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Practice Area | Market Sector Leader – Hospitality
Practice Area Leaders must have deep knowledge and expertise in project delivery and thought leadership in their area of expertise to partner with our clients and project teams in delivering best in class strategy and design services. Gensler's NW Region is seeking someone to lead and build our team and strengthen our architectural expertise and client relationship base in our Hospitality Practice Area. This leader could be in any of our NW Region Offices: San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Portland or Seattle!
What You Will Do
Foster strategic Hospitality business development.
Management of clients, including project organization and successful start-up.
Work in collaboration with other Gensler leaders in this Practice Area to leverage the capabilities of the Firm and help build the Hospitality architecture practice within our Northwest region.
Partner with regional leadership to develop a standard of practice that addresses the unique requirements of this market sector.
Collaborate with our Hospitality Interiors leadership.
Develop client and practice strategies, market positioning and leadership within a design practice focused on Hospitality projects.
Focus on talent development and acquisition.
Experience developing relationships with new and existing clients that would enhance the firm’s competitive advantage and positioning in the Hospitality market sector.
Experience in hotel conceptual planning, development and direction of architectural projects within the market sector.
Proven track record of success in working in a senior management role with a minimum of three (3) large clients, including participation in development of client relationships that lead to new and continuing business.
Proven leadership and management skills, including the ability to develop collaborative relationships that lead to successful results, within the firm and externally – with clients, consultants, and other key participants in the design and development process.
Experience working with clients and municipal agencies in the San Francisco/Northern California area.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Architecture, or Design.
At least 15+ year’s architectural experience, inclusive of 5 or more years’ experience in an architecture and design firm in marketing, client development, and/or management of a studio, practice group, or regional office.
Strong presentation skills with the ability to be articulate and convincing in interviews and other presentations.
A commitment to the principles of sustainable design and experience integrating them on specific projects.
LEED accreditation preferred.
For consideration, please submit resume and relevant work samples.
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.
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.
Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Gensler will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance .
Gensler is a global design firm, with 47 offices and 5,000 employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers, sports fans, students, passengers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 31 practices, including commercial office buildings, professional services, retail, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadium and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design.
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