Ghafari Senior Communications Coordinator in Dearborn, Michigan
General Summary: The Senior Communications Coordinator supports Ghafari’s Marketing Department in proactively promoting the firm’s image and growth in the global marketplace.
Essential Job Functions:
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
Identifying prospective speaking engagements for in-house subject matter experts
Pitching thought leadership pieces to editorial staff and collaborating with Ghafari subject matter experts to develop articles that are compelling, progressive, and educational.
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, proactively track, and develop industry award submissions.
Champion the Ghafari brand, ensuring all marketing and promotional materials follow corporate brand standards.
Assist in promoting a proactive sales and marketing culture throughout the organization.
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 research
Responding to various writing, editing, and image requests
Education: Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, business, journalism or related field
Minimum of 7 years of experience in a marketing / communications role
Architecture / Engineering / Construction industry experience preferred but not required
Excellent verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Excellent business writing and grammar skills, as well as strong editing and proofreading skills
Ability to craft compelling content and tenacity in pursuing information from technical subject matter experts
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 and 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:
Connect to our job portal (https://ghafari.jobs)
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.
By email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 2021-1497
Job Location US-MI-Dearborn