Company: HR Green
Location: Houston, TX
Privately held and employee-owned, HR Green, Inc. brings 100+ years of multi-faceted, award-winning consulting engineering services nationwide. We are currently seeking a motivated Pursuit Specialist II to support our Water group. In this position, you will be focused on owning the proposal development process by leveraging your excellent writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills. The position also offers opportunities to work closely with technical leadership in proactively supporting new pursuits, strengthening client relationships, and fostering key initiatives to grow our business in our regional markets. Do you like writing, collaborating, and expressing your creativity? Are you self-motivated, have a passion for providing quality service, and looking be part of a culture that embraces and celebrates high performance? If so, let’s talk! Get the conversation started by applying today. Our highly regarded and comprehensive benefits program covers what you need: health/dental/vision insurance, 401K with company match, Paid Time Off, AND what you want: Educational Assistance, paid parental leave, annual paid volunteering time, work- life balance scheduling options, and fitness program reimbursements. Professional development is woven into the fabric of HR Green as we offer flexible career path options, in-house training programs, and incentives for professional certifications and public speaking. HR Green is proud to be an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law. SUMMARY The Pursuit Specialist II is responsible for providing business development support to individual business units within the company, with a focus on pursuit positioning strategy and proposal development/content authoring. The position will operate as part of the business line and also have responsibility for marketing support across the organization, as needed. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Supporting the development of materials for proposals, statements of qualification, case studies, interviews and presentations recognizing the unified branding of the company. Writing proposal text and cover letters. Coordinates customization of staff resumes, project experience lists, project case studies, graphics and cover letters. Assists with preparation of interview / presentation materials which may include poster flipcharts, PowerPoint slides and/or multi-media productions. Working directly with assigned project pursuit team including Project Managers, Client Service Managers (CSMs), and technical staff to gather information for the above and developing content tailored to individual Request for Proposals (RFP) requirements. Manages project pursuit process and schedule and coordinates timely receipt of assigned task materials from project pursuit team, including subconsultants. Identifying opportunities for press releases and coordinating with technical staff and Branding/Communications department to facilitate development. Maintaining and providing support for staff on marketing information systems, including the proposal log and the Vision CRM and Proposal database. Managing concurrent proposal efforts. Coordinating production, distribution and shipping of above materials and other client deliverables within required schedules. Maintaining collateral/materials library in the firm\’s content management systems and Vision database. Identifying strategic marketing campaigns and working with Business Line leadership and Corporate marketing to prioritize these efforts. Act as a liaison to corporate marketing to both identify potential campaigns and respond to campaign results with business line BDMs and CSMs. Attend tradeshows and/or other events as needed to represent the BU. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE BA/BS degree, ideally in Marketing/Journalism/Communications (or similar discipline). Must have at least five years of related professional experience that includes proposal development, preferably in an engineering, architecture, environmental services, or related environment. Must have demonstrated strong written and oral communications skills with a predisposition to proactive communications. Must be detail-oriented and set high standards for quality. Must have ability to work within a team, build relationships and work effectively at all levels of an organization including business development and technical staff. Must have demonstrated ability to work effectively on a variety of projects concurrently, in a demanding environment, under tight deadlines. Must possess strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook as well as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat. Experience using Deltek Vision a plus; database or content management experience helpful. Ability to travel occasionally.