Marketing Manager

BKV Group


BKV Group is a holistic design firm, providing a full complement of architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, as well as construction administration services. Since 1978, BKV Group has created customized and innovation design solutions for clients, growing from a sole proprietorship into a diverse partnership with practice sites in Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, and Washington, D.C. Serving clients locally and nationally, BKV Group authors great design, provides thoughtful experience, and delivers on our promise to exceed our clients’ expectations.

Position Details

Marketing Manager
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN


The Marketing Manager for BKV Group’s Government sector will lead our proposal efforts nationally and locally, and spearhead conference planning efforts nationally and locally for this specific practice area. The candidate must have a strong background in proposal development, graphic design, conference planning, and copy editing. Extensive experience in Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office Suite is also required.


The Marketing Manager reports to the firm’s Marketing Director and his or her responsibilities include:

  • RFP workload assignments as well as Go/No-Go facilitation 
  • Lead proposal and interview coordination efforts of key pursuits 
  • Working with Marketing Director to schedule, coordinate, order, and prepare for local and national conferences including graphics, logistics, conference communications, and handouts 
  • Provide mentoring, training, and coaching to Marketing Team members in being considered a specialized expert within the Government sector 
  • Manage the undertaking of various database improvement projects, including assistance with work distribution among marketing team members 
  • Guide and enforce compliance with brand standards through templates and branding guides, working with the Marketing Director to develop new templates and refresh the visual brand as necessary 
  • Manage the development and maintenance of proposal elements including project sheets, resumes, standard text, diagrams, project timelines, and more 
  • Oversee and prepare award submittals and accompanying graphics and photos 
  • Help lead the scheduling, coordination, and organization of project photography 
  • Maintain website, in coordination with Marketing Team, to ensure it is current for news, projects, leadership, and other items as needed 
  • Assist with the ongoing maintenance of data including boilerplate and CRM, etc. 
  • Provide copy editing/proofing (or delegation of QA) of new business proposals, advertisements, as well as conference graphics 
  • Advise social media/digital marketing team 
  • Develop and maintain collateral materials including various Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) brochures, mailings, advertisements, presentations, tradeshow graphics, signage, etc. with an eye for branding and detail 
  • Assist with strategic development, in coordination with Marketing Director, of public relation pieces, writing, editing, and electronic distribution of various white papers, case studies, etc. for multiple uses 
  • Working with Marketing Director, create process documents for the department 
  • Participate in and contribute to marketing team member 90-day/annual reviews 
  • Additional marketing tasks and back-up of other responsibilities, as necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in marketing, communications, graphics or related field 
  • 5+ years related experience with a strong background in proposals, graphics, and copy editing 
  • Extensive experience in Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office Suite required 
  • Experience in professional services marketing required, preferably architectural, engineering, or construction-related 
  • Experience using sales or client relationship management tools (CRM) such as Deltek, Ajera, Zoho, Salesforce, or others 
  • Ability to work well with strategic management direction and provide strategic insight to tasks 
  • Must work well with team and variety of personalities 
  • Excellent organization, time management, and detail-oriented talents a must

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