Marketing Coordinator – Freese and Nichols

Company: Freese and Nichols
Location: Houston, TX
Field: AEC
Job Level: Mid-Level

Freese and Nichols, ranked by Fortune magazine as the No. 1 Medium Company to Work For in Texas, is looking for an experienced marketing coordinator in Houston or Dallas. This person will be responsible for the development and production of high-profile proposals, qualifications and presentations. This role also includes coordination of shortlist interviews and presentations, updates of marketing information, and maintenance and development of other marketing materials. Read the full listing and apply at https://bit.ly/2D0AsOu

Primary Responsibilities Proposal Strategy, Process, Development and Production
• Collaborate with Sales on pursuit, SOQ and proposal strategies and win themes
• Review requests and lead kickoff meeting and subsequent status calls
• Work with technical SMEs to craft appropriate RFP responses
• Manage the development and production of compliant SOQ and proposal responses (RFP’s, RFI’s, RFQ’s, LOI’s etc.) in a deadline-intensive, fast-paced environment; includes developing graphically attractive submittals that visually communicate key points
• Perform research, provide editing and manage review schedule of submittal documents
• Coordinate with subcontractors
• Coordinate printing, final delivery and archiving of submittals
• Work with Sales to conduct client debriefs Shortlist/Interview Strategy and Preparation
• Collaborate with Sales on clientpresentation/interview strategy
• Create client presentation/interview digital materials
• Create printed leave-behinds and other presentation materials
• Help prepare interview teams for client presentations

General Marketing
• Help to create project descriptions and resumes by interviewing project personnel and reviewing existing documentation; perform other writing and editing assignments as needed
• Assist fellow Marketing Coordinators by performing quality control checks, providing style and grammar edits and verifying data provided in proposals
• Provide updates and corrections to the marketing database (Cosential) for information used in proposals and other marketing materials
• Assist business development efforts with competitor analysis, selection panel profiling, collecting and reviewing the competition’s past proposals, conducting web research, etc.
• Research leads generated from sales & business development efforts

Qualifications / Requirements
• Bachelor\’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or related area and a minimum of 6+ years’ experience managing proposals
• Successful track record of producing winning proposals
• Superior written (grammar) communication skills including writing, proofing and editing
• Strong graphic and document layout and design skills
• Excellent organizational skills, diligent with time management, detail-oriented and able to solve problems creatively • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple project deadlines simultaneously • Ability to lead meetings and diplomatically express ideas and opinions to both individuals and groups • Strong team ethic • Learns quickly with a desire for continued learning and personal development Computer Skills
• Expert in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat
• Extensive experience in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Knowledge of Apple Keynote is a plus
• Knowledge of Illustrator is a plus Other Requirements
• Ability to work overtime required
• Some minimal travel required

About Freese and Nichols Freese and Nichols, Inc. is a professional consulting firm serving clients across the southern United States. With continuous improvement and sustainability in mind, Freese and Nichols plans, designs and manages major water and infrastructure projects for a variety of federal and regional clients, as well as local municipalities. We are the first engineering/architecture firm to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Learn more at https://www.freese.com/careers. Freese and Nichols is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.