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Senior Marketing and Proposal Specialist

Company: CDM Smith
Location: Wichita
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

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Job Description:
NOTE: We are primarily looking for candidates located in Colorado, Texas, Missouri or Kansas for time zone and potential on-site work if needed
CDM Smith is expanding our North America Unit marketing team! We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Marketing and Proposal Specialist with strong communication/facilitation, writing/editing, organizational, and time-management skills to join our team!
As a member of the CDM Smith team, you would contribute to our mission by:
--- Planning, organizing, coordinating, and implementing strategies for marketing and business development efforts throughout the firm's West Central Region.
--- Developing, writing, editing, and proofreading content for proposals, presentations, resumes, project descriptions, and related marketing materials of a complex nature for our municipal water and environmental clients.
--- Applying creativity/strategic insight while leading brainstorming, storyboarding, and other strategy development sessions.
--- Utilizing a theme-based approach for the development of proposal and presentation efforts.
--- Updating information in the CDM Smith firmwide database of resumes, project descriptions, proposals and qualification packages.
--- 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 needed.
--- Developing business development, marketing, facilitation, and writing skills through internal and external training sources and associations membership and committee involvement.
Job Title:
Senior Marketing and Proposal Specialist
Employment Type:
Minimum Qualifications:
--- Bachelor's degree.
--- 6 years of related experience.
--- Domestic travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.
Preferred Qualifications:
--- B.A. or B.S. in Communications, English, Business, Journalism or related degree.
--- Previous experience working for an architectural, engineering, or construction firm.
--- Proficient in MS Office 365, Adobe Creative Cloud, and SharePoint applications; advanced skills in Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint, including use of styles and templates.
---Ability to effectively coordinate projects by communicating with remote team members.
--- Experience in editing/proofreading narrative written by technical professionals.
--- Practical experience in facilitating large and small groups in strategy and proposal development.
--- 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.
--- Experience with business development/marketing process models (such as Dag Knudsen, Miller-Heiman, Shipley).
--- Excellent command of grammar, the AP Style Manual, and spelling.
EEO Statement:
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Why CDM Smith?:
Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! (https://www.cdmsmith.com/en/Video/Meet-CDM-Smith)
Join Us! CDM Smith - where amazing career journeys unfold.
Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it's a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.
Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.
Job Site Location:
United States - Nationwide
Agency Disclaimer:
All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
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Visa Sponsorship Available:
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent command of grammar and spelling. Proficient in MS Office 365, Adobe Creative Suite, and SharePoint applications. Demonstrated knowledge of business development models. Ability to organize, negotiate, and drive proposal schedules. Ability to facilitate formal meetings.
Additional Compensation:
All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.
Work Location Options:
Fully Remote or Hybrid Work Options may be considered for successful candidate.

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