing presence for the firm during project acquisition.
Position requirements include:
Work collaboratively with RDC principals, consultants, and staff
Co-create a brand & image voice for RDC proposal/qualifications documents and execute it consistently
Assure the quality of marketing deliverables, collateral and messaging
Produce and assemble marketing materials and proposals, including writing, proof-reading, editing, and graphic production in Adobe Creative Cloud applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
Lead proposal management efforts, coordinate with teaming partners, subconsultants, and internal staff
Track win/loss and other marketing performance metrics
Plan, organize, and prepare presentation materials for client interviews and staff presentations.
Maintain web and social media content and platforms
Oversee creation and maintenance of marketing files and databases including project sheets, marketing collateral, resumes, project and photography.
Investigate potential RFP/RFQ leads and review with principals
Attend relevant marketing events, including pre-proposal meetings, industry gatherings, etc.
Optional responsibilities include graphic design contributions to architectural projects and presentations, depending on time and inclination.
5+ years of demonstrable experience as a marketing professional in a design-related organization
Proficiency in in Adobe Creative Cloud applications, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and function effectively under concurrent deadlines.
Experience as a team player, with collaborative organizational, communication and relationship management skills
Strength in personal organization and detail-orientation
Interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
Responsibility, commitment, adaptability and self-motivation
RDC is a medium-sized architectural design firm with offices in Sonoma and West Berkeley CA. RDC’s projects combine operational excellence with design excellence. We design a diversity of dynamic and important building types (see www.rdcarchitecture.com for more info). RDC focuses on user-centered solutions that are sustainable, and reflect contemporary design values. We offer a variety of flexible work scenarios, including remote work, and a choice of in-person at either the Sonoma main office or the West Berkeley studio. In the event of remote work, RDC will support the successful applicant in establishing remote operations. We offer excellent compensation and a collaborative work environment.
About RossDrulisCusenbery Architecture, Inc.
About RossDrulisCusenbery: RDC is an award-winning design firm located in Sonoma, CA. RDC specializes in the design of community, youth, justice and public safety projects. Our public sector design work is in cities throughout the western United States and in Canada. We have a specialty in collaborative and participatory design processes, and have received design awards from private, editorial and governmental organizations in the United States and Canada.
RDC building types include: courthouses, law enforcement facilities, fire stations, community and youth centers, aquatics centers, border stations, emergency operations and communications centers, social service campuses, and fire training facilities. The RDC studio environment is collaborative, dynamic, and offers applicants opportunities for personal and professional growth in the bucolic setting of Sonoma County. We would love to hear from you!