CBRE Senior Business Development Writer in Phoenix, Arizona


Develops strategies and value propositions for proposals and presentations, manages and writes Request For Proposal (RFP) responses, and writes other non-press pieces for the office. Working closely with our sales management team and subject matter experts, this position coordinates with professionals across our service lines in the preparation of complex proposals and presentations at the point of sale. This high-visibility position calls for a confident, strategic and creative professional with excellent writing, project management, analytical, collaboration and people skills. The preferred candidate is self-directed and will exude confidence and poise in a deadline-driven environment.


Leads writing and coordinating of overall content and strategy on proposals, presentations and other business development materials.

Devises strategy for new business pursuits utilizing various marketing tools, while partnering with sales management, subject matter experts and marketing colleagues.

Edits, develops and customizes proposal and presentation content, RFP responses, follow-up presentations and other interactive marketing and pitch materials for new business development pursuits and additional non-client specific marketing projects as needed.

Runs conference calls and meetings interfacing with leadership and sales professionals, managing the process, materials and deadlines.

Strong ability to write clearly, concisely, and effectively in a creative manner. Researches and resolves complex issues pertaining to RFP responses.

Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

No formal supervisory of people; however, serves as lead on business development projects, coordinating all tasks, content and ensuring deadlines are met. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within the marketing team. Works closely with graphic design team to provide art and content direction.


Bachelor’s degree (or four-year equivalent) and minimum of four years of related experience and/or training.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organizational and analytical skills.

Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to internal clients.

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents.

Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.

Commercial real estate experience a plus, but not required.

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans