Market Leader, Corporate Workplace Practice

Architecture New York, New York


We are an award-winning design firm, fueled by ideas and a culture of collaboration. Our purpose-driven approach creates healthy places, strong communities and a resilient environment. That’s where you come in. With leading clients, diverse colleagues and offices in creative capitals around the globe, a career at NBBJ will inspire you to be extraordinary and help create lasting change. You can learn more about our firm, see what it’s like to work here and explore recent projects and ideas at Join us to make an impact today!

The role at a glance:

This is an exciting opportunity to join NBBJ as a Market Leader for our innovative Corporate Workplace practice.We are seekinga leader who will bring their expertise and passion to build upon our award-winning Corporate Office practice in the Northeast region.

At NBBJ, our approach to Corporate Office design is holistic. It is research-backed and focused on elevating our client’s ability to offer a more purpose-driven, healthy and productive office environment. NBBJ’s "Live Well, Work Well” design approach focuses on the performance of companies and the happiness of their people.

Corporate Workplace Market Leaders are client-facing experts whoare motivated to help clients navigate new hybrid work contexts. They are eager to be a valued expert in NBBJs networked ecosystem of workplace strategists, interior designers, and design thought leaders.

Market Leaders shape NBBJ’s global practice at the regional, national, and international levels, advancing our commitment to innovation, sustainability and design excellence.Adept at building long-term strategic relationships, the ideal candidate for this role can work both collaboratively and independently, is proactive in delivering success, is able to positively influence othersand can thrive in the face of changing conditions.

NBBJ Market Leaders play a leading role in relationship development to grow the practice. This position works closely with our firmwide Corporate Practice Leadership team and Marketing Department to build business, identify new relationships, as well asdevelop client retention strategies to grow the practice throughout the Northeast.

In your new role, you will:

  • Expand NBBJ’s presence on the East Coast through increased client engagement and activity, focusing on the Corporate Office/Workplace sector.
  • Manage clients, including project organization and successful project start-up.
  • Be a trusted advisor to clients, a lead team member on projects, and a role model and a mentor for staff.
  • Develop client and practice strategies, market positioning and leadership within a design practice focused on Corporate Office projects.
  • Use expertise, positioning, industry engagement, and client relationships to win new Corporate Office projects.
  • Provide thought leadership content that strengthens NBBJ’s value proposition and point-of-view.
  • Ensure business resiliency through strategic service offerings, cross-practice strategies and upstream relationship building.
  • Advance NY Corporate practice’s reputation through conference presentations, journal articles, and social media communications.

What you will need to succeed:

  • 15+ years of experience in the design profession with a focus in Corporate interiors and architecture.
  • Licensure or equivalent professional certification encouraged.
  • Strong relationships and connections with clients and real estate professionals in New York City.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and collaborative environment and capable of bringing together a diverse team of leaders, unifying marketing objectives and go-to-market strengths.
  • Ability to create strong market positioning through client relevancy and demand strategies while building a client-centric, idea-driven culture.
  • Ability to build new business and lead successful corporate workplace projects.
  • A great communicator and storyteller with an engaging and energetic personality.
  • Commitment to sustainable and equitable design.

The annual base pay range for this role is anticipated to be between $175,000 and $195,000. Actual compensation for successful candidates will be carefully determined based on a number of factors, including their skills, qualifications and experience.

Why choose NBBJ?

We believe that all NBBJ employees should love their work. This means not only loving what you do but having pride in your workplace. We strive to be that irresistible place to work by enhancing your employee experience with customized programs and comprehensive benefits. In addition to 100% covered employee healthcare costs and 401k contributions, we offer unique professional development opportunities, volunteer opportunities and access to leading technology and resources to further help you love your work and advance your career.

  • NBBJ has been named three times by Fast Company as one of the most innovative architecture firms.
  • Founded in 1943, our first office opened over 75 years ago in Seattle, Washington. We now have over 10 office locations around the globe.
  • We are a transdisciplinary, cross-practice focused firm with a deep portfolio of Civic & Cultural, Commercial, Corporate, Healthcare, Higher Education, Science and Technology, Sports, and Urban Environment projects. We also have several areas of service expertise including: Architecture, Environmental Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Workplace Consulting and more.
  • In the past decade, NBBJ has received more than 300 awards from leading global, national and regional award programs across the business, real estate and design communities.
  • We work with 5 of the top global high-tech companies, 14 of the U.S. News and World Report Top Hospitals, and 4 of the top 10 highest-ranked learning institutions.
  • Our clients include institutional leaders such as Cambridge University, Google, Samsung, Cleveland Clinic, Tencent, and Stanford University.

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

NBBJ does not accept unsolicited resumes or similar submissions from third party recruiters or employment agencies. Any unsolicited materials received by NBBJ from a source other than an individual candidate will be considered NBBJ property and NBBJ reserves the right to pursue and hire candidates referred to us without any financial obligation to the third party in question. If you are interested in becoming an approved NBBJ external recruiter, please contact a member of the NBBJ Talent Acquisition Team.