Marketing Manager

San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA or New York, NY
Operations – Growth /
Full Time /
About Us
Rapt is an award-winning design and strategy studio that helps leading brands navigate the complex challenges of this ever-changing world. With locations in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York — and with clients spanning the globe — we bring fresh thinking and a highly customized approach to each and every partnership. Our interdisciplinary teams blend architecture, interior design, brand experience, graphic design, and strategic thinking into holistic solutions that further our clients’ missions. Our agile approach earned us the distinction of being named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies. 

We’re embracing the future of work with a hybrid approach. We spend 3 days in the studio each week as a team, and we also have days where we work from home. Ultimately, we trust our staff to know how and where they will do their best work.

About You
You are passionate about advancing our standing in our industry and demonstrate a proven track record in delivering exceptional creative communications. With a natural flair for creativity and innovation, you effortlessly navigate both day-to-day marketing tasks and long-term strategic planning. Your knack for adaptation and excellence under pressure ensures you meet the company's ever-changing demands while upholding a standard of excellence.

We are looking for a versatile and experienced Marketing Manager to join our team. As a Marketing Manager at Rapt, you will play a crucial role in driving our marketing, PR, and business development initiatives, enhancing brand visibility, and supporting business growth. You will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive marketing strategies across various channels to engage our target clientele and promote Rapt's services and offerings.


    • Working closely with the Head of Growth to develop and track short and long term marketing and growth goals
    • Manage award submissions & providing support to Creative Directors for case study and content development 
    • Manage owned channels and content, including our website, social media profiles, and online listings, experience with WordPress and Mailchimp preferred
    • Assist & coordinate the efforts of PR consultants, articles submissions, clients & publications on public relations
    • Coordinate project photography, including scouting and conducting project photoshoots as required, and maintaining in-house photography content
    • Gain comprehensive understanding of Rapt’s portfolio of work, practice areas, and company wide capabilities
    • Oversee the creation and implementation of marketing campaigns across various channels, including digital, social media, email, and events.
    • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to drive innovation and continuous improvement in our marketing efforts.
    • Collaborate with leadership team to develop and manage creative briefs and internal teams to guide creative direction for all public-facing communications, ensuring alignment with objectives.
    • Track and analyze the effectiveness and impact of current marketing initiatives, optimizing as needed.
    • Present ideas and final deliverables to internal teams and communicate with leadership about marketing programs, strategies, and budgets.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or related field
    • 5-7  years of experience in marketing, with at least 2 years in a managerial or leadership role, preferably in a creative industry such as design or architecture.
    • Strong understanding of digital marketing tactics, including SEO, SEM, social media marketing, and email marketing.
    • Detail oriented with excellent written, verbal and organization skills
    • Portfolio demonstrating exceptional visual and verbal communication skills, complemented by the ability to effectively convey ideas and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
    • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and insights to drive informed marketing decisions.
    • Proven track record of driving results and achieving business objectives through strategic marketing initiatives.
    • Knowledge of the business development proposal process (RFP/RFQ).
    • Experience in the A/E/C industry is a plus, with specific experience in an architectural design firm being especially valuable.
    • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team environment
$80,000 - $125,000 a year
Compensation is based on relevant experience and qualifications. Salary for this role is estimated between $80,000 to $125,000 plus benefits and bonuses.
Benefits and Perks:
Generous options for medical, dental, vision insurance
Location flexibility and unlimited paid time off (PTO)
Tax-deferred savings through FSA, parking and transit allocations
401K with employer contribution
Complimentary One Medical memberships
New hire referral bonus