CICADA is seeking a Director of Marketing

Director of Marketing

CICADA Architecture/Planning collaborates with clients and communities by designing engaging and thoughtful places that are gracious in form, highly functional and contextual with the natural, man-made, social and cultural environments.

The Director of Marketing plays a strategic role in advancing the firm’s mission and vision, ensuring that our efforts align with our goals. This position performs a broad range of business marketing activities including business development support, graphic design, proposal writing, public relations, marketing and thought leadership.

Duties of the Marketing Director:

  • Develop and oversee implementation of the Marketing strategy – including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and PR – for new and existing clients.
  • Develop marketing collateral, including graphic design of print and electronic media
  • Working closely with the company’s principals and associates; enabling them to meet their objectives by providing them with appropriate tools, materials and presentations
  • Develop a strategy and then maintain ongoing contact with prospective and current clients to build professional relationships and opportunities
  • Develop and implement marketing plan and quarterly business development goals
  • Manage social media presence and direct programs to improve social media reputation and recognition.
  • Developing and delivering marketing and communications strategies for the organization including content strategy and curation to develop strong pitches for potential clients.
  • Undertake continuous analysis of competitive environment and consumer trends.
  • Point person in the assembly of Proposals including collateral material, coordination with subconsultants, assisting principals with fee and scope understanding, overall cohesion of final proposals.
  • Compose and edit professional correspondence, project descriptions, resumes, press releases and other marketing material for publication.
  • Coordinate and lead responses to RFPs and RFQs
  • Provide regular updates to the firm’s website and social media accounts
  • Coordinate specialty consultants (photographers, public relations, etc.)

Requirements of the role:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Marketing, Communications or an allied design field
  • Experience in an architectural, landscape architecture or design firm
  • Proficiency with desktop publishing software – Adobe Creative Suite required
  • Proficiency with word processing software – MS Office Suite required
  • Proven track record of success in senior marketing roles.
  • Confident, driven and dynamic leader.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with critical thinking and problem solving skills as well as attention to details
  • Organization and time management skills including an ability to manage and prioritize competing assignments
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working with, and developing, graphic templates
  • Keen eye for architectural graphics and photography

Please respond via email to: Daryn Edwards at dedwards@cicadaarchitecture.com