Proposal and Communications Manager (3-5 years experience)
A Proposal and Communications Manager at Design Concepts is devoted to helping the firm reach these goals by working collaboratively with our team members in creating and producing proposals and marketing strategies that communicate our approach and help drive our business success. This role also includes involvement in traditional and innovative marketing communication and creative tactics, strategic online marketing and a variety of office administration responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in English, literature, marketing and/ or communications
Minimum 3-5 years experience in proposal, marketing and/or a communications position
Self-motivated personality, proactive attitude, strong organization
Attention to detail and high standards of work quality
Highly skilled with InDesign and other Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of databases, MS Office apps and other programs beneficial to the position
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and be a team player
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Continued support of the firm’s philosophy – vision, mission and culture statements
Ability to develop a working understanding of the business and practice of Landscape Architecture
Plan, schedule, facilitate and attend weekly proposal meetings, monthly firm marketing meetings and follow up with meeting notes
Lead the collection and assembly of materials for proposals and SOQs
Establish, communicate, and implement RFP/RFQ production deadlines and expectations
Develop, write, edit and proofread proposal content in a time-sensitive nature incorporating the input of others
Effective in persuasive, creative and marketing writing
Meet multiple tight deadlines and facilitate collaborative proposal processes with multiple coworkers
Keep resumes, project descriptions and related marketing materials up to date and relevant
Assist with project interviews, presentation materials, conference booth composition, etc.
Track, coordinate and schedule project photography
Coordinate and prepare project award submittals
Work on marketing and social media development and implement strategic messaging and tactics
Lead and coordinate promotional efforts, publications, publicity, social media and market research
Be actively involved in appropriate professional organizations and professional development
Maintain mailing and email lists
Assist with travel accommodations for project interviews, projects, conferences and seminars
Assist with registration for conferences and seminars
Provide back-up to all staff when additional help is needed
Landscape Architect/Designer (1-3 years experience)
We’re looking for a special new team member to join our firm! Design Concepts is seeking a unique, personable, passionate and talented Landscape Architect/Designer to our studio environment and to complement our firm.
About Design Concepts
We’re a landscape architecture practice focused on innovation and exploration in design of public community spaces - from parks, schools, greenways, open space, trails and other civic projects. Above all else, creating healthy communities and environments is at the forefront of our design. Located in eclectic old town Lafayette, Colorado, our open studio office is full of brilliant like-minded folks who share a deep passion to our craft and extraordinary commitment to serve the greater community.
Here’s What We’re Looking For
We are seeking a highly motivated, creative and personable individual with 1-3 years of experience who enjoys collaborating with other creative professionals in an open studio environment.
Required skills include:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture
Effectively participate and contribute to a collaborative team environment
A passion for creativity
Knowledge/experience in the design process from master plan through construction documentation and administration. Irrigation knowledge and/or interest a plus.
Experience in irrigation design or an interest in learning.
High level of attention to quality and detail
Ability to work at a variety of project scales
Ability to multitask projects
Strong design and organizational skills
Strong oral, written, and presentation skills
Strong graphic and technical computer skills in AutoCAD, GIS, Adobe (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), SketchUp, Lumion and hand drawing
The ideal candidate will be dedicated and motivated to excel and can work independently yet collaboratively within our team environment.
If this sound like a fit for you, please email a short cover letter, resume and select project and graphic samples (10-page maximum, PDF format less than 10mb) to firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls please.
Design Concepts is an equal opportunity employer. Benefits plus compensation based on experience.
We are not offering internship positions at this time. This page will be updated if there is availability for this position.
Our approach relies heavily on a team of creative people working together in a collaborative environment. We look for talented professionals who are service-oriented, have good people skills, and who enjoy the work that they do and the people they work with.
A competitive salary
Health & Dental insurance
Matched retirement contributions
Private yoga classes
Company outings and events
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