Communications Coordinator


Firm Name: 
Clayton Korte
Contact Email: 
URL: 
claytonkorte.com

 

Clayton Korte is an Austin and San Antonio, Texas-based architecture and interior design firm. The award-winning firm is known for creating layered, rich places that respond to local context, connect to their environment, highlight craft, and celebrate the human experience. The firm’s work can be found across the country and encompasses a wide range of project types—residences, hospitality projects such as wineries, boutique hotels, and restaurants, as well as civic projects including park facilities. Though projects are diverse in style, type, and geography, an independent yet ever-gracious spirit animates them all. This intangible hallmark is Clayton Korte’s signature. For more information about our projects and firm, please visit us on @clayton_korte or claytonkorte.com.

Job Brief

The Communications Coordinator works in close collaboration with the firm’s leadership and an external Public Relations firm to generate, track and report new media opportunities and to document the firm’s people, practice and culture through written, visual and experiential media. The Communications Coordinator is a self-starter who possesses a keen sense of initiative, strong writing skills, a global design perspective, and experience with communications coordination. This position is perfect for an early career professional who excels at multi-tasking, possesses superior organization and communication skills, generates fresh ideas, is a collaborator and brings a passion for design.

Responsibilities

  • Marketing & Communications Publications
    • Track all incoming media inquiries and media coverage, build relationships with media outlets and key communications partners.
    • Maintain media placement calendar and media grid
    • Coordinate logistics, tracking, and reporting of opportunities and coverage in collaboration w/ external PR firm
    • Assist in preparing graphic and written materials to respond to media requests
    • Coordinate logistics for photography and videography documentation (site and vendor research, shot lists, call sheets, models, styling and/or staging, travel logistics and scheduling)
    • Write and edit new communications copy, including interview content, project descriptions, biographies, case studies, copy for publications, books and other marketing materials
    • Write and design quarterly newsletter for email distribution through Mail Chimp.
    • Write, coordinate and track award submissions  
    • Maintain digital library of resources and communications content, including: photography, up-to-date resumes/bios, and project narratives and data sheets.
    • Maintain content for portfolio sites (Archello, Architizer, World-Architect, etc.)
    • Provide support for CRM database
  • Website & Social Media Content
    • Develop new content for social media posts and maintain website
    • Track, record, and report social media activity (Instagram)
    • Planning and logistics support for special events, lectures, editor visits, project site tours, book launches and public presentations

Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a professional degree in Journalism, English, Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing or related field.
  • 3+ years of directly applicable professional work experience in a similar role.
  • Professional writing experience for business audiences (journalism, public relations, in-house marketing team).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including creating effective marketing collateral.
  • Strong graphic and communication design skills.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and Google Analytics, Mail Chimp, and Social Media/web platforms (WordPress, Instagram, Planoly, LinkedIn) and familiarity with CRM software.

What we offer

  • A creative work environment
  • An opportunity to grow professionally
  • Work on exciting projects across the country
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
  • Health, vision, and dental benefits
  • FSA opportunities
  • 401(k) retirement savings and 3% company match
  • Generous and flexible PTO
  • Bonus opportunities

Clayton Korte is committed to an environment of mutual respect, and seeks to cultivate an inclusive, welcoming, and collaborative community.

Please send cover letter, resumes and representative work samples (writing, web development and graphics) with indication of your role on the projects submitted max 15MB PDF (no links, please), to careers@claytonkorte.com with 'Communications' in the subject line.  We will acknowledge receipt of your application, but only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted.