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Marketing Specialist


Houston, TX
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Gensler — Career Opportunities

Marketing Specialist

Careers Site Location: Houston, TX, US


Gensler is a leading architecture, design, and planning firm, with 5,000+ staff in 46 locations around the world.  Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing lasting competitive advantage. 

Gensler’s Houston office is seeking a creative, motivated, and highly collaborative individual to join our team as a Marketing Coordinator. Marketing Coordinators are the key producers of materials that support Gensler’s direct business development efforts. They work under the direction of senior staff and a regional marketing leader to write, design, and produce proposals, presentations, and other material used to help the firm win work and also support the general activities of the office/regional marketing studio such as, PR and knowledge management, etc.

All Gensler marketers should be excellent communicators, proactive problem solvers, and action-oriented team players at a level appropriate to their experience. They must be committed to internal client service, poised under fast-paced pressure, and have a relentlessly positive, flexible, “do whatever it takes” attitude. Opportunities for career growth are based on personal initiative, growing their understanding of our business, and ability to directly influence the success of our marketing programs. Special opportunities may exist for those who perform at exceptional levels within practice areas or disciplines, such as writing, graphic design, strategy, and/or public relations.


  • Working with principals, senior staff, and other marketing team members, as needed, to design, write, and produce proposals, presentations, and other marketing collateral in alignment with brand standards
  • Participating in strategy and planning sessions
  • Developing new materials as needed to support business development activities
  • Performing multiple marketing efforts against rapid and frequent deadlines
  • Understanding and learning, Gensler’s portfolio of work, practice areas, and firm wide capabilities
  • Coordinating business development activities, including managing incoming leads and tracking opportunity status
  • Managing other responsibilities as assigned
  • Maintaining resources & information systems: ordering materials, updating project documentation, resumes, and image libraries
  • Being an integrated Marketing Team member

Qualifications (Items highlighted are considered key characteristics desired in a candidate.)

  • 3+ years of professional experience in a marketing position with a design or professional services firm
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Business, Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Communications or Marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills , including creating effective presentations and marketing collateral
  • Self-motivator with strong organizational and intra-personal skills, and a great collaborator
  • Strong organizational skills to coordinate and manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to work with diverse project teams and in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong graphic communication and design skills
  • Competency in InDesign is a must
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a plus

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume. The Cover Letter should address the key characteristics highlighted in the position description and should communicate the reasons why the Candidate’s skill set and background is ideal for this role


Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program.  Women, minorities, disables and veterans are encouraged to apply.