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Marketing Coordinator

Posted Monday, September 12

Organization

Kaas Wilson Architects

Location

Minneapolis

Description

Kaas Wilson Architects is an award-winning Architecture and Interior Design firm that specializes in the design of a wide range of multi-family and senior housing projects. Our 75+ person firm has taken our passion for multi-family housing across the country, with a collaborative focus on client and contractor service that is dedicated to the creation of homes and enriching communities.

We are seeking a qualified individual to join our team as an Architectural Designer. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fun, collaborative studio environment with great professional growth potential. The Marketing Coordinator should be experienced, detail-oriented, and have a solid understanding of marketing techniques with a keen interest in providing a consistent brand voice for our firm across all marketing activities to specific audiences. Is a creative individual with exceptional written, graphic, and communication skills. Exhibits critical thinking skills, strong problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail. Has outstanding organizational, time management, and research skills.

Direct Supervisor: Chief Marketing Officer

Responsibilities: • Develop strategic marketing initiatives and activities. • Implement marketing plans that include branded print and online content. • Create branded collateral materials to include in marketing and proposal documents. • Support the partners and project managers by coordinating and assisting in the creation of project proposals for current and future clients. • Setup, organize, and lead tracking systems for marketing efforts, online activities for client outreach. • Conduct market research locally, regionally and nationally to identify marketing opportunities. • Create, maintain and strengthen the organization’s overall brand through all media avenues. • Organize and streamline proposal templates so they are employee-friendly to adapt and client-friendly to review and approve. • Manage print contractors and other promotional vendors. • Coordinate firm’s involvement in volunteering and charity events that align with the firm’s brand, reflects the firm’s values, and generates positive public exposure. o Habitat for Humanity o Alzheimer’s Walk o Hearts and Hammers o Birdies for Hope (CommonBond’s charity golf tournament) o Feed My Starving Children o Toys for Tots o MHA-people serving people (most of our clients are members) • Track and coordinate submissions to industry awards and events o AIA Merit Awards o MADAC Awards o Affordable Housing Awards (HUD, AIA, other) o Historic Preservation Awards (Rethos, Minneapolis/St. Paul HPC) o Finance and Commerce “Top Projects” o Business Journal’s “Best in Real Estate” o IIDA FAB Awards o NIOP Best Projects Awards • Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information. • Simplify complex data into a user-friendly format such as graphs, charts and other visual aids for clients and the firm’s management. • Other duties as apparent and assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving and research proficiencies • Ability to comprehend and interpret competitor strategies and consumer behavior • Solid organizational skills and detail oriented • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines • Creative mind with superb written and verbal communication skills • Ability to simplify complex information into a user-friendly format • Strong client-facing skills • Goal oriented and strong follow through.

Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in marketing/communications or related (essential) • Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in content management, graphic design, creative writing, advertising concepts and/or media negotiations • Expert knowledge of Content Management Systems (CMS) and Customer Relationship Management software (CRM) • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Photoshop, InDesign, web editing, HubSpot, and WordPress Physical Requirements: • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. • Ability to travel to meetings, interviews, and events (must have drivers license). • Ability to participate in after hour business and volunteering events.

Contact: KWA offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package, and a strong culture of mentorship and opportunities for growth. If you are interested in working with an organization that supports you to excel in your career path, please submit your resume and portfolio in a pdf format (max. 5 MB) to Tori Addison at hr@kaaswilson.com.

Contact

Tori Addison
612-279-8851
toria@kaaswilson.com