• Marketing & Work Acquisition Specialist/Manager - New York City

    Job Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Are you a talented, hardworking overachiever who thrives on problem solving and client service? Are you a natural leader who is motivated by developing people and getting results? Are you goal driven and excited to be part of a winning team? Are you innovative and creative at work, and compassionate and proactive in your community? Are you a true professional who is passionate about what you do and interested in taking your career to a whole new level?


    As a key member of the team, the Marketing & Work Acquisition Specialist/Manager contributes to the overall efforts to position Suffolk as the builder of choice. Initiates and coordinates multiple assignments without losing track of deliverables, quality, or deadlines to help secure new work while supporting the Build Smart brand.


    If you are an innovative collaborator and proven performer who enjoys working on teams that deliver superior results, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Suffolk, a construction management firm that is sparking an industry revolution and has consistently been named a “best place to work”!


    • Work Acquisition
    • Lead efforts to produce winning responses to RFQ/Ps and participate in interview strategy and develop presentations to secure new work
    • Initiate collaboration with operations/leadership and business development to clearly define value proposition and address specific project and/or client hot-buttons/concerns/challenges in strategic pursuits
    • Prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent assignments to deliver materials that communicate clearly defined messages, quality, and branding, while production and delivery deadlines are met
    • Work closely with marketing colleagues and coordinate with operations, estimating, leadership, and business development teams to manage timelines for production and packaging of final submissions, handouts, agendas, boards, presentations
    • Manage “lessons learned” and debrief sessions to collect best practices and areas for continued improvement for work acquisition efforts
    • Create effective section layouts, customize resumes/profiles, confirm team references, generate experience lists, request financial and/or legal information


    • Infrastructure
    • Manage development and updates/enhancements to work acquisition materials including resumes, project profiles, etc.
    • Manage project photography and project team debrief interviews
    • Manage updates and quality/accuracy of CRM people/project/client databases
    • Brainstorm and implement strategic solutions to streamline work acquisition and marketing processes


    • General Marketing
    • Partner with Corporate Marketing on communication, branding, PR, and general marketing initiatives (award submittals, collateral/brochures, advertising, social media, announcements, newsletter, blog, etc.)
    • Manage internal events and sponsorships (town hall and corporate meetings, trade shows/conferences, etc.)
    • Stay abreast of new and current trends by attending industry programs and representing firm within local A/E/C community, as well as at strategic local business functions and events
    • Initiate support for team members, and manage, mentor, and train junior and/or seasonal team members


    • BS/BA with concentration in marketing, business, or communications preferred
    • 4-7 years in marketing within A/E/C industries strongly preferred 
    • Proven ability to initiate work, make strategic decisions, and follow through to meet deadlines
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on customer service
    • Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on quality
    • Excellent writing skills and strong design sense with a high level of creativity
    • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong technical proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office (particularly PowerPoint)

    Working Conditions

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

    EEO Statement

    Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.  This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk.


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