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Marketing Director Job Description

Do you excel in a fast-paced work environment? Do you enjoy collaborating with others to develop innovative and strategic solutions? Do you have a passion for teaching, mentoring and leading a team? If so, this job might be perfect for you.

What we need

Skanska USA Building Inc. (Skanska) is looking for a full-time Marketing Director in New York, NY, for the Metro New York region. In this job, you’ll strategically manage marketing staff and client deliverables to position Skanska strategically in the market by taking on responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Managing all marketing deliverables in your area through direct production or oversight
  • Hiring, managing and developing the marketing team within your oversightarea and communicating corporate marketing strategies and goals
  • Assigning work to team members while maintaining quality of marketing activities and deliverables
  • Translating innovative and strategic ideas into proposal content
  • Creating external and internal deliverables containing feature/benefits and other audience-centric content
  • Assisting in planning marketing strategies and goals for the region
  • Attending marketing leadership meeting to influence direction and goals of national marketing team
  • Interviewing operations/preconstruction team members and strengthening all sections of deliverables
  • Participating in local annual business/sales planning and tracking project pipeline to ensure timely approvals
  •  Representing firm to clients, business associates and industry-relatedorganizations
  • Identifying new opportunities for promoting and branding the company
  • Tracking and overseeing annual trade shows, award submissions, majoroffice meetings and college recruiting efforts
  • Managing local budget
  •  Anticipating and proactively mitigating risks.

What you bring to the table

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Nine to 12 years of prior marketing experience in the Architectural,Construction, Engineering (AEC) industry or similar capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or relateddiscipline
  • A CPSM certification or approved equivalent
  • Experience responding to RFQs, RFPs and developing/facilitatingpresentations
  • Proficiency using Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office Suite
  • The ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • A team-player mindset with the ability to work independently
  • Expertise in writing, proofreading and editing
  • Understanding of the AEC industry and marketing fundamentals
  • A willingness to learn and work above and beyond
  • A collaborative mindset
  • Experience and ability to productively manage difficult conversations,rally/motivate a team and persevere when facing setbacks
  • Determination and dependability

What you’ll get from us

At Skanska, we build what matters. This means we deliver projects thatimprove the communities in which we live and work. By joining our marketingteam, you’ll not only be a part of this positive impact, but you’ll also work witha collaborative and dynamic group that is fully supported and valued by our operations and business development teams.

Every day will be invigorating and challenging. Part of what keeps Skanska at the cutting edge of construction is our belief that our employees should always be learning new techniques and skills. As a Marketing Director, you’ll be provided opportunities to broaden your knowledge of construction and marketing and to develop both professionally and personally. With Skanska, you will always be moving forward and putting your knowledge and imagination to work.

A day in the life

  • Holding weekly marketing meeting
  • Researching the local and regional market and updating the projectpipeline
  • Working with pursuit team on proposal content, editing narratives andadding benefit statements and callouts to drive a consistent message andtheme
  • Holding informal check-in with direct reports
  • Supporting staff with training and guidance

Good to know

This position requires travel between our office in New York, NY and Parsippany, NJ.

This job is performed in the office and requires frequent sitting (often working on a computer), frequent walking, standing, bending and reaching. Due to computer usage, there may be repetitive motions of the hands and wrists. You must be able to navigate jobsites and are expected to comply with all safety regulations. The work environment is deadline driven and fast paced with projects and pursuits that may require time above and beyond the typical work schedule.


Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.

Skanska is one of the world’s leading construction and development companies. In the U.S., Skanska’s core operations include building construction, civil infrastructure and developing self-financed commercial properties, which together generated $8 billion in revenue in 2018. As a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has offices in 28 metro areas with 9,000 employees nationwide. Skanska is an industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution, and offers competitive solutions for both traditional and complex assignments to help build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled approximately $20 billion in 2018. 

We are proud to be named one of America's Best Employers of 2018 by Forbes.

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