AECOM Marketing Specialist in Oakland, California

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title Marketing Specialist

United States of America - California

Oakland

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Marketing Specialist for immediate employment to support the Transportation Business Line in the Oakland, CA office. Core responsibilities for this role include marketing strategy, content development, messaging, and visual storytelling in support of winning new business. These includes pre-positioning and go / no go decision making, as well as proposals, presentations and printed qualification materials in response to formal and informal client solicitations.

Our Transportation business line provides professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Pursuit leadership including proposal strategy, content development, team coordination, layout/design, tasks related to proposal compliance (proposal schedule, forms, project data research), production, interview preparation (materials and team)

  • Works with a variety of technical and support staff to support marketplace strategy and development and/or preparation of responsive materials (collateral, photography, etc.)

  • 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, trade show coordination, brochures and other collateral as assigned

  • Interacts with all levels of technical and support staff. Comfortable with working with senior leadership and executives

  • Collaborates with marketing peers –coordinators, and graphic designers – to produce winning proposals

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or related degree or equivalent work experience

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience

  • Ability to take initiative in anticipating tasks and to look for ways to add value to the process/procedures

  • Experience in proposal management and coordination for design firms

  • Experience in the A/E/C Industry working on proposals/presentations

  • Experience with large complex proposals – ability to direct the team, facilitate and ensure compliance and schedules met

  • Intensive and diversified knowledge of marketing and proposal principles in the coordination and production of proposals, presentations, as well as other business development/marketing materials

  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to develop proposal outline, schedule and task assignments for compliance with RFP requirements

  • Ability to operate autonomously and within a team setting

  • Effective and personable verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail

  • Knowledge of transportation business, clients, standards, business development practices and priorities

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of the Bay Area market and client base with the ability to participate in strategy and messaging to win and secure new business is preferred

  • Salesforce/CRM experience desirable, but not required

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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. 161393BR