Creative/Design, Marketing: Management, Marketing: Other
4 Year Degree
Are you looking for an opportunity to do challenging, creative work that makes a real impact…and be recognized for it? Would you like to be part of a company that views marketing as a strategic asset, and values our ideas and opinions? Then consider joining Wight & Company.
We’re an award-winning integrated architecture, engineering, and construction firm with offices in both Chicago and Darien, Illinois, and we’re looking for a talented professional to join our Marketing team.
As a key member of our team, you’ll work collaboratively with Marketing teammates, our business development team, and other members of the firm to position and promote the company, and help us win new business. You’ll oversee the proposals process, as well as participate in the development of materials designed to promote our company to prospects, clients, and partners. You’ll also play a critical role in other corporate communication initiatives, such as championing the consistent use of our visual identity.
Pursuits “win” strategy development, interview preparation, and success metrics tracking
Operational oversight and coaching of the proposals team
Strategic proposal development, including messaging creation, writing/editing, and submittal design/production
Creation of PowerPoint presentations and other interview materials
Development of collateral materials and project sheets
Assistance with other marketing and communication related activities, such as conferences, awards, office functions, client events, PR, internal communications, etc., as requested
Strong graphic, technical, and writing skills
An understanding of and ability to lead strategic proposal and presentation development
The ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize work assignments with critical deadlines
Excellent communication skills, including persuasive writing capabilities
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and Adobe Creative Suite
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, or Communications (or related discipline)
7+ years of direct experience in the A/E/C industry
Proficiency with Cosential CRM a plus
A sense of humor
Wight & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that offers excellent benefits and a wonderful dynamic work environment. For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.wightco.com.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Established in 1939, Wight & Company is a leader in integrated Design & Delivery, offering comprehensive architecture, engineering, and construction services to public and private sector clients. Our visionary leadership has propelled Wight to the forefront of sustainable design and construction; all of our projects follow “a shade of green” philosophy. Wight currently has 60 LEED APs, more than 4...0 LEED certified and registered projects (including Silver, Gold, and Platinum designations), and a green corporate campus which includes a green roof for testing and display of seven different roofing systems. We were the first firm to earn Green Firm Certification from the Sustainable Performance Institute.