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At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. Thats why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
HDR needs a high energy, self-starting Senior Proposal Specialist to support our growing Utah practice.
Primary responsibilities of this position include:
Manage proposal process from start to finish.
Work with marketing, Project Managers and technical staff to plan, prepare, write, design, and produce all proposal and presentation materials for potential clients
Lead the development of interview presentation materials and coach team.
Provide storyboarding and message development for strategic pursuits
Write and maintain project profiles for all current and past projects
Prepare and update resumes for all staff members
Track and maintain marketing information to populate company data systems: pursuit and contract information, photography, resumes, project profiles, references, etc.
Communicate and collaborate with marketing staff in other offices as well as corporate marketing.
Coordinate conference attendance and sponsorships
Attend industry and client events as needed
Assist with gathering market research
Maintain and enforce company brand standards and quality control procedures
Assist in development of local marketing plans, market analysis and business development
Work with internal Client Managers and Teams in the development of marketing strategies, client development plans, and pursuit capture planning
Participate in SMPS, WTS and other professional organizations as appropriate
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business Communications, or Journalism preferred, or a combination of education and relevant experience
Technical understanding of the proposal production process for professional services.
5 years document layout and production experience
Highly articulate, have a clear and analytical approach to problem solving and good decision making abilities
Quick, self-starter, team-oriented, and ability to work with different personalities and professional styles
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and must have graphics skills and an advanced working familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, primarily InDesign and Photoshop.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture
Previous experience in the A/E industry strongly desired.
Proven written and verbal communication skills.
Proven organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks
To succeed in this role you need the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment with strong attention to detail; excellent prioritization and time management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; the ability to follow through on assigned tasks with limited supervision; and a strong spirit of teamwork and outstanding collaborative interpersonal skills.