Gensler’s New York City office is seeking a creative, motivated, and highly collaborative individual to join our team as a Marketing Specialist. Marketing Specialists are the key producers of materials that support Gensler’s business development efforts. They work under the direction of office leadership, senior staff, and marketing leaders to write, design, and produce proposals, presentations, and other collateral / thought leadership used to help the firm win work. Marketers also support the general activities of the office/regional marketing studio, such as strategy, positioning, storytelling, photography, graphic design, and knowledge management.
We are looking for a strategic marketer with a proven background in guiding teams through complicated pursuit processes. Successful candidates will join a team of skilled marketers who enjoy working together almost as much as we love winning. Our next superstar will be a natural collaborator, eager to lend a hand, an idea, or a well-timed meme for morale. Excellent communicators, proactive problem solvers, graphic design wizards, and strategic thinkers will find an environment that supports thoughtful work and professional growth.
What You Will Do
Participate and lead pursuit strategy and planning
Work with principals, senior staff, and other marketing team members to design, write, and produce proposals, presentations, and other marketing collateral in alignment with brand standards
Develop new materials as needed to support business development activities, with a critical emphasis on graphic design capabilities
Perform multiple marketing efforts against rapid and frequent deadlines
Learn and understand Gensler’s portfolio of work, practice areas, and capabilities
Maintain marketing collateral, resources, and information systems
Work closely with other marketing team members to complete special projects and elevate the quality of our efforts
6+ years of professional experience in a marketing position with a design or professional services firm, prior experience in the AEC industry is a must
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Marketing, Graphic Design, Communications, Journalism, or Business
Ability to lead BD conversations confidently and strategically and collaborate closely with leadership on win strategy and storytelling
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Creative and impactful graphic design skills, including creating effective presentations and marketing collateral
Self-motivator with strong organizational and intra-personal skills, and a great collaborator
Strong organizational skills to coordinate and manage multiple projects and deadlines
Ability to work with diverse project teams and in a fast-paced work environment
Mastery of InDesign is a must
Proficiency in Photoshop / Illustrator is required, knowledge of Google Slides, Keynote, and Miro are a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio. The cover letter should address the key characteristics highlighted in the position description and should communicate the reasons why your skillset and background are ideal for this role.
**The base salary range will be estimated between $70,000 - $85,000 plus bonuses and benefits and contingent on relevant experience.
Life at Gensler
At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-Being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.
We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities. Our annual base salary range has been established based on local markets.
As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.