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July 20, 2018 - Firm News

Business Development Coordinator
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Tipton Associates is a 30+ member interdisciplinary team of Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, and Campus/Urban Planners. From our office in Baton Rouge, LA, we have completed projects in 30 states around the country with a regional focus on projects in education, wellness, civic, campus dining and master planning.

Scope
The Business Development Coordinator reports to the Managing Principle and is primarily responsible for the writing, preparation and delivery of proposals (RFP/RFQ, SF 330 etc.). He/she is also responsible for the management and production of various other client development projects including, but not limited to: writing and design of marketing collateral; award submittals; special events and community outreach; internal business and leadership communications. To maintain the Tipton database or current database system and provide a continuous up -to-date pipeline of information for upcoming projects and client relationships. Engage the leadership and encourage the team to make new contacts and actively engage and participate in the marketing of Tipton Associates, APAC.
The Business Development Coordinator will work in a team environment with other leadership staff to meet the overall marketing and business needs of the firm. The Business Development Coordinator is responsible for meeting his/her deadlines, managing their resources and must pay close attention to detail to ensure the highest level of quality in their work.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of market research
  • Detail oriented and result driven
  • Strong ability to lead during times of ambiguity and change
  • Ability to work independently and in team environment with an appropriate sense of urgency and accuracy
  • The ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instruction and the ability to deal with challenges involving variables
  • Follow up with existing clients after executed work and contracts to ensure customer satisfaction and job execution related information is obtained
  • Ability to develop and execute relevant and timely action plans
  • Developing client networks/pipelines, establishing new client contacts, and promoting our firm name
  • Coach, Lead Teach and Inspire a team. This includes frequent to promote daily activities as related to business development, training and staff development of techniques and strategies that enhance the team’s professional development

Desired Personality Traits:

  • Detail-oriented, methodical, meticulous, process-oriented; however, open to change and motivated by innovation
  • Customer-service minded
  • Great collaborator and communicator – excellent verbal and written skills are important accustomed to working in cross-departmental teams
  • Ambitious self-starter with get-it-done attitude who strives for results and performs well under pressure
  • Coach
  • Visionary
  • High level of energy (willing to inspire others)
  • Good sense of humor
  • Good networking; enjoy engaging community through various community organizations on behalf of Tipton Associates
  • Self-Motivated
  • Positive Attitude
  • High work ethic (setting and achieving goals)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • College degree in Business Administration, Business Management or equivalent verifiable work experience
  • 3 + years of experience in proposal preparation (RFQ, RFP)
  • Experience in Architectural / Engineering / Construction Industry preferred
  • Must have strong proposal writing, communication and graphic layout skills
  • Must have working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (most importantly InDesign or equivalent page-layout program, MS PowerPoint and MS Word)
  • Must be team-oriented and able to work with both technical (architecture) and non-technical (administrative) professionals
  • Ability to handle job stress, deadlines and interface effectively with others in the workplace is an essential function of the job

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and or move up to 50lbs
  • Crouching, kneeling, climbing, balancing, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, twisting, squatting, driving, sitting or standing (particularly for long periods of time
  • The ability to travel via airplane or vehicle
  • Physically submit to a periodic drug, background and clearance screenings (employment is contingent upon favorable results)
  • The ability to travel via airplane or by vehicle

Tipton Associates is a Baton Rouge based architecture, interiors, and planning firm with a 130-year history of enhancing the quality of life for both individuals and communities through its emphasis on excellent design.

Our mission is:

  • To enhance quality of life
  • To foster community
  • To link past and present
  • To form foundations for the future
  • To inspire others By Design

We Value:

  • Collaboration: inclusion, engagement
  • Stewardship
  • Relationships
  • Integrity
  • Attention & Intention
  • Advancement: improvement & innovation
  • Excellence

Team is at the core of everything we do at Tipton Associates.
Tipton Associates, APAC is an EOE.

How to apply:
Send Cover Letter, Resume and Salary requirements to apply@tipton-associates.com
In subject line include: Attn: BDC