The Proposal Manager will lead the Proposal and Business Development functions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, helping prepare proposals and presentations,The ideal candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work well with all levels of the organization, be detail-oriented, and proficient in desktop publishing, such as InDesign and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with a construction, architecture or engineering firm required.
A Strong Knowledge of RFP and proposal process is required.
Coordinates proposal process, following standard procedures, including planning, review, and production of statements of qualifications and proposals.
Reviews, organizes, and edits written documentation to improve clarity. Provides final quality control check, including proofreading for grammar, request for proposal (RFP) compliance and conformance to established strategies and plans. Verifies complex technical solutions, strategies and themes are easily understandable, readable and compelling.
Ability to collaborate with Project Executives, Project Managers and relevant consultants in the proposal preparation process. Assists in the development of other marketing tools such as brochures, company website, etc. Conducts client development research.
Leads or co-leads client development teams Engages senior technical and management staff to obtain necessary information and commitment for specific pursuits.
Bachelor's degree in related field (business, marketing, engineering, etc.) preferred, other degrees such as Communication, Journalism, and English are acceptable.
Ideal candidates should possess 5+ years of experience in a marketing role within the Architecture / Engineering / Construction (A / E / C) industry.
Advanced user in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and Adobe Creative Suite including In Design (Photoshop and Illustrator a plus).
Strong understanding of marketing principles within the A / E / C Industry.
Strong experience with designing marketing material is preferred.