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WSP USA Senior Consultant, Marketing in Bend, Oregon

WSP USA Inc. has a unique opportunity for a Senior Consultant, Marketing to carve out specialty expertise leading and supporting pursuits in our Pacific Mountain region as part of our Strategic Growth Team. This person can be located in one of the following offices: Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; Bend, OR; or Denver, CO . As an essential member of Pacific Mountain Strategic Growth Team, the person in this role will have the opportunity to build collaborative relationships with the other members of our SGT team, the region's technical experts, as well as our national business leaders.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Leading and supporting the pursuit life-cycle from lead generation and capture planning to proposal development and presentation coaching.

  • Actively contributing to the development and maintenance of essential marketing data, including resumes, and project descriptions.

  • Supporting marketing initiatives, as assigned.

To get specific, we're looking for a marketer who:

...Is a Collaborative and Empathetic Communicator

As marketers, communication is at the heart of what we do. From the ability to lead efficient and detailed proposal kick-off meetings to turning technical jargon into compelling copy, we're looking for a stellar communicator. Additionally, as this role will interface with a number of unique personalities and perspectives, the right candidate will excel at communicating with empathy.

...Brings Design Understanding

You don't need a degree in graphic design, but you should bring an understanding of InDesign layout and how to work with a designer to develop compelling graphics that support the value proposition.

...Is a Proactive Problem Solver

While the pursuit process may remain consistent across various opportunities, we are looking for someone who is excited about leading pursuits and working with the team to pre-position WSP and develop win strategies. Additionally, the right candidate will be able to largely self-direct through the process.

...Has a Meticulous Eye for Detail that Translates to Compliance, Time Management, and General Organization

To say compliance is critical would be an understatement. Being able to parse the RFQ/P for compliance, as well as read between the lines for messaging is key. Further, managing time, working efficiently to meet deadlines, all while keeping quality top of mind is crucial.

...Is a Lifelong Learner with an Appetite for Professional Development

We like people with lofty aspirations, a thirst for knowledge, and the gleam of friendly ambition in their eye. The best candidate will not only proactively seek professional development opportunities to up their own game, but will be excited to share their knowledge, expertise, and perspective to help their team grow.

Why you should apply:

WSP's Strategic Growth Team is a national group of collaborative and innovative problem solvers who frequently work across districts and regions to secure the win, leveraging the expertise of the broader organization.

A continually expanding firm, WSP offers ambitious, self-starters an incredible opportunity for career development and growth. Training is an essential component of our culture, making it an excellent environment for the lifelong learner.

The Pacific Mountain SGT team is a collaborative, fun, and strategy-focused group. That's not to say the pursuits aren't challenging, because they are — in all the best and most rewarding ways!

Further, WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career. WSP operates a hybrid work environment where employees are expected to work in the office 3 days per week to build connections and provide pursuit and proposal leadership with the option of working remotely the other days.

Minimum Qualifications (a.k.a. what you need from day one):

  • 5+ years of experience in marketing and proposal development in the AEC industry. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business, journalism or related field (or commensurate experience).

  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe InDesign and demonstrated expeirence working with proposal layout.

  • Photoshop and Ilustrator experience are helpful, too, but not essential.

  • Advanced proficiency of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.

  • Ability to travel, if required

WSP Benefits:

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career. These benefits include coverage related to medical, dental, vision, disability, and life; retirement savings; paid sick leave; paid vacation (or other personal time); paid parental leave; and paid time off for purposes of bereavement, voting, and/or attendance at naturalization proceedings.


Expected Salary (all locations): $72,800- $127,380

WSP USA is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it might pay and offer for this position, based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to internal equity and specific geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, and/or federal law.

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.


WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.