Communications Manager


BWBR is a team of professionals in architecture, interior design, planning, and research who are obsessed with the performance of people and organizations. For nearly a century, the firm has designed solutions to enhance how people live, work, heal, learn, pray, and play in engaging and empowering spaces. Leveraging the power of design, BWBR transforms lives through exceptional environments.

An employee-owned firm, BWBR ranks among top workplaces and is recognized as an Emerging Professionals Friendly Firm by the AIA North Central States Region. With a staff of more than 160, BWBR consistently ranks nationally among the top architectural firms by Building Design and Construction magazine as well as among Engineering News-Record.

Nearly two-thirds of our architectural staff have achieved professional registration, offering BWBR’s clients more knowledge and a better work product. BWBR’s staff also includes more than 40 LEED Accredited Professionals.

Position Details

Communications Manager
Twin Cities Metro
St. Paul, MN

BWBR seeks a Communications Manager to create and share content that demonstrates our role as thought leaders to our clients. This position is ideal for a collaborative, strategic, and creative professional who will promote BWBR’s brand.

BWBR is a full-service architectural and interior design firm with a team of 160 employees. We have a diverse practice in several markets including behavioral, health care, education, science and technology, wellness and recreation, and office workplaces. We are committed to helping our employees grow and develop as they serve our clients. Our core values explain our culture: Be Curious, Be Inclusive, Be Grateful, Be Obsessed, and Own It! BWBR’s goal is to transform lives through exceptional environments.

The communications manager will act as BWBR’s voice by sharing knowledge with clients, vendors, and colleagues across a variety of media channels. The primary responsibilities include creating and managing the distribution of content that supports BWBR’s role as a thought leader in our key markets, developing dynamic brand communications, and managing a content calendar. The communications manager will devise and execute a communications strategy for the company in coordination with marketing and business development teams.

Applicants should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment while managing multiple priorities. This person will work closely with our marketing, business development, knowledge and research, and graphic design teams, and will report to the Director of Business Development.


  • Communicate on behalf of BWBR through print and digital media formats 
  • Oversee internal and external facing communications, including direct mail and email campaigns 
  • Collaborate with key managers, business units, and stakeholders within BWBR 
  • Identify topics and write content for blog posts, articles, and white papers 
  • Manage and create content for an established podcast program 
  • Identify speaking opportunities for BWBR thought leaders and work with them to create presentation proposals and content 
  • Manage social media activity and work with marketing coordinators to create social media posts 
  • Manage BWBR’s website and online tracking analytics 
  • Maintain and enhance BWBR’s brand through communications

Experience, skills, and abilities:

  • 10-15 years’ experience in a communications position 
  • Ability to communicate with leaders at all levels 
  • Broad knowledge of graphics, web design, social media, and professional services 
  • Deep knowledge of communications and thought leadership strategy 
  • Exceptional skills in writing and editing technical, professional, and creative content in a business-to-business environment 
  • Strong sense of aesthetics and design 
  • Excellent time management, organizational, collaboration and teamwork skills 
  • Demonstrates judgement and decision making to connect with organizational goals and priorities 
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Experience with CRM (Deltek Vision/VantagePoint) a plus

If you would enjoy working in a highly energized, creatively satisfying team environment, then we want to talk to you.


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