Proposal Manager (Hybrid)
CHIN is a growing consulting firm delivering major capital infrastructure projects in Chicago and beyond. Our genuine company culture and excellent compensation and benefits package make our employees feel valued. The Proposal Manager position is a critical position at CHIN, with tremendous growth opportunities.
THE PROPOSAL MANAGER WILL:
Manage the proposal development process.
o Prepare and develop proposals to ensure compliance with RFP/RFQ requirements.
o Work with technical staff to develop proposal content and requirements.
o Track and monitor proposal efforts and activities, ensuring timely delivery.
Liaise with partnering AEC firms to ensure all materials are integrated for joint pursuits.
Assist with developing slides for shortlist presentations and miscellaneous non-proposal-related public speaking opportunities.
Contribute and support marketing collateral, such as case studies, resumes, firm descriptions, and posters.
Work with the marketing team to establish goals and priorities and track progress.
Utilize the Deltek Vantagepoint database to maintain company and contact information and to research information for marketing collateral updates.
Provide supporting project content and assistance in the firm's prequalification processes and third-party vendor/client registrations.
Assist in coordinating some events, whether client-facing or internal.
Assist the Communications Manager with updating website content and social media.
May also perform special projects or other reasonable business-related duties as requested and delegated by the Vice President of Marketing & Communications or President
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED:
Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, journalism, English, business, or a related discipline from a four-year college or university.
At least five to 10 years of proposal management or coordination experience in the AEC industry.
Strong proficiency with the MS Office suite, particularly Word and PowerPoint.
Ability to synthesize and distill technical information through clear, careful writing and strong proofreading skills.
Excellent multi-tasking ability. The Proposal Manager must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize deadlines.
Intermediate proficiency with Adobe InDesign.
Reliability, enthusiasm, and a collaborative mindset.
WHAT WILL SET YOU APART:
Experience with government procurement forms, notably the SF330.
Experience with typical AEC procurement websites, such as Unifier, iSupplier, E-Builder, and EPAS.
Knowledge of Deltek Vision, VantagePoint, or another CRM and asset management database.
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
APPLY TODAY AND JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM!