Business Development and Marketing Director
We invite you to join Milwaukee’s Coolest Office!
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Who we are:
Celebrating our 113th anniversary, Zimmerman Architectural Studios continues to exhibit our multi-disciplinary architectural and engineering talents in a thriving and contemporary environment.  We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic professional to lead our Business Development and Marketing team.  As our Business Development and Marketing Director, you should have a passion for driving new client business, understanding marketplace dynamics, and identifying opportunities for our own improvement.

What you’ll do:
  • Lead and foster business development and marketing activities for the Firm.  
  • Manage the strategic and operational business development, marketing and client relationship activities, and the staff assisting with these efforts.
  • Provide market feedback regarding competitive offerings, prospect needs, and generate business development ideas.
  • Work closely with and be a conduit for Studio Leaders to identify and develop client capture strategies.
  • Lead the development, documentation, and update of business and marketing plans for our studios.
  • Responsible for utilizing the most relevant and effective methods available; including CRM, advertising, events, trade shows, and other outreach efforts that create interest for various audiences.
  • Work to maintain a uniform look across our family of companies to ensure that our brand is consistently applied.
  • Manage and develop the BD and Marketing team through effective staff development by mentoring, training, and leading by example.
Who you are:
  • A Bachelor’s / advanced degree in marketing, communication, architecture, engineering or relevant discipline.
  • Ten years’ experience in business development (in the design, engineering or construction industry is preferred).
  • Strong research and strategic analysis skills to stay abreast of industry trends, our competition, and new technologies.
  • Experience working with leadership teams to align business development/sales strategies and solutions.
  • Exhibit exemplary servant leadership qualities, a professional demeanor, and outstanding communication, presentation skills, teamwork, and relationship building skills.
  • Exceptionally organized.
  • Strong ability to partner with and work cross-functionally to accomplish results.
  • Habitually thinking outside the box and exploring new ways to generate business and execute projects.
  • Display effective staff development through mentoring, training and leading by example.


Special Notes/Instructions
Contact Information
Candidates should submit their resume and compensation requirements to . Visit our website at We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Salary and Benefits
We provide a comprehensive benefits program which reflects our healthy attitude towards a positive work/life balance, along with an energetic culture and incredible work environment.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 to 12 years
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