Estolano Advisors,

Marketing & Business Development Manager

27 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Estolano Advisors (EA) is an award-winning urban planning and public policy firm that provides clients with integrated solutions to create thriving, healthy, vibrant communities. We use an interdisciplinary approach to advise our clients in government, nonprofits, and philanthropy on policies, programs, and actions that benefit communities most affected by racial, economic, and environmental injustice. EA is a Latina-owned small business headquartered in Downtown Los Angeles, with staff in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Inland Empire. EA is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Estolano Advisors is currently working remotely from home and conducts all meetings via phone or video conference. Due to physical distancing measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, this position will begin remotely. For more information on Estolano Advisors, please visit our website:

About this job

Estolano Advisors is seeking a Marketing and Business Development Manager to maintain the firm’s public profile continue to expand our reach with key audiences and coordinate business development activities. The right candidate will have the opportunity to take on significant leadership in our dynamic and growing firm. The Marketing and Business Development Manager will work independently and as part of a team to expand the firm’s network in key sectors, while securing work that advances our mission. The Marketing and Business Development Manager will be guided and supervised by Principals and the CEO.

Roles & responsibilities

Specific duties for the Marketing and Business Development Manager position include:


• Develop and implement a marketing plan in collaboration with firm leadership and staff to advance the firm’s business and impact goals

• Develop and maintain a cohesive slate of digital tools to support the marketing plan

• Support and manage the implementation of the firm’s CRM, including the maintenance of lists and tracking of metrics to increase engagement with contacts

• Craft email blasts, announcements, and other communication to clients and other contacts

• Manage and create content for the firm’s social media accounts, including Twitter and LinkedIn

• Maintain and update the firm’s website

• Stay current on evolving trends in urban planning, equitable economic development, and other policy areas of interest to the firm

• As needed, manage subcontractors, contracts, and marketing-related projects

• Provide quality assurance / quality control on all work products

Business Development

• Collaborate with staff and firm leadership to craft creative and compelling proposals in response to RFPs – cover letters, scopes, qualifications, schedule, and fee as needed

• Identify opportunities for the firm to expand in key sectors and geographies

• Cultivate relationships with former, current, and prospective clients

• Organize in-person and/or virtual events to showcase the work of the firm and our partners

Provide quality assurance / quality control on all work products



Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in marketing and communications, as well as familiarity with one or more of the following fields:

• Urban Planning and Land Use

• Real Estate Development

• Housing & Homelessness Policy

• Economic Development

• Climate & Environmental Policy

• Sustainable Development

• Public Policy

• Transportation Planning

• Workforce Development

• Racial Equity

Candidates are required to have completed a Bachelor’s Degree. A Master’s Degree is preferred, but not required. Lived experience, work background, and cultural competency with communities of color strongly preferred. Fluency in Spanish or another language is a plus.


Successful candidates must possess outstanding written skills, attention to detail, creative problem solving, and the ability to work well both independently and in a team setting. Strong candidates must bring experience developing and implementing marketing and communications strategy for mission-driven organizations. They must be adept at translating complex and often technical information into clear, compelling narratives that are accessible to multiple audiences. They have experience with CRMs, Abobe Creative Suite, G Suite, Microsoft 365, Wordpress and HTML, and are comfortable learning, testing, and assessing new online tools. They are comfortable analyzing and acting on data across contact management, Google Analytics, and social media platforms. Strong candidates are seasoned project managers with a proven ability to complete projects on time and on budget. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to social and racial justice and building thriving, inclusive communities.

To apply

To apply, please submit the following materials as a single PDF document to No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting June 13, 2022.

1. Cover Letter

2. Resume

3. Two (2) writing samples

4. PowerPoint design sample

5. Web development example (and tools used)

6. Three professional references