Marketing Coordinator (Federal Market)- Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Location: Houston or DFW
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Freese and Nichols is looking for marketing coordinator with experience in the Federal government market. The position can be in Houston, Fort Worth or Dallas. This person will be responsible for the development and production of federal government qualifications, proposals and standard forms, as well presentation development. This role includes overseeing compliance matrices, question submissions to client, and appropriate color team reviews.


Proposal Strategy, Process, Development and Production
• Collaborate with Sales on pursuits; capture & proposal strategies, win themes
• Review solicitation 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
• Communicate and coordinate with subcontractors
• Coordinate printing, final delivery and archiving of submittals
• Ensure that client debriefs take place Shortlist/Interview Strategy and Preparation
• Collaborate with Sales on client presentation/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
• 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 business development efforts
• Research local market to monitor economics and identify key people, trends and client opportunities, as needed
• Help to create project descriptions 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 (Cosential) database for information used in proposals and other marketing materials

• Bachelor\’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or related area and a minimum of 5+ years’ experience managing federal proposals
• Understanding of federal government contracting & procurement issues, FAR regulations, SF330 requirements, and color team reviews
• Successful track record of producing winning proposals, preferably with multivolume submittals
• 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 keen intellect and desire for continued learning and personal development

• 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

• Ability to work overtime required
• Some minimal travel required All applicants must apply online.