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Marketing and Proposal Specialist

Company: VHB
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Marketing at an engineering firm? Yes! About Us WE ARE VHBa passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industriesserving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship. + We are creative problem-solvers + We work hard, and we give back + We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really) + We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun! Its not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. Were growing, and we hope youll join us! About the Position Lead, develop, write, and produce routine to complex proposals and qualifications, with limited supervision, in compliance with client deadlines, proposal budgets, and quality expectations. Help facilitate proposal strategy formulation, content development, and materials production. Responsibilities + Synthesize, interpret, and lead through proposal lifecycle including RFP specifications, leading kick off meetings, collaborating with technical staff on writing assignments, and compiling final submission materials. + Develop tailored, meaningful content and design for marketing team-assigned sections, with editing and re-writing guidance from senior marketing partner. + Review and understand the need to re-message and/or differentiate content developed by technical practitioners. + Lead client presentations + Shadow Senior Marketers during Super Strategic pursuits. Provide support and/or may serve as lead on a section of a complex pursuit + Actively participate in pursuit strategy and capture planning sessions. Contribute to SWOT analysis and identify gaps in intelligence. + Help track publicly posted project updates and news stories, as applicable, and share the news with the pursuit team. + Develop award visibility submittals for key projects/pursuits. + Work with Marketing leadership to help create and share overall visibility opportunities that help promote VHBs thought leadership and brand prominence. Abilities + Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Persuasive writing techniques. + Ability to quickly and accurately edit and reformat documents while under time constraints. + Strong attention to detail. + Fast learner. + Efficient work style with a strong sense of collaboration. Works effectively and independently in high-pressure team environment to manage multiple tasks in parallel and meet all deadlines. + Ability to adapt to changes in program schedules and priorities. + Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation, and self-discipline. + Ability to serve as an active strategist and collaborative partner with technical staff. Qualifications + 4-8 years of proposal, writing, or marketing experience, preferably in A/E/C environment. Prior experience producing proposals. + BA in English, Marketing, Communications, or similar. + Involvement and certification in industry affiliations, preferred (e.g., CPSM, APMP). + Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe Creative Suite programs (specifically Indesign).New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.Position will be posted in Watertown, MA - Portland, ME - South Burlington, VT - Bedford, NH - Boston, MA - Providence, RI and we are looking to hire 2 teammates. #LI-DP1 ID: 2021-1397 External Company Name: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin External Company URL: / Street: 500 Southborough Drive, Suite 105B Telecommute: No

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