Marketing Coordinator

IA Interior Architects

IA Interior Architects translates client goals, brand and culture into powerful environments built around people, processes, technologies and business drivers. Our clients in diverse markets worldwide require high-performance, visually compelling and sustainable environments to move their enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff, integrate technology and drive efficiencies.As architects, designers, workplace strategists and environmental specialists in the largest global architecture firm concentrating exclusively on interiors, we help clients articulate and align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space.

Position Details

Marketing Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Our team members are collaborative, creative, professional, expert and entrepreneurial. Joining our team requires skill, daring, leadership, teaming, humor and a love of interiors. We are presently searching for a Marketing Coordinator to join our global corporate marketing team. The Marketing Coordinator is a corporate position that will be hosted by IA’s Chicago studio. While working under direct supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating activities related to the strategic development of marketing collateral pieces and collaborating with team members on IA’s corporate marketing team on external promotional campaigns.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Work with management and project teams to develop proposals and qualifications in response to RFP’s and RFQ’s. 
  • Research prospects and recommend proposal strategies. 
  • Prepare materials for client presentations and interviews. 
  • Develop and maintain marketing resource materials for various assigned studios. 
  • Ensure that studio marketing materials are consistent with firmwide branding efforts. 
  • Facilitate public relations activities for various office studios, including media pitches and coordinating awards submissions. 
  • Collaborate with team members across the marketing team on corporate marketing projects and campaigns. 
  • Coordinate photoshoots for various assigned studios. 
  • Develop case study narratives for projects and create marketing and communications plans for promotion. 
  • Coordinate work of vendors and consultants.


  • BA in marketing, communications, or related field, or equivalent work experience. 
  • 3-5 years of experiencein a marketing role in interior design, construction, engineering, architecture, or related industry.


Industry Knowledge

  • Familiar with the commercial interior architecture and/or design industry. 

Technical Knowledge

  • Familiar with methods of print and electronic production and materials delivery.

Design Knowledge

  • Strong eye for graphic design and understanding of layout.

Systems Knowledge

  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe InDesign. 
  • Must have solid understanding of style settings, master pages, tools and use of shortcuts. 
  • Proficiency in other Creative Cloud programs is a plus. 
  • Proficient in MS Office application skills, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel. 
  • Intermediate knowledge of social media applications.

Communication Skills

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate writing and editing skills.
  • Skilled at the art of storytelling through written and graphic communication.
  • Intermediate graphic communication skills. Demonstrated proofreading ability.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with and through employees without having managerial authority.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks despite fluctuating demands while maintaining high degree of attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple, competing deadlines gracefully.
  • Basic skills in the areas of project, vendor and budget management.
  • Positive attitude and team player.
  • Motivated and proactive self-starter.

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