Team & Location(s)

Marketing & Communications

Des Moines, IA

Have you ever walked by a building or wandered along a trail and wondered how it came to be? Do you ever daydream about working alongside a group of passionate planners and designers to craft the narratives of meaningful projects? Have you got a passion for strategic marketing and a knack for managing projects?

Did you answer yes to any of these questions? Then, you might be the perfect fit for RDG's newest marketing manager. We're on the lookout for someone who can join us as an essential part of planning and executing RDG’s business plans, helping the firm reach new clients and retain existing ones. Collaborating with various internal and external stakeholders, you'll use a combination of creativity, innovation and practical marketing knowledge to drive the delivery of a variety of business development collateral. In this position, you’ll play a vital role in uncovering and crafting stories about our work and its impact on our communities to help us advance our firm’s mission and vision.

If you're a jack-of-all-trades who thrives in a team environment, can mix fun with professionalism and delights in crafting creative content, join us and help make our stories as memorable as they are meaningful!

Essential Job Functions:

  • Collaborate with market leaders to create and implement marketing business plans.

  • Manage relationships to promote and build awareness of RDG through coordinating local events, advertisements and sponsorships.

  • Along with other marketing and communications team members, discover and tell the visual and written story of our firm, our projects and our people in the RDG brand voice through the support of our website, coordination of award submissions, coordination of project photography, distribution of branded materials and more.

  • Manage the organization and support of conferences and events. 

  • Participate in the communication of our stories to local partners and potential clients.

  • Assist market leaders and marketing/studio coordinators with strategic proposal responses.


  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with diverse constituencies throughout the organization and with clients and partners.

  • An active listener who asks questions as appropriate.

  • Strength in coordinating an overall organization for marketing and business development.

  • Seeks complex and dynamic work environments.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Able to develop successful strategies for completing projects.

  • Ability to craft and proof communications tailored to a variety of audiences.

  • Required software skills: Microsoft Suite, Deltek Vision, Zoom, Adobe Suite.

  • Required degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, communications or a related field or commensurate experience.

  • Ideally, 10+ years of experience.

  • Preferred experience in the AEC industry or marketing of professional services.

Electronic cover letter, resume and portfolio submission only: APPLY ONLINE

RDG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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