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Marketing Manager

SmithGroup JJR
Dallas, TX

SmithGroup JJR

Dallas, TX


SmithGroupJJR is an international idea-oriented design firm that is committed to creating inspiring places that enrich the human spirit. We believe that extraordinary projects are created when the design process is based on the principles of exploration, experimentation, innovation, sustainability, research, and collaboration. Our expertise in providing thoughtful and innovative solutions keeps SmithGroupJJR at the forefront of architectural, engineering and planning firms around the world. According to the 2016 Building Design + Construction magazine “Giants” ranking, SmithGroupJJR is the 6th largest architecture/engineering firm in the U.S.

We have a current opportunity for a Marketing Manager in our Dallas office. This position will lead the marketing team which supports a dynamic and growing design practice. We are seeking a talented individual who is committed to design excellence, who thrives in an environment of collaboration, and who demonstrates a high degree of creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervises Marketing team and responsible for quality control of marketing activities and deliverables
  • Leads overall development and implementation of marketing and sales strategy for the Dallas office
  • Develops, evaluates and reports progress of annual marketing plan, including specific goals, strategies, action plans, and schedules
  • Develops annual marketing budget, monitors resources to ensure consistency with budget and plan
  • Works closely with the business development team and practice leadership in developing and executing specific marketing strategies including: pursuits, public relations, speaking engagements, awards, photography, social media and special events
  • Analyzes costs/benefits for marketing techniques and continuously improves effectiveness of activities
  • Serves as a communication link between studios, disciplines, and corporate resources, sharing marketing activities and efficacy of efforts
  • Conducts post-award debriefings with prospects regardless of outcome, and revises qualifications and proposal strategies as appropriate
  • Conducts marketing-related workshops/training for the principals and technical staff
  • Represents firm to clients, business associates and industry-related organizations, as needed
  • Accountable for the development and maintenance of accurate and compete office-generated marketing data in the corporate marketing information systems, including Deltek Vision, N drive, the Marketing SharePoint site and the SmithGroupJJR website
  • Leads implementation of corporate marketing and social media initiatives
  • Interfaces with people both inside and outside the firm as necessary to fulfill job requirements
  • Assists in other marketing areas as requested or assigned

An ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field plus a minimum of five years of A/E/C industry experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as organizational and problem-solving skills
  • An eye for great design and ability to create a compelling story
  • The ability to think creatively and strategically
  • The ability to successfully mentor and complete work in a team-based environment
  • The ability to balance priorities and utilize excellent judgment in the pursuit of the work
  • The ability to communicate well with a variety of groups and individuals
  • Client-service attitude
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe InDesign CS6, Acrobat, PhotoShop, Illustrator and Deltek Vision are required

Interested in joining us? Click on the link below to submit your letter of interest, current resume with salary requirements, and examples of recent work or send to hr-da[at]smithgroupjjr[dot]com

For the work/writing samples, we are looking for examples demonstrating writing ability related to the requirements above. Applications without a work/writing portfolio will not be considered.  No phone calls please.

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