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The Walsh Group Proposal Manager in Seattle, Washington


Walsh is currently seeking a Proposal Manager for the Transportation Division for the Pacific Northwest. This position will be located in Concord, CA.

As a member of The Walsh Group’s Transportation team, you will need to be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where clear and precise communication is critical to the continued growth of the business. You will work in a team environment coordinating construction proposals with a heavy emphasis on word processing, industry research, desktop publishing, formatting and minimal graphic functions. You will support the proposal process by preparing proposal outlines and proposal templates; formatting proposal volumes including resumes and past performance references; developing tables and graphics; formatting and producing presentations and various promotional materials. In addition, the successful candidate will prepare material for exhibits and conferences and assist in preparing marketing material as needed.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects

  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment

  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success

  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development

  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want


  • Manage and produce marketing deliverables ensuring highest quality and timeliness

  • Participate in local annual business/sales planning

  • Conduct weekly marketing meeting, track sales to ensure timely approvals

  • Ensure and enforce branding standards, including proper usage of logo

  • Oversee and manage local marketing budget

  • Hire and develop direct reports; conduct formal personnel reviews annually and assist in the development of individual career plans and goals

  • Develop internal and external presentations and facilitate interview preparation with strategic thought

  • Work with graphic designers to create project graphics and production materials and populate the graphics library

  • Cultivate talent

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Motivate others, encouraging them to increase their abilities and work ethic

  • Delegate tasks to others

  • Speak at meetings and perform presentations

  • Compose memorandums and consult with individuals who hold leadership positions within the organization


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Graphic Design, Journalism, or English

  • 5-7 years of working experience, preferably in the construction/architecture industry

  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, changing environment while managing multiple projects and completion dates

  • Strong writing and editing skills (including grammar and punctuation)

  • Understanding of AEC industry would be preferred but not required

  • High proficiency in desktop publishing, presentation and other marketing related software, including Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience managing staff preferred

  • Other skills include: Technical Writing, Editing, Proposal Production, Graphic Design, and Proposal Management

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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Job Locations US-CA-Concord | US-WA-Seattle

Requisition ID 2018-2694

Position Type Experienced - Full-Time

Category Marketing

Division Transportation