Client Relations Manager at Leo A Daly in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted in Marketing 8 days ago.

Job Description:

Leo A Daly

EEO Information

Leo A Daly Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Leo A Daly Company, is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 402-391-8111. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law


About us

LEO A DALY is a leader in the design of the built environment dedicated to transforming the human experience through the power of design. For more than 100 years, we’ve created places that inspire wonder, connect communities and enable great things. Our creative teams combine planning, architecture, engineering, interiors and program management to deliver truly integrated design.

We are a diverse collection of inventive problem solvers united by a passion for great design.

We own the impact of our work, socially, economically and environmentally. In collaboration with our clients and each other, we create innovative, thoughtful and sustainable solutions to the urgent challenges that face our world.

This position is responsible for initiating and maintaining extensive contacts with key clients and industry representatives, requires skill in business development and negotiation of critical issues. This position demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving complex problems, determining program objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing strategies and guidance for the development of relationships that lead to opportunities and the successful contracting of architectural/engineering projects within the Federal, Healthcare, and Higher Education Market Sectors.


What You Will Do:

  • Oversee activities related to public relations, direct mail, tradeshows, publishing and special events and develop a qualified and applicable approach for proposal and presentation functions
  • Evaluate campaigns for effectiveness and implement changes and improvements to broaden our penetration of the applicable market sectors; observe impacting trends and make recommendations to enhance the firm’s image on the basis of those trends
  • Understand and implement corporate standards in regards to marketing and proposals
  • Establish, implement and maintain the business development budget and business development plan
  • Manage internal and external communication in relation to branding, public relations and advertising; initiate customer feedback on proposals and presentations
  • Analyze statistics to determine service potential and monitor clientele preferences
  • Perform other duties as assigned or instructed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or Communications from an accredited college or university; Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction is a plus; Master’s Degree or other advanced education is a plus
  • Professional expertise demonstrated through 10+ years of related Business Development experience within the Architecture, Engineering, or Construction industry; progressive experience as an Architect/Engineer is a plus
  • Ability to build extensive and reputable relations with clients and community members within the Minneapolis – St. Paul metro area and throughout the State of Minnesota; familiarity with the Minneapolis – St. Paul metro area is preferred
  • Solid business acumen with strong leadership and self-motivation skills and abilities
  • Ability to effectively and persuasively communicate and promote ideas and campaigns to clientele, business representatives and company personnel
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including report writing.
  • Exceptional sales, marketing, customer service and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrates ability to promote and establish teamwork and individual leadership within business development department and develop creative and original marketing campaigns
  • Strong with use of Microsoft Office applications; experience with Deltek Vision CRM is a plus
  • Excellent time management and organization skills; ability to multi-task

Why join LEO A DALY?

At LEO A DALY, you will become part of a collaborative design culture and do work that matters. As an integrated design practice, we believe that a diversity of perspectives generates better solutions. We trust and support each other, ask hard questions and solve complex problems. Guided by a spirit of inquiry, we design for people at every scale, creating spaces that elevate individuals, their communities, and the institutions that serve them. Join LEO A DALY - help us transform the world.