Business Development & Market Research Assistant


SOM, one of the most influential design firms in the world, is seeking innovative, creative, independent, and critical thinkers who aspire to the highest standards of excellence. Join our collaborative design practice as an Business Development & Market Research Assistant for the opportunity to build a strong and thriving career.

Desired skills and expertise:

  • Tertiary education background and professional experience, preferably in related field of Marketing, Design, Communications, or related disciplines
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role or with an Architecture/ Urban Planning company preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English; proficiency fluency in Chinese required for the China market position.
  • Written communications are clear, succinct and well organized.
  • Commercial awareness with the ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative
  • A strategic thinker, with a drive for quality and sales results
  • A well-organized good team player who is responsible, mature, able to multi-task and work under pressure, ability to manage workload and meet deliverables, deadlines and commitments on time.
  • General knowledge of the concepts, procedures and practices of architecture and urban design
  • Strong interests for the urban build environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and other graphic program (preferably adobe creative suite)

SOM offers opportunities to work on transformational projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial and other work/life plans.

At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline:

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Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc).  Applications without work samples will not be reviewed.  Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB.

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