Proposal Designer

San Francisco, CA
Job Terms:
Talent Bridge/Temp-to-Perm
posted by:
Chris Woodbridge

Job Description:

Our large Professional Services client is seeking a Marketing Specialist for their San Francisco location. This is an open ended contract role with a potential for a permanent position for the right person. This role sits on a very design focused and visually oriented team. The ideal candidate needs to have a design background and be very familiar with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. This person will manage the people and processes surrounding marketing proposals, as well as, help to design document layouts and information. There is a high volume of work flow, presentations, and design projects. Experience in a law firm or other professional services type industry can be helpful in this role. The interview process will be a phone screen and then in-person interview. ​

Our client is seeking a marketing specialist to support their Buildings + Places business line which is dedicated to design excellence and an integrated approach to creative problem-solving. This role is an integral part of our client's marketing network in the Americas and will support the Buildings +Places team which works on exciting design projects across all disciplines. Core responsibilities for this role include marketing strategy, content development, messaging, and visual storytelling in support of winning new business. This includes pre-positioning and go / no go decision making, as well as presentations and printed qualification materials in response to formal and informal client solicitations. The ideal candidate will also knowledgeable about the design community within the local market and have a solid understanding of key organizations, events and related professions that enrich and support our professional practice. 

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, our client makes connections among people and places to provide new insight and better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through relevant and innovative design solutions. The Buildings + Places business line focuses on design excellence through workplace strategy, architecture, interiors, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, building engineering, and landscape architecture. 

• Works with a variety of technical and support staff 
• Responsible for tracking progress of assigned opportunities in Salesforce 
• Participates in the maintenance of marketing information, such as project sheets and credentials 
• Undertakes special projects, such as award submittals, as assigned 
• Supports senior proposal managers on complex pursuits as needed, including subconsultant coordination, tasks related proposal compliance (forms, project data research), and production 
Works under general supervision and collaboration with the Business Line marketing leader. 

• 7+ related design industry and design marketing experience 
• Understands the local market and client base with the ability to participate in strategy and messaging to win and secure new business 
• Advanced graphics sensibility with strength in written and visual storytelling to support messaging around people, projects, and design services 
• Knowledgeable about key design industry events and publications in order to support communication planning and outreach efforts 
• Ability to operate autonomously and within a team setting 
• Effective and personable verbal and written communication skills 
• Strong organizational aptitude and attention to detail 
• Beginning to intermediate ability in Adobe Creative Suite 6/Creative Cloud 
Proficient in MS Office (current version): Word, Excel, and Powerpoint