Leads the marketing arm of CBRE’s business development/pursuit support function in the Southwest. Works with consultative sales team to develop all collateral for pursuing new accounts and renewing/expanding existing business. Responsibilities including writing proposals and creating presentations, managing Request For Proposal (RFP) responses, working with our design team to create multiple types of collateral for pitches, writing other non-press pieces (including case studies and brochure copywriting), and assisting in knowledge management of standard marketing content.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide overall project management for pursuits from inception to completion
Drive adherence to recognized best practices and CBRE pursuit model, “Finishing First”
Act as bid coordinator for complex RFP responses, organizing responsibilities matrix and due dates for all deliverables
Partner with design team to create a wide variety of customized, professional-quality marketing materials for new pursuits and renewal contracts (most commonly written proposals, RFP responses, and presentations)
Use standard boiler plate and interviews of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to write custom content for proposals
Assist with maintaining marketing database/library, including standard marketing collateral and case studies
Develop strong working relationship with subject matter experts throughout the organization (functional leaders, sales professionals and account management)
Includes management of design team within region
Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers and other subject matter experts involved in a business pursuit project.
Must be extremely organized, have strong business writing and editing skills, be savvy with PowerPoint, and have excellent communication skills.
Demonstrated experience in business development/pursuit support practices.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year college or university (focus in marketing, communications, journalism, advertising, or comparable studies), and a minimum of five years of related experience and/or training.