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AECOM Proposal Manager/ Writer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Proposal Manager/Writer. This position is a remote/virtual position with the option to work in-person from any AECOM office if desired.

The person will be expected to work business hours (generally 9 – 5 with some flexibility) Central or Eastern time zones.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary:

The Proposal Manager/Writer under general supervision is responsible for maintaining efficient and high caliber support for marketing and business development activities. They will perform accurate, timely and efficient delivery of services in support of clients’ requirements and achieve excellent client service that enhances AECOM’s reputation in the marketplace. The key focus of the role is to manage development of high quality bid and proposal documents.

  • Produce high quality proposal submissions, presentations and printed qualification materials in response to formal and informal client solicitations, including Letters of Interest (LOIs), Expressions of Interest (EOIs) Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), Requests for Proposals (RFP) and/or for positioning efforts in accordance with AECOM brand guidelines and to meet client requirements

  • Collaborate with Bid Management Managers to prepare proposal content outline and compliance matrix for large complex proposals

  • Work with the technical team to develop the proposal schedule and key milestone deadlines

  • Collaborate with Capture Manager to facilitate/lead proposal status meetings

  • Collect and assemble proposal and presentation content from company archives (such as resumes , project profiles; appropriate legal, finance, safety, and company information,), sub-consulting firms, and technical content providers (e.g. proposal manager and technical/professional staff).

  • Coordinate and lays out documents and presentations, and where appropriate complete printing and binding or other final production of projects.

  • Coordinate input of technical components and write non-technical components

  • Develop and edit simple graphics

  • Review and edit proposals

  • Submit proposals to clients

Other bid related responsibilities

  • Coordinate the writing of Project Summaries post proposal submission

  • Update and maintain proposal library and project profile library

  • Review, filter and distribute tenders received from online tender search services

  • Update and maintain Salesforce database and produce reports on request

  • In conjunction with the marketing team develop marketing collateral (capability statements, skill sheets, project data sheets and CVs in line with corporate guidelines

  • Performs other marketing and business development activities such as collection of market research, design and production of marketing collateral or other related materials.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS, preferably in Journalism, English, Communications, Marketing or a related field, plus two (2) years or more of proposal support and/or marketing experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Due to the nature of this position, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five (5) years or more of proposal support and/or marketing experience

  • Proposal support experience, preferably within a professional services firm

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft applications such as Word and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written communication skills including writing and editing – ability to communicate easily the required ideas or concept and tailor responses to client specifications

  • Understanding of graphic design and an eye for communicating content visually – can effectively use our brand guidelines and work with our corporate identity.

  • Skills in Adobe Creative specifically InDesign

  • Experienced in Microsoft Teams

  • Salesforce experience is desirable

  • Proven organizational and administrative skills, including the ability to complete varied work tasks on schedule, and lead deliverable efforts by others; and the proven ability to manage documents.

  • Experience demonstrating leadership qualities.

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a relevant role

  • Proposal support experience, preferably within a professional services firm

  • Relevant university/college level qualifications degree in Communications, Journalism, Business, Marketing, or equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft applications such as Word and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written communication skills including writing and editing – ability to communicate easily the required ideas or concept and tailor responses to client specifications

  • Understanding of graphic design and an eye for communicating content visually – can effectively use our brand guidelines and work with our corporate identity.

  • Skills in Adobe Creative specifically InDesign

  • Experienced in Microsoft Teams

  • Salesforce experience is desirable

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Offered rate of compensation (for Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range is $55,000- $96,000 annually.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

  • AECOM encourages but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved accommodation must be received in order to enter an AECOM or worksite location in New York City, NY.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Marketing

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273622BR

Additional Locations US - Allentown, PA - URS 827 Hausman Rd, US - Arlington, VA - 100 Boundry Channel Dr, US - Atlanta, GA - 1 Philips Drive, US - Baltimore, MD - 100 S Charles Street - MTA Prj Office, US - Boston, MA - 66 Long Wharf, US - Bridgewater, MA - One Lakeshore Center, US - Charleston, SC - 6355 Fain Street, US - Charlotte, NC - 6000 Fairview Road, US - Chelmsford, MA - 250 Apollo Drive, US - Chicago, IL - 10510 W Zemke Rd, US - Conshohocken, PA - 625 West Ridge Pike, US - Fort Lauderdale FL - 110 E Broward Blvd, US - Glen Allen, VA - 4840 Cox Road, US - Jacksonville, FL - 4168 Southpoint Parkway, US - Miami, FL - 1001 NW 111th Ave, US - Milwaukee, WI - 1555 N Rivercenter Drive, US - Oklahoma City, OK - 6051 McNarney, US - Orlando, FL - 150 N Orange Ave, US - Philadelphia, PA - 1635 Market Street, US - Tallahassee, FL - 1625 Summit Lake Drive, US - Tampa, FL - 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, US - Virginia Beach, VA - 222 Central Park Avenue, STE 300, US - Washington, DC - 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Virtual: Yes

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.

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