Market Leader - Land Development, Urban + Community Planning, Landscape Architecture, Mobility and Environmental

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Job ID
Full Time


WGI is seeking a Market Leader with 10+ years' experience to work with our PLACE (Land Development, Urban + Community Planning, Landscape Architecture, Mobility and Environmental) Team in the Arlington, VA office.


At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. We work to stay ahead of the curve by investing in the latest tools and technology. As one of the nation’s top consulting firms, we consistently strive to promote efficiency, cultivate a culture our associates can proudly embrace, and empower our associates to advance their career growth at WGI, and beyond.


WGI is always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help us grow in our vision. If you think you are an innovative, self-motivated team-player, and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!


The Market Leader directs a team within a local office and is responsible for all aspects of the operation including winning work, recruiting, and developing team members, overseeing deliverables, and meeting financial and team member growth targets. This role includes accountability for building a practice to get the resources needed to execute the corporate vision.


WGI offers a complete Benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD & STD, Life Insurance, 401k with match, PTO, Holidays, HSA with company contribution, Pet insurance, and Employee assistance program.


  • Markets WGI services to current and prospective clients to ensure a growing practice in the Washington Metropolitan Area (Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia).
  • Meet quarterly sales goals set by Division Leadership.
  • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures.
  • Monitor and assist the team in meeting financial goals as well as to ensure the upcoming pipeline of work is adequate to meet company goals and growth.
  • Recruit team members and coordinate and mentor team members to provide quality projects that ensure client satisfaction.
  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, enforcing rules and processes, and making decisions regarding the purchase of materials or services with the direct involvement of the PLACE leadership.
  • Assist in the preparation of Request for Proposals, Request for Qualifications, and content creation.
  • Review and provide input on all proposals that are issued to clients in the Washington Metropolitan Area to ensure accuracy and estimating consistency.
  • Implement policies, standards and procedures for the technical work performed in the market sector in all offices utilizing company-wide standards.
  • Monitor and evaluate industry trends and client drivers and meet regularly with PLACE leadership to discuss evolving strategy.
  • Generate new leads, identify and contact decision-makers, screen potential business opportunities.
  • Develop and implement overarching outbound sales and business development strategy.
  • Maintain and share professional knowledge through education, networking, events, and presentations.
  • Manage the Arlington, VA office.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, Marketing, Communications, or related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in the Architecture, Planning, Landscape Architecture, Mobility or Civil Engineering fields.
  • Proven track record of securing contracts in the Washington Metropolitan Geographic Area, inclusive of both public and private work.
  • AICP, PLA or PE license is preferred.
  • Post graduate business education and/or MBA preferred.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of any employment visas


If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please apply today. In return, WGI provides a competitive salary and an outstanding work environment. WGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



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