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Marketing Proposal Specialist

companyRICK Engineering Company
locationChula Vista, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

If you are looking for a place to grow your career and make a difference – RICK is the place for you!  As a Marketing Proposal Specialist in our San Diego office, you will have an opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team on meaningful, landmark projects.  As a RICK team member, you will help clients and communities turn their dreams into reality.  You will learn from and work alongside industry-leading experts and together shape the future of tomorrow.  At RICK you will find an abundance of opportunities for mentorship, growth, and (of course) fun! Learn more by visiting

Working out of our San Diego office, the Marketing Proposal Specialist plays an integral role to the growth of RICK. You will be coordinating the proposal process, strategy development, building relationships with technical partners, executing our creative visions, and inspiring others. We collaborate with designers, engineers, and project managers to pursue projects that create resilient communities and infrastructure.


  •  Prepare thoughtful, high-impact, and engaging pursuits, presentations, and promotional materials, which highlight our depth of   experience, expertise, and creativity.
  •  Analyze RFQ/RFP documents to develop detailed compliance and responsibilities matrices.
  •  Create proposal outlines and management plans, which may involve multiple Rick offices, staff participants, and subconsultant  firms.
  •  Facilitate and lead strategy and proposal review meetings to develop win themes drive progress and ensure adherence to the   proposal schedule.
  •  Resolve unclear RFP requirements.
  •  Develop resumes, project profiles, project lists, forms and other standard materials for technical partners as requested.
  •  Liaising with RICK subject matter experts to maintain the technical accuracy of proposal templates, project descriptions, and   boilerplate content.
  •  Coordinate legal review of forms and contract terms.
  • Oversee print production and document delivery.
  •  Perform proposal close-out tasks and track selection decision.
  •  Maintain our internal systems of information capture. Document lessons and execute actions to produce process improvement   and attain higher success rates.
  •  Evaluate technical content to ensure RFP requirements and evaluation criteria are met and the proposal is compliant. Track   amendments and clarifications to ensure that the final proposal incorporates all required information.
  • Tracks and distributes project leads


·         Position requires a four-year degree in Marketing, Communications, English, or a related field, plus a minimum of 3 years of                            experience, writing and managing proposals for firms within the AEC industry preferred.

·         Proven experience in technical writing, preferably in the fields of architecture, engineering, or construction.

·         Exceptional attention to detail and strong editing skills.

Candidates must demonstrate an ability to independently manage multiple proposals and other deliverables simultaneously while following the company’s proposal preparation process. The successful candidate will be highly organized with time management skills. In addition, the candidate must be team-oriented, collaborative, resourceful, and possess a can-do attitude.

Candidate capabilities must include: exceptional writing skills and attention to detail; strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills; ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment; ability to successfully manage concurrent projects and demonstrate flexibility with shifting priorities and timelines; ability to work well independently with minimal supervision; and exceptional organizational and time management skills.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, is required.

The position may require periodic travel, participation in state and regional conferences, and active membership in professional organizations.

What We Offer:

·         Additional compensation offered with bonus potential; 

·         Generous Benefits Package;

·         Medical, Dental, Vision, Profit Sharing, 401K, and Life and Disability Insurance and Personal Leave;

·         Office Recreational and Social Events, Team Building Activities and Flexibility.

Rick Engineering Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Rick's employees are protected by laws designed to protect employees from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other non-merit-based factor. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs. Rick's employees are also protected against retaliation if they engage in a protected activity, whistleblowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law.

Company DescriptionAt RICK, our employees are our heart and soul. We attribute our success to our employee-focused company culture, in which we maintain an open-door policy and a positive environment that encourages growth for all staff.

Company Description

At RICK, our employees are our heart and soul. We attribute our success to our employee-focused company culture, in which we maintain an open-door policy and a positive environment that encourages growth for all staff. \r\

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