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Strategic Pursuits Manager

for Hickok Cole Architects in Washington, DC USA

Is Hickok Cole what?s next for you?

Hickok Cole is a forward-focused design practice connecting bold ideas, diverse expertise, and partners with vision to do work that matters. Our firm is driven to Design for What?s Next, and we want our marketing approach to be as forward-focused as the designs we create for our clients. With that in mind, we?re currently seeking a motivated marketer to join our award-winning team in pursuit of new and meaningful ways to embody our brand, strengthen our market position and perception, and drive target audiences to take action.

As a marketing team member, this individual will be responsible for leading our pursuits process, and collaborating with firm leadership to chase some of the area?s most exciting new projects. We?re looking for a proposal powerhouse in search of a creative environment where they can apply their experience to develop processes, tools and leadership skills alongside an ambitious and supportive team.

2020 is going to be a big year at Hickok Cole, and we want you to be a part of it ? from celebrating the opening of the first net zero office renovation in the region to our 20<sup>th</sup> annual Art Night event. We?re on a mission to be the best marketing team in town. All we need now is you!


  • Collaborate with firm leadership to coordinate and produce creative proposals, presentations and other support materials in response to RFQ?s and RFP?s
  • Develop and maintain accurate resumes, project summaries, project data and market/service-specific narratives in the marketing database (Deltek Vision)
  • Seek opportunities to improve internal processes to maximize efficiency and quality
  • Support opportunity tracking and client management in Deltek Vision
  • Collaborate with marketing team and firm leadership in support of ongoing strategic marketing initiatives ? including campaigns, website and social media management, collateral development, advertising, public relations, etc.
  • Participate in event planning and implementation, including Hickok Cole?s annual Art Night event
  • Support and coordinate employee participation in industry events, including conference and program registrations, speaking opportunities, and exhibit management
  • Assist with coordination of project photoshoots and overall photo and video asset management
  • Conduct client, competitor and trends research, as needed and in support of overall strategic planning efforts
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with internal departments and external vendors to ensure continual communication and excellent customer service
  • Assist with development and enforcement of Hickok Cole brand guideline
  • Anything else you come up with!


  • Strong writing, grammar, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent graphic design skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Experience in Adobe Design Suite, specifically InDesign
  • Expert with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong ability to prioritize workload and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Understand marketing fundamentals
  • Ability to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced, environment
  • Ability to remain poised and professional under pressure
  • Team oriented with the ability to positively interact with internal and external team members ? reliable, honest, outgoing, friendly, approachable
  • Open to direction and feedback, listens and seeks clarification


  • Bachelor?s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Advertising, or Marketing preferred
  • 4-6 years of experience in a similar role, A/E/C experience a plus
  • Experience with Deltek Vision a plus

What we offer

We offers a competitive salaries and a full range of benefits in a rewarding, career-oriented environment, including:

  • Health & Dental Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K Plan
  • Gym membership discount
  • Weekly office happy hours
  • Opportunity to pursue passion projects through our iLab Micro-grant Program
  • Lunch and learns for career development
  • Community volunteering and outreach opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities through our many committees

Job Info

  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: Washington, DC USA

    Zip Code: 20007

    Posted on: 12/02/2019

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