Marketing Specialist

We are seeking a creative, thoughtful, and organized Marketing Specialist to join our team. This role will play a key part in the success of RIOS’ various business goals through the production of documents and content for a variety of RIOS marketing pursuits and platforms. The ideal candidate is engaging, self-motivated, collaborative, and willing to integrate into the RIOS office by learning our culture and business goals from the inside out. This candidate will join a passionate, considerate, and action-oriented group who values collaboration and communication, and works together to achieve audacious goals within a supportive team.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist in development and preparation of targeted marketing materials for new business opportunities including brochures, proposals, and presentations
  • Assist with the development, preparation, and coordination of award submissions
  • Assist in content creation for brochures, pursuits, conference abstracts, etc.
  • Conduct research for relevant project opportunities across multiple markets and design disciplines
  • Capture, maintain, and update relevant information needed for the marketing process 
  • Direct and coordinate development of Deltek Vantagepoint systems and processes, lead data completeness for projects, and systems for sharing project data
  • Collaborate with internal and external pursuit teams to facilitate proposal meetings, establish timelines, deadlines, and prepare data requests
  • Lead proposal strategy
  • Manage and mentor Marketing Coordinators on marketing pursuits, best practices, and creation of materials related to core business goals
  • Manage workload for the entire Marketing team with regards to pursuits and strategic efforts including hands on check-ins, review, and oversight
  • Commitment to onboarding new marketing software and systems, such as image databases, CRM, etc.
  • Work closely with Senior Marketing Director and Business Development Director to Identify and plan for current and future marketing pursuit needs and work with team to develop and update, such as key boilerplate, approach, and positioning text
  • Organize and direct photography efforts, including coordination with photographer, internal team, and client as needed

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Journalism, Marketing, Design or related field
  • 7-10+ years of experience in marketing in the design field
  • 2+ years of administrative and team leadership experience, preferably in the AEC or professional services industries
  • Excellent Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) skills
  • Ability to interpret complex documents with demonstrated experience reviewing, organizing, translating, and editing written documents to improve clarity
  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to coordinate multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to take initiative in anticipating tasks and to look for ways to add value to the process/procedures of proposal and content creation
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written communication and editing skills to develop custom narratives, conduct design storytelling, and convey the brand point of view through written materials
  • Ability and willingness for occasional light travel, event attendance, and professional networking