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Marketing and Business Development Coordinator
New York

Ralph Appelbaum Associates is seeking a full-time Marketing and Business Development Coordinator in our New York studio; this position can be remote, in-person, or a combination of both.

The Marketing and Business Development Coordinator is a detail-oriented professional who will support Executive and Senior staff in new and ongoing marketing initiatives through the creation of marketing and communications materials and coordination of efforts. This dynamic position requires expertise in graphic design as well as the ability to effectively collaborate in a multi-disciplinary environment.


  • Assist in the preparation, coordination, and production of portfolios, proposals, qualification packages, presentations, and other competition materials;
  • Support communications initiatives, including on website and social media platforms, through the development of written and visual assets;
  • Support the tracking of new business leads and the management of their development;
  • Collaborate with in-house teams to craft submission materials;
  • Coordinate cross-studio requests and initiatives, working with colleagues internationally;
  • Providing administrative support to the department;
  • Maintain firm-wide experience records.


  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in a relevant field such as communications, marketing, graphic design, writing, or museum studies;
  • Three years (minimum) of graphic design, communication, marketing, or development experience in design, architecture, publishing, advertising, or related fields;
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite, Keynote, and Google Workspace;
  • Skill in managing multiple, simultaneous, fast-paced deadlines; 
  • Proactive approach to time and task management;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Knowledge of the RFP / RFQ process;
  • Understanding of the exhibition or architectural development process is a plus.

Salary Range and Start Date

We anticipate a primary location (New York City) salary range of $60-65K per annum for this position and an immediate start date.


RAA offers a competitive benefits package to our full-time staff, including: medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401k enrollment; generous paid time off. Additional benefits are offered at no cost to employees, including short- and long-term disability and life insurance. Flexible benefits are also available for employees to make tax-advantaged contributions toward medical expenses, transportation and parking costs, and childcare.