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Proposal Manager

Company name
HDR, Inc

Irvine, CA, United States

Employment Type

Marketing, Manager, Pr

Posted on
Oct 06, 2021

Valid Through
Jan 19, 2022

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Proposal Manager','163875','!*!About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Watch our 'About Us' video

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Proposal Manager we'll count on you to:

• Coordinate with marketing development manager on marketing processes and work-level balancing

• Conceptualize, research and produce marketing materials, proposals, promotions and presentations

• Conduct pursuit and proposal planning meetings with technical teams

• Develop and coordinate graphics, write and edit layout materials

• Write non-technical text, and edit and proofread marketing collateral

• Provide storyboarding and message development for strategic proposals

• Be responsible for timely production and quality of marketing communications

• Interface with people both inside and outside the firm to fulfill job requirements, including clients and sub-consultants

• Provide marketing leadership that supports goals and objectives of respective sector and aligns to overall business group strategies and vision

• Perform other duties as needed



','!*!Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree;  Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, English or Journalism preferred

• Minimum of 8 years proposal marketing experience, preferably in the A/E Industry, 12 years preferred

• Must have mastery in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and InDesign

• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work under deadlines is a must.

• The role requires a significant amount of self-direction and ability for forward thinking. 

• Familiarity with qualifications-based and approach-based proposals is a must. 

• Superior interpersonal and negotiating skills

• Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and MS Office (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel

• Excellent organizational skills with ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Customer service focus

• Strong computer skills, creative/graphic design skills and use of other media in marketing proposals, presentations and related collateral materials

• Superb written and oral communication skills

• Committed to quality, improvement and HDR values

• Works cooperatively with diverse teams, regional, department, national, technical managers and project staff

• Requires little or no direction in area of specialization

• Must exhibit proficient technical computer skills, advanced knowledge of communication theory and basic layout and design principles

• Willingness to travel between HDR offices

• Demonstrates understanding of market and technical proposals

• Mastery of strategic marketing communication concepts

• Excellent time management, organizational and project management skills

• Ability and desire to mentor department coordination staff

• Ability to facilitate and lead discussions relative to marketing and client development planning activities

• Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under tight deadlines with diplomacy

• Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time

• Ability to compose documents onscreen and to communicate graphically

• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must


Preferred Qualifications

Preference given to local candidates



At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible.  When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

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