Senior Marketing Manager – Partner – London, UK | Works

At SOM, we are a collective committed to shaping a better future for our customers, our communities and our planet. We aspire to create the most enduring and impactful work through creative, interdisciplinary teams with all the resources and diversity of a global company. We value those who are passionate about excellence, innovation, integrity, inclusiveness and collaboration. Together we can achieve great things.

Success at SOM means

  • Ideas: We believe in a meritocracy of ideas. We count on everyone to actively contribute to the discourse within the firm.

  • Knowledge: We believe that expertise is the result of lifelong learning. We are not meant to know everything, but rather to passionately seek answers, develop new skills and deepen our knowledge.

  • Product: We strive for excellence in concept, quality and delivery of our work.

  • Individual: We value individuals who bring the highest standards of professionalism and personal integrity to the way they work. Each person can develop and contribute their wealth of attributes, skills and knowledge to support the overall health of the business.

  • Team: We appreciate the power of cross-disciplinary integration. A positive team culture in which everyone collaborates openly towards common goals is essential.

  • Firm: We have a history of making transformative contributions to the profession and to our communities. We are constantly innovating and trying to bring new approaches, solutions and processes to our work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Marketing

    • Develops and implements the marketing strategy for Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.

    • Contributes to the marketing strategy for the MENA region.

    • Oversees the creation of all proposals, qualification packages and interview marketing materials, including management of consultant materials, creating new content as necessary.

    • Leads the creation of new marketing materials for the London (Europe) office and oversees the regular review of existing materials

    • Collaborates with Global Marketing Manager on the development and implementation of new global marketing materials

    • Contributes to the shared global library of resumes and project-specific content.

    • Ensures local office documents are available and up-to-date on OpenAsset.

    • Coaches colleagues in the art of marketing and storytelling.

    • Participate in global conversations about marketing practices and strategies.

  • Business development

    • Contributes to the implementation of the business plan by creating strategic and thoughtful marketing materials and ensuring that marketing materials convey strong and persuasive messages

    • Researches, interprets and shares market information, including specific customer research.

    • Collaborates with the management team to evaluate potential clients and new projects, ensuring regular decision-making.

  • Team management

    • Supervision of the local marketing team, including their professional development.

    • Guides and delegates to junior team members, providing clear communication and regular guidance

  • Other

    • Leads the marketing portion of regular leadership meetings and participates in company-wide practice calls.

    • Collaborates with the Global Head of Marketing and Business Development and other leaders to develop and implement company-wide marketing strategies.

    • Collaborates with the Global Head of Marketing and Business Development to develop and manage the annual marketing budget, resources and staffing efforts.

    • Tracks opportunities using Salesforce and effectively uses Salesforce to manage work and communicate with others through reports.

    • Acts as a key resource in the office for Salesforce training and quality assurances

    • Liaise with local and global communications team, both with content and insights to support marketing and business development efforts.

    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

Management Responsibilities

  • Actively leads, trains and coaches team members.

  • Directly supervises staff and is committed to the professional development of direct reports.

  • Develops and engages in a talent management strategy to find specialists, leaders and future professionals for the business through CV review and interviews as appropriate.

  • Actively participates in internal and external professional development opportunities.

  • Develops and/or manages, in collaboration with team members, a clear and coherent work plan to achieve the budget, deliverables and schedule.

  • Encourages the integration of sustainable strategies into all project assignments as appropriate.

  • Contributes to the development of standards, policies and procedures.

  • Protects SOM from financial and legal risks.

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in architecture, urban design, marketing, communication or related field.

  • Demonstrable A/E/C marketing experience, in a management role.

  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to work effectively within an international matrix organization.

  • Experience in public and private sector marketing and tendering.

  • Strong people management skills and leadership abilities, establishing a team environment where individuals are treated with respect, promoting a learning culture and enabling professional growth and development.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Strong graphic sensibility.

  • Strong storytelling skills.

  • Enthusiastic collaborator and team spirit.

  • Proactive, detail-oriented and driven to achieve tangible results in a fast-paced environment.

  • Work experience in an international company or a company that works internationally preferred.

  • Autonomous and creative, results-oriented problem solver.

  • Must have experience in Salesforce or other CRM software.

  • Strong Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and Google Workspace skills.

  • Fluent English; other languages ​​a plus.

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