Marketing Assistant

Employer
Westat
Location
MD - Rockville
Posted
Aug 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 21, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary


Westat is seeking a Marketing Assistant to support business development activities in the Marketing Department. The candidate will need excellent organization skills and attention to detail, good analytic skills, strong written and verbal communication, have the ability to work independently on projects and to follow-up as needed. Must be able to show proficiency in working with the internet and online databases. Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize work while meeting deadlines is necessary. Working knowledge of SharePoint and the Federal Government procurement process is a plus.

Job Responsibilities


· Daily monitoring of government procurement websites including FedBizOpps, EBuy, GovWin, and state and local agency procurement websites;
· Emailing notifications of new announcements to relevant Westat staff;
· Logging procurement information, changes and documentation in the marketing tracking system;
· Maintaining a database of account information providing access to various password-restricted procurement websites;
· Assisting in reporting small business subcontracting data to the U.S. Small Business Administration on a semi-annual basis;
· Supporting a wide variety of special projects for Marketing.

Job Requirements


· B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited institution;
· 1 year of relevant work experience;
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
· Excellent attention to detail;
· Proficiency with internet and online databases.

Preferred Qualifications


Knowledge of Government procurement process
Familiarity with Government websites including FedBizOpps, SBA, SAM, GovWin, FPDC etc.
SharePoint skills

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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