Contract/Freelance Proposal Coordinator

Freese & Nichols Inc - Lubbock, TX

ContractEstimated: $57,000 - $81,000 a year
Freese and Nichols is looking for business development support in Lubbock/El Paso/Las Cruces and is seeking an experienced contract/freelance proposal coordinator. This person must have AEC industry-specific proposal experience and be able to manage and produce high-profile qualifications, proposals, and presentations. Familiarity with area clients is a plus.

Primary Responsibilities

Proposal Process and Production

When assigned to a project, set up and lead kickoff meetings according to our standard agenda and process (will provide).
Work with technical team to craft appropriate and compliant proposal content that follows our style guide (will provide).
Find needed information in our Cosential database (access provided).
Provide drafts to technical team and make edits according to agreed-on deadlines.
Prepare final submittals for printing and submit to printer/arrange shipment to client.
Shortlist/Interview Preparation

Creat client presentations in PowerPoint using our templates and photos.
Create printed leave-behinds and other presentation materials, as needed.
Archiving Finished Assignments

Add updated information to company marketing database (Cosential) when provided during proposal process.
Archive finished proposals into the Cosential database for future reference.
Qualifications / Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English or related area and a minimum of 4+ years’ experience in proposals.
Superior written (grammar) communication skills including writing, proofing and editing.
Excellent organizational skills, diligent with time management, detail-oriented and able to solve problems creatively.
Strong graphic and document layout and design skills
Ability to coordinate and manage multiple project deadlines simultaneously.
Strong team ethic.
Ability to lead meetings and diplomatically express ideas and opinions to both individuals and groups.
Computer Skills

Expert in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat.
Extensive experience in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.