Employment

OJB Landscape Architecture is an award-winning design practice with locations in Boston, San Diego, Houston, Dallas and Philadelphia. Our work includes the design of urban parks, academic institutions, healthcare campuses, workplace environments and landscape master plans for internationally-acclaimed architectural firms, Fortune 500 companies, private developers, municipal governments, non-profit agencies and private citizens.

Marketing Manager in Solana Beach

The Marketing Manager is responsible for working with a team of dynamic and highly creative professionals with a focus on project pursuits, client communications, and collaborative engagement. As a full-time member of the Marketing Team, this person will be responsible for managing the proposal process, developing interview presentations, coordinating awards submissions, aligning messaging across all communications platforms to our brand, and communicating with leaders across the firm regarding market and project opportunities.

Job Functions & Responsibilities:
Responsible for managing all stages of the proposal development process, including preparing and developing content, graphic design, and layout; ensuring compliance with solicitation documents; editing; and producing final deliverables within required timeframes. Responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating all proposal materials (graphics, text, and consultant content) into a polished, client-ready package.
  • Serving as a key member of the larger OJB marketing and business development team (Pursuit team), supporting firmwide marketing projects and efforts.
  • Maintaining and developing new relationships with consultants, technical advisors, and other experts to assist the Pursuit Team in creating the most strategically positioned and technically competent team to win the work.
  • Understanding the competitive environment as well as thoroughly researching the client groups to maximize project win potential.
  • Participating in interview strategy and preparation meetings; preparing presentation and interview materials.
  • Leading and serving in a quality control capacity during the preparation and review of proposal / interview materials developed by other team members.
  • Creating or offering suggestions for persuasive, strategic, and effective messaging, converting text to images/diagrams that will resonate with clients and align with OJB’s brand.
  • Writing new text and/or tailoring existing materials, which may include interviewing staff/technical experts, to incorporate win strategies into text, meet RFP requirements, and provide customized, compelling and effective RFP responses.
  • Supporting lead tracking and marketing-related strategic decisions.
  • Developing and maintaining effective positive working relationships with co-workers, clients, and other project team members.
  • Coordinating, assembling, and preparing all documentation using Branding & Style Guidelines.
  • Doing what needs to be done.

Qualifications (Required)

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Journalism, Graphic Design, Communications, Landscape Architecture, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years proposal and marketing experience in the disciplines of Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Interior Design or related field is REQUIRED.
  • Highly proficient in Adobe InDesign
  • Knowledge of page layout and design standards (particularly for large text documents) with the ability to write in a variety of styles
  • Proofreading, formatting, writing, and editing skills
  • Willingness and confidence to offer opinions and direction to all levels within the Pursuit Team.
  • Ability to use deductive reasoning and problem-solving skills to address challenges independently, while knowing when to get management-level advice.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills needed to coordinate the activities of various team members while also holding team members accountable and prioritizing tasks.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and relevant work samples to Richelle Rivera at careers@ojb.com.

Openings for Designers, Project Designers, Associates and Senior Associates

OJB is currently accepting applications from Designers with 2-4 Years of experience, Associates with 4-6 years of experience and Senior Associates with 6+ years of experience including demonstrated success in project delivery and construction.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor or Master of Architecture or Landscape Architecture
  • Employment history in a fast-paced, design-driven studio environment (if applicable)
  • Experience working with project teams to produce bid documents for complex projects
  • Demonstrated technical skills, an attention to detail and problem solving ability
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and MS Office
  • Familiarity with VectorWorks, Revit Architecture and/or Rhinoceros is a plus
  • Professional licensure preferred but not required for Associate

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and relevant work samples in one PDF not exceeding 10MB in size at the link below or email careers@ojb.com. Please note that resume submissions without work samples will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

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Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Optional participation in 401K retirement program