PROPOSAL AND MARKETING SPECIALIST

Location: Kitchener

Practice: Corporate Services

Posted: 07-14-2021

Expires: 08-09-2021

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Role At A Glance

By combining your stellar writing, communication, and project management skills with your ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, you will build winning proposals and support corporate marketing activities. The Specialist leads the proposal pursuit process from start to finish including searching for bids, developing winning pursuit strategies, creating written and graphic content, and submitting the final product. You will also support the marketing team to ensure all external-facing materials are kept relevant and current, including writing and editing CVs and project profiles, creating marketing packages, designing graphics and layouts, writing blogs, and preparing presentations.   

 

You’ll Enjoy This Role If

  • You are an excellent communicator who is eager to share ideas and contribute to our company vision and culture.  
  • You thrive on delivering compelling stories highlighting the experience and abilities of the company.   
  • You pay attention to the details and can translate complex technical information into easily understandable content for any audience. 
  • You are a problem solver who will tackle challenges head-on.  
  • You take feedback in stride and apply lessons learned to become the best at what you do.  

 

What You Will Do

  • You’ll be fully immersed in all aspects of the proposal process including reviewing request for proposal (RFP) documents, leading strategy meetings, and leading a team of internal experts to prepare, write, and edit proposal responses including methodology, approach, team and project profiles, and schedules.  
  • Prepare proposals that will pique the reader’s interest through strong content complemented by your excellent design.  
  • Review final proposal documents for compliance and submit to clients on deadline. 
  • Scan public tendering sites for RFPs and related opportunities aligned with the firm’s portfolio for the technical team to review.  
  • Provide quality assurance checks for proposals and marketing materials created by team members.  
  • Create presentations to support our pursuit team during the project interview process.  
  • Provide marketing support and assistance to the sales team in their pursuit of new business.  
  • Maintain and update project descriptions, corporate/department profiles, CVs and bios for technical staff, a library of technical writeups, and our photography database. 
  • Develop eye-catching layouts and templates for external-facing collateral, such as marketing packages, signage, recruitment briefs, and one-pagers.  
  • Other marketing duties as needed to support our team. 
 

What You Bring to the Table

  • Proposal management experience in any industry (experience within the construction, architecture, and/or engineering industries would be great, but isn’t necessary).  
  • Strong writing and editing skills (we love a good word nerd on our team).  
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite is a strong asset.   
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, time management, and interpersonal skills.  
  • Proven project management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment where meeting deadlines is critical.  
  • College or university degree/diploma in writing, journalism, communications, marketing, or any other related field.
 

Life at WalterFedy 

As one of Southwestern Ontario’s leading integrated architecture, engineering, and construction firms, WalterFedy and our sister company AEC both play a leading role in shaping the way our communities feel and function – it’s an amazing responsibility.   

 

Our ambition goes beyond great design – we’re here to enhance the world around us. To make it happen, we need a team of agile, ambitious, and big-picture thinkers who share our drive to harness our collective talents to do something bigger.   

 

Our team is made up of the industry's best. We share a common commitment to question the ordinary, infuse everything we do with creativity, and challenge our industry to redefine what’s possible.   

 

Join us as we move past working for a living, and toward building better communities with smart, influential design.   

 

How to Apply

Please apply here or using the link at the top of this page with your resume and cover letter. You will be redirected to our internal application platform.  
 

WalterFedy strives to create a culture of inclusivity and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those from groups traditionally underrepresented in the workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practice and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, creed, national origin, citizenship, status, age, sex, gender identity/expression, marital or domestic partnership status, or disability.  

 

Should you require accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact hr@walterfedy.com or call 519-576-2150.  

 
Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!  

 

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