Proposal Manager

Layton Company     Construction     General Contracting     UT-Salt Lake City     June 11, 2020

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At Layton Construction, we live the philosophy of "Constructing with Integrity."

Position Overview

Summary: The Proposal Manager shall be capable of leading and executing a marketing proposal process. The individual must demonstrate a complete understanding of the Request for Proposal (RFP) and/or Request for Qualification (RFQ) process for a variety of commercial construction projects to support Layton's strategic business units. We have one position located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and may consider someone with extensive healthcare construction proposal experience for a second, remote position if relocation is not an option. 

The Proposal Manager will be proficient and accurate in producing comprehensive deliverables including the planning, layout, drafting, editing, and production of proposals. The individual will lead the proposal efforts for multiple, simultaneous responses and take the lead in assigning responsible parties for deliverables as well as compliance/responsibility matrices. The individual will interact with senior leadership and preconstruction departments (business development, estimating, visualization, building information modeling, scheduling) as well as various management/operational teams (construction managers, project managers, and superintendents) to develop proposal strategy and gather responses to proposal requirements. 

DUTIES:

Essential

  • Ensures graphics [proposals] produced reflect philosophy and mission and uses logos appropriately on all materials.
  • Utilizes contemporary layout and design principles and tools to create print and on-line publications, brochures, flyers, advertising, web projects, posters/displays, logos, and more. 
  • A team-oriented, collaborative, resourceful and positive can-do attitude
  • Highly organized and can prioritize multiple, simultaneous projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Manage proposal development and production from RFP receipt to contract award
  • Ability to research and interview technical staff to create original, compelling marketing content (project descriptions, project approach or processes)
  • Ability to use industry-specific Customer Relationship Management (CRM) / proposal automation software
  • Lead and participate proposal teams to an efficient, effective product through the application of best practice milestones for RFP analysis, kickoff, development, reviews, publications and production
  • Fully develops proposal layouts with incorporation and adherence of style guides and branding
  • Fully develops graphics to support the written material
  • Proofreading, editing and standardizing of proposal content
  • Provide overall quality assurance of proposal response/process; ensure Layton's branding, style guides and best practices are adhered to
  • Lead/assist with interview/presentation preparation and create supporting documents (presentations, boards, hand-outs, etc.)

Additional

  • Creates and updates marketing materials such as process sheets, project lists, construction job reference information, resumes, industry and market segment information, and various other marketing documents for use in RFPs and RFQs, etc. including the use of a marketing database
  • Regularly reviews all standard marketing materials to update and maintain the most current and accurate information
  • Assist and mentor other marketing coordinators
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to support Layton's Marketing Department

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 to 8 years minimum experience in proposal and presentation planning, layout, drafting proposal content, graphics and editing
  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in Marketing, Communications, Business or a related field or equivalent; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A high degree of proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud/Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Industry knowledge a plus
  • A high degree of proficiency with M.S. Office Suite
  • Highly organized; establish priorities and a course of action for handling multiple tasks
  • Reliable written and oral communications skills; communicates clearing in writing and uses correct spelling and grammar
  • Work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines and demands
  • Preferred experience in Healthcare proposals (may consider a remote position for someone with extensive healthcare construction proposal experience).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL 

We are an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

 

Salt Lake City, UT, USA Construction-General Contracting  

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