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Technical Proposal & Marketing Coordinator

Technical Proposal & Marketing Coordinator

Requisition ID 
2018-2377
Job Locations 
US-IL-Chicago
Position Type  
Experienced - Full-Time
Category 
Marketing
Division 
Building

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Overview

Walsh is currently seeking a Technical Proposal & Marketing Coordinator to support the Aviation Division in Chicago, IL.

As a member of Walsh’s team, you will need to be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where clear and precise communication is critical to the continued growth of the business. As a Technical Proposal and Marketing Coordinator, you will be on the front lines of this endeavor, helping to represent the brand and secure new business. You must be meticulous, collaborative, a quick learner, a multi-tasker, and passionate about communication across written, verbal and graphics mediums. You should also be eager to wear many different hats and support the team at all times

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects
  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with proposal manager and various team members to prepare proposals including formatting, layout, technical writing and proofreading
  • Respond to external requests for pre-qualifications, qualifications, etc.
  • Assist in creating materials such as project write-ups, case studies, resumes for proposal documents and client presentations
  • Prepare written and graphical technical content by interfacing and interviewing field, marketing and business operations staff creating synthesized “one voice” documents
  • Facilitate client presentation preparation including slide deck development
  • Research, write, and update information including project descriptions, resumes, and other qualification materials 
  • Research competitors, markets and sectors by identifying and evaluating characteristics, market share, etc.
  • Meet proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering
  • Read and analyze RFQ/RFP’s and edit proposal content for readability, consistency, clarity and compliance with requirements
  • Manage strong working relationships with staff to ensure proposal input is accurate, compelling and timely
  • Interface with technical professionals in the writing, editing, and publication of various types of documents
  • Work with marketing team to update marketing collateral
  • Manage electronic proposal files, including network database and SharePoint files, and ensure file closeout procedures are followed
  • Some domestic US travel may be required occasionally
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Graphic Design, Journalism, or English. 
  • 5 years of working experience, preferably in the architecture, engineering and/or construction industry
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (written and oral)
  • A good eye for visualization, layout, and/or graphic design skills to facilitate appealing and effective communication
  • Proficiency in desktop publishing, presentation and other marketing related software
  • Experience in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficiency in developing infographics and other graphical communication elements through interpreting / summarizing oral and written communication
  • Strong writing and editing skills (including grammar and punctuation)
  • Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent proofreading abilities
  • Ability to multi-task, be proactive, work independently or in a team setting and establish priorities
  • Efficiently work under pressure in a dynamic deadline-driven environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Professional and SharePoint)

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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