Marketing Coordinator


About Us:

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.

Position Details

Marketing Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators, and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve the world’s most challenging problems, like designing a more resilient, inclusive, and equitable future for our communities and cities.

­­Your Role

This team member is a key creator of materials that support Gensler’s B2B business development efforts. With the support of the marketing team, this position will work under the direction of senior staff and marketing leadership to write, design, and produce proposals, presentations, and other collateral used to help the firm tell great stories and win new projects. This role will gain a strong understanding of the Gensler portfolio, precedent materials, and project requirements to develop an informed approach to managing and creating brand-aligned marketing content.

What You Will Do

A powerful mix of project management and content creation. The Marketing Coordinator is a strong content and project management position on the marketing team, delivering accurate, consistent support on project pursuits, presentations, and reputation-building initiatives.

  • Working with Principals, senior staff and the marketing team to produce proposals, presentations; research, design, write and produce all materialsin alignment with Gensler brand standards. 
  • Manage scheduling, production, and delivery of marketing materials. 
  • Actively participate in strategy/planning sessions. 
  • Develop new materials as needed to support business development activities. 
  • Manage multiple marketing efforts against frequent deadlines. 
  • Quickly learn and understand Gensler’s portfolio of work, practice areas and broad firm capabilities. 
  • Maintains resources & information systems: ordering materials as needed, updating project documentation, resumes. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Your Qualifications

The Marketing Specialist will have a deep understanding of the healthcare industry and how it intersects with design— leveraging skills and insights to generate momentum around new pursuits and opportunities. They will be fully immersed into the Health Sector, working to build new work and internal relationships—leveraging excellent project management skills, strong graphic capabilities, and an ownership mindset to help grow the Sector.

  • 3-5 years of professional experience; experience in the AEC industry preferred, but not required. 
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in marketing or communications. 
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign is a must. 
  • Self-motivator with strong organizational and intra-personal skills, and agreat collaborator.
  • Experience working directly with senior staff on business-critical projects with minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and diverse project teams in a fast-paced work environment. 
  • Strong graphic communication and design skills are a plus. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a must. 
  • The ability to maintain and foster positive team and co-worker relationships.

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