Communications & Marketing Manager

13.03.18


position

Communications & Marketing Manager

description

Join a proactive, creative and innovative team in an award winning company based in the vibrant Chippendale precinct.

AJ+C are currently seeking an experienced Communications & Marketing Manager to join our team of talented designers and support staff. This role reports to the Practice Manager and Co-Principals and will lead the Communications Team to develop and implement the marketing and communication strategy.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Planning

  • Manage the development and execution of AJ+C’s communication and marketing strategy with overall responsibility for growing and maintaining the brand
  • Act as a sounding board and advisor to the Leadership team and key personnel on communication opportunities.
  • Provide advice on all aspects of AJ+C’s internal and external communications.

  • Marketing

  • Coordinate marketing strategy communications, PR and award submissions
  • Lead and manage marketing for the company and activities within the Communications Team.
  • Advise on marketing and communications activities such as positioning, strategy and reaching target audiences.
  • Initiate the creation and publication of all marketing material.
  • Develop and manage the marketing budget (e.g. award submissions, events, photography etc).
  • Lead on commissioning of film and photography
  • Plan and implement promotional campaigns.

  • Media Relations

  • Manage PR schedule, maintain relationships with key publications and journalists
  • Prepare press releases and respond to media enquiries

  • Branding

  • Overall responsibility for brand management and corporate identity
  • Coordinate re-branding project.
  • Monitor consistency of branding across communications activities (brochures/presentations/websites/social media/events/media)

  • Marketing database

  • Manage and establish a comprehensive media network and database including client lists, media contacts and the AJ+C Project database
  • Assist Leadership team and key personnel in developing relationships with existing Clients as well as gaining new business
  • Collaborate with the Leadership Team for information on marketing opportunities (launches, openings etc)

  • Website, Intranet & Staff

  • Work with the Communications Team to develop the content of the website.
  • Develop and maintain AJ+C blog.
  • Manage intranet and assist Leadership Team with communication to employees (intranet/ internal and external special events/ team building).

  • Social Media

  • Develop and maintain online social media profile including strategy, brand representation, campaigns and content development
  • Investigate new opportunities for engagement via social media platforms
  • Work with the People and Culture Manager to build LinkedIn profiles of AJ+C senior staff

  • Marketing Analysis

  • Monitor and report on social media analytics in line with communications strategy

  • Research

  • Actively seek and monitor business development opportunities, client opportunities/movements, new/active/changing clients, sector and client feedback.

  • Events Management

  • Coordinate speaking engagements for key personnel
  • Maintain relationships with industry bodies (e.g. CTBUH, Property Council, GBCA, ULI, etc)
  • Assist with coordination of internal and external events (exhibitions/rehearsals/conferences/sponsorships/networking)

  • Submissions

  • Manage and assist the Submissions Coordinator and alignment with the Communications strategy
  • Assist with submissions content, including CVs, Project Sheets and Methodologies.

  • Graphics

  • Manage and assist the Graphics Team to manage/catalogue marketing material (photos/videos/plans/text/client and user reviews/endorsements).

  • PERSONAL CAPACITY

    Teamwork

  • A Team Player with a great initiative and willingness to collaborate.
  • Work with staff to develop the practice and project narratives
  • Excellent people management and team leader skills
  • Strong writing and communication skills- written, verbal, presentations
  • Proactive, positive and energetic
  • Contributes professionally to a productive and enjoyable team environment.

  • Work attitude

  • Committed to high quality outcomes & high standard of service
  • Works collaboratively by assisting others and by seeking assistance when necessary.

  • Marketing Experience

  • Min 3 years relevant experience in marketing or communications role.
  • Proven experience within architecture, engineering and the built environment is preferable
  • Experience managing internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Advanced social media knowledge and ability to deliver the social media and press strategies

  • Design Skills

  • Familiarity with principles of graphic design and photography.

  • Computing Skills

  • Proficient in Adobe Indesign; Microsoft Office and Google analytics

  • This position will suit an enthusiastic, well-rounded and motivated team player with excellent people skills and a passion for marketing and communication. This is a great opportunity to be involved with high end projects in a friendly and supportive environment.

    To apply please email your resume, including a brief portfolio of your work to careers@architectsajc.com or via LinkedIn.

    *Only candidates with the right to work in Australia should apply to this role.

    senior architect +

    28.02.18


    position

    senior architect

    description

    Job description
    AJ+C is a leading Australian architectural firm offering experience, integrity and innovation. We have delivered award-winning buildings, urban design and interiors project. We are looking for a Senior Architect with experience in projects across a range of sectors in architecture including residential, mixed use, education, sports, leisure and community buildings.

    About the role
    This role is based in our Studio in Chippendale. This position will contribute to the vision and objectives of AJ+C and demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of project requirements. The candidate must be a strong communicator, capable of managing teams, consultant and clients, and with time, determined to contribute to shaping of company strategy, team leadership and operational management.
    You must be able to demonstrate:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Architecture
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience post-graduation
  • Registered architect or working towards registration.

  • Professional Responsibilities:

  • Application of mature knowledge, problem structuring and brainstorming, through collaborative design
  • Lead the development of design solutions through analysis, communication and balancing of objectives
  • Delivery of detailed Architectural design in Concept, DD, DA, Tender and Construction packages that meet client and AJ+C’s objectives
  • Self-directed provision of construction services on project of moderate complexity and size

  • Team and Management Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement project planning with senior staff
  • Drive client communications and negotiations as well as brief, budget and program monitoring
  • Contribute to a high performing team, including assisting staff in similar and more junior project roles outside your project team
  • Contribute to continued improvement of AJ+C’s Intellectual Property including research, writing and synthesis of project work
  • Assist the Project Directors with business development opportunities.


    About you

  • Ability to design and document in Revit.
  • Committed to high quality outcomes and high standard of service
  • Superior ability to use reason, logic and creativity to manage projects, structure ambiguous problems, generate clear work plans and lead junior employees
  • Ability to perform well in a collaborative, team environment
  • Good communication skills including careful listening, effective presentation and writing skills
  • Comfortable, effective and influential in meetings with senior management teams

  • To Apply
    AJ+C prides itself on driving Dynamic Careers. We believe that our people’s potential are released through opportunities and experiences which are the reward for contribution, initiative, and personal accountability. Our job is to help enable you to take your career to the next level. If you have the knowledge, skills, and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you!

    To apply please email your resume, including a brief portfolio of your work to careers@architectsajc.com or via LinkedIn.

    *Only candidates with the right to work in Australia should apply to this role.