At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.
Excellence Delivered As Promised. It's more than a slogan. It's our standard. It's the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It's our earnest pledge to do what we say. It's the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.
What You Will Do
Gannett Fleming is looking for an experienced Marketing Strategist in Southern California, where we have offices in Los Angeles, San Marcos, and Irvine, to support our expansion goals in California and throughout our West Region. The strategist will work with our Regional Director and leadership across various business lines, including Transportation, Water, Facilities, Earth Sciences, and Construction Services, to successfully drive growth through a coordinated branding strategy and strategic marketing activities.
The successful candidate must be a strategist-doer, responsible not only for executing a formal marketing program but also for helping to develop the strategy behind it. Typical tasks include preparing marketing plans, campaigns, and budgets, as well as performing competitive intelligence, market research analysis and recommendations, thought leadership programs, advertisements, collateral materials, award submissions, video, direct mail, signage, trade show management, event planning, and web content, among other marketing activities. All deliverables demand impactful writing, targeted strategy in support of marketing and business goals, and standards of brand excellence.
Principal Responsibilities and essential functions
Lead development and execution of marketing plans and associated budgets; align marketing strategy with Gannett Fleming's Corporate Strategic Action Plan and specific regional business line annual business plans.
Understand business line positioning and differentiation strategies; implement tactics to grow a thought leadership program; and evaluate metrics for measuring effectiveness of marketing efforts.
Maximize use of customer relationship management (CRM) system to support business development efforts.
Collaborate with subject matter experts in AEC industry to develop and maintain a portfolio of integrated marketing materials based on strategic market planning.
Steer, coordinate, and support trade show and special event strategy and program development, including pre-positioning and post-event follow up.
Develop website content and work with creative team to produce multimedia presentations/videos; collaborate with corporate communications team to ensure digital marketing strategy is reflected in social media channels (Facebook, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube).
Research key competitors/markets and effectively communicate research findings to management and assigned business line to chart growth strategies, develop positioning strategy and differentiation tactics, and impact successful penetration/expansion into new markets.
Education and Licensing requirements
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field
8-10 years of progressive marketing experience
Willingness to obtain Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) or Professional Certified Marketer (PCM) accreditation.
Training, Skills, Knowledge and/or experience
Exceptional planning, project management, attention-to-detail, and coordination skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience to work with employees at all levels of the organization.
Excellent writing skills with ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Skilled at translating complex subjects into communications for broad audiences.
The ability to facilitate broad cross-functional teams.
Ability to successfully multi-task to meet deliverables, as well as routinely prioritize major initiatives and tasks.
Expertise in a wide variety of communication delivery vehicles, including video, podcasting, website content management and CRM systems, and social media.
Proficient in AP Style and able to write clearly and succinctly with a high-level of accuracy, using proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Willingness to travel to Gannett Fleming offices and participate in industry events and professional conferences.
Proven experience in ensuring budgets and schedules meet requirements.
Knowledge of layout and graphic design principles to direct art projects.
Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office applications, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Life at Gannett Fleming
For more than 100 years, we've been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,500+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.
Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law.
Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.
Location: Los Angeles, CAWorking Hours: 8 AM 5 PMEmployment Status: Full-timeInternal Requisition ID: 2019-5763