Opportunities

Project Manager:

IKM is seeking an architect that has market sector experience, business acumen, communication and client relationship skills, aesthetic sensitivity, and technical competency.

 

Candidate has full responsibility for managing all aspects of multiple small to midsized projects.  Prepares strategic plans for project success.  Responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to assure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.  Serves as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction.  Actively manages client budgets, schedules, and program; project communications and documentation; office administrative tasks; and project team assignments.  Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts.

 

Bachelor’s degree in architecture from an accredited program, plus 8 years of experience.  Registered architect preferred.  Compensation is commensurate with your experience.

 

Please submit your resume and portfolio to:  mmastay@ikminc.com

 

Marketing Proposal Coordinator

IKM is looking for an accomplished marketing coordinator to lead the proposal process associated with generating new work and maintaining a powerful brand identity across the firm’s market sectors.

Requirements of the Position:

Bachelors or Master’s Degree in English/Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or Graphic Design with a Marketing emphasis is required.  Excellent communication, proof-reading, and content development skills are crucial. This role requires a high level of collaboration with design professionals and firm leadership and resourcefulness while working with other marketing, communications, business development, and multi-media professionals to produce RFP & marketing related content. This position is deadline oriented and requires strong time management and organizational skills.

Successful candidate must be a power user of Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe products including InDesign & Photoshop. Candidate will also need to acquire knowledge and skill in our customer relationship management (CRM) database (Deltek).

Responsibility of the Position:

Responsible for providing marketing expertise and oversight in the production of proposals, statements of qualifications, competitive presentations for work, and marketing collateral for both digital and print. The position will work closely with the Corporate Communications Coordinator, Graphic designer, as well as the Business Development Coordinator and report to the Director of Business Development, Marketing & Communications.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Thoroughly review all requests for proposal or qualifications (RFP/RFQ) and identify requirements, establish proposal/materials development schedule, and coordinate
  • Compile and produce SF330 format proposal responses
  • Monitor public notification channels for new RFP/RFQ opportunities and present those
  • Compile and produce letters of interest, statements of qualifications, proposals, and presentation materials for new business in compliance with RFP/RFQ and corporate
  • Continually update and modify staff resumes to highlight essential experience and knowledge related to specific competitive proposals.
  • Coordinate with external clients and teaming partners to obtain information needed to respond to RFPs/RFQs.
  • Track trends and innovations in AEC marketing and bring that perspective to the
  • Coordinate the creation of various marketing tools including direct mail, look books, business development correspondence, and other sales
  • Assist in the development, production, and quality control of presentation and exhibit materials for conferences and events.
  • Assists with ongoing maintenance of marketing database including prospective client files and
  • Assist with proposal team preparation, including presentation materials, vetting interview questions, critique of presentation, and participation in
  • Review all outgoing presentation materials to ensure it meets the current branding and corporate identity standards.

Please submit your resume and portfolio to:  mmastay@ikminc.com

 

Graphic Designer

IKM is looking for an accomplished graphic designer to change the trajectory of our graphic communication initiatives and raise our brand identity through high impact graphic messaging across all of the firm’s market sectors.  This will include work in digital and offline media.  The focus of this candidate will be to deliver brilliant creative solutioins that communicate our story.

Requirements of the Position:

A degree in graphic design is preferred, although other art and design subject concentrations may be accepted depending on experience and quality of portfolio. Candidates should be power users of Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe products including InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop.  This role requires a high level of collaboration with other design professionals and while working with other marketing, communications, and business development professionals to produce proposal, marketing, story telling & branding content.  This position is deadline oriented and requires strong time management and organizational skills.  This position is part of a collaborative, critique based environment.  Candidates must me able to contribute and thrive in a crit based model of evaluation.

Responsibility of the Position:

Responsible for providing graphic design expertise and oversight in the production of proposals, graphic content,  competitive presentations for work, and marketing/storytelling collateral for both digital and offline sources.  The position will work closely with the marketing/communications coordinator, and professional design staff. The graphic design position reports to the Director of Business Development, Marketing, & Communications.  The position will support graphic communications efforts across multiple office locations and market sectors.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Planning concepts by studying relevant information and materials.
  • Illustrating concepts by designing examples of art arrangement, size, type size and style and submitting them for approval.
  • Preparing finished artwork through a combination of hand developed content and digital production solutions.
  • Coordinating with outside agencies, art services, web designer, marketing, printers, and colleagues as necessary.
  • Contributing to team efforts by consulting and development of graphic content.
  • Communicating with staff and firm leadership about layout and design.
  • Creating a wide range of graphic and layout content for product illustrations, company logos, and websites communication.
  • Review of preliminary and pre-final layout work through collaborative firmwide engagement and critique.

References, portfolio, & work history required

Please submit your resume and portfolio to:  mmastay@ikminc.com