Communications Manager/Copywriter (Senior Level)

Employer
Location
Seattle
Posted
Sep 05, 2012
Closes
Oct 05, 2012
Contact
NBBJ Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities

NBBJ is seeking an experienced media relations specialist/senior copywriter with solid content creation skills and a track record for media placement.

The position requires collaboration with NBBJ’s extended marketing teams, partners, architects, and planners to devise creative communications and media outreach. Versatility is crucial: you should be skilled in business writing, architectural writing, editing, short- and long-form writing, and proofreading.

The successful candidate will also have media and social media relations experience. The role also supports business development pursuits/proposals so the ability to write concise, value-based copy under deadline is a must. Typically, this position is held by someone with 5-10 years of experience.

Qualifications Required
•Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism or Public Relations or equivalent experience
•Minimum of 5 years of experience in professional service environment
•Ability to multi-task effectively and work well under pressure
•Strong research and communications (written and verbal) skills, along with strong analytical skills in order to identify story opportunities
•Strong attention to detail
•Ability to work closely with the design leaders and communications colleagues to translate ideas into actionable communications plans
•Knowledge of best practices for PR, Social Media, SEO
•Advanced understanding of appropriate software, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and basic capabilities in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop)
•Excellent writing and proofreading skills
•Demonstrated leadership skills and relationship building experience
•Ability to work independently; ability to work with virtual team members

Travel Requirements: Moderate travel (15%)


Please include your portfolio/writing sample(s) with your cover letter and resume.

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.