Communications and Marketing Manager
Founded in 1995, BKP Architects is a different type of architecture firm. We think the most memorable architecture results from partnerships among creative designers, trusted consultants, and our clients. We create memorable places that are visually striking, in harmony with their sites, and become sources of public pride. Our portfolio includes education, dining, laboratory, library, recreation, zoo, wellness, public safety, feasibility, master planning, restoration, and interior projects for public and private clients throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
BKP Architects is seeking an experienced and motivated writing/publishing/editing professional to serve as our Communications and Marketing Manager. The successful candidate will implement the firm’s strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messaging.
Reports to: BKP Principals
o Serve as the primary writer/editor of BKP collateral material.
o Work collaboratively with BKP Principals to plan, write, edit, proofread, assemble, and oversee production of all proposals.
o Serve as the point of contact and work collaboratively with consultants contributing collateral for BKP proposals.
o Execute communications strategy.
o Ensure quality control of all information released.
o Develop brand voice and maintain brand message integrity across all platforms; adhere to brand identity and written style guidelines on all communications.
o Prepare award submission narratives and packages.
o Write and submit press releases and pitch story ideas to media.
o Write and post social media content.
o Produce compelling and accurate website content and news updates.
o Assist in creation of digital, video, audio and print content.
o Work collaboratively with outside communication consultants.
o Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, public relations, or marketing.
o Exceptional written and oral communications skills.
o Exceptional editing and proofreading skills, with excellent attention to detail.
o Excellent knowledge of grammar.
o Excellent organizational and planning skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
o Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite.
o Familiarity and/or proficiency with WordPress web content management system.
o Understanding of copywriting, graphic design, layout, and publishing.
o Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with communications technologies.
o Ability to create content for informational, persuasive, or technical purposes.
o Ability to work independently as well as take direction and feedback as part of the creative process.
o Minimum 3-years of professional writing/publishing/editing experience.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and writing sample to BKP Principal Joseph Powell, AIA LEED AP (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The position is full-time, eligible for benefits after three months. Salary commensurate with experience.