Marketing and Outreach Staff – Chicago, IL, USA | Works



Chicago, Illinois, United StatesLocation:

Tue 15 Nov ’22Posted on:

Full timeType:

The description

LBBA is looking to hire full-time marketing and outreach staff. LBBA is a Chicago-based architectural practice established in 1987 that is distinguished by its community approach. An innovative leader and practical champion of affordable housing and neighborhood planning, LBBA believes that good design should be accessible to everyone. Working with clients and community stakeholders, LBBA co-creates inventive, inviting and sustainable spaces and places that transform lives, revitalize neighborhoods and regenerate cities. See for more information.

Job Description

The ideal candidate for this role will be an articulate, proactive and well-organized professional who is able to support LBBA staff in pursuing new activities and can maintain and create marketing materials including: company profile/resume, lines brand guidelines, website, social media. , logos, presentations, photographs, price submissions and publications.


Core Functions/Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain office graphics and growing company portfolio/project pages in web and print format.
  • Administer the firm’s blog and social media.
    • LinkedIn
    • instagram
    • Facebook
  • Administer the photography of the project, using internal and third-party photographers and resources.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Work with partners to research new projects and potential clients.
  • Prepare and organize responses to Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications.
  • Prepare and organize responses to price submissions.
  • Administer and optimize the firm’s website:
  • Prepare and organize PowerPoint presentations for staff at conferences and other industry events.
  • Build connections and communications with local non-profit and community groups and cultivate and expand existing relationships, including municipal agencies.
  • Maintain a calendar of upcoming rewards and marketing events.
  • Maintain media, press and awards records.
  • Interface with publishers regarding media and awards.
  • Collaborate with LBBA staff to identify meaningful outreach activities and provide necessary support.
  • Assist the primary media contact; develop and implement public relations strategies, including media outreach, press releases, media inquiries and maintenance of publication records.
  • Assist the Brand Manager, ensuring appropriate and consistent use of brand attributes, logos and naming conventions.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Skilled communicator with strong interpersonal and presentation skills, as well as the ability to write well and translate complex issues into simple language that non-expert people can understand.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Previous experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) Microsoft Office Suite and WordPress. Basic HTML and CSS skills are a plus.
  • Strong interest in architecture, urban planning and/or community development in Chicago and the region.

Training and/or experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required in architecture, planning, art history, communication, journalism or in a discipline related to design.
  • Experience in the field of architecture and design and/or practical experience in marketing, communication and graphic design.

Send your resume and portfolio with contact information to [email protected]

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