You'll provide hands-on leadership in the continuing success of the Cultural and Performing Arts team. This includes management of architectural, engineering, and design staff during all project phases as well as business development strategy to secure new work.
The successful candidate will:
- Be able to manage complex cultural and performing arts projects (museums, performing arts centers, amphitheaters, etc.) of a variety of scales.
- Provide thought leadership within the firm as well as with clients and the arts industry.
- Establish and achieve annual business goals, strategies, and tactics in collaboration with the Global Sector Leader and Regional Leader.
- Contribute to proposal development, including establishing fees, developing scopes of work, establishing project teams, work plans, schedules, and contracts – kicking off projects for success.
- Serve as primary liaison contact with clients to bring projects to completion on schedule, within budget, and with maximum client satisfaction.
- Be responsible for the coordination of project efforts, administrative and technical, to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
- Work closely with Business Development Leader and colleagues to nurture client relationships, develop new business, and secure new clients.
- Attend industry events, business development events, interviews, and client meetings with colleagues as required.
- Provide oversight, monitoring, and mentoring of less experienced staff.
- At least ten (10) years of experience leading and working on cultural and/or performing arts projects.
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and an enthusiastic team player.
- Ability to work both independently and effectively in a cross-disciplinary team atmosphere and across multiple offices.
- Collaborative management style while being organized and deadline driven.
- Demonstrated aptitude for adopting firm’s technology and protocols.
- Willing to travel as projects or tasks require.
- Licensed Architect.
- Bachelor's degree in Architecture, minimum, from an accredited program.
- Knowledge and use of Revit.
- Active participation in arts organizations and boards, AIA, NOMA, or related volunteer experience.