Senior Marketing Manager


Washington, DC


United States

MGAC started in 1996 with three simple goals: to do the most interesting and challenging work, to have fun working together, and to build a successful business in the process. Our success is rooted in hiring exceptional people who are driven to do exceptional work on once in a lifetime projects – with the integrity, creativity, and commitment that continues to separate us from our competitors. 

We are looking for a strategic and results-driven Senior Marketing Manager for North America to lead our marketing efforts and enhance our brand presence in the industry. The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of the construction management industry and proven experience in developing and executing effective marketing campaigns to generate leads, build brand awareness, and drive business growth. 

**This post is for applicants only. We will not be engaging recruitment agencies at this time. 

Does this sound like you?

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or journalism.
  • Minimum of seven years of professional services marketing experience, preferably in the A/E/C industry, and hands-on implementation of marketing project pursuit strategies.
  • At least three years of marketing project management experience with a proven track-record of successfully securing project commissions.
  • Creative with strong leadership, problem-solving, and management skills; highly professional and trustworthy with sensitive information and situations.
  • Extensive experience developing and managing complex proposals, presentations, and project pursuit processes.
  • Experience managing teams of people with demonstrated ability to coach, mentor, and provide constructive criticism in a team setting and one-on-one.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills; strong graphic design sensibilities.
  • Ability to communicate complex information and ideas into effective storytelling through a variety of mediums – oral, written, and graphic.
  • Relentless attention to detail.
  • A collaborative and team-oriented disposition; excellent interpersonal skills that also show patience; ability to work with both peers and senior members of the firm; general positivity and a genuine care and pride in your work.
  • Ability to organize use of time in a fast-paced environment, completing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Creative and entrepreneurial attitude; self-directed and motivated to succeed; a strong work ethic.
  • An appetite to consistently “raise the bar.”
  • A sense of humor and grace under pressure.
  • Detailed knowledge of marketing procedures, work processes, and tools, along with evidence of past successful management of marketing projects and teams.
  • Hands-on willingness to contribute wherever, whenever, and however possible to overall efforts of the marketing team.
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Suite is required; working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and database programs such as Deltek VantagePoint and Axomic OpenAsset is preferable.
  • Able to travel to other MGAC offices as needed; hybrid work environment with in-office presence required multiple days per week.

What you’ll be doing (and why you’ll love it)

  • The Senior Marketing Manager works closely with the Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Director of Business Development, and Senior Technical Team Members to implement strategies for securing commissions for the firm; supports management of marketing department activities in North America; and ensures firm-wide alignment and implementation of the most effective tools, technologies, and processes for marketing communications. 
  • Manage a wide range of marketing activities, including but not limited to research and intelligence gathering to understand project and client goals and drivers; marketing content development; coordination with Communications team on pursuit-specific strategies to promote firm capabilities and positioning; coordination with Creative Director on graphics strategy related to qualifications, proposals, and/or templates. 
  • Lead project-specific pursuit efforts, including preparation of proposals and orchestration of interviews, including both written and graphic composition; provide oversight for other marketing staff efforts for quality control, execution of strategy and messaging. 
  • Handle multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment. 
  • Mentor the North American marketing pursuit team; participate in vetting potential marketing candidates. 
  • Oversee North American pursuit team and manage personnel growth and development; ensure staff are trained on MGAC policies, procedures, templates, and systems. 
  • Ensure marketing information systems and materials are up-to-date for North America; contribute to firm-wide collateral, content, and other media. 
  • Maintain knowledge of firm-wide marketing and business development activities; ensure dissemination of this information to marketing colleagues in North America. 

Why work with us?

  • With a healthy 28+ year history in North America (and even longer in UK), we are at an exciting stage of growth as a business. There is palpable energy and momentum across the company that is easy to tap into and be inspired by. The people around you are welcoming and go out of their way to make their support known. 
  • We are consistent Top Work-Places awardees with a strong employee first culture.  Let's chat and we can give you incredible examples of this culture at work. 
  • MGAC is founded on an entrepreneurial culture, and you will be encouraged to embrace new ways of doing things, to deliver outcomes and positive experiences that regularly exceed client expectations. 
  • We are a global company, yet we are committed to remaining nimble enough to provide our clients with a level of care that our bigger competitors struggle to achieve. 
  • Your voice will be heard here, your ideas considered, and your efforts rewarded. Our relatively flat hierarchy means our directors’ doors are always open. We want you to work with us to build on a positive culture, to ensure your ideas and valued contributions (which have helped our clients) are recognized when it comes to reviews and appraisals. You will be truly valued and looked after.
  • We support your wellness and promote a healthy blend of work/life balance.  We encourage you to take that PTO and offer cutting edge benefits. Top-notch free mental health support services are just the latest to be added to an incredible lineup.
  • And last but not least... we're fun. At least we think so. :-D. There isn't a day that goes by where there isn't deep belly laughter heard in the hallways. 

And our benefits are big.

  • Over the past decade, MGAC has been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post, affirming MGAC’s commitment to fostering a unique and collaborative environment where staff can grow personally and professionally. 
  • MGAC’s competitive benefits contribute to our award-winning culture. On your first day of work, employees begin accruing vacation at a rate of 10 hours per month, equivalent to 3 weeks each year. Employees also receive 1 day off for their birthday! Sick leave accrues at 64 hours per calendar year or 8 days annually. Additionally, full-time employees are provided nine paid holidays per calendar year. 
  • For more information on MGAC’s generous benefits, please visit our careers section on

Better Benefits, Better Life

We believe employers should empower the whole person, not just the “employee.” Our benefit structure is designed to support all five pillars of overall wellness: Financial, Physical, Emotional, Social, and Professional.

Our comprehensive benefits package


Health, Rx, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans


401(k) Retirement Plan


Basic Life Insurance


AD&D Insurance


Voluntary Life / AD&D Insurance


Short-Term + Long-Term Disability


Paid Parental Leave


Flexible Spending Plans


Tuition Reimbursement


Cell Phone Reimbursement


Commuter Reimbursement


Professional Development Support


Mental Health + Wellness Programs


Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Time


Competitive Compensation + Bonuses

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