Gallagher & Associates is an internationally recognized museum and experience planning and design firm with offices in Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco, and Singapore. Our experience ranges from social/cultural history and natural science, to sports and corporate attractions, music and the arts. This position is part of the Business Development and Marketing Department in the Washington, DC (Silver Spring) office, that is responsible for promoting the firm and attracting clients through proposals, marketing, social media and presentations.
This position works closely with Thora Colot (Development Director), Gretchen Coss (Director of Global Marketing), the Marketing Designer, Marketing Coordinator, and the Social Media Coordinator to develop proposals and pitch materials, maintain the company portfolio, and prepare strategic presentations.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Maintain a thorough knowledge of the competitive environment, and current trends in museum and experience design
Manage the internal new business team roles and responsibilities, clarify process, and enforce quality consistency
Maintain a working database of proposals in progress, completed proposals, and of potential projects
Managing the RFP/RFQ/RFI Process
Oversee and participate in the creation of all proposals
Review the RFP/RFQ/RFIs and client needs for proposal
Coordinate resources to create proposal designs and materials, and develop and write content
Work with Directors to ensure budget, scope, and process thinking is in line with what client’s expectations
Coordinate relationships and fee proposals with sub-contractors, as needed
Coordinate editing process, reviews and final reviews with Directors
The ideal candidate is creative, familiar with design and the arts, media savvy, and an excellent organizer and writer. The candidate is confident and a self-starter, as well as good at assessing new opportunities that complement and expand the existing client portfolio. The candidate has excellent communication skills and is proficient with proof reading and editing.
Company paid medical and dental insurance
401K plan with fully vested matching
Sixteen (16) PTO days to start and up to 22 days after six (6) years of service.
Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
Section 125 spending plans
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send resume and salary requirements to email@example.com
Gallagher & Associates is an internationally recognized design services firm with offices in Silver Spring, Maryland, San Francisco, California, and Singapore. Our combined staff of over 40, serves clients throughout the United States and abroad. Gallagher & Associates prides itself on creating highly successful visitor experiences through museum master planning and exhibition design, environmen...tal graphics, brand development, and media programming and development. Our accomplishments include a wide spectrum of visitor experiences such as public and private sector museum projects, visitor centers, learning facilities, science centers and traveling exhibitions. Clients have come to value not only the conceptual design skills of our company, but also our attention to the fulfillment of their educational goals and missions. This breadth of expertise further enriches the creative process, with insights from one project informing and enhancing the next.A multi-disciplinary team remains dedicated to each project from inception to completion. Our teams can include exhibit and graphic designers, architects, 3-D modelers, CAD designers, all on staff and directed by our professional project management team. Paramount to Gallagher & Associates’ approach is the direct involvement of a principal of the company over the entire project timeline. Our firm is renowned for the creative and organizational talents of the founders. Clients expect to have direct access to this rich pool of skills and that is what we deliver through the participation of our principals in each project.In addition to the talents of our principals and professional staff, there are several key factors that make our projects successful. The first is our commitment to understanding our client’s culture, traditions and specific needs. Our international work has taught us that museum design must be targeted to the audience, whether in Normandy, France or Bangalore, India. Equally important to success is our constant focus on high quality execution. We routinely evaluate our designs to measure their effectiveness before introducing them into a project. In our interactions with the world’s most recognized architects, we are routinely acknowledged for the standards we maintain through the design and delivery of each exhibit element. Finally, Gallagher & Associates brings to the design process an uncommon commitment to success. We offer not only the complete design and oversight of projects, we also assist many of our clients in their fundraising efforts.A selection of Gallagher & Associates’ notable projects include the National Museum of American Jewish History, Grammy Museum, the Smithsonian Institution’s Ocean Hall at the National Museum of Natural History, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, China National Wetlands Museum, Cambridge American Cemetery Interpretive Center, the LBJ Library and Museum, and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.