Business Development Segment Leader

Engberg Anderson Architects

Engberg Anderson Architects is a community-driven architecture practice. Our focus is on design projects that serve a greater purpose, both in the Midwest and throughout the US. We are a 50+ person family of architects, designers, interior designers, interns, comedians, artists, and happy-hour goers!

To support our goals, we seek to expand our team by adding individuals who are looking to grow professionally and with our firm, and support them as they develop their skills, and share their talents. Our employees are encouraged to cultivate new ideas and collaborate with others. We provide a platform for individual professional and personal growth through education and support. Our work environment encourages a spirit of collaboration, and is open and engaging.

Engberg Anderson is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Engberg Anderson, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, disabilities, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, physical ability, arrest or conviction record, political beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law. Engberg Anderson, Inc. maintains an Affirmative Action Plan and encourages qualified minorities, females, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply for advertised positions.

Position Details

Business Development Segment Leader
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee/Madison/Chicago architectural firm seeks highly motivated, dedicated, creative team player to work with our market segment leaders and subject matter experts for various private and public sector markets.

Responsibilities include research, initial contact, lead tracking, definition/implementation of business development strategies, and coordination within a multi-person BD/Marketing team. Ideal candidate is outgoing, proficient in Adobe suite and MS Office with excellent writing and editing skills, organization, and a strong work ethic. Marketing degree is preferred but not essential.

This is a full-time position in the Milwaukee office although exceptional candidates will be considered for the Chicago and Madison offices. The Business Development Segment Leader will be expected to spend significant time in the field and in our various offices coordinating and collaborating with the broader BD/Marketing team and with Market Segment Leaders. This position requires the ability to travel independently to various project and client sites as well as the firm’s various offices.

The Marketing + Business Development team member will be at the forefront of our firm's strategic development. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastically responsible for generating new business within existing and new market segments through business development and marketing efforts.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field is required. A degree in Business or Marketing preferred.


  • 2-5 years of positions in marketing, preferably in a similar industry, with a focus on business development. 
  • Experience supervising and managing development activities and coordinating with a supporting professional marketing and graphics staff. 
  • Knowledge of architecture, planning, or construction industries is preferred. 
  • Experience in a national/regional marketplace is a plus. 
  • Experience working in a midsized, flexible and employee-empowering work environment.


  • Lead tracking using SharePoint and similar tools.
  • Detailed knowledge and use of production tools including Microsoft applications and Adobe InDesign used in the production of proposals, marketing materials, advertising and related documents.


  • Demonstrated “big picture” outlook and ability to provide actionable advice and input across the company. 
  • Familiarity in market segment research, including shifts in markets and targeted assessments for potential client's key issues.
  •  Overall marketing strategy and execution of plans for existing services. 
  • Working with professional teams to manage new service development. 
  • Planning and managing launch campaigns for new services.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, monitor, and manage the efforts of changing teams of diverse and creative employees. 
  • Strong and effective written communication skills including application and refinement of firm lexicon across proposals, PR, website, and other written communications. 
  • Strong and effective verbal communication skills including demonstrated effectiveness in holding conversations with customers, customer evangelism, and customer-focused service development and outreach. 
  • Willing and able to be the initial contact in business development pursuits. 
  • Cooperative planning of effective, branded marketing communications across platforms with internal marketing team and outside media, marketing, and PR groups. 
  • Experience in Internet and social media strategy and technology. 
  • Graphic design skills related to planning and producing marketing materials. 
  • Content creation is valuable but not essential.


  • Commitment to continuous learning and continuous improvement for both the individual and for the entire Business Development / Marketing team 
  • Proactive mindset, tenacity, interpersonal skills, high emotional intelligence.

Compensation to be comensurate with skill and experience level.  We offer a competitive package of benefits including Health, Dental and Vision insurance for you and your Spouse/Partner/Family.  Life and Disability insurance, paid maternity/paternity leave, Vacation/PTO, Commuter benefits, 401k, flexible scheduling.

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