Marketing Proposal Manager

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 16, 2019
Jun 04, 2019
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry is currently seeking a Proposal Manager based in Fairfax, Virginia to support our Mid-Atlantic practice, and to join our national marketing team. The ideal candidate is a dedicated, market-focused professional who understands deadline-driven work and is a self-starter who can work both independently and within a team environment.


  • Provides strategic vision, implementation, and team support for marketing and business development efforts for the firm.
  • Works with team to determine and implement pursuit win strategies.
  • Support Business Development and operational personnel in market research, competitor analysis, and client intelligence.
  • Performs writing and editing of marketing documents.
  • Identifies and attends market-specific events, pre-proposal sessions, seminars, and industry networking opportunities.
  • Writes supporting sales materials including project descriptions, resumes, service line overviews, and executive summaries.
  • Manages multiple marketing activities simultaneously in an effective and efficient manner under tight deadlines.
  • Works with communications and marketing team to develop and implement a robust promotions plan including conference participation and speaking opportunities.
  • Work with the design team to create graphics for proposals and sales presentations

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • B.A. or B.S. in Liberal Arts or equivalent experience required.
  • 8-10 years marketing experience (A/E/C industry preferred).
  • Must have extensive MS Word, PowerPoint and Adobe InDesign experience. Other graphics software and CRM database experience is also desired.
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Experience completing SF 330s, SF 254s and SF 255s
  • Effective project management skills, including planning, organization, problem identification and resolution, and resource management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and prior experience leading multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to regional offices as required.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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