Jun 10, 2022

Marketing Proposal Lead - Transportation and Construction Management

  • HDR
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
Full time Transportation Professional Roll off Driver

Job Overview

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. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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Primary Responsibilities

HDR is seeking a highly energetic, self-starting Marketing Proposal Lead to support our growing Transportation Field Services/Construction Management Group, as well as our Transportation Business Group, in Arizona and New Mexico.

In this role, the Marketing Proposal Lead will provide the Area marketing leadership with the support needed to help grow our Construction Management team across Arizona and New Mexico, as well as supporting the Transportation Team's pursuits. This includes supporting the development and execution of long-term strategies, as well as the day-to-day business development and marketing activities in the professional design, development, and production of custom and standard marketing materials including statements of qualifications, proposals, and presentations. Additionally, the Marketing Proposal Lead will be provided with mentoring, training, coaching and challenged with developing and executing compelling written and visual content that promotes our services.

Typical responsibilities of this position include:

Work with internal Client Managers and Teams in the development of marketing strategies, client development plans, market analysis and business development and pursuit capture planning Manage proposal process from start to finish, including pre-positioning, strategy, theme development, proposal production, and interview preparation and coaching Conduct proposal coordination meetings with technical teams Work with technical staff to plan, write, design, and produce all proposal and presentation materials for potential clients Implement procedures and processes for identification, screening, and selection of pursuits Develop and coordinate graphics, write and edit layout materials Write non-technical text, and edit and proofread marketing collateral Provide storyboarding and message development for proposals Be responsible for timely production and quality of marketing deliverables and communications Assist with gathering market research Coordinate conference attendance and sponsorships Coordinate virtual and in-person trade show participation and booth activities, including developing conference concepts, promotions and artwork Attend industry and client events as needed Participate in SMPS, WTS and other professional organizations as appropriate 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. Maintain and enforce company brand standards and quality control procedures



We are seeking a candidate with the following qualifications and experience to join our Transportation Field Services / Construction Management Group and Transportation team (location is flexible based on HDR's current office locations in AZ, NM, NV and UT):

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. Previous experience in the A/E industry strongly desired. Minimum 5 years document layout and production experience Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks. Strong computer skills, creative/graphic design skills and use of other media in marketing proposals, presentations, and related collateral materials 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, and virtual meeting platforms (including WebEx, MS Teams Must have graphics skills and an advanced working familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, primarily InDesign. Adhere to HDR standards, facilitate the proposal review process, and guide production

To succeed in this role, you need the ability to work in a fast-paced, high stress, and deadline driven environment with strong attention to detail; excellent prioritization and time management skills with the ability to work on multiple project proposals simultaneously; the ability to follow through on assigned tasks with limited supervision; and a strong spirit of teamwork and outstanding collaborative interpersonal skills.

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