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Proposal Specialist

Job Description

Baker, founded in 1940, provides professional engineering and consulting services for its clients worldwide. With nearly 3,000 employees in over 100 U.S. offices, Engineering News-Record consistently ranks Baker in the top 8 percent of the 500 largest U.S. engineering design firms and in the top 25 of numerous individual markets. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defense, environmental, geospatial, homeland security, municipal & civil, oil & gas, rail & transit, telecommunications & utilities, transportation, urban development and water. Baker’s headquarters is located in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. Baker recently became part of Michael Baker International, LLC, a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility.

Baker offers excellent benefit packages that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, Flex-Time, 401-K Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Credit Union.
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Baker is an EEO/AAP (M/F/Disability/Veteran) e-Verify Employer

Roles and Responsibilities: Successful candidate for the Proposal Specialist position will work collaboratively with technical lead to prepare winning construction services literature, proposals, presentations, and award submissions. Specifically, this person will act as project manager of production efforts, including: facilitate kick off meeting to define expectations, identify tasks and assign responsibilities, and develop production schedule; assist technical capture manager in developing win themes; draft/edit text; schedule reviews. Additional duties will include participating in business development meetings, supporting development of content for proposals, and creating marketing collateral. This position supports the construction services team, and requires strong communication and coordination with business development and technical staff. Previous experience in the planning, preparation, and production of architectural and engineering proposals and qualification packages for government and private architecture and engineering clients is a must. Strong project management and communication skills are critical, as is the ability to manage, organize, and prioritize multiple projects and meet competing deadlines. The individual filling this position should be familiar with the AE industry and government Standard Forms 330, 254, and 255 as well as familiarity with regional and local proposal submission requirements and procedures. This position requires strong customer service skills, attention to detail, strong interpersonal and communication skills, organization skills, conceptual thinking skills, effective decision-making, document organization, and writing and editing skills. Experience in the construction services industry is preferred but not required. Familiarity with proposal database software is preferred, but not required. This position is part of the Proposal Production Center, reports directly to the Great Lakes/Northeast region proposal manager, and is a full time, salaried, exempt position.

Education requirements: Bachelors in Marketing, Communication or equivalent combination of education and experience

Years/Type of Experience: 3+ years

Computer Skills: Intermediate to expert skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint required; InDesign and Deltek Vision/CRM packages helpful

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Post Date 6/27/2014
Location Moon Township, PA
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Marketing, Construction
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Construction, Architecture - Building, Transportation
Required Travel Up to 25%
Job ID IRC47915
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