The Walsh Group Marketing & Proposal Manager in San Diego, California
TheMarketing and Proposal Managerworks as part of Archer Western/Walsh’s California Water Group.
The preferred candidate will possess a broad understanding of the water market in California, as well the ability to drive client-focused pursuit/win strategies to develop winning proposals and interviews. Strong writing, editing, organizational, and time management skills are required. Must have experience managing multi-discipline proposal teams including senior and junior level technical and support personnel, clients, and subconsultants. Candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and an eye for detail and quality.
The Marketing and Proposal Manager collaborates with the pursuit team on messaging, strategy, and teaming.
The position’s primary responsibility is to lead and produce marketing proposals for the California Water Group. This includes support for pre-positioning and go/no-go decision making, as well as presentations and printed qualification materials in response to formal and informal client solicitations.
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
Interact with all levels of technical and support staff.
Collaborate with marketing peers – proposal director, proposal managers, marketing coordinators, and graphic designers – to produce winning proposals.
Responsible for tracking progress of assigned opportunities in corporate CRM
Participate in the maintenance of marketing information such as project sheets, resumes and credentials, and CRM/database proposal and project data
Undertakes special projects, such as award submittals, trade show coordination, brochures, and other collateral as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
5+ years of AEC experience, preferably in the water/wastewater sector
Experience in developing, producing, and leading proposals, statements of qualifications, and other client-facing documents
Ability to develop proposal outlines, schedules, and task assignments for compliance with RFQ/RFP requirements
Experience and skill at reviewing, organizing, translating, and editing written documentation to improve clarity
Ability to conduct final QA/QC check, including proofreading for grammar and RFP compliance and checking for conformance to established strategies and plans
Ability to operate autonomously and within a team setting
Effective and personable verbal and written communication skills
Good time-management skills, attention to detail, extremely organized
Works well under pressure without a loss in quality
Ability to coordinate multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Willing to work extended hours as necessary to meet client-driven deadlines
Ability to take initiative in anticipating tasks and to look for ways to add value to marketing and proposal processes/procedures
Eye for page layout and graphic presentation of documents to amplify and simplify the communication of themes and technical details. This is not a graphic design position, but graphic design skills are preferred
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly InDesign and Acrobat
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran
Requisition ID 2017-2247
Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Position Type Experienced - Full-Time