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Posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 1:42 AM


COWI North America is a leading bridge, tunnel and marine engineering consulting group built on over 85 years of international experience. We provide our clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from our various North American offices. COWI's 6,600 person global organization is involved in more than 14,000 projects across 124 countries.

Our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging projects. COWI continues to push the boundaries of what is technically possible, from designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, to creating marine resiliency for our waterfront communities.

We are seeking a Marketing Specialist to join our team in Seattle, WA.

Role Summary The incumbent will work closely with Technical Seller-Doers and the Marketing and Business Development staff throughout North America to facilitate and maintain a winning, productive and cohesive Business Development & Marketing effort in Washington and throughout North America. He/she will assist in the development of winning proposals that support the company's growth objectives and, in addition, participate in day-to-day marketing and business development responsibilities including pursuits and visibility efforts.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to
  • As part of a proposal team, responds to RFPs, RFQs, EOIs, award submittals, roster applications, etc.;
  • Coordinates the complete lifecycle of a proposal response from intake of the RFP and qualification of the opportunity through to submission;
  • Assists with coordinating firm-wide proposal resources to meet proposal production deadlines;
  • Prepares, coordinates and develops non-technical writing for proposal efforts;
  • Collaborates with the proposal team to enforce approved COWI styles and templates and improve and maintain best practices for the proposal process;
  • Updates, creates, and/or, provides guidance on collateral material, presentations, brochures, product sheets, fact sheets, case studies, white papers, web content, newsletters, signage, ads and sales tools, etc., while consulting and collaborating with management, executives and principals;
  • Liases with graphic design centre;
  • Supports COWI presence at trade shows and other events as needed, managing marketing collateral, booth requirements, swag, and other items as needed to facilitate a consistent and professional company image;
  • Creates and maintains marketing materials, including but not limited to resumes, project descriptions, presentations, technical press releases, brochures, etc.;
  • Provides input on the final preparation of marketing materials including reviewing, proofreading, editing, etc.;
  • Assists with development and maintenance of marketing information systems, including but not limited to CRM database and employee CV Profiles; and
  • Updates the CRM database to track pursuits, proposals and client content;
  • Assists with the coordination of capture planning efforts;
  • Assists with the tracking of pursuits;
  • Creates and modifies documents using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suites;
  • Supports in the planning and implementation of the social media calendar; and
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications and Skills Required
  • Completion of post-secondary education from a recognized institution in Journalism, English, Marketing, Communications, Business, or related field;
  • 5 years' experience working in a professional services environment in a marketing or communications capacity;
  • Comprehension of marketing/communication tools and techniques;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suites (InDesign and Illustrator), and Microsoft Office Suites;
  • Excellent proofreading skills and attention to detail;
  • Proven ability to collaborate, lead and negotiate with strong personalities;
  • Dynamic personality with an ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements ;
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills for effective problem resolution;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, priorities and deadlines;
  • Flexible and proactive in taking on assignments and responsibilities;
  • Enthusiastic attitude and strong work ethic; and
  • Experience using Sharepoint is an asset.

At COWI North America, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe. COWI is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional. COWI is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI include extensive opportunities for growth and development, health benefits, 401k with up to 5% match, competitive compensation and various other perks.

COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

• Location: Seattle

• Post ID: 59761547 washington
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