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Office Manager/Marketing Coordinator

HKP Architects

HKP Architects

Administration · Full-time
Mt Vernon, WA, USA
45,000 – 52,000 USD per year
Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2023

We are looking for a talented, self-motivated individual to join our team as an Office Manager and Marketing Coordinator. The ideal candidate is an outgoing person who is extremely organized, excels with customer service and interface, has experience with marketing business development, and is self-motivated to schedule and complete tasks.

This is a 0.8 to 1.0 FTE position. Includes full benefits.

The Company

HKP Architects is an award-winning firm located in Mount Vernon, Washington, specializing in educational, civic, affordable housing, and residential design. Our focus and passion centers around sustainability and community. Established in 1952, HKP has grown from a small-town general practice to a regionally recognized and respected firm known for service, quality and civic engagement. We are currently a talented group of seven, looking to double in size. Our culture fosters growth, collaboration, and personal job satisfaction.


As the Office Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and logistics of HKP Architects, and their building, being “open for business.” This position is intended to be in-person, in-office.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

· Head Barista (coffee is our life)

· Reception tasks including answering office phone and greeting visitors

· Manages the scheduling of Conference Rooms (in Outlook)

· Manages office supplies and equipment

· Receives, Distributes, and Sends Mail daily; Scans and forwards appropriate documents to Bookkeeper

· Maintains Postage and Mailing Supplies

· Manages Janitorial Services and supplies

· Coordinates with the firm’s IT consultant and with vendors for servicing

· Maintain annual membership registrations and software licenses

· Maintains filing systems of the firm’s Human Resources, Administration, and Management systems

· Coordinates with the Firm’s insurance providers

· Maintains the Firm’s technical and materials library, including code books

· Organizes office events

· Leads the implementation and use of time-keeping software

· Tracks and reports employee billable and non-billable hours, including holidays and Paid Time Off

· Tracks internal and project costs reimbursable to employees

· Tracks project reimbursable costs for Invoicing

· Works with outside bookkeeping to monitor tasks such as processing payroll, reconciling accounts, generating annual and monthly financial reports, managing payables and generating invoices

· Coordination with our Bookkeeper for invoicing from consultants, payments to consultants and vendors, and depositing payments from clients.

· Works with Bookkeeper to print checks, get Partner signatures, and post.

· Coordinate communications and invoicing with other building tenants and with building owner (HKP Properties) managing invoicing and payments for building utilities and maintenance services

· Creates and manages standardized forms and processes to facilitate efficient operations for the firm

· Oversees organization of General Office folders on the network.

As the Marketing Coordinator, you will manage all aspects of marketing and branding, and support HKP’s Project Administrator in Business Development.

· Maintains and oversees HKP’s Brand Guide and all uses of the brand identity

· Supports in the annual preparation of the Strategic Plan, and its alignment with Marketing

· Leads the Marketing Calendar

· Leads Website management

· Leads Blog Posts and Newsletters

· Leads Social Media content creation and account management

· Manages the Contact and Mailing list(s)

· Manages the Media List

· Assists with Hubspot (or other CRM) and supports HKP’s Project Administrator, as needed

· Leads with setting up Business Development opportunities

· Lead Public Relations Campaigns

· Leads Press Releases

· Leads in the hiring, scheduling, and execution of project and firm Photography

· Online review management – Yelp, Google, etc.

· Leads the development of Statement of Qualifications and Interview materials

· Leads award applications

· Leads with identifying and developing speaking engagement opportunities

· Leads with community outreach and volunteer opportunities

Pay and Benefits

· Base Salary $45,760.00 (.8 FTE) - $52,000.00 (1.0 FTE), commiserate on experience.

· Full Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (.8 FTE and above)

· Annual Bonus based on Net Profit

· Matching 401K Plan up to 3% Annual Salary

· Nine (9) Paid Holidays per year

· Fifteen (15) Paid Time Off Days per year

· $500 Continuing Education Stipend

Required Professional Skills

· Experience in providing support for Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and Facility Operations.

· Self-motivated and able to work independently with clear direction

· Capable of managing multiple, complex schedules

· Able to consistently meet deadlines

· Able to quickly learn and utilize multiple technologies related to project management and business development/marketing.

· Ability to pitch in and assist on any level of task when the work calls for it

· Writing skills

· Friendly, welcoming

· Open and honest communications

Required Technical Skills

· Word

· Excel

· Powerpoint

· Quickbooks

· Abobe Acrobat

· Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator specifically)

· Outlook

· Microsoft Teams

· Zoom

Beneficial Technical Skills

· Hubspot

· Harvest

· Smartsheet

Why Should You Apply?

· We have a unique team and a unique firm with a passion for design, community, and sustainability

· You enjoy being around other creative people and working together as a team

· You want to utilize your unique skills to help a small company grow to its full potential


Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Sarah Rowe (

HKP Architects is an equal opportunity employer.

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