BKV Group is a full-service architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture and construction administration firm with practice sites in Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis and Washington, DC. We are currently looking for a Marketing Director that will be based out of one of our four practice sites. This position is eligible within the firm structure to be an Associate Partner and stockholder.
Key responsibilities will include managing the marketing team, developing annual strategic plans and budgets, and overseeing implementation of the marketing strategy which includes spearheading market research and practice area development both regionally and nationally. The candidate should be adept at working collaboratively with team members across various disciplines, providing creative and administrative support, and continuously exploring efficiencies and evolving best-practices in marketing.
1. Marketing Team Management
Maintain oversight of the marketing department, to include recruiting, management, training and problem-solving assistance for marketing team (total staff of 6)
Work with Partners, Associate Partners, Business Development, and Marketing Coordinators to develop strategies for and review of all client facing collateral including proposals, statement of qualifications, presentations
2. Development and Implementation of Strategic Plans
Work with the Board of Directors and Brand Committee to Manage BKV Group’s brand strategy
Direct the overall marketing operations; including website, graphics, photography, conferences, social media, PR, white papers, proposals, collateral, CRM
Develop and implement public relations campaigns including thought leadership pieces, new hire announcements and press releases
Work with Marketing Manager to maintain updated company website
3. Regional and National Market Research / Practice Area Development
Research clients, market trends, and background information to expand practice opportunities and new practice areas and locations
Assess overall attainment of BKV Group’s Strategic Plan within the various practice sites
Work in collaboration with all practice sites to establish deeper understanding of the local and regional client-based needs
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications, or related field
15+ years marketing experience, preferably in an architectural, engineering or construction environment
Strong MS Office Suite skills and experience in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, required
Prior experience managing a marketing team in the design service environment
Basic writing, graphic, and creative talents required
If you are forward thinking marketing specialist that enjoys collaboration, challenges, creating exciting environments and have an interest in working with a diverse group of talented architects, engineers and designers, we'd like to talk with you. Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About BKV Group
BKV Group is a national multi-discipline award-winning firm established in 1978 to provide integrated architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture and construction administration services to public and private clients. We engage clients, value client’s objectives, and develop innovative design solutions to make meaningful contributions to the built environment. Our collaborative approach strives to support our mission of “Enriching Lives and Strengthening Communities.”