Communications Coordinator

Location: New York, NY, USA
Added on: 10 Mar 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Sep 2023

Snøhetta is seeking a Communications Coordinator/Designer to create original graphic and written content about the firm and manage content with the press. In addition, there will be the need to coordinate related business development efforts and both external and internal communications for the Snøhetta US team (SNUS) based in New York City.


This position is part of the Communications Team working to maintain and enhance Snøhetta’s reputation and identity within highly visible and competitive markets for design and related services in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, interiors, branding and product design. The Communications Coordinator/Designer is a staff position reporting to the firm’s Communications Director and contributes to the realization of the firm’s professional and business objectives.

In addition to generating original content, the Communications Coordinator is tasked with planning, managing, and coordinating various communication modes, media and channels, consistent with an agreed direction and approach. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Managing content with the press
  • Generation, editing, dissemination of written, graphic and media content. This includes content needed to support marketing/business development efforts.
  • Publications (including photography and graphic material)
  • Coordination of communication work product/output with other individuals/teams within SNUS and its sister companies, the firm’s business/professional consultants and advisers, other external parties (as appropriate) to implement firm initiatives and projects.
  • Relevant information gathering, analysis and reporting related to the work of the communications function and its interactions (e.g., market conditions/trends, clients, press/media coverage, etc.)

Required Skills/Abilities 

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, projects and deadlines while maintaining quality
  • High attention to detail and accuracy

Education and Experience: 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience, with at least two years working for an architecture or landscape architecture firm
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher


The Communications Coordinator will report directly to the Communications Director and Snøhetta’s Managing Partner. The role will liaise with our Executive Team, Operations team, and Project Managers. The Communications Coordinator is a member of Snøhetta’s Communication and New Business team and studio-wide Operations Team.

Snøhetta Culture & Benefits

All positions at Snøhetta, regardless of level or discipline, expect a person to be a good citizen of the firm who contributes to a positive, inclusive organizational culture. Employees are expected to spend at least 3 days per week working in person in the studio. The nature of our creative, collaborative, and physical, tactile work is more successful when it can be done in person in a shared space. We acknowledge the value of maintaining flexibility and providing an opportunity for employees to balance remote work with in-person work.

By joining Snøhetta, you will become part of a unique, exciting, and high competence environment that enjoys producing excellent work and appreciates a good laugh and having fun together.

We offer:

  • A multidisciplinary and innovative work environment
  • Lots of fun, discussions, and activities both at work and after office hours
  • Great colleagues who care about each other and their work

Our robust benefits package is available to full-time employees and is centered on finding balance, well-being and fulfillment at work and home.  Some of the ones we’re most excited about are:

  • Generous Paid Time Off to rest and recharge throughout the year.  Over 40 days of PTO (vacation, sick, holidays and professional development).  Plus floating holidays to take time that’s reflective of one’s culture, background, and identity. Our US offices close from Christmas to New Year’s Day, so everyone in the studio can unplug.
  • Growth and career development are fostered through our formal Mentorship Program, support for licensure, an educational stipend, and monthly knowledge-sharing events.
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage including a fully funded medical reimbursement program and flexible spending accounts (FSA) to cover additional health expenses.
  • Family support benefits including company-paid parental leaves and return-to-work plans.  Dependent Care FSAs for school-aged children or elder relatives.  NY + CA Paid Family Leaves to care for loved ones in a time of need.
  • 401k plan with matching and a steady vesting schedule.  Company-paid life insurance with the option to top up.  Annual discretionary bonus at year-end.
  • Connect with colleagues through lunch breaks, company-supported meal plan, and meet-ups in the kitchen with snacks, coffee or other tasty beverages. Or, take advantage of year-round Half Day Fridays and plan an outing with others.


The expected salary range for this position is between $65,000 and $75,000 based on relevant work experience for the position.

To Apply

  • Please submit a resume, cover letter, writing samples to our resume database
  • No phone calls or emails please

This job was added under Landscape Architect Urban Designer Others category

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