Marketing Coordinator

SB Friedman Development Advisors

Who We Are:

SB Friedman Development Advisors provides analytical, strategic and financial consulting services in support of complex, high-impact development projects. We frequently assist in structuring and negotiating the public-private partnerships that are essential to successfully implementing these projects. We serve a full range of clients in the public, private and nonprofit/institutional sectors.

What We Do:

SB Friedman is an interdisciplinary firm—a feature we believe is essentialto providing high-quality consulting services in our field. As noted in our tagline:Vision | Economics | Strategy | Finance | Implementation, we provide a unique range of capabilities under one roof that support the life cycle of projects from initial conception to construction. By bringing expertise in real estate economics and financial feasibility, we help our clients engage in “fact-based visioning” processes that lead to successful development outcomes. Our understanding of planning/policy considerations shapes our recommendations regarding development financing and strategy.

Position Details

Marketing Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

SB Friedman is a development consulting firm with a mission to guide and enable our clients to create high-quality places through the practice of real estate economics, development finance and urban planning. We are seeking a resourceful, organized, dedicated, creative and enthusiastic professional with a sharp eye for detail, strong writing and grammar skills, experience in social media, and an interest in planning and economic development. Some experience in graphic design is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing proposals and qualifications submittals in response to Requests for Proposals/Qualifications 
  • Proofread/edit technical memoranda, reports and PowerPoint presentations 
  • Organize and maintain/update marketing materials (e.g., project summaries, resumes) 
  • Organize and maintain/update image archive 
  • Maintain and update the firm website and any social media accounts, e.g., LinkedIn, Twitter 
  • Draft e-newsletters and conduct other brief writing assignments 
  • Conduct online research (e.g., marketing research, project research, vendor research) 
  • Assist in update/design of marketing materials and office templates in Microsoft Office and Adobe CS; update and design marketing/presentation graphics 
  • Research/coordinate with vendors (e.g., web designer/developer, photographer, advertising representatives, promotional item vendors) 
  • Work with Office Assistant to maintain contact database 
  • Track advertising opportunities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 1-3 years of relevant professional experience 
  • Excellent writing/communication skills 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills 
  • Ability to organize data/files efficiently 
  • Detail orientation and accuracy 
  • Strong command of grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and editing 
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud (particularly InDesign and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office 
  • Skilled at navigating/researching on the Internet 
  • Skilled in using online marketing platforms and social media, e.g., MailChimp, LinkedIn, Twitter

Other Details:

The firm supports the professional growth of its staff and encourages all professionals to become active in professional and trade organizations. Salaries and benefits are competitive, based on experience, and are augmented by performance-based bonus compensation.

All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

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