Project Manager (Construction)

Jones Lang LaSalle   •  

Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 177 days ago

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Innovate and drive the creation of new business pitch materials that reflect the brand while addressing specific clients’ needs
  • Initiate and lead discussions with internal clients to drive a strategic approach to new business opportunities
  • Manage the RFP response/proposal development process; includes assessing requirements, acquiring content from subject matter experts and team members, formulating clear and effective responses and complying with all solicitation requirements
  • Drive the presentation development process; includes synthesizing a high volume of stakeholder inputs, defining a story framework, mapping content to key messages and directing data visualization
  • Organize, attend and contribute to preparation meetings with partners, principals, senior-level brokerage professionals and subject matter experts to ensure alignment and responsiveness
  • Develop proposal content through original writing and the adaption of pre-formulated content
  • Develop customized presentation content to support key sales messaging at the new business pursuit level schedule
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders and marketing team members against strict deadlines
  • Perform advanced document formatting and presentation design
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal direction to the satisfaction of internal clients
  • Ensure strict adherence to quality control methods and department processesrequired for the production of quality work product and timely delivery of submittals/deliverables
  • Maintain an internal best-in-class library of creative marketing materials/approaches
  • Track the results of and collect feedback for new business pursuits


  • Minimum of 5+ years of directly applicable experience in professional writing
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, and experience in technical writing, English, journalism, or related professional area
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience managing the sales pursuit process (i.e., RFPs, presentations)
  • Ability to convey thoughts, ideas, recommendations and technical information in a clearly understood and concise manner
  • Upholds the highest standards in spelling, grammar, syntax and style
  • Hybrid writing style for technical and creative content development
  • Strong proofreading/editing skills
  • Ability to organize use of time in a fast-paced environment, completing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to listen in a way that builds and maintains rapport with internal and external clients