The Mid-Atlantic Regional Business Development of Gannett Fleming is seeking a Proposal Specialistto work with capture managers and technical teams to develop winning proposals and presentations. The nature of submittals will include Statement of Qualifications (SOQs), Expressions of Interest (EOIs), Proposals to local, state, and federal clients, and interview presentations. This position will work as part of a team and can be in:Fairfax, VA; Baltimore, MD; or Camp Hill, PA.
Facilitates kick-off meetings and all proposal review milestones.
Organizes and coordinates proposal resources (project management/technical team input, proposal support, and graphics/print teams).
Identifies and prioritizes tasks, assign responsibilities, develops schedules, reviews all work product, and ensures completions of assignments.
Provides writing and editing support.
Performs detailed analysis of SOQ and RFP requirements and prepares compliance matrices/outlines.
Researches and compiles information from both external and internal sources, including a variety of databases and data sources (internet, company intranet, previous proposals, etc.).
Supports sales interview teams and prepares presentation and supporting materials.
Works with Graphic Designers to develop proposals and presentations.
Archives proposal content as part of proposal closeout procedures.
Participates in required training and knowledge sharing activities.
Performs self-check of work products and coordinates independent quality control review and compliance checks during the lifecycle of the proposal and in strict accordance with internal quality and proposal development procedures.
Attend pre-proposal conferences if requested.
Availability for occasional local travel.
Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, journalism, communications, business or applicable field related to GANNETT FLEMING's core business or comparable and relevant professional experience.
3-5 years of experience in the planning, development, and production of architectural-engineering-construction proposals and qualifications.
Experience with water/wastewater business is a plus.
Strong project management/coordination skills with an emphasis on responsiveness, multi-tasking, prioritization of tasks, time management, and quality control.
Strong professional writing and editing.
Excellent leadership and inter-personal skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
Familiarity with Government (SF 330 and SF254/255) requirements.
Proficiency Microsoft Office applications and specifically with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Experienced using Adobe Creative Suite InDesign.
Experience with CRM is desired but not required.
Internal Number: 4740
About Gannett Fleming
Gannett Fleming is a global planning, design, and construction management firm with more than 60 offices worldwide. Founded in 1915, we have fostered a culture of service and innovation with more than 2,000 diverse and talented professionals. Consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms, we provide multi-discipline engineering services, including civil, transportation, environmental, structural, and construction management. We are committed to amaze our clients by providing customized solutions that improve our communities and sustain the world – from award-winning roadways to vital environmental systems to patented technology.