Marketing Coordinator

Power Construction

Want to grow your career in construction? Thanks for taking a look at Power Construction!

Founded in 1926, Power is a management-owned commercial construction company that focuses on the greater Chicago metro area. This local focus helps to ensure that our people are able to be home with family and friends each night.

With annual revenue of $1 billion and a professional staff of 270, Power is ranked #1 in Chicago on Crain's Chicago Business List of Largest General Contractors. More importantly, the Chicago Tribune has recognized Power Construction as a Top Workplace for the past five years running. Client types include Healthcare, Hospitality, Developer, Workplace, Education, Industrial, Aviation and Luxury Residential. Within Power Construction, our VIP Group focuses on complex projects under $10 million, our Workplace Group focuses on office TI and renovation assignments, while our Luxury Residence Group specializes in one-of-a-kind condominiums and single-family homes.

Our aim is simple...understand the expectations of clients, architects and subcontractors, then work hard to exceed those expectations.

Proof of Power's success can be found in the fact that more than 90% of our workload is awarded to the firm from repeat clients. Equally important is the fact that since its founding in 1926, Power Construction has NEVER been in litigation for performance matters with any client, architect or subcontractor.

Position Details

Marketing Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Are you a creative marketing and communications professional with a strong writing background? Are you a strategic thinker who enjoys creating meaningful content? Are you looking for a key role on a dynamic team with the opportunity to grow?

We are currently seeking a Marketing Coordinator to join the Power Team.

You will work closely with the marketing managers, company leadership, and operations staff to develop impactful RFQ/RFP responses as well as create content that engages our audience and keeps Power "top-of-mind." We seek an intuitive individual who can navigate diverse communication styles and adapt quickly to shifting demands.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with executive/senior leadership to coordinate, develop, and prepare high-quality statements of interest, qualification packages, proposals, and interview presentations.
  • Work with individuals across the company to gather information and write original content for external communications (website, social media channels) and for use in marketing proposals/collateral.
  • Create high-quality, custom marketing collateral, both print and digital.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

An ideal candidate:

  • Understands the basic technical processes of design and construction and has the ability to translate that knowledge into compelling proposal content and relevant project stories.
  • Stays current on trends within the AEC industry.
  • Has excellent English grammar, punctuation, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Has strong research/information gathering skills.
  • Understands branding and can apply it consistently throughout the marketing cycle.
  • Experience in using and managing social media platforms.
  • Invigorated by the constant change and fast pace of an industry-leading organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Results-driven and resourceful - able to think proactively and execute quickly.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, English, communications, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of one to two years of experience in marketing with demonstrated growth of responsibilities.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines.
  • A portfolio of previous work will be requested upon interview.

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