The Walsh Group, is currently seeking a Marketing & Proposal Coordinator in Chicago, IL. This position will support proposal, marketing and business development functions for the Aviation Group.
As a member of the The Walsh Group 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 Proposal & Marketing Coordinator, you will be on the front lines of this endeavor, helping to secure new business projects. You must be meticulous, collaborative, a quick learner, a multi-tasker, and passionate about communication. You should also be eager to wear many different hats and support the team at all times.
As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing. Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.
There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:
Coordinates pursuits from the RFQ phase through RFP, interview and award. Coordinates with proposals, team members and partner firms to prepare qualifications including formatting, layout, technical writing and proofreading.
Writes and curates various marketing content including project sheets, case studies, resumes,
white papers and editorial pieces.
Reviews the project and employee data within the CED. Manages process for electronic
proposal files, including using databases, SharePoint files and file closeout procedures.
Facilitates client presentation preparation include slide deck development. Works with business development and operations management to determine what should be included in the slide decks. Position may perform some basic business development work, such as tracking down various customer leads and organizing client meetings.
Reads and analyze RFQ/RFP’s and edits proposal content for readability, consistency, clarity and compliance with requirements.
Interfaces with technical professionals and Project management in the writing, editing, and publication of various types of documents. Ensures proposal input is accurate and timely.
Designs and updates marketing collateral and ensures commitment to branding and marketing strategies. May perform some graphic design work.
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, Journalism, English or related degree or relevant experience.
2 — 4 years of experience in Communications, Marketing and/or Proposal development.
Expert proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Excellent organizational and communication skills (written and oral).
Some experience in writing technical proposals, as well as general proposal writing skills.
Expert at visualization, layout, and/or graphic design skills to facilitate appealing and effective communication. Strong writing and editing skills (including grammar and punctuation).
Strong communication 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.
The Walsh Group offers including:
If you are hired, you will need to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status. The Walsh Group must comply with applicable COVID-19 Federal, State, Local and Owner vaccination requirements. If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran