BKD, LLP

  • National Marketing Proposal Specialist

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/16/2018 4:55 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4779
    Category
    Firm Administration
  • Responsibilities

    We are looking for a National Marketing Proposal Specialist to join our National Office in Springfield, MO.  

    This role will manage and write proposal projects within the firm’s growing centralized proposal department. The position requires a professional with excellent oral and written communication skills, proven project management experience, keen knowledge of Microsoft Office software and the ability to quickly learn new software applications.  Dedication to providing unmatched client service is paramount.

    • Gain and apply a thorough understanding of the firm’s service lines and industry groups to produce concise, persuasive and client-centered proposal documents
    • Discuss, collaborate and synthesize recommendations with key client service personnel to summarize the nature of the opportunity and the business issues the client is facing
    • Assume ownership in developing solutions, insights, win themes and firm differentiators
    • Meet proposal deadlines by establishing project milestones for the management of full circle proposal production process, including Request for Proposals (RFP) and prequalification documents
    • Write, edit, proofread and format proposals and other related materials to mitigate risk and ensure accuracy, quality assurance, clarity and consistency of documents
    • Maintain consistent interaction with Proposal Content Team, legal department and others as needed, to effectively comply and respond to RFP requirement
    • Solve practical problems and effectively manage a variety of variables in situations where standardization exists
    • Consistently meet multiple deadlines throughout each day

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred in English, journalism, communications, marketing or other related area. In lieu of a degree, a minimum of 5 years of comparable experience is preferred.  
    • 3+ years relevant writing and project management experience preferred, however, less experience would be considered. Experience in professional services industry a plus. 
    • Excellent project management, writing, editing, proofreading and organizational skills
    • Ability to multi-task while maintaining quality control consciousness and a sharp eye for detail in a high-pressure, deadline-driven environment
    • Self-motivation and commitment to work on tight deadlines while quickly adjusting to changing expectations and requirements
    • Resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and accuracy
    • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic team environment
    • Action oriented, positive, patient individual with great business judgment and critical thinking skills
    • Proactive self-starter who is an enthusiastic team player and customer service-focused
    • Effective listener who builds quick rapport and nurtures internal relationships with a diverse audience of firm leaders
    • Apply best practices and lessons learned to tailor and improve proposal process

     

    Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.

     

    BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

     

    Overview

    BKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter—both in the marketplace and in our offices.

     

    We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work.

     

    Take your career to the next level at BKD.

     

    About BKD

    BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,600 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.

     

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