OJB Landscape Architecture is seeking a Marketing Manager to be based in Boston, MA. This role is responsible for collaborating with a team of dynamic and highly creative professionals with a focus on project pursuits, client communications, and collaborative engagement. As a full-time member of the Marketing Team, this person will be responsible for managing the proposal process, developing interview presentations, coordinating awards submissions, aligning messaging across all communications platforms to our brand, and communicating with leaders across the firm regarding market and project opportunities.
The Marketing Manager is responsible for managing all stages of the proposal development process. This will include preparing and developing content, graphic design, and layout to ensure compliance with solicitation documents, editing, and producing final deliverables within required timelines.
Responsible for managing all stages of the proposal development process from prospect to interview. This will include preparing and developing content, graphic design, and layout to ensure compliance with solicitation documents, editing, and producing final deliverables within required timelines.
Creating or offering suggestions for persuasive, strategic, and effective messaging, converting text to images/diagrams that will resonate with clients and align with OJB’s brand.
Writing new text and/or tailoring existing materials, which may include interviewing staff/technical experts, to incorporate win strategies into text, meet RFP requirements, and provide customized, compelling, and effective RFP responses.
Serving as a key member of the larger OJB marketing and business development team (Pursuit team), supporting firmwide marketing projects and efforts.
Maintaining and developing new relationships with consultants, technical advisors, and other experts to assist the Pursuit Team in creating the most strategically positioned and technically competent team to win the work.
Supporting lead tracking and marketing-related strategic decisions.
Understanding the competitive environment as well as thoroughly researching the client groups to maximize project win potential.
Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Marketing, Journalism, Communications or related field.
Minimum of 5 years proposal and marketing experience in the disciplines of Design, Engineering and Construction.
Highly proficient in Adobe InDesign REQUIRED.
CRM experience preferred with Vantage Point CRM a plus.
Knowledge of page layout and design standards (particularly for large text documents) with the ability to write in a variety of styles.
Proofreading, formatting, writing, and editing skills.
Willingness and confidence to offer opinions and direction to all levels within the Pursuit Team.
Ability to use deductive reasoning and problem-solving skills to address challenges independently, while knowing when to get management-level advice.
Excellent planning and organization skills needed to coordinate the activities of various team members while also holding team members accountable and prioritizing tasks.
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At OJB, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. OJB believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
OJB Landscape Architecture is dedicated to creating landscapes that transform perspectives, evoke emotional responses, and create unique sensory experiences. The firm’s work imaginatively unifies the relationship between landscape and architecture, emphasizing place-making as a mechanism for healing, gathering, and celebration. With context and function always in mind, OJB seeks to creatively utilize materials that not only mitigate site and environmental challenges, but also promote healthy living.
OJB is the recipient of more than 90 state and national design awards, including several prominent national awards for the creation of urban parks that return civic engagement to the forefront of cities. Notable awards include three ULI Urban Open Space Awards for Levy Park in Houston (2018), Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City, OK (2015), and for Klyde Warren Park in Dallas (2014), among others. OJB was honored as the recipient of the ASLA Firm Award in 2015. In 2016, Jim Burnett was honored as the recipient of the prestigious ASLA Design Medal, an annual designation bestowed upon landscape architects for their ongoing commitment to the profession and an exemplary, sustained body of work.