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Senior Proposal Specialist - 2123.04

Company: Wade Trim
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

What We Offer:
Our excellent salary and benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, education reimbursement, 401(k), performance bonuses, and an employee stock program. Employee Resource Groups and Programs offered include the Young Professionals Group, Women at Wade Trim, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Professional Development, Leadership Development, Rotation Program, Mentor Program, Sustainability Program, and Wellness Program.
Position Description:
Wade Trim's team of 20 marketing professionals support business development for four client market segments - Water Resources; Municipal Services; Industrial, Commercial, and Energy; and Transportation. Rapid growth is creating a need to expand our staff and this position offers opportunities for advancement. We strive to create proposals and presentations that are client-centric, rather than firm-focused, and are easy to read and visually appealing. We believe customized business development efforts fuel personal growth in staff and propel the firm's growth.
We are looking for a Senior Proposal Specialist to join our Marketing team in our Detroit office. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in marketing, English, communications or humanities and at least three years of marketing experience in the A/E/C industry. Excellent organizational, facilitation, communication, writing and editing skills are critical. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and the Microsoft Suite is also required.
Typical responsibilities include:

  • Lead teams in development of persuasive proposals and presentations that differentiate Wade Trim from its competitors
  • Use and help maintain Cosential marketing database to track pursuit activities and store qualifications used in proposals
  • Support engineers in business development efforts to position Wade Trim for work
  • Mentor and support members of the marketing team
  • Maintain excellent client relations
  • Maintain a safe working environmentEducation:
    • Bachelor's degree in marketing, English, communications or humanities.Skills/Experience:
      • 10+ years of related experience required
      • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint with an eye for page layout and presentation design is requiredAbout Wade Trim:
        Wade Trim is committed to maximizing the value of infrastructure investments. We've been solving complex engineering challenges for nearly a century. We customize our work approach to fit each project using a collaborative, friendly style to deliver solutions our clients can stand behind.
        Our supportive culture recognizes and strives to fulfill collective client, company, and individual needs. Mentoring and building skills of Wade Trim staff is a priority. Frequent interaction among staff is encouraged, company leadership is easily accessible, and opportunities are provided for staff to help shape the firm's future through strategic planning. Work/life balance is supported through a flexible, hybrid work schedule that brings team members together in the office at least two days a week and connects them virtually when working from home.
        To solve our clients' toughest challenges, we've devoted ourselves to delivering innovative solutions. Our Office of Applied Technology (OAT) is dedicated to seeking new technologies or ways to apply existing technologies to enhance value to our clients and positively impact communities. All staff are encouraged to share ideas and suggestions for innovative technologies or processes to adopt. This open-minded approach enables us to advance technology, foster innovation, and stay ahead of our clients' needs.
        Wade Trim's success is shared by the employees that make it happen. Since our beginning, our firm has been 100% employee owned. This cultivates an ownership mindset that benefits our work approach, collaborative culture, and ability to deliver client solutions. We believe employee ownership drives the sustainability and growth of our firm and provides all our employees with opportunities for financial success.
        If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in a friendly environment, please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section of our website at .
        Wade Trim is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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