Marketing Coordinator / Proposal Writer

Workshop Architects

Workshop Architects is a nationally recognized architecture, strategic planning, interior design, and research firm headquartered in Milwaukee, WI. We specialize in planning higher education facilities nationally, ranging from $25-100 million in size, as well as serving mission-driven clients in workplace, housing, and hospitality design. Although our practice is national, our loft studio is in Milwaukee’s thriving Walker’s Point neighborhood.

We are talented, enthusiastic professionals with diverse backgrounds and a simple goal: create experientially rich spaces reflective of the communities they serve. As a Certified B Corp, Workshop is committed to being a part of the global movement for an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economy.

Position Details

Marketing Coordinator / Proposal Writer
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

Workshop Architects is seeking a Marketing Coordinator/Proposal Writer to join our growing team and support our marketing and business development efforts by helping foster our brand, create thoughtful and design-forward visuals for proposals and presentations, develop collateral, engage our audiences on social and web, and coordinate conference and presentation opportunities. This position has a strong focus on preparing pre-qualifications, proposals, and qualifications.

The ideal candidate will have enthusiasm, drive, and initiative, with an ability to multitask and manage time effectively. Strong written and organization skills and attention to detail are required. Must be a creative visionary and possess polished communication and interpersonal skills. The candidate will work closely with the office leadership, business development, and technical staff.


  • Familiarity with long-form document layout.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and writing/editing skills
  • Ability to prioritize, follow through effectively, and perform under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines and accommodate shifting priorities.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, WordPress, or other Content Management Systems, with strengths in the latest MS Word, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop versions.
  • Portfolio of graphic design work illustrating depth of experience.


  • Create, prepare, and submit qualification packages and proposals, including original submissions and form submissions.
  • Work with project teams to develop winning approaches and targeted messaging strategies for business development materials, submittals, proposals, and interviews.
  • Prepare RFQs, RFPs, Proposals, and Presentations.
  • Maintain brand and proposal standards.
  • Design and develop collateral for internal and external audiences.
  • Write project profiles, descriptions, and articles for proposals, websites, and collateral.
  • Coordinate conferences and presentations, including registrations, logistics, etc.
  • Assist senior leadership with proposal deadline management.
  • Produce/create marketing materials, project profiles, brochures, photography, and press portfolios. Graphically enhance marketing materials.
  • Support business development strategy and efforts.
  • Generate compelling marketing content development and creative design efforts to drive brand awareness through industry publications, media, and appropriate public relations opportunities.
  • Develop, organize, update, and format marketing collateral (resumes, project pages, project lists, graphics, etc.).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, Graphic Design, or another related field.
  • 5+ years of marketing and graphic design experience, preferably within the A/E/C industry
  • Experience coordinating and developing proposals, sales, or similar materials.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Summer Hours
  • Salary Range of $60,000 - $85,000
  • Potential for Hybrid or Remote working. 

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