Proposal Writer

SCS Engineers - Long Beach, CA (30+ days ago)4.1

SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting and construction firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. Our core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for businesses and municipalities responsible for protecting our air, water, and soil as part of doing business. Our employees take pride in their work and are committed to the success of our clients. That care is rewarded; and as a result, we retain our key staff and attract new professionals with an innovative spirit. Do you have the innovative spirit we are looking for?

Job Summary
As the junior member of a four-person business development team in our Long Beach office, you will support the business development needs of SCS’s Southwestern Profit Center. SCS’s corporate headquarters and Long Beach office are in the same building near Long Beach Airport. Approximately 50% of your time will be spent writing and managing proposal submissions and approximately 50% of your time will be spent on a variety of marketing and administrative tasks. This position was created in 2016 due to the business development team’s successful win rate and a heavy volume of work. We are looking for a self-starter with a desire to develop a career with SCS.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Write proposals. Coordinates content development with an assigned staff professional, shares writing duties, submits high-quality proposals on-time.
Develop and update marketing materials (brochures, project examples, resumes, etc.).
Support the Business Development Manager as needed (prepare for meetings/conference calls/open houses; assist with Press Releases; maintain Excel spreadsheets and internal content files: images, resumes, tables, client evaluations, etc.).
Schedule and maintain the marketing calendar for presentations and events.
Make arrangements and payments for registration at various events, reserve exhibit booths, manage promotional materials supplies.
Learn about the work SCS does and the industries SCS supports (self-education).
Other business development and marketing duties as assigned.
Training will be provided.

Bachelor’s degree in English preferred but Bachelor’s in Communications/Marketing will be considered. A Certificate in Technical Writing/Communication will also be considered.
Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience as a proposal writer or marketing coordinator required.
Intermediate-level ability with MS Word and PowerPoint, basic-level ability with MS Excel and Outlook.
Intermediate-level knowledge of computers and navigating corporate databases and the internet to find content.
Project management ability —ability to secure content from busy/unresponsive colleagues and meet project milestones/deadlines, without sacrificing quality.
Experience with trade shows and conferences (managing shipping logistics, “booth duty”, etc.) preferred.
Strong attention to detail, time management, and organization ability.
SCS Engineers offers excellent opportunities for career advancement and a competitive compensation package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401K, ESOP, paid holidays and PTO.

SCS Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). SCS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status.

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