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Strategist (Architecture)

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LaPlaca Cohen | New York, NY
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LaPlaca Cohen


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Published 10 days ago

Start Date

July 1, 2019

Application Deadline

June 21, 2019


About LaPlaca Cohen

At LaPlaca Cohen, culture is our passion, and our work. We are passionate about experiences that help build a deeper understanding of ourselves, each other, and the world around us. And we work with all types of organizations whose purpose is to create and share these types of experiences, no matter what form they take.

We believe in cultivating meaningful innovation and impact, and harnessing the integrity and empathy required to do so. Together, we can achieve more, dream bigger, and see new possibilities.

For over 25 years, we have been privileged to work with an unrivaled roster of leading museums, performing arts organizations, educational institutions, architecture firms, botanical gardens, and foundations to ensure the enduring relevance of culture in the 21st century, and the powerful impact on ever-changing and diversifying audiences.

To learn more about our work, please visit us at www.laplacacohen.com 


About the Strategy Team

The Strategy Team at LaPlaca Cohen is a creative, rigorous, nimble team, committed to ensuring the enduring relevance of culture in the 21st century, and its powerful impact on ever-changing and diversifying audiences. We partner with our clients to envision their greatest futures, find inventive solutions to their most pressing challenges, and develop innovative programs and paradigms that will shape the future of culture.

Our work ranges from opportunity and impact assessments, to positioning and brand identity strategies, to strategic planning and mission/vision development, to ongoing cultural audience and trend research. True to our insight-driven and collaborative approach, we conduct research (qualitative, quantitative, market & field research, and competitive analysis), facilitate workshops (client work sessions, staff/leadership/board workshops, and retreats), and synthesize complex topics into easily digestible and actionable deliverables and presentations.


Strategist, Strategy Team

The Strategist will be an integral member of a small Strategy team, which requires enthusiastic teamwork, adventurous thinking, as well as powerful writing, research, synthesis, and presentation skills. For this new and exciting role, we welcome applicants with experience and passion for the field of architecture.

This is a New-York based full-time position with a 12-month contract.


Responsibilities include:


·      Managing and leading one or more architectural-related projects, in close collaboration with LaPlaca Cohen leadership and external architecture partners.

·      Conducting research, including a review of clients’ materials, regional and field research, and best practice research.

·      Facilitating and analyzing stakeholder interviews.

·      Synthesizing and developing programmatic visions and activation strategies within cohesive, logical, written and designed deliverables. 

·      Presenting work to date during discussion-based work sessions with clients alongside LaPlaca Cohen leadership and possibly partner architecture firms.

·      Contributing to firm-wide thought leadership initiatives, which can include strategies for presenting and disseminating our work in creative ways; spearheading interdisciplinary workshops and dialogues; identifying strategic partnerships; researching tactics for reaching changing audiences; and identifying new ways of activating our work in order to ensure impact.


Role Requirements:

·      Proven experience working in the fields of architecture and/or public space.

·      Inspired, creative, rigorous, outside-the-box thinking.

·      Leadership, presentation, writing, research, and communications skills.

·      Dedication to and passion for the cultural and creative world, whether that be visual arts, public space, design, performing arts, architecture, etc.

·      Willingness to travel.

·      Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in an arts or architecture-related course of study.

·      At least 2-5 years of full-time professional experience is required.

·      Experience or expertise in the Middle East region, including cultural and sociopolitical context, Arabic language ability, etc. is a plus, but not required.

·      Experience conducting and/or interpreting qualitative research is a plus.

·      Knowledge of Keynote and Adobe InDesign is a plus.

About LaPlaca Cohen

At LaPlaca Cohen, culture is our passion, and our work. We are passionate about experiences that help build a deeper understanding of ourselves, each other, and the world around us. And we work with all types of organizations…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • Temporary
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

How To Apply

How to Apply:

·      Email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@laplacacohen.com and indicate “Strategist” in the subject line.

·      Start date in July 2019.

How to Apply:

·      Email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@laplacacohen.com and indicate “Strategist” in the subject line.

·      Start date in July 2019.

Location

520 Broadway, New York, NY 10012
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