Marketing Coordinator

Thornton Tomasetti

An internationally respected engineering design firm, Thornton Tomasetti is known for working on some of the most challenging and innovative projects in our world.

We aim, every day, to be a global driver of change and innovation in our industry. We wear our core values proudly:

  • We are passionate about what we do 
  • We see opportunity where others see risk 
  • We look beyond the obvious to solve the real problem 
  • We challenge people to grow

Inspired? Come join our team!

Position Details

Marketing Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity. We are a growing 1200+ person firm with practices in the following disciplines: Structural Engineering, Forensics, Applied Science, Renewal, Property Loss Consulting, Construction Engineering, Protective Design, Facade Engineering, Sustainability and Transportation. We work on landmarks to exhibitions from the historic to the high performing while balancing multiple objectives which include form, function, schedule, sustainability, constructability and budget. At our core, TALENT is the center of our business.

Our Marketing department seeks a strategic thinker and curious learner with strong writing skills and attention to detail, who is passionate about engineering innovation, to respond to proposals for projects that are shaping communities around the world. The marketing coordinator will support multiple offices by preparing a wide variety of proposals, prequalification documents, PowerPoint presentations, among other responsibilities.


  • Work with technical staff to prepare tailored responses to RFQs/RFPs and to assemble high-quality custom packages and presentations. 
  • Apply marketing principles to develop, organize, update and format Marketing collateral (resumes, project sheets, project lists, etc.), while maintaining consistency, quality and corporate branding. 
  • Update and maintain various marketing logs and databases. 
  • Maintain Marketing files and collateral inventory. 
  • Establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with senior management and with Marketing and Communications staff while serving as their “marketing expert.” 
  • Some travel may be required.


  • Bachelor’s degree with about five (5) years of marketing experience within the A/E/C industry. 
  • Experience responding to both private and public sector RFPs. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Desire to collaborate with senior-level technical staff and marketing peers. 
  • Highly motivated, strategic thinker with excellent problem-solving skills and decisive and self-directed mindset. 
  • Takes initiative and thrives in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Conscientious and flexible, with a strong work ethic and can-do attitude. 
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills. 
  • Detail oriented, with an eye toward the big picture of office, region, practice and firm goals. 
  • Strong skills in time management and prioritization. 
  • Effectively handles multiple time-sensitive requests. 
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills; ability to adapt to different communication styles. 
  • Proven editing ability; knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style a plus. 
  • Willing to go the extra mile when demands require. 
  • Proficiency with InDesign, Microsoft Office and PowerPoint. 
  • Proficiency in software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Deltek Vision and Salesforce a plus. 
  • Ability to guide others in the firm on the appropriate use of marketing tools and systems

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