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ANCHOR QEA, LLC Proposal Manager in Seattle, Washington

Title: Proposal Manager Location: Seattle, WA Job Type: Full-time What's the Opportunity? Are you someone who thrives on a wide range of projects that can leverage your design expertise to craft compelling proposals? Do you have a proven track record of leading proposal efforts, including detailed scheduling and content development, particularly within the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry? Our company strikes a unique balance - we're small enough to provide you with direct access to managers, ensuring face-to-face interactions, yet large enough to offer the robust support you require. You'll have the opportunity to work alongside mentors and subject matter experts who are committed to your growth. Our organizational culture is deeply passionate about the meaningful impact of our work. We value individuals who understand the significance of noble endeavors in their day-to-day activities. If you're eager to contribute to projects that make a real difference, we invite you to be a part of our team. This position is open in any city with a local Anchor QEA office. Explore our locations here: Responsibilities: Manage the delivery of high-quality marketing proposals and statements of qualification (SOQs), which includes the following: Develop clear, concise, and compelling written strategies and messaging for proposals and interviews Prepare proposal outlines, concepts, and formats designed for maximum scoring Develop detailed proposal schedules and manage multiple concurrent deadlines Work with proposal teams to create and execute a winning strategy for key pursuits; ensure teams have identified the appropriate benefits and differentiators Prepare proposal content including tailored resumes, standard company information, project descriptions, and other marketing collateral as needed Seek to continuously improve the proposal, design, and production processes for efficiency and quality control Lead marketing training sessions for technical and product delivery staff Support other company-wide business development efforts as needed To meet client deadlines and support Client Experience operations across time zones, at times, work is required during evenings and weekends. Candidates for this position must also be able to perform all job functions virtually (e.g., stable Wi-Fi). What Are We Looking For? Extensive knowledge of A/E/C industry marketing fundamentals, terminology, and delivery methods Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks with competing deadlines Advanced knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint Advanced presentation skills to lead interview preparation sessions and knowledge of database concepts Experience leading business development and marketing initiatives including basic mentoring/teaching abilities and leadership/managerial skills Advanced understanding of company brand implementation and QA/QC processes Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign) experience, copyediting experience, and knowledge of database concepts is desired Unanet (formerly Cosential) CRM experience is preferred Must be team-oriented, flexible, reliable, and highly responsive to internal clients, and to other members of the Client Experience team Must be able to work remotely, independently, and as part of a dispersed team Education/Certification Requirements Bachelor's degree with 8 years of experience recommended; Without a degree, 12 years of relevant A/E/C experience required What Can You Expect? A collegial work environment; a competitive salary, bonus program, and excellent benefits, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision, and long-term disability); a generous retirement plan match; and vacation/sick l