Impact Workers


Marketing/Proposal Coordinator

About the role

We are looking for a Marketing/Proposal Coordinator to join our game-changing team of urban designers, architects, and strategists. This role will build upon the foundation we have and continue to challenge us to think and communicate our story in a compelling way through a variety of mediums. This is a unique opportunity to work closely with our Principals and leadership team in supporting the day-to-day marketing and business development, proposal strategies, and lead generation through graphic communications.


The Role

  • Implement digital marketing production: social media, the quarterly newsletter, email announcements, blog posts and website updates.
  • Produce compelling written and graphic content for marketing collateral to use for strategic messaging and campaigns.
  • Assess, process, and nurture inbound leads and RFPs.
  • Coordinate proposals, statements of qualifications, and letters of interest.
  • Submit for industry awards, speaking proposals, and sponsorships.
  • Manage the production to packaging efforts on all proposals.
  • Create and update cut sheets, presentations and related marketing materials using existing InDesign templates and brand standards.
  • Compose and maintain staff resumes, project descriptions, and boilerplate information.
  • Collaborate with project managers and principals to prepare submissions and update portfolio.
  • Facilitate PR inquiries and speaking engagements.
  • Coordinate special projects/events, as needed.


Position Requirements

  • Bachelorโ€™s Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Graphic Communications, English, related degree, or equivalent education and experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in marketing.
  • Proficient with Mailchimp, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Suite, WordPress, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and other relevant social media platforms.
  • Working knowledge of contact management systems.
  • Knowledge of a broad real estate development audience โ€“ from government agencies to private developers and builders is highly preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, graphic, and verbal communication skills; professional, yet approachable in corresponding with clients, the media, the public, and colleagues.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Responsive to last minute requests and able to juggle multiple projects at once.
  • Stellar work ethic, self-motivated, and a demonstrated penchant for ownership and getting the job done.
  • Great attitude, natural leadership, and a sense of humor.


About YOU

  • YOU are eager to jump in and join a close team working in a driven and fun environment.
  • YOU have a passion for helping people.
  • YOU are a self-starter who is comfortable working independently and collaborating at all levels of the organization.
  • YOU are an avid communicator.
  • YOU are innovative, self-motivated, and want to make an impact in our unique industry.
  • YOU are flexible and can pivot to turn an idea into a plan of action.


Benefits and Perks

  • Environmentally and socially conscious organization
  • Engaging and supportive staff culture
  • Convenient location in downtown Berkeley close to public transportation
  • Full benefits and paid company holidays
  • Dog friendly
  • Hybrid remote/in-office


How to Apply

Send a cover letter with what excites you about this role and your lived experience, resume and portfolio toย


Opticos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often only apply to jobs if they meet all of the qualifications. However, no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. Opticos encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. We look forward to your application.

Opticos Design, Inc.

Opticos Design, Inc. is an urban design and architecture firm that specializes in the creation of vibrant, sustainable communities and well-crafted buildings that will stand the test of time while reinforcing the place’s unique, local character.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 11-50
Year Founded: 2000

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