Marketing Communications & Graphic Coordinator

Full-Time, Seattle, WA


If you have excellent communication, writing, and graphic skills and are passionate about storytelling, we’re hiring!

The person in this position will collaborate closely with senior marketing staff, market sector leads, and principals to devise strategies for SOQ and RFP/Q responses, then help coordinate writing and editing of responses with the marketing team. They will effectively communicate the firm’s expertise, values, and differentiators while developing marketing content, collateral, and campaigns to support other marketing initiatives.

This person will also be responsible for graphic content in all marketing materials, including qualifications, interviews and client presentations, recruitment materials, brochures, emails, infographics, the firm’s website, and office displays. They’ll be responsible for elevating the firm’s design sensibility while representing our projects and mission in the most sophisticated and professional light.

The Marketing Communications and Graphic Coordinator primarily works with the marketing team and business development pursuit leaders. This person will report to the marketing director.

This full-time, hybrid working position requires regularly scheduled time Monday through Friday in our downtown Seattle office. Additional time may be required to assist with deadlines.

Who We Are

Coughlin Porter Lundeen is a civil and structural engineering firm. We partner with Pacific Northwest clients across markets to bring unique project visions to life. We were founded on the premise that at the root of every successful project is an unwavering and genuine investment in design, a vast knowledge base of expertise, and exceptional client service. And today, almost 30 years later, that vision continues to guide all that we do.

Our core values are the heart of who we are and guide how we work each day.

  • Commitment to Quality, every drawing, every detail.
  • Creativity, from project solutions to the way we define our roles.
  • A Client-First Mindset, cultivating long-term partnerships.
  • An Empowered Team, continued learning and development.
  • Collaboration and Respect, with our clients and within our own professional work environment.
  • Community, supporting the causes most important to our staff and city.

Strengths and Essential Experience

  • At least five years of experience in a highly technical business (architecture, engineering, construction, science or similar) creating content and graphic materials.
  • Communicates effectively through writing and speaking, and providing graphic sophistication that supports thought-provoking content.
  • Proficiency with Adobe CC InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator; and MS Office Word and PowerPoint.
  • Intermediate skills with web and CMS publishing system (WordPress or other) and email posting system (MailChimp or other).
  • Strong familiarity with project and CRM database systems, as well as website and social media analytics.
  • Takes responsibility to complete assignments in a thorough, accurate, and timely manner.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and work under and meet tight deadlines.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a computer, keying, and reading content.
  • Will be required to stand, reach, bend, twist, squat, and move about freely in an office environment.
  • Able to use office equipment such as phone, copier, printer, etc.

Benefits and Compensation

  • $29-$38 per hour
  • Medical (HSA/PPO), dental and vision (HSA includes company contribution)
  • Company paid life and AD&D insurance
  • Company-funded ORCA card
  • PTO (15 days starting)
  • 8 paid national holidays (including 1 floating holiday)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Annual bonuses and profit sharing (at company discretion)
  • Monthly health and wellness stipend
  • Employee assistance program

This is a hybrid, full-time, hourly position. Compensation for this position ranges between $29 and $38 per hour and will be determined by the candidate’s qualifications.

We are committed to rewarding the hard work and initiative shown by our team members. As our business is founded on excellence in client service, creating careers for our employees – rather than just jobs – is key to maintaining the loyalty of our clients.

Additional information regarding our workplace and benefits can be found here.

How to Apply

Please send a resume, representative portfolio of content and graphic work, and letter of interest to

Equal Employment Opportunity

Coughlin Porter Lundeen provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.