Project Coordinator


SOM, one of the most influential design firms in the world, is seeking innovative, creative, independent, and critical thinkers who aspire to the highest standards of excellence. Join our collaborative design practice as a Project Coordinator for the opportunity to build a strong and thriving career.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare and review fee schedules, project memos, correspondence, contracts and schedules for professional services; communicate daily with team.
Schedule client meetings. Record minutes of these meetings and document action items.
In conjunction with Project Manager and Project Architect, prepare appropriate billings and pursue payment compliance.
Maintain and update project data (in various mediums including hard copy project files, network drives etc.) in a timely manner to insure accurate reporting of earnings and accurate billings.
Identify, organize and implement administrative projects independently in accordance with deadlines.
Manage and coordinate multiple schedules, both individual and project specific.
Initiate and coordinate team travel arrangements.
Perform various support duties for Project Manager, Project Architect and team, including completion of expense reports, time cards, and calendar management.
Dedicate the necessary time beyond routine hours (as required, including last minute needs) to assist in meeting business commitments.
Other duties as assigned.

A highly professional, creative and committed individual with proven technical and organizational skills.
A proven work ethic and the ability to anticipate needs, service clients, initiate decisions and coordinate the activities of others.
5+ years professional work experience in an office environment working with and as part of a team, preferably in a professional services organization.
Prior financial, accounting or bookkeeping experience.
Strong command of Microsoft Office programs, especially Word and Excel.
Strong proofreading skills.
Exceptional written and communication skills
Bachelor’s degree desirable.
Prior experience working with an architecture, engineering or construction firm highly desirable.
At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline:

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