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Global Strategist (Mid-Level)

A global giant in the Architecture & Design industry is seeking a talented strategist to join their San Francisco office.
  • Salary: US $70000-85000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 40689

About this role

A global giant in the Architecture and Design industry is looking for a Mid-Level Strategist to join their office in San Francisco.

The Business Development & Client Services individual will be instrumental in continuing to grow the firm's reputation as the go-to design firm for unique, well-functioning design solutions. The Client Services role will be based in San Francisco and will directly report to the Associate Director, Client Services.

The ideal candidate will have a pre-existing, well-developed network of brokers, project managers, corporate real estate executives and real estate developers in the Bay Area and beyond. This person should be an independent self-starter and strategic thinker. This role will require someone to be exceptionally organized, be able to multi-task well, and be comfortable balancing the demands of a fast-paced and changing environment.

Key Responsibilities

• Identify, analyze, pursue and report on new business opportunities with existing and prospective clients.

• Spearhead all phases of the sales development cycle, from prospecting and introductory meetings through detailed presentation and negotiation to closing and ongoing activities to monitor and support client satisfaction.

• Oversee the effort to identify and formulate winning strategy of proposals / responses to RFPs and RFIs with support of the internal proposal team.

• Meet prospective corporate clients and prepare presentations of the firm’s profile including projects designed and executed by the firm.

• Participate in industry organizations and other professional events for business networking in a regular and consistent manner.

• Maintain strategic relationships with clients, brokers, project managers, real estate executives, land developers and other strategic alliances.

• Manage commercial process-flow and information tracking from inception of leads through deal closure.

• Nurture and foster existing client relationships to maintain client and augment satisfaction.


Desired Skills and Experience

• Excellent business communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.

• A hunger to consistently seek out and uncover new opportunities.

• A strong desire to help uncover new solutions to better assist our clients in their business goals.

• Ability to formulate a business development strategy and to execute these initiatives.

• 3 - 7 years of experience working in business development in architecture, engineering, construction, or a related industry.

• Strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize workload, work under pressure and to your own initiative.

• Proficiency with CRM systems.

• Bachelor’s degree; emphasis in architecture, construction management or engineering is advantageous.

Talk to Danica about this position

Bio: Danica holds a BA in Art History from Seattle University. With years spent in Montreal, San Francisco and now Los Angeles, Danica has over 6 years of experience working in both the AEC and art world, as an administrator, design coordinator and gallery manager. Danica joined Bespoke Careers in October 2017 and brings her knowledge of industry needs to the table as a member of the business support team in Los Angeles.

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