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Education Funding Specialist, K-12

Department: Marketing
Location: Overland Park, KS

The best design firm in the world is seeking a talented Education Funding Specialist to help grow our K-12 Education design studios in the Overland Park, Kansas office.   

Location: 

  • Overland Park, Kansas

Position Summary: 

The successful candidate will use their communication skills, political insights, consensus building knowledge and expertise while working with our K-12 planning teams to help our clients reach community consensus and run successful public information campaigns. The role includes collaboratively helping with:

  • Pre-bond Planning Services
  • Fund Raising Assistance
  • Campaign Organization
  • Bond Referendum Education and Promotion
  • Voter Analysis
  • Public Meetings
  • Focus Groups
  • Community Surveys
  • Promotional Graphics and Materials
  • Funding related social media.

This is a leadership role where strong and effective verbal and written communication skills are paramount. Experience with architecture, engineering, construction or economic development fields would be a plus. DLR Group is 100% employee owned and as such youíll enjoy the opportunity to have ownership in the Firm.

We covet and value high-energy, self-motivated and collaborative individuals who are passionate about building lasting relationships with our clients. We have created an organization that welcomes and rewards an entrepreneurial spirit, outstanding performance, positive attitude, and strong leadership skills. This is a rare opportunity for a stand-out candidate with extra-ordinary personality and skill sets to join our growing K-12 Education design studio. This position will work out of our Overland Park office. In return, we offer an attractive compensation package with a salary plus bonus structure. Position will require regular travel in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

If you would like to join our professionally trained campaign experts, who have helped build our stellar reputation for passing tough bond issues nationally and come to work every day not thinking about the building, but about helping our K-12 clients obtain funding, please apply.

Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication abilities.
  • Collaborative and able to work with a wide spectrum of personalities.
  • Must have a sense of urgency, ability to multi-task, excellent organizational skills, and strong prioritization skills.
  • Be a self-starter, entrepreneurial in nature and take the initiative to solve problems, work without close supervision, and be self-directed.
  • 3+ years of relevant political, marketing or communications experience for a B2B company, architectural, engineering, construction or design firm.
  • Bachelorís degree in Business, Marketing, Architecture, or related field.
  • Ability to travel as required

DLR Group is a 100% employee-owned firm. Our brand promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the AIA 2030 Commitment. Visit dlrgroup.com and follow us on Twitter, and at LinkedIn.

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