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Ghafari Senior Marketing Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois


General Summary: The Senior Marketing Coordinator supports Ghafari’s Marketing Department in proactively promoting the firm’s image and growth in the global marketplace.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Support Ghafari’s business development efforts by:

  • Collaborating with business development team members to strategize, coordinate, and prepare proposals, presentations, and qualifications packages

  • Composing, editing, proofreading, formatting, and producing marketing / sales literature

  • Interfacing with management and technical teams to generate compelling marketing materials that communicate the company’s value proposition

  • Facilitating presentation preparation and rehearsals

  • Conducting market intelligence and research

  • Responding to various writing, editing, and image requests.

  • Support public relations initiatives by:

  • Developing, drafting, and distributing press releases

  • Interfacing with members of the media and coordinating with editorial staff from industry publications

  • Proactively monitoring industry publication editorial calendars.

  • Write copy for web communications, including corporate website and social media.

  • Coordinate events such as trade shows, conferences, in-office receptions, and educational symposiums.

  • Research, write, and proactively track industry award submissions.

  • Assist in development of visual assets and coordinate professional photography of projects and office environment.

  • Champion the Ghafari brand, ensuring all marketing and promotional materials follow corporate brand standards.

  • Maintain and organize marketing databases and folders.

  • Assist in promoting a proactive sales and marketing culture throughout the organization.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, business, journalism or related field


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a marketing / communications role

  • Architecture / Engineering / Construction industry experience strongly preferred


  • Excellent verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent business writing and grammar skills, as well as strong editing and proofreading skills

  • Ability to approach every situation with a persistent attitude

  • Ability to work well both independently and cooperatively with team members inside and outside of the department

  • Energetic team player who can work comfortably with people of diverse skills, experience levels, and opinions, including senior management

  • Excellent multi-tasking, time management, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work on multiple assignments / deadlines simultaneously while maintaining a high level of quality and accuracy

  • Computer literacy for all major business programs and email systems; proficiency in Microsoft Office programs required, knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite programs required


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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By fax at 313.436.8624; Attn: Human Resources

By mail at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126; Attn: Human Resources

In person at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126.

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If there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.

It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2021-1558

Job Location US-IL-Chicago

Category Marketing