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Current Postings

  • Sep 25, 2018 Director of Marketing, International (TORONTO, ON)

    Building the world’s food infrastructure.

    Our client is a global leader in the planning, engineering and manufacturing of full equipment solutions and systems across multiple business platforms: Grain, fertilizer, food, feed and seed. The company partners with our customers in over 50 countries to provide unique market specific systems. These systems are delivered for farm and commercial applications and include storage, handing, structural, processing, and controls, all based on, and brought together, with engineering and project management.
     
    The Director of Marketing, International reports to the Vice President of Marketing and is responsible for setting the pace and defining marketing strategies to grow the business and build capacity in countries in which they operate. The incumbent plays an integral role in developing, implementing and managing key marketing and business development brand strategies and activities across international markets.  Development of communication planning and driving B2B marketing programs for both the company brand and key company divisions outside of North America will be key in achieving growth targets.  This role is also accountable for fostering and promoting relationships with key international contacts to strengthen sales and business opportunities.  Priority regions include South America (Brazil), EMEA, and Australia. The incumbent is highly collaborative, strategic, has a bias to action and thrives in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment. Flexibility, adaptability and willingness for international business travel and time zones are critical for this position, as is the ability to understand and collaborate within different work cultures around the world. 

    This highly visible role will be responsible for ensuring greater consistency in brand architecture, leading external vendors, handling budget control and media buying, and being a strong contributor to the VP of Marketing in overall strategy development.  They will uncover insights and prioritize strategies to drive maximum growth based on market analysis, create compelling marketing campaigns across all touch points including advertising, trade shows, highly digital and non-traditional culturally appropriate content, and collateral sales support materials and tools and they will foster cross-cultural collaboration with country managers and sales teams.

    The successful candidate has an advanced post-secondary degree, preferably an MBA, and 8 to 10 years of international B2B sales and marketing experience with an entrepreneurial focus, cross-cultural awareness, strong business acumen and the ability to identify and develop business opportunities. The ideal candidate is comfortable with the agricultural industry appreciating the highly technical and digital nature of farming today, has strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and has a working knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Portuguese, Italian, Spanish or French.

    Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package including a competitive salary, performance-based incentive, medical, dental and disability as well as the opportunity for significant career advancement for the right candidate.

    If the opportunity to positively impact the future of a leading global agricultural solutions company excites you, please forward your résumé/cover letter in confidence to: recruit@royerthompson.com. For further information, please contact Paul Geiger, VP Toronto at 416-274-3499 or Kim West, President at 902-422-2099.

    Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting is a Canadian talent management firm focused on capturing the full potential of people in organizations by supporting a shared sense of purpose, recruiting and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit.

  • July 24, 2018 Marketing Coordinator - Perkins+Will (Vancouver)

    MARKETING COORDINATOR (One Year Maternity Leave Contract)

    Perkins+Will is an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm with over 30 years of experience in Vancouver and with 2,200 staff working out of over 20 offices globally. Founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities, we collaborate with clients all over the world to create healthy, sustainable places in which to live, learn, work, play, heal, move, and explore. Perkins+Will provides design expertise spanning various market sectors including transportation, mixed-use, commercial and civic development along with institutional experience in K-12 and higher education. Disciplines range from large-scale urban design, to architecture, interiors and industrial design. An international leader in sustainability, the Vancouver office has earned more than 150 design awards. Perkins+Will has also been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for ten consecutive years and one of British Columbia’s Top Employers for six consecutive years.

    Our Vancouver office is currently seeking a talented and enthusiastic intermediate to senior level Marketing Coordinator who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment to join our Marketing Team for a one year contract. Working closely with the Marketing Manager, the marketing department, and Perkins+Will Vancouver’s leadership team, your primary responsibility will be to produce compelling proposal submissions, with additional responsibilities including the creation and coordination of a variety of presentation materials and other communications to support branding, business development, public relations, and client engagement as needed.

    The incumbent will be a positive, dynamic and proactive individual who possesses strong writing, graphics, interpersonal and communications skills, is highly creative, a strategic-thinker, and skilled at managing competing priorities.

    The Job Roles and Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    • Working with the marketing and management teams, leading or participating in marketing’s contribution for: RFQ’s, RFEI’s, RFP’s, client interviews and research
    • Creating, editing, organizing and proofing various marketing collateral, including proposal content, project sheets, resumes, award submittals, brochures, press releases, media relations pieces, direct mail campaigns, and interview content to ensure content is comprehensive, competitive and client-specific, as well as in accordance with the Perkins+Will brand standards
    • Tasks may also include coordination of a variety of events, developing content for speaking engagements, coordination of project photography, and social media strategy and postings in support of office promotional goals
    • Responding to requests from external clients and consultants as required
    • Communicating with and respond to requests from Perkins+Will corporate marketing
    • Supporting firmwide marketing and communications initiatives as required

    Requirements:

    • Creative approach to problem solving
    • Excellent written, graphic, and verbal communication skills
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • Team oriented with the ability to work independently
    • Works well under pressure
    • Willing to work extended business hours from time to time as needed, to meet deadlines

    Education, Experience and Skills

    • Completion of post-secondary education in marketing, communications, graphic design, journalism, public relations or architecture
    • 4-6 years directly relevant marketing & communications experience, ideally in an Architecture/Engineering/Construction industry
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite is mandatory
    • Video production content development would be an asset

    If you are a proactive, enthusiastic team player with integrity, apply to:
    Perkins + Will Careers

  • Jun 14, 2018 Proposal Specialist – DIALOG (Vancouver Studio)

    Cowi

    At DIALOG, we’re passionate about design. We believe it can, and should meaningfully improve the well-being of communities and the environment we all share. We’ve come together because we see important challenges facing communities becoming increasingly complex and therefore best shared through diverse perspectives and expertise. We’re looking for exceptional people to capture our spirit and place DIALOG at the forefront of design thinking within our community.

    DIALOG is a looking for an experienced Proposal Specialist who will lead the proposal and pursuit efforts in Vancouver. Reporting to the local Studio Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for managing the proposal process from planning the kick-off meeting, through the proposal development and in-process review stages, to the final deliverable – the submission and hopefully, the shortlist presentation. While most of your time will be spent executing best proposal practices, this role may also entail supporting your marketing peers on wide range of marketing tactics to build our brand in the local market as well as providing support for our other studios and national efforts when required. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual who can own projects and comfortably work within all levels of the firm. Are you up for the challenge to help us tell our story?

    If you are, YOU:

    • Are self-motivated with insanely high energy and an ability to multitask
    • Think “RFP” is not a four letter word
    • Are quick with solutions and keen to deliver compelling results on time, every time
    • Are a resolution enthusiast and love to bring teams together for the common good
    • Are highly creative yet detail oriented; you love to help our clients understand our offerings by creating proposals and presentations that truly rise above the rest
    • Play well with others and are a natural born project manager. People like you!

    How will YOU make an impact? (Your key responsibilities):

    • Own the end-to-end process: From planning and facilitating the kick-off meeting, to chairing the in-process reviews, through to editing, proofing and preparing the final deliverable (a written proposal and/or shortlist presentations)
    • Always share and leverage best proposal practices
    • Working within DIALOG’s design standards, find innovative ways to leverage your design and layout expertise that will showcase DIALOG people, processes and projects in a way that says – “Yes! I want to work with DIALOG!”
    • Coordinate efforts with internal stakeholders and regional graphic designers to obtain the ‘best of’ information for inclusion into a compelling proposal and/or presentation
    • Provide input and coordination on opportunities and communications-related tracking in our customer relationship management system (Cosential)
    • Conduct client debrief meetings to obtain insights and participate in regional win/loss reviews
    • Help with other regional or national marcom requests as the need requires
    • Be an ambassador of our firm’s brand standards and communication guidelines, and deliver on them every single day, with every single proposal and presentation you put out
    • Are a huge supporter of DIALOG values and make sure to live and breathe them every day

    Been there; done that (Your skills and qualifications):

    • University Degree or equivalent in English, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or the equivalent
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience leading teams in the bid/proposal process
    • Stellar written and verbal communication skills with the ability to produce incredibly high-quality work with a meticulous attention to detail
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to identify opportunities, prioritize action items and take initiative to address complex challenges
    • Ability to engage and coordinate with a broad range of project stakeholders from senior level partners to communications team members as well as additional internal and external resources as required
    • Highly proficient with and comfortable working in MS Office products and Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign
    • Knowledge of industry-leading communications management tools, software, databases and systems

    Additional ASSETS that really turn our heads:

    • PMP certification
    • Experience working with a large professional services organization and/or AEC industry expertise
    • Proven ability to herd cats; mostly house, some feral

    How to Apply?

    Please submit your resume in confidence to vancouvercareers@dialogdesign.ca.

    DIALOG is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the principle of diversity and looks forward to receiving applications from a wide range of people.

    Please note we will retain your submission for a maximum of 6 months. You are welcome to re-apply anytime.

    We are delighted that you are considering furthering your career with DIALOG. Your submission will be reviewed carefully however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Jun 07, 2018 Interested in joining Outsource Marketing as a Proposal Manager?

    Cowi

    Outsource Marketing

    About the Role

    We are seeking a Proposal Manager who is talented at leading a team to ensure the timely and successful completion of complex proposal submissions. He or she will collaborate closely with our small, but powerful marketing team to deliver compelling and winning submissions for the public and private sectors.

    In addition to being an excellent leader, the ideal candidate should have the proven ability to manage multiple deadlines, be extremely organized and self-driven, and be able to develop creative content in an entrepreneurial environment with tight deadlines and multiple stakeholders.

    The Proposal Manager will coordinate and oversee the proposal submission process. Responsibilities include implementing Outsource Marketing’s proposal procedures and processes while managing a team of writers, editors and graphic designers. This role requires a highly organized individual with the ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines.

    Core Responsibilities:

    • Delivery of compliant, professional proposals
    • Coordinate, edit and review proposal content from various authors
    • Communicate and influence at a senior level
    • Ability to teach writing skills and proposal best practices
    • Document management

    Education and Experience:

    • 2 years or more proven experience in planning, producing and delivering compliant proposals
    • Strong English skills (verbal and written)
    • Excellent Microsoft Word skills
    • Good PowerPoint and Excel skills
    • Some knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
    • Ability to manage large documents with multiple versions
    • Ability to work efficiently within short time frames
    • Knowledge of the AE&C industry would be an asset

    Key Competencies:

    • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Results-oriented
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments
    • Flexibility to work outside of core hours, as required

    Job Type: Full-time, Contract

    Required experience: proposal management for 2 years

    How to Apply?

    Please send the following to aabinoja@outsourcemarketing.ca

    • Cover letter
    • Resume detailing your experience

    * No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Jun 05, 2018 Marketing Manager - HCMA

    Are you driven by impact?

    We are looking for a bright and highly driven Marketing Manager to join our team. If you’re looking to make a positive impact on society, and help create happier, healthier, more creative communities, we want to hear from you. This role requires an organized and proactive doer, who has the confidence and tenacity to bring a fresh perspective to the role.

    We are an interdisciplinary firm; our architects, designers, and other specialists work collaboratively on projects from conception to completion without the traditional silos. Our strong portfolio in the municipal sector means that coordinating proposals is a critical part of how we acquire work, a key aspect of this position is achieving continued success in this area.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide leadership and daily management to the marketing team and be accountable for their work on award submissions, bid site evaluation, proposal creation, social and digital media strategies, and other initiatives.
    • Manage office-wide marketing efforts ensuring all are consistent with the HCMA brand.
    • Ensure that proposal responses are consistent, strategic, and carefully coordinated by the team.
    • Develop marketing strategies that support the firm’s business development objectives.
    • Build strong connections with all leadership team members to help coordinate marketing needs.
    • Manage the annual marketing budget, departmental metrics and reporting systems with support from the team.
    • Liaise with external collaborators, sponsors and consultants (PR, web development, conference organizers, etc.) regarding the firm’s marketing efforts.
    • Guide the ongoing development of the systems and structures supporting the marketing team (database, templates, etc.).
    • Be an ambassador, representing HCMA in the best possible light.

    Knowledge + Skills:

    • Strong communication is essential, both written and verbal, with great editing ability.
    • Adaptability, initiative and a positive attitude are highly valued – you must thrive in a team environment.
    • We’d like to see demonstrated ability to manage, motivate, and lead high-achieving teams like ours.
    • Effective project management is key day-to-day; you’ll be self-motivated and confident under pressure coordinating multiple deadlines, with strong organizational, planning, and time management skills.
    • You’re strategic, responsive, and resourceful; a creative and innovative thinker who embraces change.
    • A background in proposal writing and coordination would be advantageous.
    • We require proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign.
    • Knowledge of website platforms such as WordPress and social media channels would be helpful but not required.

    Experience:

    • Minimum 5 years in a similar role.
    • Experience in the AEC industry is a strong asset.

    Education:

    • Diploma or degree in marketing, business, communications or similar

    Our team lives and breathes creativity, engagement and excellence. If your pulse picked up a little as you read this, if you feel you can contribute to our quest – if you can see yourself here – get in touch, careers@hcma.ca, with a statement on why you are right for our team. Get creative and convince us you’re the kind of person who wants to question the status quo, and that we’d be foolish not to hire you.

  • May 30, 2018 Marketing and Proposal Coordinator - Stuart Olson (Richmond)

    Cowi

    Stuart Olson (Richmond)

    Reporting to the Director, Business Development, the Marketing and Proposal Coordinator will work closely with the Business Development teams on proposal development, market research and development, and marketing programs.

    The position is based in the Richmond, B.C. office.

    Responsibilities:

    Leadership

    • Support a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards, and is aligned with the Company Promise.

    Proposals

    Coordinate the proposal preparation and submission:

    • Read and distribute Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ)/Request For Proposal (RFP) information to the pursuit team;
    • Create responsibility matrix for the pursuit team for required tasks to win;
    • Distribute requests for information, internally, as required;
    • Centralize and standardize RFP content;
    • Set deadlines for content;
    • Strategize on proposal content and work with identified proposal lead;
    • Arrange and record proposal team meetings;
    • Work with proposal lead to draft content;
    • Manage technical content to be provided by the Project Director, Project Manager, Superintendent or other departments;
    • Work with external vendors and stakeholders to obtain their input and information;
    • Review and edit proposal material drafted by proposal lead;
    • Arrange for proposal reviews; and
    • Copy, collate, bind, distribute, courier, and deliver all proposals.

    Incorporate a Continuous Improvement Mindset post submission:

    • Track proposals – submissions, successes, failures, and set up and participate in debriefing feedback;
    • Act as the single point of contact for all RFP, RFPQ, Expressions of Interest (EOI), and other such communications for the BC Buildings Group;
    • Create new and update current employee resumes and project sheets as needed;
    • Ensure consistent look and feel for all submissions; and
    • Ensure proposal quality and compliance.

    Business Development Support

    Coordinate project procurement initiatives in the BC Region:

    • Identify key contacts and help develop a strategy on how to establish relationships;
    • Maintain contact lists with and track prospects in company Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database, Salesforce;
    • Maintain marketing information files, obtain project information at start of the project and create project folder. Manage and update this information as each project progresses and upon completion;
    • Participate in the submission decisions and develop strategy with the Director, Business Development; and
    • Create monthly reporting in Salesforce.

    Corporate Imaging

    Assist the corporate marketing team with imaging and branding:

    • Coordinate all requests that require the corporate logo;
    • Facilitate communications between the region and corporate marketing team on all logo and branding requests;
    • Work with the corporate marketing team to identify key messages and incorporate into communication;
    • Create and implement branch specific communication strategies;
    • Obtain corporate marketing team approval for all external promotional material; and
    • Facilitate the development of an annual marketing plan tied to the marketing strategy for the branch.

    Marketing Activities

    Perform additional duties as required:

    • Coordinate promotional activities/events within the branch (e.g. event planning, client invites and RSVPs, hockey tickets, etc.);
    • Assist the Director, Business Development to create an annual business plan by providing marketing research, competitive analysis, and trends;
    • Maintain updates of marketing budget;
    • Assist the Branch Services Manager by providing updates for marketing executive meeting reports;
    • Create an event plan tied to the strategic goals of the company and specific potential project opportunities;
    • Identify associations, events and clients to enhance Stuart Olson’s brand in the market; and
    • Organize annual client events and client gifting.

    Stuart Olson Corporate

    • Participate in corporate initiatives.

    Qualifications:

    • Undergraduate degree/diploma in marketing/communications or business related field;
    • 3-5 years’ experience in sales/business development environment with proposal creation responsibility;
    • 2 years’ working experience with InDesign, Illustrator and Adobe software applications;
    • Experience working with a CRM tool, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word;
    • Excellent project management skills and understanding of key business processes;
    • Experience with continuous process;
    • Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships;
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges in a dynamic business environment;
    • Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them;
    • Strong analytical, critical thinking, troubleshooting, problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
    • Highly developed interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills;
    • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment;
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a positive attitude;
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills; and
    • Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the Company Promise.

    Why Choose Stuart Olson?

    Safety, Sustainability, Collaboration, and Integrity are core Company values that encourage innovation and make a lasting difference in meeting the goals of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. Stuart Olson strongly supports and encourages employees to get involved and give back in their local communities. We expect our employees to bring their best to work every day and in return, management recognizes and rewards employees for their valued contribution through competitive compensation, robust benefits, health and wellness programs, and learning development opportunities. At Stuart Olson we are committed to creating a culture built on a passion to do great things.

    Who We Are?

    Stuart Olson has been positively impacting the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch since 1911. Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets.

    We are a $1.2 billion, fully integrated commercial construction and industrial services provider with offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reduces risk, and delivers results.

    Application Instructions: All interested candidates can apply directly to the position at www.stuartolson.com/careers. Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.

    • Coordination of proposals (RFP, RFQ, RFI, EOIs), 70% of the role
    • Marketing and communications (digital marketing, business development, media production, collateral creation), 30% of the role

  • May 23, 2018 Marketing Coordinator - HCMA Architecture + Design

    Are you driven by best practices?

    We are looking for a fearless and highly driven Marketing Coordinator to join our growing team. If you’re looking to make a positive impact on society, we want to hear from you.

    This role requires an organized and proactive doer, who has the confidence and tenacity to bring a fresh perspective to our team. We are an interdisciplinary firm; our architects, designers, and other specialists work collaboratively on projects from conception to completion without the traditional silos. This adds a great deal to the quality of the work that we produce and requires strong communication and collaborative skills.

    Responsibilities:

    • Coordination of proposals (RFP, RFQ, RFI, EOIs), 70% of the role
    • Marketing and communications (digital marketing, business development, media production, collateral creation), 30% of the role

    Knowledge + Skills:

    • Strong listening and communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Team player and highly adaptable, demonstrates initiative and positive attitude
    • Able to work independently
    • Effective project manager
    • Responsive, assertive and resourceful
    • Detail oriented and precise
    • Creative and innovative thinker who embraces change
    • Strong organizational, planning, time management and prioritization skills
    • Represents HCMA in the best possible light to internal and external clients

    Technical Abilities:

    • Strong writing and editing skills
    • Experienced in proposal writing and coordination
    • Advanced user of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign
    • Experience with website platforms such as WordPress and social media channels

    Experience:

    • Minimum 2-5 years in a marketing role with strong proposal knowledge
    • Experience coordinating proposals for design, engineering or construction industries

    Education:

    • Diploma or degree in marketing, business, communications or similar an asset

    Our team lives and breathes creativity, engagement and excellence. If your pulse picked up a little as you read this, if you feel you can contribute to our quest – if you can see yourself here – get in touch. Visit our website to see the full role description and apply online.

  • May 16, 2018 Proposal Specialist/Coordinator - COWI (North Vancouver)

    Cowi

    COWI (North Vancouver)

    Company Description

    COWI North America is a leading bridge, tunnel and marine engineering consulting group built on over 85 years of international experience. We provide our clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from our various North American offices. COWI's 6,600 person global organization is involved in more than 14,000 projects across 124 countries.

    Our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging projects. COWI continues to push the boundaries of what is technically possible, from designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, to creating marine resiliency for our waterfront communities.

    We are seeking a Proposal Specialist/Coordinator to join our team in North Vancouver, BC.

    Role Summary

    The incumbent will work closely with Marketing and Business Development staff throughout North America to facilitate and maintain a winning, productive and cohesive Business Development & Marketing effort throughout North America. He/she will assist in the development of winning proposals that support the company's growth objectives and, in addition, participate in day-to-day marketing and business development responsibilities including pursuits and visibility efforts.

    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to

    • As part of a proposal team, responds to RFPs, RFQs, EOIs, award submittals, roster applications, etc.;
    • Coordinates the complete lifecycle of a proposal response from intake of the RFP and qualification of the opportunity through to submission;
    • Assists with coordinating firm-wide proposal resources to meet proposal production deadlines;
    • Prepares, coordinates and develops non-technical writing for proposal efforts;
    • Creates and maintains marketing materials, including but not limited to resumes, project descriptions, presentations, technical press releases, brochures, etc.;
    • Provides input on the final preparation of marketing materials including reviewing, proofreading, editing, etc.;
    • Updates the Client Relationship Management (CRM) database to track pursuits, proposals and client content;
    • Assists with the coordination of capture planning efforts;
    • Assists with the tracking of pursuits;
    • Collaborates with the proposal team to enforce approved styles and templates and improve and maintain best practices for the proposal process; and
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications and Skills Required

    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field with preferred relevant experience of 2-8 years' in a professional services firm, preferably in the A/E/C industry, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience;
    • Proficiency in relevant programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suites, Adobe Creative Suites, InDesign and CRM Databases;
    • Thorough knowledge of proposal development and production processes including ability to organize, write and edit proposal content;
    • Strong writing, editing and grammar skills;
    • Excellent communication, organization and attention to detail;
    • Enthusiastic attitude and strong work ethic;
    • Dynamic and assertive personality with a proven ability to interact and collaborate with strong personalities;
    • Proactive team player mind-set and flexibility to take on assignments and responsibilities;
    • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills combined with an ability to work in a fast paced environment; and
    • Experience with Deltek Vision an asset.

    At COWI North America, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe. COWI is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional. COWI is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI include extensive opportunities for growth and development, excellent benefits, competitive compensation and various other perks.

    COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    To apply please click/copy the link here https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=29336&company=C0000163213P&username

  • May 1, 2018 Marketing Coordinator - IBI Group

    Marketing Coordinator - IBI Group

    Company Description

    We are a global team of dedicated and experienced architects, engineers, planners, designers and technology professionals who share a common desire – to help our clients create livable, sustainable and advanced urban environments. From high-rises to industrial buildings, schools to state-of-the-art hospitals, transit stations to highways, airports to toll systems, bike lanes to parks, we design every aspect of a truly integrated city for people to live, work and play.

    Our collaborative and combined approach focuses not only on creating the best solutions today, but also determining the right solutions for tomorrow. We believe cities in the future must be designed with intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and a human touch.

    At IBI Group, we’re defining the cities of tomorrow.

    Our Values

    Integrity – We do what is right.
    Partnerships – We work together.
    Excellence – We pursue design excellence.
    Innovation – We embrace ingenuity.
    Community – We build community.

    Job Description

    Here’s how we work:

    The Vancouver and Edmonton office are hiring two Marketing Coordinators to join the Regional Marketing Team – one Marketing Coordinator for the Vancouver office and one Marketing Coordinator for the Edmonton office.

    Most of the things you’ll work on:

    This role would take a leadership role in proposal development, as well as support regional / corporate marketing initiatives.

    • Generate content for RFQs, RFPs, client interviews and research
    • Create, edit, proof and maintain marketing collateral, proposal content, project sheets, award submittals and brochures
    • Ensure content is comprehensive, competitive, client-specific and brand compliant
    • Support regional marketing and business development initiatives
    • Research
    • Coordinate events, social media news and postings
    • Develop content for speaking engagements
    • Respond to requests from clients, consultants and IBI Corporate
    • Track project metrics and archive materials, and update CRM
    • Obtain sub consultant proposals and maintain strong corporate relationships

    Qualifications

    You'll need to have:

    • 3-7 years’ experience working in a similar role
    • University degree in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations or architecture
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite is mandatory
    • Ability to think creatively and be a strategic thinker
    • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities
    • Exceptional organization and communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively, independently and under pressure
    • Resourceful and entrepreneurial, with an ability to use creativity to get results

    Additional Information

    To apply to the Vancouver role please click here http://smrtr.io/vI-AiA

    To apply to the Edmonton role please click here http://smrtr.io/o3oR0w

    If this is you, please contact:

    We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. IBI Group is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • April 11, 2018 Marketing & Communications Coordinator - Richards Buell Sutton

    Marketing & Communications Coordinator - Richards Buell Sutton

    Richards Buell Sutton is a mid-sized, Vancouver-based law firm. RBS is the oldest law firm in British Columbia, and yet, forward-thinking and inspired.

    For over 145 years, Richards Buell Sutton has committed to providing the highest standard of best service to our clients, and strives to be one of the top employers in BC. We have created an atmosphere that is rare amongst professional firms – respectful, collegial and supportive.

    Our highly-valued administrative team is loyal, inspired and effective. Reporting to the Marketing and Business Development Manager, you will enjoy a stable, supportive and collegial work environment.

    RBS LLP is looking for a dynamic individual to join our high-performing team, who will support our marketing and business development activities as Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Your mission is to take on a variety of marketing and communications activities with competence, grace and confidence. You are a people-person and known to multi-task and prioritize effectively.

    You will:

    • Assist in the RFP process, including pitches and promotional packages, and help administer and maintain representative matter/deal/client lists for use;
    • develop content for marketing materials, including advertisements, lawyer biographies, press releases, newsletters, practice profiles, the firm’s website and other communications pieces;
    • generate posts for the firm’s social media platforms including, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, and provide individual lawyers with social media assistance and advice as required;
    • identify opportunities for award submissions on behalf of the firm, including writing and coordinating submissions, and maintaining/updating the firm’s directories and rankings;
    • support the initiation and roll-out of a new CRM database;
    • coordinate the firm’s holiday initiatives, including client gifts and holiday cards;
    • coordinate, plan and track RSVP’s for firm client functions, receptions, promotional events and seminars, including logistical implementation of events, sourcing vendors, negotiating costs, food & beverage and A/V;
    • maintain the firm’s inventory of branded merchandise and promotional items, including sourcing, ordering and distribution of client swag;
    • coordinate with several suppliers ensuring prompt and appropriate delivery of goods and services;
    • coordinate photo shoots for the firm’s website and advertising campaigns;
    • allocate the firm’s sporting tickets for business development purposes;
    • conduct legal marketing research and miscellaneous marketing projects as needed;
    • work the occasional overtime (paid) during peak seasons and events;
    • develop content for e-newsletters, e-greetings, etc., using Constant Contact;
    • liaise with graphic designers on creative designs including advertising; and
    • sponsorship coordination.

    You possess:

    • A thorough knowledge of marketing and communications principles, preferably within the professional services environment (preferably law);
    • a degree or diploma in marketing, or 3-4 years’ experience in marketing;
    • an ability to build credibility with lawyers, and can form collaborative relationships with other team members and staff;
    • capability to identify appropriate communication channels for different types of content, for maximum audience reach and engagement; and
    • exceptional organizational skills, strong attention to detail, ability to work autonomously and multi-task, meet tight deadlines and problem‐solve while responding to changing priorities.

    Your technical skills include:

    • CRM database
    • CMS website systems (Wordpress)
    • MS Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook)
    • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
    • Hootsuite
    • Constant Contact and Survey Monkey
    • Excellent working knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
    • Basic graphic design skills
    • Good writing skills

    We thank all those who apply but only successful candidates will be contacted.

    Come join the RBS team

    If this is you, please contact:

    Cindy Z.P. Hildebrandt
    Manager of Human Resources
    Direct Tel: 604.661.9267
    Email: childebrandt@rbs.ca

  • March 5, 2018 Marketing Coordinator - Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia

    Marketing Coordinator - Association of Consulting Engineering Companies British Columbia

    JOB TITLE:
    Marketing Coordinator

    REPORTS TO:
    President and CEO

    Job Summary

    The Marketing Coordinator provides quality customer service by communicating and collaborating with members, key stakeholders, instructors and others on various projects and initiatives. This position is one of four staff positions for ACEC-BC and reports directly to the President. The incumbent will be on maternity leave from mid-April for approximately one year.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    A. Communications

    Duties:

    • Create and coordinate email marketing of events and important information
    o use results data to determine effectiveness and adjust strategy
    • Update the events calendar with all ACEC-BC activities
    • Manage all of the Association’s social media channels (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
    • Maintain the ACEC-BC website
    • Troubleshoot website user experience
    • Communicate with IT Support on technical issues with the website
    • Edit and circulate the Young Professionals Group (YPG) quarterly newsletter
    • Communicate the annual sale of the YPG Season Pass
    • Develop the press release for the annual Awards Gala
    • Manage the Association’s annual “People’s Choice Poll” following the Awards Gala
    • Coordinate the production of the Association’s annual Awards Advertising Supplement
    • Coordinate the production of the Association’s annual “Engineering in BC” Supplement
    • Create/search out content to share on social media, website news section and via NewsBrief newsletter
    • Monitor and evaluate new technologies to determine if they are relevant to ACEC-BC’s membership and stakeholder groups
    • Develop and execute marketing strategies to attract new Corporate and Associate members to ACEC-BC

    B. Project Management

    Duties:

    • Develop an annual Professional Development program
    • Generate ideas for new event offerings including professional development and business development
    • Coordinate the Association’s annual Awards Road Show (mobile display exhibit)
    • Chief Editor for the Awards publication (April) and Engineering in BC publication (October) for the Business in Vancouver magazine
    • Develop and execute Golf Tournaments (Vancouver and Kelowna)
    • Coordinate the sponsorship, marketing and communications for the Transportation Conference.
    • Coordinate sponsorship and communications for mixers events
    • Develop and execute policy breakfasts
    • Develop and execute the annual Government Relations Day event
    • Assist with the coordination and execution of all aspects of events

    C. Membership

    Duties:

    • Coordinate new and returning affinity partners
    • Circulate membership renewal packages
    • Circulate new member packages
    • Communicate with ACEC-Canada regarding new members and resigned members for their database
    • Coordinate and execute new membership initiatives

    D. Committees

    Duties:

    • Provide Secretariat duties for the committees
    • Organize meeting dates
    • Circulate meeting invites to committee members
    • Develop and execute new initiatives that are discussed and approved at the committee level.

    Job Requirements

    Recognizing there are only four staff positions that provide a very high level of services and activities to a membership of professionals, the following attributes are essential:

    • Excellent intrapersonal skills
    • Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully
    • Ability to work collaboratively
    • Knowledge of marketing
    • Strong time management

    The following attributes are important:

    • Ability to work with web based programs
    • Strong social media awareness
    • Ability to write and edit articles / announcements
    • Strong project management skills
    • Show initiative in reviewing, recommending and implementing new programs

    Minimum Qualifications

    Applicants must have at least 5 years of professional experience. Experience in writing and developing marketing materials is essential.

    Applicants should forward their resumes to lia@acec-bc.ca, subject line: Marketing Coordinator Position, by March 16th. Only successful applicants will receive a reply.

  • March 5, 2018 Corporate Marketing / Communication Specialist - AME Consulting Group Ltd.

    Corporate Marketing / Communication Specialist - AME Consulting Group Ltd.

    The AME Consulting Group Ltd. is a Western Canadian based consulting engineering firm specializing in sustainable mechanical engineering services. Projects located in the lower mainland and around the world range from the design of small residential complexes to large hospital, institutional and recreation facilities. Our company is a rapidly growing organization that provides excellent career opportunities and a great learning and mentoring environment. We have three office locations in Victoria, Vancouver and Calgary.

    The AME Consulting Group Ltd. is seeking a talented, energetic and creative Corporate Marketing Specialist. Duties will include monitoring of proposal opportunities, and organization of all marketing material. Manage the web site, update corporate brochures and presentations. The ideal candidate will develop relationships with client counterparts.

    The successful candidate will be proficient in WordPress, MS Office, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and other software tools required for the position. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have an outgoing attitude. Organizational skills must be first rate as you will be working directly with the firm’s partners.

    Experience in the Building Design field or construction industry will be an asset.

    Responsibilities and Expectations include:

    • Prepares professional, high quality marketing materials in line with our corporate brand including but not limited to:
    o Updating/compiling corporate profiles, resumes and project profiles
    o Organizing project photos for marketing
    o Creating brochures and presentation boards
    o Preparing interview materials
    o Preparing award submissions
    • Maintaining marketing materials on AME Marketing Database
    • Manage content of our corporate website, making sure new or updated information is uploaded in a timely manner
    • Coordinate corporate attendance, participation and/or sponsorship of events relating to our industry
    • Maintain corporate promotional inventory
    • Attend marketing functions while promoting corporate culture and image
    • Provide support for AME Marketing Database including managing our Corporate Client Contacts
    • Interface with our client’s marketing teams and upper management
    • Checks daily for bid opportunities (BC Bid, Merx etc.)

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and/or Communications combined with relevant experience in a similar role or a combination of equivalent experience.
    • Exceptional writing abilities, knowledge of consultant marketing practices.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships at every level of an organization.
    • Strong attention to detail, producing error free, quality deliverables.
    • Knowledge of construction/consulting industry is an asset.

    We offer

    • Competitive pay
    • Comprehensive health benefits

    This is a salary position.

    How to Apply

    Please send resume to: careers@amegroup.ca

  • March 5, 2018 Marketing Writer & Coordinator - McElhanney

    Marketing Writer & Coordinator - Full-time, Permanent - Vancouver, BC

    Overview

    Are you an experienced writer who can easily take a tech-heavy brief and turn it into a snappy brochure? Do you have an eagle eye that can easily spot spelling and grammatical errors without Microsoft Word’s help? Do you thrive when working autonomously and delivering a product that wows the team?

    We are looking for a communications professional who is dedicated to collaborating with our team to write and/or coordinate business proposals, client presentations, marketing plans, event displays, and other marketing materials that impress clients and win business.

    As a Marketing Writer & Coordinator for McElhanney's corporate headquarters, you will use your expertise in writing, editing, and planning for a wide variety of services and markets.

    Responsibilities

    • Transform technical content from various subject matter experts into easy-to-read and impactful proposals, award submissions, or feature articles.
    • Write, edit, and proofread various materials that promote our diverse services to distinct regions and markets.
    • Use exceptional organizational skills to coordinate the production of diverse media, such as 1/8-page ads and 80-page, multi-million-dollar proposals, with concurrent deadlines.
    • Collaborate with graphic designers and fellow marketing coordinators to accomplish strategic marketing goals.
    • Track project metrics and archive materials.

    Requirements

    • Degree in publishing, marketing, communications, or a related field.
    • 5+ years of writing experience in a professional marketing, publishing, or corporate communications environment.
    • Exceptional organization, teamwork, networking, and communication skills.
    • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills for a wide variety of communications.
    • Solid experience in the Microsoft Office Suite (mainly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deal with changing priorities.

    If this is the opportunity for you, visit www.mcelhanney.com/careers to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • February 27, 2018 Executive Assistant / Marketing Coordinator - Glotman Simpson Consulting Engineers

    Executive Assistant / Marketing Coordinator - Glotman Simpson Consulting Engineers

    Glotman Simpson Consulting Engineers, one of North America’s leading structural engineering firms, is looking for a diligent, organized and professional Executive Assistant / Marketing Coordinator to join our dynamic team.

    In this exciting opportunity, organization and hard work are paramount as you will be juggling a number of priorities in a fast-paced environment working directly with our firm's Director of HR + Operations. The successful candidate will be a team player, have strong communication skills, integrity, and be willing to pitch in where required with a can-do attitude. This key role is the perfect fit for a go-getter who enjoys variety and quick-thinking.

    We are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications, abilities + attributes:

    • A diploma, degree or post-secondary education relating to marketing;
    • 2+ years' previous experience in a marketing or office administration role;
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, PhotoShop and Illustrator is required);
    • Expert experience working with Social Media platforms;
    • Experience using Wordpress is an asset;
    • Self-motivated, resourceful and creative;
    • A high degree of attention to detail;
    • Strong organizational skills, time management and prioritizing skills; and,
    • The ability to adapt to changing priorities while remaining organized and thorough.

    If this sounds like you, here are some of things you can expect to be working on:

    • Proposal + Pre-Qualification Coordination (utilizing Adobe InDesign);
    • Social Media + Website Updates (including analytics);
    • Creating + formatting various marketing documents;
    • PowerPoint presentation assistance;
    • Booking photography + working with our team to generate project write-ups;
    • Business cards + other branded stationary orders;
    • Branded gear research + development and inventory upkeep;
    • Staff event coordination;
    • Assisting with generating external advertisements;
    • Assisting with the publication of our internal newsletter;
    • Assisting with job postings and filtering candidate resumes;
    • Coordinating interviews and other meetings;
    • Assisting with orientation for new team members;
    • Updating our internal intranet; and,
    • Keeping track of various documents + submissions relating to pre-qualification lists.

    To apply, please submit your cover letter + resume in PDF format with “Executive Assistant / Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line to careers@glotmansimpson.com. While we appreciate all interest in our firm, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

    For more information about our firm, please visit our website: www.glotmansimpson.com.


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  • Aug 16, 2018 Intermediate Proposal Writer & Coordinator McElhanney (Calgary, AB)

    About McElhanney
    Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee-owned and operated firm, with over 1,000 staff members, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and team of great professionals.

    Role Overview
    Are you an experienced professional motivated to join one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies? Are you ready to own the exciting challenge of making your mark in a well-established organization? If so, McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. is seeking an Intermediate Proposal Writer & Coordinator to join our growing team in Calgary.

    This role is best suited to a writer, editor, and/or communications professional who has a passion for turning technical information from various subject matter experts into eye-catching and professional proposals that win business and impress clients. Ideal candidates thrive under the challenge of juggling tight deadlines and have excellent communication skills that keep their team on track and focused on the end goal.

    Responsibilities

    • Produce well written, professionally presented documents in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines with minimal edits/changes necessary. Proofread, edit and provide quality reviews of documents prepared by junior marketing staff.
    • Assist with strategic business development activities; e.g., participate in Go/No-Go discussions to determine if an opportunity warrants pursuit, and pro-actively integrate strategic objectives into your work.
    • Coordinate and produce proposal responses to RFIs, RFQs, and RFPs – this includes facilitating kick-off meetings, managing proposal deadlines, writing and coordinating content, complying with our quality management processes, and owning the final product.
    • Collaborate with graphic designers, fellow proposal writers, and other marketing team members to produce other marketing materials during down time.
    • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the marketing team, other departments, and external clients.

    Requirements

    • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills – your boss and colleagues know and commend you for these skills.
    • 5+ years’ experience in proposal development, publishing long documents (e.g., reports, magazines, newsletters), or equivalent.
    • Experience working in a consulting engineering environment would be an asset.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, coordinate groups of content providers, and deal with changing priorities.
    • Exceptional organizational and communication skills.
    • Expert skill in Microsoft Office.
    • Experience with a graphics design/editing software, such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is an asset.

    If this is the opportunity for you, visit www.mcelhanney.com/careers to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Located in the heart of Western Canada, McElhanney’s Calgary branch has a team of surveyors, engineers, landscape architects, environmental scientists, planners, and technical support staff who work in an integrated manner to deliver a variety of exciting infrastructure projects. We proudly serve our clients in a range of market sectors, including commercial real estate, oil and gas, transportation, and government.

    For more information on the City of Calgary, see www.visitcalgary.com.

  • December 23, 2017 Proposal Coordinator - Morrison Hershfield

    Proposal Coordinator - Morrison Hershfield

    Overview

    Morrison Hershfield's Building Science Group provides assessment, design and construction administration services for a vast array of building types and uses. We are currently seeking a Proposal Coordinator to complement our Building Sciences team in our Vancouver office. Due to expanding business opportunities in Vancouver and elsewhere within the company, this position offers significant potential for growth.

    Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop, create, proof and edit a variety of content including; general proposal responses, project resumes, staff resumes, award submittal, brochures, and presentations to ensure messaging is comprehensive, competitive, aligned with client requirements and our brand standards
    • Write simple/standard proposals and assist PMs in the preparation of larger more complex proposal
    • Assist in updating and formatting of standard proposal templates for ease of use and look
    • Maintain contact relation management (CRM) database and create new opportunities as required. Creation and continue development of shared address books, business cards and contact list within various programs (Outlook, CRM, Lync, etc.)
    • Work on the creation and maintenance of marketing material and business development (proposal templates, resumes, project info sheets, and other documents) with the guidance of marketing director and/or department manager
    • Develop meeting minutes to identify, follow up issues and assignment of tasks
    • Assist personnel in mail outs to clients (MH solutions, upcoming events, invites to luncheons) in coordination with marketing personnel
    • Support group with PM administration activities such as project workload scheduling, quality management, health and safety.
    • Coordination of safety, technical training and social activities

    Qualifications

    • Outstanding English language skills (including writing, proofreading and editing)
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
    • Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, Power Point, SharePoint and MS project. Skills and experience in Bluebeam and Microsoft CRM an asset
    • Ability to work independently, to exercise good judgment, take initiative (be proactive), and multi-task to meet deadlines in a fast paced engineering environment
    • Extremely detailed oriented
    • Confidence in interacting with all levels of management and internal and external clients
    • Previous experience in a consulting engineering environment considered an asset

    Send all applications to eliu@morrisonhershfield.com.

  • December 14, 2017 Senior Proposal Specialist - COWI North America

    Senior Proposal Specialist - COWI North America

    We are seeking a Senior Proposal Specialist to join our team in North Vancouver, BC.

    Role Summary

    In collaboration with the Proposal Manager, the incumbent will work closely with the COWI North America specialty businesses focused on Bridge, Tunnel and Marine engineering. He/she will collaborate with Marketing and Business Development staff throughout North America and assist in the development of winning strategies for pursuing clients for the business while participating in creating and maintaining a productive and cohesive Business Development & Marketing effort throughout North America.

    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to

    • In collaboration with the Proposal Manager, supervises the complete lifecycle of a proposal response from intake of the RFP and qualification of the opportunity through to submission;
    • Coordinates with firm-wide proposal resources to meet proposal production deadlines;
    • Coordinates, and depending on experience, leads capture planning efforts; • In conjunction with the Proposal Manager, leads the tracking of local, national and international opportunities and business development leads;
    • Facilitates and coordinates the production of RFP responses with a team;
    • Updates the Deltek Vision database to track pursuits, proposals and client content;
    • Collaborates and liaises with relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure the systems required to support winning proposals are in place;
    • Participates in post-submission interview preparation as needed;
    • Participates in and provides guidance related to the creation and maintenance of marketing materials, including but not limited to resumes, project descriptions, presentations, press releases, brochures, etc.;
    • Collaborates with the proposal team to enforce approved styles and templates and create and improve best practices for the proposal process;
    • Coordinates with marketing team to implement external communications according to company protocols;
    • Participates in the marketing community and obtains continuing education to stay on the forefront of proposal development and production techniques.

    Qualifications and Skills Required

    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field with 7+ years' relevant experience working in a professional services firm, preferably in the A/E/C industry, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience;
    • Thorough knowledge of proposal development and production processes including ability to organize, write and edit proposal content;
    • Proven ability to coordinate corporate proposals/marketing resources to deliver firm-wide proposals;
    • Experience in coordinating, facilitating and participating in (un)structured Capture/Win Planning Process;
    • Ability to serve as a knowledge expert in the development of proposal strategy, sales messages and final deliverables for proposals;
    • Proficiency in relevant programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suites, Adobe Creative Suites, InDesign and Client Relationship Management (CRM) Databases (experience with Deltek Vision preferred);
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment;
    • Ability to provide mentoring and facilitate proposal development for junior and intermediate proposal staff;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Strong attention to detail, including but not limited to areas of compliance;
    • Strong business acumen and commitment to the firm's success;
    • Willingness and ability to travel; and
    • An assertive and competitive spirit.

    COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    To apply, please go to https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=26222&company=C0000163213P&username= Kindly note that emailed applications will not be accepted nor considered.

  • August 18, 2017 Marketing Coordinator - Ausenco (Vancouver or Toronto)

    Marketing Coordinator - Ausenco (Vancouver or Toronto)

    Marketing Coordinator
    Vancouver, BC or Toronto, ON

    We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative individual to join our North America marketing & proposal team as a Marketing Coordinator based in our Toronto or Vancouver office. This position reports to the Director of Marketing North America.

    The Marketing Coordinator will implement marketing communication projects with responsibilities that include public relations, special events management, advertising, and creating brand awareness.

    Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

    • Support the North American team across all sectors for development of marketing collaterals
    • Writing, editing, layout, and production of marketing materials, statements of qualifications, presentations, case studies, reports and brochures
    • Assist with implementing a fully integrated digital tactical plan that delivers on the digital strategy
    • Coordinate with stakeholders across the company to ensure marketing plan effectiveness
    • Plan, implement and evaluate digital campaigns (marketing data analysis)
    • Determine key messaging and develop creative briefs for tactical campaign executions
    • Assist in marketing content development including but not limited to website
    • Support social media outreach and foster positive relationship with our clients
    • Assist the Director of Marketing and coworkers in the Marketing Department with other related projects
    • On occasion, may require flexible hours to meet deadlines

    Ideal candidate will possess:

    • Business Administration, Marketing, or Communications Degree
    • Minimum two years practical experience in the areas of marketing, copywriting and advertising in engineering/consulting industry, and Mining sector preferred
    • Strong understanding of Internet marketing specifically online advertising and its inter-relationship with social media, SEO and website development
    • Effective communication skills within a fast-paced, deadline driven office
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media and trends is preferred.
    • Professional writing and editing experience
    • Time management and problem-solving skills
    • Familiar with client relationship management database tools, such as Microsoft Dynamics is preferred
    • Is proactive, resourceful and can easily multi-task against deadlines
    • Fluent in French is an asset

    Ausenco is a global leader in engineering, project management and operations solutions for the resources and energy sectors. As a member of our team you’ll be encouraged to embrace challenges and discover innovative solutions to each and every project. For that, you’ll receive a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to pursue your career path.

    If this role sounds like you, please submit a detailed application directly to our Careers Page: Click Here. We thank you for your submission and will contact you if we need further information, or if we wish to progress to interview.

  • August 18, 2017 Marketing Coordinator - Perkins+Will (Vancouver)

    Marketing Coordinator - Perkins+Will (Vancouver)

    Perkins+Will is renowned for innovative sustainability and design excellence. We are seeking a Marketing Coordinator whose primary responsibility will be to produce compelling proposal submissions. You will create presentation materials and communications to support branding, business development and client engagement.

    Responsibilities:

    • Generating content for RFQ’s, RFEI’s, RFP’s, client interviews and research
    • Create, edit and proof marketing collateral, proposal content, project sheets, resumes, award submittals, brochures, media relations pieces and direct mail campaigns
    • Ensuring content is comprehensive, competitive, client-specific and brand compliant
    • Coordinating events, project photography, social media strategy and postings
    • Developing content for speaking engagements
    • Responding to requests from clients, consultants and P+W Corporate
    • Supporting firm-wide marketing/communications initiatives
    • Providing administrative support

    Requirements:

    • Creativity, strategic thinking, skill – prioritize, problem solve
    • Excellent written, graphic, and verbal communication skills
    • Able to work collaboratively, independently and under pressure
    • Organized and detail oriented

    Education and Experience:

    • Post-secondary education in marketing, communications, graphic design, journalism, public relations or architecture
    • 4-6 years of marketing and communications experience (related industry preferred)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite is mandatory
    • Video production an asset

    If you are a proactive, enthusiastic team player with integrity, apply to:
    Perkins + Will Careers
    Competitive compensation and benefits.

  • August 10, 2017 Proposal Specialist - Stantec (Vancouver)

    Proposal Specialist - Stantec (Vancouver)

    Overview:

    We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

    The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at stantec.com or find us on social media.

    About the role

    Stantec is looking for a Proposal Specialist for the Vancouver, BC office. This position requires someone who has strong business development instincts and likes to connect with others — a team player who knows how to showcase a brand and our unique value proposition so that it stands out among the competition. Are you someone who naturally connects the dots? Can you take an opportunity from the 50,000 –foot level and strategically help develop winning proposals that that drive revenue growth?

    The Proposal Specialist is involved throughout the pursuit process to help strategically position Stantec with specific high value clients. This includes working with business developers on market and client specific research and analysis. Your primary responsibility is to drive and facilitate the creation of compelling opportunity-specific response documents, while collaborating with leadership to develop distinctive value propositions that clearly differentiate Stantec.

    This position is a one year contract position.

    Responsibilities:

    You’ll be:

    • Responsible for working with leadership to develop winning proposals that differentiate us from our competition.
    • Actively involved in the project pursuit process, leading and supporting strategy and kick off meetings, incorporating win themes and storyboarding, and creating content and editing.
    • Responsible for ensuring understanding and adherence with Stantec's marketing and communications policies, procedures, practices, and protocols, while supporting the tactical marketing and business development objectives of the region.

    About you

    In this role, you’ll work closely with your regional marketing team members, and internal clients, to provide winning proposals. The ideal candidate is comfortable in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, can manage multiple concurrent initiatives, and enjoys working with different personality styles and management levels, both in person and across geographies.

    Requirements

    • Post-secondary education in marketing, communications, journalism, business, or related area.
    • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a marketing-related field. Experience in the professional services industry is preferred.
    • Experience in the AEC industry an asset.
    • Proven experience developing responses to detailed requests for proposals (RFPs).
    • Detail-oriented and organized, with exceptional prioritization skills.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and web-based interfaces.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management, supervisors, peers and clients, internally and externally.
    • Ability to work effectively within a group with 'team spirit' as well as independently motivated with minimal supervision.
    • Able to work assertively in a deadline driven environment, strong follow up skills.

    Please apply to the following link:

    Click here to apply.

  • July 26, 2017 Marketing Coordinator - Omicron (Vancouver)

    Marketing Coordinator - Omicron (Vancouver)

    We are looking for an enthusiastic Marketing Coordinator to support the development and implementation of all marketing and communications strategies to promote Omicron’s integrated development, design and construction services. Our integrated studio is located in downtown Vancouver, right at Burrard SkyTrain.

    Reports To
    Manager, Marketing and Communications

    Responsibilities
    MARKET OUTREACH

    • Coordination and execution of sales packages, award entries, speaking engagements, articles, and other marketing initiatives to enhance Omicron’s presence in the marketplace
    • Coordination of client events, conferences, promotions and sponsorship opportunities
    • Management of client gifting program and client appreciation initiatives
    • Coordinates project kick-off and closeout activities including references, client surveys, testimonials and project photography
    • Management and maintenance of Omicron promotional items / SWAG
    • Maintains networking calendar of industry events

    DIGITAL MARKETING

    • Social media content creation and online engagement execution
    • Conducts market research to identify trends and make recommendations based on findings
    • Maintain content calendar, tracking systems and analyze data
    • Monitor and manage responses to social media accounts and email campaigns
    • Internal communications and content creation for our employee engagement intranet

    ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT AND DATA MAINTENANCE

    • Maintains asset management system with up to date project information
    • Project profile creation
    • Creates new employee marketing resumes and updates existing ones
    • Maintains the business cards library
    • Prepares client presentations, prequalification packages and supports proposal development
    • Corporate template management and updates
    • Participation in Entertainment & Engagement Committee, Intranet Committee
    • Administrative duties as required

    BRAND ALIGNMENT AND PROMOTION

    • Front of house / common space coordination
    • Ensure the consistent application of the brand in all communications and materials

    Skills

    • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible team player with a can-do attitude and sense of humour
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and all social media platforms
    • Experience with Wordpress and Adobe Creative Cloud an asset
    • A high degree of attention to detail (accuracy, proofreading, spelling, grammar, consistency)
    • A passion for collateral creation and production with an understanding of graphic layout
    • Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills
    • Creative, confident, responsive and resourceful
    • Willingness to work outside of business hours as needed to fulfill requirements of the role

    Experience

    • 2 years’ experience in a similar role is required
    • Experience in the development, design and construction industry an asset
    • Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing

    Education

    • Diploma in Marketing, Business or Communications

    Applications

    Cover letter and resume to be submitted to:
    careers@omicronaec.com
    No phone calls please.

  • Mar 12, 2017 Corporate Marketing Specialist - Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. (Calgary)

    Corporate Marketing Specialist - Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. (Calgary)

    Corporate Marketing Specialist

    Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. (RJC Engineers) is a professional services consulting engineering firm. Through our existing and new relationships we share our specialized knowledge with our clients, their clients, and the industry at large. With more than 450 Engineers, Drafters, Technologists, and Support staff, we serve clients across Canada and internationally. Wholly owned by our employees, RJC Engineers has a culture of giving back to our employees, our communities, and to our profession.

    Having been acknowledged as a Top 100 Employer for Young People and one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers, RJC Engineers is proud to be one of the companies that leads the nation in creating exceptional workplaces. We are always searching to find the best and brightest for our team and offer career opportunities in our offices across Canada. Apply today and see what RJC Engineers has to offer.

    Reporting to the Corporate Marketing Manager, the Corporate Marketing Specialist supports the firm by addressing an array of Marketing and Business Development needs at RJC Engineers, including strategy, design, coordination, production and execution.

    Location: Calgary

    Start Date: Immediate

    Key Responsibilities
    Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Produce high quality, professional marketing materials and assets in adherence to corporate branding guidelines.
    • Design and deliver on all corporate advertising.
    • Maintain brand information on Corporate Services Group Marketing site and provide brand “helpdesk” and brand graphics training to regional offices.
    • Coordinate quarterly corporate newsletter including content and design.
    • Oversee promotional items inventory and purchasing.
    • As required, provide support for National Business Development campaigns and initiatives.
    • When required, assist Regional marketing teams on initiatives including, but not limited to, corporate messaging and regional marketing and business development activities.
    • Provide support for Client Relationship Management (CRM) system; including Contact Administrator and Event Manager training, and existing/new Business Development initiatives.
    • Assist regional offices with specific marketing initiatives (i.e. event graphics, local mail campaigns), as requested.
    • Oversee maintenance of corporate website, ensuring new and/or updated information is uploaded in a timely manner.

    Professional Qualifications

    Education

    • Graphics or Marketing Diploma/Degree from an accredited College/University.

    Experience

    • Minimum eight (8) years graphics/marketing experience, including five (5) years in a similar role.
    • Experience working in a consulting engineering and/or architectural industry a must.
    • Knowledge of website design and backend programming an asset.

    Skills

    • Advanced graphic design skills in the following software:
              • Adobe Acrobat Professional, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
    • Passionate about providing exceptional client service and high quality deliverables.
    • Ability to cultivate and manage effective working relationships at every level of an organization.
    • Proven ability to move projects forward under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks; extremely organized and efficient.
    • Strong attention to detail and produces error-free, high quality deliverables.
    • A results-driven performer, collaborative in nature.

    *This position includes a comprehensive group benefits package, discretionary performance bonuses, and annual salary reviews.

    We appreciate the interest and efforts of all applicants; however only those short-listed as candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.

    Upon request, accommodations are available for any persons with disabilities participating in the selection process.

    *In an effort to reduce our environmental footprint, we strongly prefer applications to be submitted electronically via our website. Thank-you for your cooperation.

    If you are a creative thinker who thrives in a team environment, and you think you have what it takes to join our team, please visit us at www.rjc.ca/careers to apply for this position.

  • Mar 11, 2017 Director of Marketing – Kryton International Inc. (Vancouver, BC)

    Director of Marketing – Kryton International Inc. (Vancouver, BC)

    The Opportunity

    With a strategic plan for growth underway, Kryton International is seeking a talented new Director of Marketing. Integral to the successful achievement of Kryton’s business goals, the Director of Marketing will have a seat at the Executive Table, and will build a talented marketing team to implement cutting edge marketing strategies that will set Kryton apart from its competitors.

    The Ideal Candidate

    An inspiring team leader, you are a smart strategist and a hands-on marketer. You love innovative technical or building products and have successfully developed a solid customer base for them through distributors and channels for a multi-site, global business.

    Knowledgeable in digital and traditional marketing for B2B products, you have developed, implemented and measured a strategic marketing plan and budget, and have proven ability in targeted marketing communications.

    You have built and led teams with inspiration. An out of the box thinker, you love to partner across the organization in the pursuit of opportunities for continuous improvement in operations, customer services, and product line. You love to see the difference you are making in your organizations.

    The Company

    A leader in the manufacture and distribution of crystalline concrete waterproofing systems, Kryton International Inc. is a privately owned, Vancouver-based success story. 40 years in business and growing, Kryton has offices around the world, and is the brand that is respected for excellence in service and delivery of reliable concrete solutions. Innovative, forward-thinking leadership and the true desire to be the best in the business are the hallmarks of this exciting company. For more information visit www.kryton.com.

    Join the Kryton Team

    Kryton folks love to work here. We are a family who care about each other. Our leaders are strong and inspiring, and we are proud of our service and products.

    How to Apply

    Please send your resume and a detailed cover letter explaining why you are a great fit for this unique opportunity, to: opportunities@kmclaughlin.com.

  • Mar 28, 2017 Proposal Coordinator – Allnorth (Vancouver, BC)

    Proposal Coordinator – Allnorth (Vancouver, BC)

    About Us

    Allnorth is a multidisciplinary engineering and technical services consulting company servicing clients in the mining, oil and gas, infrastructure and pulp and paper sectors. With offices across Canada, Allnorth has an entrepreneurial spirit that enables us to be responsive to our clients. Allnorth’s motivated team delivers innovative, practical solutions that fulfill project needs and fit within the reality of our client’s budgets. Our business model of local offices allows us to deliver the best service in our industry and foster successful client relationships.

    Our Opportunity

    We are seeking an experienced Proposal Coordinator to be based out of our Vancouver office. Under the direction of the Proposal Manager, the successful candidate will ensure standard proposal content, such as resumes and project profiles, are updated and available on the company intranet (SharePoint). This position will also provide support in proposal preparation, revision and submission, and coordinate input from technical, contracts and finance departments.

    Requirements

    • Post-secondary education and 2 years of related experience in an engineering consulting or heavy industrial environment
    • Experience in document creation, editing, reviewing for quality and compliancy, formatting, production, delivery, and file management
    • Experience working with industry writing style such as grammar, sentence form, and structure as well as winning proposal writing experience
    • Basic knowledge of established project management procedures
    • Knowledgeable in the use of MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, SharePoint)
    • Ability to work in a fast paced team environment

    What We Offer

    Allnorth is dedicated to its Triple Bottom Line of People, Clients and Partners, and Profitability. Empowered and motivated employees are the source of our success and the basis for our growth. We’re proud of our team and committed to providing opportunities for employees to develop both personally and professionally in addition to offering a competitive salary and benefits package. You won’t get lost in the numbers here, but rather enjoy positive guidance as you learn, grow and create an impact. Now is an exciting time to join the Allnorth team. Apply today!

    We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

  • Mar 14, 2017 Marketing Coordinator – ZGF Architects (Vancouver)

    Marketing Coordinator – ZGF Architects (Vancouver)

    We are looking for a rock star Marketing Coordinator. Working as part of a collaborative team, this is a role with the influence to positively impact the reputation and brand of ZGF. This is an opportunity to join the Number 1 ranked architecture firm (2016 Architect 50: Architect Magazine) and work alongside the best talent in the world who will challenge and inspire you every day. This position is located in Vancouver, BC and supports the Marketing Director as well as collaborates with ZGF’s other five offices on firm-wide marketing opportunities. Are you the “right” person we seek?

    This role collaborates closely with the Marketing Director to develop and execute internal and external strategies, touching all things marketing from proposals to databases. You are a juggler of tasks, deadlines and projects with proven experience managing and crafting creative and strategic marketing collateral and plans. You are willing and able to flex your research muscles one day, plan and execute the next. You understand and have hands on experience with social media, practice integrated marketing, value relationships, collaborate joyfully, and have an unmovable commitment to quality in all you do. Your organizational skills, sense of humour, and commitment to being a flexible team member ensure you are graceful under pressure. You are the author of a track record of high achievement and progression in your career, and have stories to share with us about how you have made a difference – for employers, clients, colleagues, or communities.

    The ideal candidate will have brilliant organization and communication skills, be vocal and articulate, with great energy and drive. Intermediate level graphic design skills are not just a plus, they are key to your success in this role. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or a related field and 3 years of marketing and proposal coordination experience in an architectural firm required.

    About Us: ZGF Architects LLP is an international architecture, urban design, and interior design firm focused on design excellence, innovation, and stewardship of the environment. We have a celebrated 50-plus-year history, growing to more than 600 employees, while constantly considering the future. We are thinkers, creatives, disrupters, designers, makers and doers who come from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. Collaboration is in our DNA and our extraordinary talent spans the artistic to the analytical; unconventional to technical, which makes for a truly rich work environment and the ability to offer services customized to each client engagement. We learn from each other and invest in the growth and development of our talent. Collectively, we strive to make a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve.

    ZGF Architects LLP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates are invited to Apply Online posting resume and portfolio.

    Apply online

  • Mar 13, 2017 Proposal Coordinator – Graham (Vancouver)

    Proposal Coordinator – Graham (Vancouver)

    Career Opportunity – Proposal Coordinator –Vancouver
    Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you’ll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You’ll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.

    We rank among Canada’s largest construction companies, are a Platinum Member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.

    Our career opportunities extend well beyond construction and engineering. We also offer exciting career growth and development in areas such as: accounting; administration; asset management; business development; communications; estimating; finance; health, safety, environment and quality; human resources; information systems/technology; investments; legal and risk management; purchasing; and SAP. As a member of one of these groups, you will play an essential role in supporting the successful execution of our projects and overall business operations by advising and applying your expertise to various improvement initiatives within your functional area.

    About The Role
    The Proposal Coordinator will be a key member of the Buildings Vancouver and Business Development team and its successes. He/She will be responsible for complete development and execution of proposal responses, with high quality, customer focused content, as well as development of related documentation and presentation materials. This position will interact with multiple teams within the organization and support team members in their tasks as necessary. The Proposal Coordinator will report directly to the Marketing and Business Development Advisor.

    As a Proposal Coordinator at Graham you will:

    • Support the Marketing and Business Development Advisor with timely management and production of proposal requests (RFP, RFQ, EOI, ITT, etc.) including planning, writing, editing, design and execution
    • Manage electronic library of proposal information, including project profiles, personnel CV’s, images, professional photography, reference letters, etc.
    • Prepare presentation material for client and project pursuit interviews
    • Assist with marketing responsibilities, including marketing collateral, award submissions and events
    • Maintain and enforce brand standards
    • May perform other duties as assigned to ensure the success of the team and the entire organization

    To be Successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience: or Qualifications/Experience:

    • Post-secondary education in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or other relevant program is preferred; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
    • Effective planning, time management and organizational skills with strong attention to detail
    • Demonstrated ability to work to tight deadlines effectively while managing multiple projects simultaneously
    • Flexible to changing priorities
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment with a positive attitude
    • 1-3 years' experience in proposal or professional writing and technical understanding of the proposal production process preferred
    • Experience working in the professional services industry, specifically construction, would be an advantage
    • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
    • Intermediate to advanced skills in Adobe InDesign required; moderate experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator) would be an asset.

    Compensation and Benefits:

    • Competitive salary with annual bonus potential
    • Comprehensive benefits package including dental, optical and medical and company matched pension plan
    • Ownership and long term equity opportunities

    About Us
    What we can offer you:

    • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
    • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast evolving business sector
    • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America

    Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.
    We're Building careers, not filling jobs.

    View available job opportunities and submit your application online at http://careers.grahambuilds.com/.
    Applications will only be accepted as online submissions through the Graham website.
    Please, no unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.

    Graham Management Services LP
    7216 Brown Street, Delta, BC V4G 1G8
    Fax: 604-940-4502

  • Feb 07, 2017 Marketing Manager - KMBR (Vancouver)

    Marketing Manager - KMBR (Vancouver)

    KMBR is a boutique firm of over 20 individuals who believe strongly in the value of public interest and community architecture. The practice is founded on a culture and organization of diversity, where the strengths and interests of each member of the firm are matched to the project roles and requirements. We believe that every person should be recognized for their unique abilities and connected with fulfilling work. Collaboration among staff and other stakeholders ensures a cross-fertilization of ideas, and helps keep our design process and solutions fresh. Our project sectors range from K-12 and post-secondary education, to public safety and healthcare. We provide a supportive team environment in a friendly, professional atmosphere and offer: a competitive salary and benefit plan, flex time, professional development benefit, and company paid social functions.

    RESPONSIBILITY:

    • Leadership of general marketing activities, marketing resources, and systems
    • Source, analyze and track potential opportunities in KMBRs marketplaces
    • Lead the creation and production of all aspects of proposal submissions
    • Working with the Principals, lead the creation and production of presentation material for workshops, presentations and proposal interviews
    • Maintain and update business development activity data
    • Maintain and manage all marketing material

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The right candidate will have:

    • A combination of talent and technical skills in marketing design/professional services firms
    • At least three years of experience as a Marketing Manager with an architectural, engineering, or construction firm
    • A Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or a related field.
    • A demonstrated understanding of market sectors and client relations
    • A High level of proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), Microsoft Office, and Prezi
    • Excellent writing, editing, and research skills
    • A high degree of attention to detail (accuracy, proofreading, spelling, grammar, consistency)
    • Extensive experience in proposal preparation and management: highly skilled in content structure and graphic layout
    • Excellent organizational skills and experience handling multiple priorities and competing deadlines simultaneously
    • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as within team environments
    • The ability to work with ease in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and be comfortable coordinating and motivating multiple contributors, many of whom are senior management
    • Working knowledge of HTML and SEO; social media literate specifically in B2B channels,
    • Capability to network, source new work opportunities and to develop new client relationships, is an asset

    If you are passionate about marketing, architecture and design, motivated to innovate, and expect personal growth through collaboration and team work, we would like to hear from you. To apply, please email your resume in PDF format to info@kmbr.com.

  • Jan 27, 2017 Leader, Corporate Marketing – Read Jones Christoffersen

    Leader, Corporate Marketing – Read Jones Christoffersen

    Are you someone who thrives when collaborating with professionals to build a creative message that will attract and inspire clients and the marketplace……..someone who can present our success and services in a simple yet impactful way that presents a clear sense of the RJC brand and the value our people and their broad expertise bring to the projects we execute? You know instinctively what it takes to provide focused marketing leadership that drives corporate growth, strengthens our culture and reinforces our brand. You must bring a combination of marketing expertise, industry awareness and leadership!

    The Leader, Corporate Marketing will be accountable for managing and enhancing the RJC Brand, through the creation of internal and external marketing and business development strategies and the accompanying collateral. Reporting to the Managing Director and working collaboratively with senior management, the Leader, Corporate Marketing will guide the firm’s national marketing strategy and communications.

    Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. (RJC) is a professional services consulting engineering firm; through ongoing relationships we share our expertise with our clients, their clients, and the industry at large. With more than 450 staff, we collaborate to serve clients across Canada and internationally. As a private, employee owned organization, RJC has a long history and culture of giving back to our staff, our communities and our profession.

    Having been acknowledged as a Top 100 Employer for Young People and one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers, RJC is proud to be one of the companies that leads the nation in creating exceptional workplaces. We search diligently to find the individuals who will bring the best, the brightest and the most creative skillsets to our teams in our offices across Canada.

    Location: Preference is for the successful candidate to be based in our Toronto office, although other major Canadian cities in which we have offices are possible alternatives.

    Start Date: Immediately

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    - Champion national business development campaigns and marketing initiatives
    - Implementation and oversight of RJC’s brand strategy to ensure the RJC brand is consistently applied
    - Accountable for all RJC brand resources
    - Lead and assist in development of strategic marketing collateral
    - Provide regional marketing support for 10 offices across Canada, including brand training, CRM support & training, procurement site back check, and development of marketing templates
    - Manage marketing team resources and develop organized work schedules
    - Coordinate with relevant internal and external stakeholders to leverage existing materials, knowledge and best practices
    - Write and edit marketing pieces
    - Manage website direction and content
    - Collaborate with senior management, enabling them to meet their objectives by providing appropriate strategy, tools and materials
    - Work closely with Communications Manager to make sure that social media presence and programs support RJC’s reputation and recognition
    - Undertake continuous analysis of competitive environment and trends

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    Education and Experience

    - Minimum Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or equivalent.
    - 10 years strategic marketing experience within the A/E/C industry
    - 5 years leadership experience with a proven track record of success
    - Proven experience developing, leading, and executing marketing strategies that get results
    - Experience with a large professional services organizations

    Skills

    - Creative, collaborative thinking and problem solving
    - Collaborative approach combined with a professional work ethic
    - Superior written and verbal communication skills
    - Demonstrated and proven ability as a team player
    - Strong organization, multi-tasking , time and project management skills
    - Strong business acumen and understanding of the A/E/C industry
    - Initiate and complete project assignments with minimal oversight

    *This position includes a comprehensive group benefits package, discretionary performance bonuses and annual salary reviews.

    If you are a creative thinker who thrives in a collaborative team environment, and you think you have what it takes to drive our organization forward, please visit us at www.rjc.ca/careers to apply for this position.

    We appreciate the interest and efforts of all applicants; however only those short-listed as candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.

    Upon request, accommodations are available for any persons with disabilities participating in the selection process.

    *In an effort to reduce our environmental footprint, we strongly prefer applications to be submitted electronically via our website. Thank-you for your cooperation.

  • Jan 13, 2017 Director, Marketing & Communications | Beedie School of Business (Vancouver)

    Director, Marketing & Communications | Beedie School of Business (Vancouver)

    A. IDENTIFICATION

    Position Title: Director, Marketing & Communications
    Department: Marketing & Communications, Beedie School of Business,
    Position Reports To (Title): Assistant Dean, External Relations, Beedie School of Business
    Date: December 13, 2016

    B. POSITION SUMMARY

    Briefly describe the primary function and purpose of the position in one or two sentences.

    Reporting to the Assistant Dean, External Relations, Beedie School of Business, the Director, Marketing & Communications, is responsible for providing the overall strategic marketing direction to the Marketing & Communications team. The Director provides leadership for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of branding, marketing, advertising, and communications activities relative to the strategic direction and positioning of the Beedie School of Business. The Director implements integrated initiatives in close collaboration with the Assistant Dean, Associate Deans, Research Centre Directors, Undergraduate/Graduate Program Executive Directors, the Beedie Career Management Centre, Executive Education, and staff in other University departments. As a senior member of the SFU Beedie team, the incumbent provides expert advice and direction at meetings of the Dean’s External Advisory Board and the Planning and Priorities Committee. The Director, Marketing & Communications, is responsible for leading and managing integrated marketing campaigns for the Beedie School of Business and the Segal Graduate School in both digital and traditional environments; overseeing the development and implementation of brand advertising; and deployment of other direct marketing and recruitment advertising activities as needed for programs offered by SFU Beedie. The incumbent has editorial oversight of all research news revised and published for the general public, as well as other marketing publications and digital properties including website and social media. The Director provides leadership for the school’s media and public relations activities, including providing strategic communications counsel to the Beedie senior leadership team, and ensures the school is working with national and global media to raise the profile of the school’s programs and research.

    Business Objectives

    - Advance the profile and reputation of SFU’s Beedie School of Business locally, nationally, and internationally.
    - Position the Beedie School of Business as a premier business school on the national and global stage, particularly with regard to promoting the achievements of faculty, students, and alumni.
    - Contributes to, and directs the efforts of marketing and communication campaigns for raising the number and quality of students applying to all of Beedie’s Programs.
    - Enhance internal communications to maintain a multi-campus faculty informed and connected.
    - Implement effective and cost-efficient alternatives to traditional media (e.g., electronic and new media options) to augment and/or replace newspaper advertisements and printed brochures in order to strengthen relations with the business community, prospective students, alumni, and other stakeholders.
    - Create and implement an integrated communication strategy to strengthen Beedie’s image and brand with the external community.
    - Develop a comprehensive methodology and framework to measure the impact of Beedie’s marketing and communications efforts utilizing tools such as web analytics.
    - Manage the day-to-day operation of the school’s marketing and communications team, including setting priorities, fostering constructive working relationships, monitoring workload and providing strategic direction.

    C. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Starting with those you consider the most important, list and describe the main duties and responsibilities of the position. For each item start with an action verb and briefly describe WHAT is done, HOW it is done and WHY it is done. Indicate in the right hand column the percentage of time spent on each particular task.

    Long Term Strategic Planning
    As part of the SFU senior management team, reports to the Assistant Dean, External Relations, and works collaboratively with Dean, Associate Deans, Program Executive Directors and Research Centre Directors to develop comprehensive plans for marketing and communications (both internal and external) that are both consistent with long-term strategic goals and objectives for the Beedie School of Business, and within approved budget parameters.

    Brand Marketing Strategy
    In consultation with the Assistant Dean, External Relations, the Dean, and Associate Deans, leads the development, updating, and implementation of the Beedie School of Business and Segal Graduate School brand. Uses considerable knowledge and experience to ensure that marketing and communication strategies result in an integrated, consistent, and highly visible institutional image across all programs, promotional materials, events, and electronic media. Ensures that all departments’ and programs’ marketing and communication materials are consistent with the Beedie Brand and at the same time, meet their objectives.

    Identifies and analyzes market trends and competitors; evaluates Beedie’s market position along with competitive intelligence; and provides senior management with competitive analyses on a regular basis. Works with senior management and staff to recognize internal and external marketing and communications opportunities and solutions, and implements appropriate strategies to support them.

    Develops comprehensive knowledge of the Business School market to improve Beedie’s market position. Gains user insight and understanding through research to drive innovative marketing and communications ideas.

    Creative Marketing and Communications Planning
    Develops, directs, and implements annual marketing and external communications plans to ensure the Beedie School of Business faculty, programs, and student achievements are effectively promoted to key target audiences. Develops and executes marketing strategies, including international and both B2C and B2B. Develops and executes marketing plans that include traditional and new media advertising. Directs a website enhancement strategy to ensure that it is up to date and valuable to its visitors and users. Oversees social media marketing and advertising; content management; and development of all collateral materials required to promote School activities.

    Provides strategic advice and facilitates marketing strategy discussions with program and departmental staff to develop program/departmental-specific campaigns. Oversees the implementation and internal communications of all campaign projects to ensure that traditional and social media, video, print, and earned media marketing efforts are integrated and delivered on time. Identifies opportunities to leverage resources and efforts, and ensures effective prioritization of competing department’s needs.

    Oversees the negotiation of contracts with external agencies, media outlets, and suppliers.

    In collaboration with the Marketing and Communications team, provides direction and oversight of content for publications and website materials. Ensures that Beedie’s online strategy and digital communication (including website, social media channels, e-magazines and e-newsletters) leverage leading technology and best communications practice to position the school effectively.

    External Communication and Media Relations
    Provides oversight in the creation of marketing/public relations strategies that facilitate the development of professional relationships with local, national, and international media representatives who generate media coverage, news stories, and surveys. Works with, and encourages, faculty members to promote their research through Beedie’s websites, newsletters and media outlets.
    Oversees the development/writing of content and distribution of media releases.

    Staff Management
    Manages and provides leadership to the Marketing & Communications staff, including recruitment, training, prioritization/assignment/review of work, and performance monitoring/evaluation. Directs the work of administrative professional staff and contract staff in the execution of print and web communications. Oversees resources (design and printing) within SFU and manages external resources as necessary.

    Budget Management and Control
    Develops, presents, and manages the operating budget for Marketing & Communications.

    C. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    i) Give some typical examples of the most important decisions the incumbent is expected to make in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position. To what extent can the incumbent rely on established policies or advice from others in making these decisions?

    - Creating comprehensive plans for all marketing and external communications activities for the School and the School’s programs and departments.
    - Media selection, design criteria, content, resources required, and budgets.
    - Developing strategies for advertising and promotional campaigns.
    - Identifying and creating key communication branding and messaging for advertising, the Beedie School of Business website, social media, and newsletters.
    - Directing the design, creation, publishing, and/or delivery of all print, electronic, web, and collateral materials.
    - Responses to media requests and public relations issues.
    - Selecting suppliers (internal or external) and negotiating agreements for cost-effective and creative media, signage, and promotional activities.
    - Management and supervision of administrative staff.

    ii) Give some examples of the types of decisions the incumbent would refer to his/her supervisor.

    - Fundamental change in approved budgets, planned advertising direction, or staffing issues.
    - Significant media-related issues that would threaten the positive image of the Beedie School of Business and/or the University community.

    E. SUPERVISION EXERCISED

    Indicate the number of continuing employees for whom the position is responsible.

    Number of continuing employees reporting directly to the position: 4
    Total number of continuing employees for whom the position has direct responsibility: 4
    Note: The position also provides work direction to staff in external agencies, and contract staff.

    F. SUPERVISION RECEIVED

    Describe the extent to which the supervisor determines the day to day work load of the position and assists in the completion of duties. Explain the nature of guidance received and how often work is checked or reviewed.

    The position assumes a high degree of autonomy with minimal direct supervision. Meets regularly with the Assistant Dean, External Relations, to review planned activities, budgets, opportunities, and issues.

    G. UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS

    Incumbent occasionally plans and/or attends events and activities that occur during the evenings or on weekends.

    H. ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS

    What combination of experience, training and/or formal education do you believe is the minimum required to perform the duties of this position?

    Master’s degree with five years of related senior management experience in marketing, advertising, and communications (including new media, web, and direct marketing), or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
    - Excellent knowledge of brand development, creative and media strategy, web development, and direct marketing.
    - Exceptional marketing and public relations skills including creativity and writing/editing expertise.
    - Excellent leadership, teamwork, mentorship, coaching, and supervisory skills.
    - Excellent and creative problem solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution.
    - Excellent financial / budget management and administration skills.
    - Excellent project management skills.
    - Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
    - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment exercising mature judgment and a high level of diplomacy, discretion, and confidentiality.
    - Ability to collaborate and communicate with cross-functional teams representing various stakeholders within SFU Beedie School of Business, including vice presidents, department chairs, faculty, staff and students.
    - Ability to work on multiple initiatives concurrently.
    - Ability to independently set and accomplish goals, establish priorities, and meet deadlines with minimal direction.
    - Proficient in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    - Proficient in the use of social media management programs (e.g., HootSuite).

  • Jan 12, 2017 Marketing Assistant | Read Jones Christoffersen (Edmonton)

    Marketing Assistant | Read Jones Christoffersen (Edmonton)

    Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. (RJC) is a professional services consulting engineering firm. Through our existing and new relationships we share our specialized knowledge with our clients, their clients, and the industry at large. With more than 400 Engineers, Drafters, Technologists, and Support staff, we serve clients across Canada and internationally. Wholly owned by our employees, RJC has a culture of giving back to our employees, our communities, and to our profession.

    Having been acknowledged as a Top 100 Employer for Young People and one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers, RJC is proud to be one of the companies that leads the nation in creating exceptional workplaces. We are always searching to find the best and brightest for our team and offer career opportunities in our offices across Canada. Apply today and see what RJC has to offer.

    The Marketing Assistant supports the coordination and production of proposals, produces graphic designs, and assists the engineering staff as an integral member of the Edmonton Administrative Team. The Marketing Assistant reports to the Office Services Manager.

    Location: Edmonton
    Start Date: February 2017

    Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    - Support the planning, coordination and production of proposals, which includes gathering of information, overall layout, and organization of document
    - Produce highly professional graphic designs, using the latest in Adobe Creative Suite, for marketing pieces, proposals, presentations, and award submissions
    - Coordinate advertising, including create and proof ads
    - Procure, organize, compile and maintain extensive marketing resources (project write-ups, photography) in conjunction with the Administrative team
    - Assisting with the coordination of promotional materials
    - Assisting with the planning of various internal and external events

    Professional Qualifications

    Education

    - Degree or Diploma in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design or related field

    Experience

    - Minimum of 3 years of experience in proposal production
    - Familiarity with the consulting engineering and architectural industry will be an asset

    Skills

    - Working proficiency in MS Office Suite (all programs)
    - Advanced skills with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop)
    - Demonstrated ability to produce effective marketing messages through graphic presentation and production of error-free, high quality output
    - Able to interact professionally with all levels of business personnel and build strong working relationships
    - Flexibility to change priorities as needed, and successfully meet multiple project deadlines.
    - Excellent communication, writing, editing, and proofreading skills
    - Exceptional organizational, time-management, and project management skills
    - Self-motivated and able to manage project assignments from start to finish with minimal supervision
    - Ability to handle stressful situations with professionalism and composure

    *This position includes a comprehensive group benefits package, discretionary performance bonuses, and annual salary reviews.

    If you are a creative thinker who thrives in a team environment, and you think you have what it takes to join our team, please visit us at www.rjc.ca/careers to apply for this position.

    We appreciate the interest and efforts of all applicants; however only those short-listed as candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.

    *In an effort to reduce our environmental footprint, we strongly prefer applications to be submitted electronically via our website. Thank-you for your cooperation.

  • Jan 06, 2017 Proposal Coordinator – Jensen Hughes Consulting Canada (Vancouver)

    Proposal Coordinator – Jensen Hughes Consulting Canada (Vancouver)

    JENSEN HUGHES is looking for an ambitious Proposal Coordinator to work in our Vancouver office. This role will provide assistance to senior staff in the development of proposals and other marketing material.

    This position demands sharp attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal skills and a strong command of the English language. You have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and desire to continuously improve.

    Specifically you will:

    - Take a leadership role in the development of fee proposals and other submission requirements.
    - Maintain and manage all marketing material.
    - Research, maintain, and update corporate project experience, corporate narratives, and staff resumes.
    - Follow-up on pending proposals, and update CRM.
    - Maintain strong corporate relationships with clients and field client queries.
    - Complete Monthly Sales Summaries for diagnostics at Business Development Meetings.
    - Actively pursue new business opportunities and new business relationships.
    - Keep your skills sharp through continuous professional development.
    - Provide administrative duties as required.

    Desired Skills & Qualifications:

    - Three years experience working in a similar role.
    - University degree in Marketing or related field.
    - Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    - Detail oriented and able to accurately proofread.
    - Superior email and telephone etiquette.
    - Ability to multitask, perform administrative duties, and be incredibly organized.
    - Resourceful attributes and an entrepreneurial attitude to use creativity to get results.
    - Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge of InDesign would be an asset.

    What we offer:

    - Competitive Compensation Package
    - Excellent benefits
    - Company RSP plan
    - Convenient Broadway Corridor location close to transit
    - Tuition funding for position relevant courses

    If the above career opportunity has peaked your interest, then we want to hear from you!

    Please send your resume and cover letter to:
    Stephanie Zuke, Marketing & Business Development Manager
    szuke@jensenhughes.com

    Company Description:

    JENSEN HUGHES is a global leader in specialty engineering and consulting services for the built environment. With over 1,200 engineers, architects, consultants and scientists focused on evaluating risks and developing the best, most cost effective protection and safety solutions, we offer extensive, practical experience through countless projects, research and industry innovation.

    From our 7 offices across Canada and over 65 offices worldwide, we serve our clients by providing innovative solutions for the most complex issues in fire and life safety.

  • May 09, 2017 Marketing & Communications Specialist - COWI North America (North Vancouver)

    Marketing & Communications Specialist - COWI North America (North Vancouver)

    Marketing & Communications Specialist

    COWI North America is a leading bridge, tunnel and marine engineering consulting group built on over 80 years of international experience. We provide our clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from our 12 offices across North America. At any given time, COWI's 6,200 person strong global organization is involved in more than 17,000 projects across 124 countries.

    Our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists are internationally renowned for their work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging bridge, tunnel and marine projects. Our projects always aim to incorporate innovative solutions and push the boundaries of what is technically possible, such as designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, and creating resiliency by preparing our waterfronts and communities for ongoing climate change.

    COWI North America is an international leader in bridge, tunnel and marine engineering solutions. We unite the consulting engineering companies formerly known as Buckland & Taylor, Jenny Engineering Corporation, Ben C. Gerwick, and Ocean and Coastal Consultants.

    We are seeking an experienced Marketing & Communications Specialist to join our team in North Vancouver, BC.

    Role Summary

    Partnering with corporate business development, engineering, and management through the entire COWI North America lines of business, the incumbent provides marketing and communications support and counsel. He/she is responsible for supporting and facilitating the development and implementation of a Communications and visibilty strategy structured to support the overall strategic plan for both internal and external Communications and marketing efforts.

    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to

    • Educates colleagues and maintains the firm's branding and visual identity guidelines, while maintaining brand awareness and compliance;
    • Writes collateral materials promoting the firm's services;
    • Enforces brand guidelines and ensures consistent adherence to guidelines for all marketing materials and activities;
    • Updates, creates, and/or, provides guidance to COWI NA companies on collateral material, presentations, brochures, product sheets, fact sheets, case studies, white papers, web content, newsletters, signage, ads and sales tools, etc., while consulting and collaborating with management, executives and principals;
    • Provides marketing communications input to proposal efforts as needed;
    • Liases with COWI DK communications and graphic design centre;
    • Implements external communications according to Company protocols;
    • Explores, recommends, uses and optimizes communication methods, vehicles and technologies to engage with various audiences, particularly as part of fully integrated demand generation campaigns;
    • Works on corporate intranet and internet site developing and maintaining content, including possible multimedia and video content;
    • Provides counsel and expertise in the areas of technical support for design-based marketing software;
    • Supports COWI NA companies' presence at trade shows and other events as needed, managing marketing collateral, booth requirements, swag, and other items as needed to facilitate a consistent and professional company image;
    • Supervises and mentors marketing and communications team member(s) to assist COWI NA marketing staff as needed;
    • Liases with main BTM contact for communication priorities and planning;
    • Executes marketing support activities as needed;
    • With support from management, oversees various marketing projects as part of a team; and;
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Skills Required

    • Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field
    • 7-10 years of experience working in a Professional Service environment in a similar capacity/role
    • Strong project management and relationship building skills
    • Ability to take on an innovative and creative approach to problem solving
    • Ability to cope with complexity, uncertainty and ambiguity
    • Proven ability to collaborate, lead and negotiate with strong personalities
    • Dynamic personality with an ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements
    • Strong business acumen and analytical skills for effective problem resolution
    • Excellent computer skills with Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office software
    • Graphic design capabilities
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Self-motivated and able to work effectively autonomously and as a team member
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
    • Demonstrated history of eagerness to take initiative
    • Attention to detail with strong technical, organizational, and interpersonal skills
    • Experience supervising junior marketing and communications team members an asset
    • Ability and willingness to travel

    At COWI North America, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe. COWI is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional. COWI is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI include extensive opportunities for growth and development, excellent benefits, competitive compensation and various other perks.

    COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    To apply, please go HERE

    Kindly note that emailed applications will not be accepted or considered.

  • Mar 06, 2017 Business Development Coordinator – Williams Engineering (Abbotsford)

    Business Development Coordinator – Williams Engineering (Abbotsford)

    Reports to: Regional Business Development Manager (RBDM)
    Based at: Regional Office - Abbotsford

    Position Purpose: This position exists to perform activities that contribute to the top line growth for Williams Engineering Canada (WEC). The focus of this position is to support the business development efforts of WEC in the BC Region. The incumbent will have the ability to communicate effectively with internal staff toward developing print materials that will showcase WEC's current and historical project experience for presentation to prospective customers.

    This position will also participate in the continuous incremental improvement of fee proposals in collaboration with the Proposal Managers and in consultation with the RBDM. The position also includes liaison with the Finance Department.

    This position will also entail conducting on-line research to seek out upcoming projects. Follow up activity to this research may include introductory contact of prospective customers by telephone and email, maintaining and updating sales activity reports, and communicating base line project intelligence to the RBDM for action by the RBDM.

    The Business Development Coordinator will also provide administrative support for the RBDM-BC and which will include maintaining client and prospective customer communications during the RBDMs absence, participating in the completion of Go/No-Go (Decision to Proceed) and Project Information Forms and registering proposals, and, in consultation with the RBDM and Operations staff the most efficient approach to the development of quality fee proposals.

    Responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Conduct internal interviews with project and technical staff in order to validate and assemble project experience summaries for use in qualifications packages and sales proposals.
    • Facilitate the preparation of reports from the Deltek Vision data base which outline past and current projects by sector, market, service type, engineering discipline, building type, client, location, architect
    • Maintain and update a BC Region Project Profile Summary database in coordination with the head quarters marketing group.
    • Research and assemble Project Experience and Project Reference information in the manner and format requested by the prospective client.
    • Enhance/improve Project Profiles in a manner acceptable to prospective clients in line with company standards.
    • Communicate with and support the Branch Administrators and Project Managers in the timely preparation of Project Profiles.
    • Provide administrative support to the RBDM on a daily basis and maintain communications with client and prospective client during the RBDM’s absence.
    • Coordinate with the WEC Marketing/Branding staff in support of visual and language consistency.
    • Participate in periodic internal reviews of completed projects
    • Coordinate with Operations and Administrative staff to facilitate/support the assembly of project photographs for Project Profiles, Project Profile Summaries, and Project Listings.
    • Communicate and collaborate with each region to accurately assemble and cross-reference projects and clients when necessary.
    • Participate in the development of Sales Action Plans with the RBDM and in collaboration Operations and Finance staff.
    • Attend industry events and external meetings as determined by the RBDM.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in English, Journalism, Political Science, Communications, Business, Sales and Marketing or other relevant discipline.
    • 5+ years in a similar role in a consulting engineering firm, architectural firm, or similar professional services business operation.
    • Membership in the Canadian Society for Marketing Professional Services (CSMPS), Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI), or similar organization (preferred).
    • Valid Class 5 BC driver's license.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Professional services writing, copy-editing, and proof-reading skills.
    • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
    • Familiarity with Deltek Vision software or other financial systems/databases
    • Proficiency in MS Power Point.
    • Attention to detail and dedication to accuracy and quality.

    Create a profile and apply online now.

  • Feb 04, 2017 Proposal Coordinator – COWI North America (North Vancouver)

    Proposal Coordinator – COWI North America (North Vancouver)

    COWI North America is a leading bridge, tunnel and marine engineering consulting group built on over 80 years of international experience. We provide our clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from our 12 offices across North America. At any given time, COWI's 6,200 person strong global organization is involved in more than 17,000 projects across 124 countries.

    Our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists are internationally renowned for their work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging bridge, tunnel and marine projects. Our projects always aim to incorporate innovative solutions and push the boundaries of what is technically possible, such as designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, and creating resiliency by preparing our waterfronts and communities for ongoing climate change.

    COWI North America is an international leader in bridge, tunnel and marine engineering solutions. We unite the consulting engineering companies formerly known as Buckland & Taylor, Jenny Engineering Corporation, Ben C. Gerwick, and Ocean and Coastal Consultants.

    We are seeking a Proposal Coordinator to join our team in North Vancouver, BC.

    Role Summary

    The incumbent will assist with day-to-day marketing and business development responsibilities including proposals, pursuits and visibility efforts.

    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to

    • As part of a proposal team, responds to RFPs, RFQs, EOIs, award submittals, roster applications, etc.;
    • Assists with preparation, coordination and development of non-technical writing for proposal efforts;
    • Creates and updates marketing materials (resumes, project descriptions, brochures, presentations, press releases, newsletters, articles, etc.);
    • Maintains CRM database;
    • Leads tracking of pursuits;
    • Proofs and edits proposals, marketing materials, etc.; and
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications and Skills Required

    • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, English, Marketing, Communications, Business, or another related field preferred
    • 3 - 4 years related experience in the A/E/C Industry
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suites, Database Management, and Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint
    • Strong writing, editing and grammar skills
    • Excellent communication, organization and attention to detail
    • Enthusiastic attitude and strong work ethic
    • Flexibility to work with a variety of personalities
    • Flexible and proactive in taking on assignments and responsibilities
    • Able to work in fast paced environment
    • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills
    • Strong team player

    At COWI North America, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe. COWI is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional. COWI is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI include extensive opportunities for growth and development, excellent benefits, competitive compensation and various other perks. Relocation assistance for applicants outside of the Greater Vancouver Area will be considered.

    COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    To apply, please go to https://career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=17281&company=C0000163213P&username=

    Kindly note that emailed applications will not be accepted or considered.

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Thanks for making my trip out of the office a great use of my time. [Infographics for Proposals]

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Your presentation on Infographics at today’s CSMPS event was fabulous...it was very informative, reinforcing the value of visuals. [Infographics for Proposals]

Kathleen Dixon Iredale

Great presentation this morning. In architecture we are not allowed to draw or provide “free” architectural sketches in our RFP submissions, but you made me re-think how we can deliver information to our readers using pictograms.

Yvonne Harfiel WSP Group

CSMPS has helped me tremendously! Without CSMPS, I would not be where I am today. It is an amazing network.

James Y. P. Lee Stantec

Thank you for arranging this seminar. It was extremely practical, valuable and informative.

Karen Lawrence MMM Group Limited

I thought the panel event was awesome. I attended the previous one as well and they are, in my eyes, the best type of event that CSMPS offers.

Graeme Silvera Ivanhoe Cambridge

This is the first panel I’ve ever sat on where I've actually learned something new. It was a great experience. [Panelist, CSMPS Developer RFP Evaluators Panel Event: Oct 22, 2014]

Carlee Groves Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.

I thought the event was fantastic. I can’t believe the value and information I was able to extract from it. Can’t wait for the next one!

Rahki Jethi AMEC Environment & Infrastructure

It’s always good to hear what people who read proposals are actually thinking! I went to the last event with RFP evaluators (it was a school district, health authority, and Translink) and found that very helpful as well.

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It's one of the few organizations that really spends time getting into activities that are of interest to marketers in the AEC and professional marketing services world.

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Every time I leave an event I get ideas of how I can do my job better. I get more passionate and inspired by what other people are doing in the industry.

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CSMPS plays an important role for professional service marketers to grow and learn. Their relevant, fresh topics draw staff from across AEC firms.

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