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Marketing Specialist

  • Job
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Marketing
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You need 2-4 years marketing experience, Bachelor's degree, MS Office proficiency, PowerPoint expertise, written/verbal communication skills, project management abilities, and flexibility to adapt messaging.
  • You will create marketing materials, update project descriptions, assist with proposals, and help identify PR opportunities in a fast-paced construction environment.


  • 2-4 years’ professional experience in advertising agency or marketing environment either in writing or project management capacity
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator a plus
  • Expert knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Must have experience working in an office setting
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in writing in a professional, persuasive tone
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt messaging specific to the intended audience
  • Excellent project management and organization skills


  • Ensure business proposals are responsive to client request for proposals and qualifications and assist in developing marketing/sales strategy
  • Prepare client specific portfolio books and information packages
  • Create and maintain project descriptions for all jobs in internal database
  • Develop accurate individual and team resumes upon request
  • Help identify opportunities for press releases and creative assignments
  • Develop marketing collateral templates
  • Administrative, support, and production duties as necessary
  • Uphold Shawmut values and best practices


What are the main responsibilities of a Marketing Specialist in this role?

The main responsibilities include preparing responses for RFPs and RFQs, developing presentations for interviews, writing sales sheets, maintaining project databases, and coordinating photo shoots for the New York Metro Region.

What skills are essential for a Marketing Specialist in this position?

Essential skills include excellent writing and communication skills, organization, the ability to interact with people at all levels, and being a solid team player. The ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously with a high sense of urgency and attention to detail is also a plus.

What is the work environment like for a Marketing Specialist?

The Marketing Specialist will work directly with the business development and operations staff in the New York Metro Region. The role requires interaction with different people at all levels and coordinating various projects simultaneously.

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Mission & Purpose

At Shawmut Design and Construction, we promise our clients a better building experience. As an award-winning construction management firm, we are dedicated to outperforming expectations every day—a responsibility we take seriously as employee-owners and a promise we make to each one of our partners. Right from the start—all the way to the ribbon cutting—we promise our clients a building experience that’s the very best. Winning for clients is our passion. We succeed when our clients enjoy the building process as much as the building itself. To be the best, we need to cultivate the best talent. We work to create an inclusive environment where everyone reaches their fullest potential, with a Diversity Leadership Council driving our journey toward diversity, equity, and inclusion. Shawmut is 100% employee-owned which means every employee has a vested interest in the success of the company and the success of our clients’ projects. As part owners through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), each employee takes pride in being part of a talent-driven and leading-edge organization focused on delivering exceptional client service.