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FOCUS LIGHTING INC.
ARCHITECTURAL
LIGHTING DESIGN
221 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10026
Tel 212-865-1565
Fax 212-865-4217

Career Opportunities

Focus Lighting is hiring!

This is an extraordinary opportunity for candidates that are intelligent, energetic, and creative, and who are eager to contribute to the creation of world-class architectural projects.

Our office is located in Harlem and is a busy, yet very creative and exciting environment. Benefits are provided, including paid vacation, medical insurance, dental insurance, and 401(k).

 

Position: Project Manager

Duties:

• Oversee budgeting, technical design, bidding, construction and close-out
• Be the primary contact during construction for clients, contractors, and vendors
• Review and do take-offs of architectural and electrical drawings and bid documents
• Design and engineer architectural lighting control systems
• Create bill of materials and quotations for lighting fixtures and control systems
• Ordering, tracking and coordinating delivery of equipment
• Mock-up unusual conditions and participate in the design and engineering of unique architectural details, custom fixtures, and controls
• Coordinate installation of fixtures and controls with the contractors

The successful candidate will:

• Have prior experience with architectural or theatrical dimming & controls and/or computer networking and/or LED fixtures
• Have 1-2 years’ experience in project management for theater, design, or construction
• Be proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and Adobe Suite and be able to learn new software easily.
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills (organized, prioritized, succinct)
• Be highly organized and detail oriented
• Be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work both independently and collaboratively, and function well under pressure
• Have a BA or MFA in technical theater or a BA in architecture, design, engineering, construction, or a related field

This is an office-based position, but some local and domestic travel may be required.

Please e-mail careers@focuslighting.com with “Lighting PM” and your name in the subject and include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

 

Position: Marketing/Executive Assistant

Focus Lighting has an immediate full-time opening for a Marketing/Executive Assistant. This position is a unique mix of Marketing/PR work and administrative support to the Principals of the firm.

The ideal candidate is a recent college graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Public Relations, with relevant office experience, excellent writing skills, and an eye for graphic design. For the right applicant, this position has potential for long-term growth.

Marketing Responsibilities (approximately 60% of the role) include:

• Writing press releases, developing relationships with magazine editors.
• Maintaining the company brochure and website, managing email marketing campaigns.
• Writing award entries, preparing speeches and company presentations.

Administrative Responsibilities (approximately 40% of the role) include:

• Managing Principals’ schedules; email and phone correspondence.
• Arranging travel for Principals and Designers, creating expense reports.
• Other administrative duties as needed.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Marketing or Public Relations.
• Relevant work experience.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and an eye for graphic design.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work both independently and collaboratively, and function well under pressure
• Advanced skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and MS Office.

Please e-mail careers@focuslighting.com with “Marketing/Executive Assistant” and your name in the subject and include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.