Strategic Marketing/Proposals Writer (Manager)

Lucas Group is actively seeking a Strategic Marketing/Proposals Writer (Manager) who can hit the ground running with our client. They are a leading provider of specialized contracting services. The Manager is under the Director of Strategic Marketing and Proposals, and will be responsible for:

  • Development and production of assigned technical proposals and presentations, which may include:
    • Working with technical operations team to establish schedule and content requirements for proposal
    • Providing guidance and encouraging intercompany teamwork and critical thought regarding the client’s value and competitive advantages specific to proposal opportunity
    • Writing content such as executive summaries, qualifications, etc.
    • Compiling materials to ensure requirements are met
    • Proofreading and editing proposal text written by project team and technical experts
    • Formatting documents according to corporate standards
    • Coordinating final production, including shipping or electronic submittal as required
  • Development of assigned technical qualifications, which many include:
    • Working with technical operations team to develop, update and maintain capability and experience content.
    • Writing text such as introduction, qualifications, etc., focusing on client’s value and competitive advantages specific to the market or submarket.
    • Proofreading and editing text written by project team and technical experts.
    • Maintaining qualifications documents on company SharePoint site.
  • Client Project & Resume Database
    • Data entry, requiring some qualitative decision making
    • Research and writing for new entries
  • Support of sales and business development team for client and all operating units.

 REQUIRED SKILLS

The qualified candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
  • Three to five years of experience in professional services (engineering, construction or in a similar technical/marketing environment)
  • Direct experience with technical proposal and qualifications writing and strong research capabilities preferred.
  • Ability to understand and communicate both technical and strategic messages.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills are critical. Requires excellent command of English grammar, spelling and composition, as well as oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines while ensuring high quality submittals.
  • Computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel are required. Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat, Adobe PhotoShop/Illustrator and other software programs preferred. Experience with MS Access database development a plus.

 CONTACT:

Taylor Blissit

TBlissit@lucasgroup.com

Executive Search Consultant, Marketing Division

Direct: 713-470-5712

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