Group Leader: Daniel O. Roeser, PG
Location: Plymouth, Michigan

SME is seeking a regular, full-time Marketing Specialist to join our Marketing Team in our Plymouth, Michigan headquarters office.  The Marketing Specialist will be rounding out our Marketing Team by assisting full cycle with all marketing responsibilities with special focus on responding effectively, creatively and timely to Requests for Qualifications/Proposals and providing Graphic Design to generate eye-catching RFQs/RFPs, advertisements, banners, flyers, website content, etc.

Responsibilities for this position include:

• preparing qualification packages and proposals for each practice group;
• creating, updating and maintaining marketing materials including but not limited to:  brochures, project sheets, staff resumes, certifications and licenses, and Power Point presentations;
• developing and managing graphic identity and image library, including graphics for presentations, corporate displays and exhibit booth components;
• conducting market research to support our Business Development team;
• coordinating SME’s exhibits at conferences and trade shows, including registration and booth space selection, interfacing with conference organizers to arrange for electricity and other necessities, arranging for exhibit shipping, and preparation of relevant materials to support our team members exhibiting at conferences/trade shows;
• assisting with external communication and visibility strategy including providing updates to SME’s website, coordinating blog posts, updating SME’s social media platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, and preparing written communications such as press releases, project profiles, and electronic news blasts;
• organizing and implementing client relations programs such as client satisfaction surveys and client appreciation events, including researching venue options and designing electronic save-the-date notices and invitations; and,
• collaborating effectively with SME personnel across all levels and supporting business development and marketing teams.

Requirements for this position include:

• a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field and at least 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction Industry;
• graphic design experience;
• ability and desire to work both independently and collaboratively with team members located in regional offices in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana;
• a knack for juggling multiple priorities, adjusting on the fly and meeting tight deadlines in a challenging work environment;
• excellent oral and written communication skills;
• proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Office suite, including Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel; and,
• an affinity for tackling tough challenges with a positive attitude and desire to make work fun with like-minded teammates.

SME offers excellent opportunities for professional development and growth in a flexible, fast-paced working environment.  Our robust benefits package for regular, full-time team members includes:  medical/prescription coverage with no premiums required; life, disability, and long-term care insurance coverage; matching 401(k); Profit Sharing; tuition reimbursement (up to $5000 per calendar year); and generous bonus and paid time off programs.  SME is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran/military status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.  SME is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 For immediate consideration, please email cover letter and resume, including salary expectations, to:  recruiter@sme-usa.com.