AECOM Marketing Specialist / Proposal Coordinator (Chicago, IL) in Chicago, Illinois
Business Line Support/Cross Services
Position Title Marketing Specialist / Proposal Coordinator (Chicago, IL)
United States of America - Illinois
AECOM is seeking a marketing specialist to support the Midwest Region marketing efforts, which are dedicated to design excellence and an integrated approach to creative problem-solving. This position will be based out of Chicago, IL AECOM office. This marketing role is an integral part of our company’s marketing network in the Americas and will support the Midwest team, which works on exciting projects across all disciplines including Transportation, Water, Environment, Power and Energy, and Buildings and Places. Core responsibilities for this role include marketing strategy, content development, messaging, and visual storytelling in support of winning new business. Work includes writing and designing presentations and printed proposals and qualification materials in response to formal and informal client solicitations. Our ideal candidate is also knowledgeable about the A/E industry with a solid understanding of key organizations, events and related professions that enrich and support our professional practice.
Knowledge of the architectural, engineering, and construction industry and qualifications and proposal processes
Produces proposals in conjunction with technical staff, and supports senior proposal managers on complex pursuits. Work involves leading and supporting strategy and kick off meetings, incorporating win themes and storyboarding, coordinating with subconsultants, developing and reviewing content, and creating presentation material
Advanced English writing, editing and proofreading skills with a vision towards enhanced marketing messaging
Works with diverse teams from junior support staff to experienced business development and technical professionals and senior leaders, both in person and remotely
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
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism
Works under general supervision and collaboration with the Midwest Regional Marketing Manager
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, English, or Journalism
5 + years of related proposal and marketing experience
Knowledge of transportation and water business, clients, business development practices
Ability to strategically work with internal client groups
Ability to develop proposal outline, schedule and task assignments for RFPs and RFQs
Ability to manage, write and produce time-sensitive proposals, qualifications packages and presentations
Effective and personable verbal and written communication abilities with strong follow up skills
Strong organizational aptitude and attention to detail with exceptional prioritization skills
Intermediate ability in Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud
Proficient in MS Office (2010): Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship required
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Experience in Salesforce desirable
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Job Category Marketing
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 179625BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.