Gensler’s San Francisco office is currently seeking an experienced Marketing Specialist. This is a senior position within our team, requiring at least five years’ experience in the A/E/C industry. It spans both strategic and production work, and requires a thoughtful, proactive approach and strong project management and client relationship skills.
Marketing at Gensler is a communications-based discipline. We are not looking for digital marketers, SEO experts, or anyone focused on sales. We create quals, proposals, presentations, and other deliverables daily, both print documents and electronic ones across multiple platforms. We look for a very high level of skill with InDesign, a good graphic eye, a love of the industry, a talent for telling stories about it, and an outstanding ability to partner with our principals and studio directors in your assigned business sector.
What You Will Do
Work with principals, senior staff, and other marketing team members, as needed, to design, write, and produce proposals, presentations, and other marketing collateral in alignment with brand standards
Participate in and champion strategy and planning sessions
Develop new materials to support business development activities
Perform multiple marketing efforts against rapid and frequent deadlines
Gain comprehensive understanding of Gensler’s portfolio of work, practice areas, and firm wide capabilities
Coordinate business development activities, including managing capital improvement program information, incoming leads, follow-up, and tracking of opportunity status
Manage other responsibilities as assigned
Be an integrated Marketing Team member
Bachelor’s degree in related field and at least 5 years of related professional experience in the design industry
Experience researching, designing, writing, and producing business proposals, presentations, and other collateral
Knowledge of the business development proposal process (RFQ/P)
Superior writing skills, including ability to craft a story in a compelling manner
Advanced InDesign skills
Awareness of good information design and layout
Ability to manage multiple marketing efforts simultaneously, with constant attention to detail
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively; at times, the specialist may coordinate with, supervise, or support peers to meet a deadline
Strong communication, organization, team-building, and relationship management skills
Strong client service skills
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 proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law. We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us here. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues.
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 50 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.