Proposal Writer/Marketing Specialist (11634BR) San Francisco, California

Salary: negotiable

CDM Smith is seeking a highly motivated marketing specialist/proposal writer with strong communication, writing/editing, organizational, and time-management skills to join our team in one of our Bay area offices – Walnut Creek or San Francisco. CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

As a member of the CDM Smith team, you would contribute to our mission by:
 Planning, organizing, coordinating, and implementing strategy for marketing and business development efforts including proposals, interviews, project award submittals.
 Developing, writing, editing, and proofreading copy for proposals, presentations, resumes, project descriptions, and related marketing materials of a complex nature.
 Applying creativity/strategic insight while leading brainstorming, storyboarding, and other strategy development sessions.
 Utilizing theme and sub theme development in the majority of proposal and presentation efforts.
 Troubleshooting existing BD and proposal processes and systems/lead planning for major updates and improvements through the discipline
 Updating information in the CDM Smith project description/resume/proposal/qualifications firmwide document management system
 Ensuring that marketing and visual presentation information and files are maintained and up-to-date.
 Being actively involved in the CDM Smith marketing discipline group by participating on task forces and committees, as available.
 Developing business development, marketing, facilitation, and writing skills through internal and external training sources and association (SMPS, WTS, APMP or other related society) membership and committee involvement.

A successful CDM Smith candidate will have:
 B.A. or B.S. in communications, English, business or journalism or related degree. (Required)
 At least 6 years of related experience in an A/E/C industry.
 Excellent command of grammar, the AP Style Manual, and spelling. A strong command of InDesign, Word and PowerPoint is required. Proficiency with Excel is a plus.
 Formal meeting facilitation experience (preferred).
 The ability to work under rigid time constraints where a narrow margin for errors or delays is allowed.
 The ability to organize and negotiate on project schedules and manage multiple deadlines and assignments.
 The ability to occasionally lift heavy display materials.
 Experience with business development/marketing process models (such as Dag Knudsen, Miller-Heiman, Shipley) a plus.

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