Proposal Specialist

Orange County
Job Terms:
Talent Bridge/Temp-to-Perm
posted by:
Geoff Goodman

Job Description:

Our client is looking for an experienced Proposal Specialist to support major government proposals for our National Governments marketing and proposal team in Orange, CA. This team helps win some of the largest contracts for the US government, supporting various types of work including military and civilian facility planning and design, design/build, program management, water resources, international development, and environmental services. 

The Proposal Specialist will be responsible for: 
Supporting Proposal Managers with proposal coordination duties, outlines, content, and schedules 
Writing and editing content such as executive summaries, resumes, project descriptions, and other narratives 
Participating in and supporting capture strategy and pre-proposal planning 
Participating in and supporting short-list presentation preparation 
Contributing content for marketing pieces such as brochures and presentations 
Other duties as assigned 
We are looking for a team player who can work with a team located across time zones, can manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and is deadline-driven. Work will occasionally be required in the evenings or weekends to meet deadlines or to coordinate with staff in different time zones. Occasional travel may be required as well (less than 10%).

Minimum Requirements: 
Bachelor’s degree 
4+ years of experience in marketing and proposals in the architectural, engineering, construction, and/or environmental industry 
Excellent writing and editing skills 
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment 
Ability to work independently 
Proficiency with MS Office (current version): Word, Excel, and Power Point 
Due to the nature of the work, U.S. Citizenship is required 

Preferred Qualifications: 
A range of industry (A/EC/Environmental) experience across multiple markets (architectural, engineering, infrastructure, environmental, etc.) 
Experience with U.S. government proposals 
Experience with one or more CRM databases such as Salesforce or Deltek Vision 
Beginning to intermediate ability in Adobe Creative Suite 6/Creative Cloud 
5-7 years of experience with coordinating AEC proposals is preferred