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Simpson Gumpertz & Heger/Waltham

Marketing Proposal Specialist

Are you a passionate marketing professional looking to work with a talented team?

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) is a national engineering firm that designs, investigates, and rehabilitates structures, building enclosures, and materials. Our award-winning work encompasses building, energy, civil/infrastructure, and science/defense projects in the United States, Canada, and more than thirty additional countries.

What You’ll Be Doing:

The Proposal Specialist will partner with marketing and technical staff firmwide to develop responsive proposal and qualifications packages. The talented marketing professional will demonstrate SGH’s diverse technical services, be committed to producing strategic marketing materials, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. The individual’s day-to-day responsibilities will include:

Developing, writing, editing, and proofreading content for proposals, presentations, resumes, project descriptions, proposal support materials (including government form templates), and related marketing materials of a complex nature. Designing materials using branded templates in Adobe InDesign.
Demonstrating exceptional written and verbal communication, organizational, and time management skills, as well as an unwavering commitment to quality.
Writing custom client- and benefit-focused content for proposals, highlighting SGH’s technical capabilities and the firm’s ability to specifically respond to the project requirements.
Collaborating effectively with senior technical staff, leadership, and marketing team members to prepare proposal materials.
Following all established team processes for document storage, project close-outs, and document reviews and approvals.
Using Deltek Vision database to maintain and search for relevant content.


What You’ll Need:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, English, or related field is required
3+ years of experience in proposal development, preferably within the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe InDesign.
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
Disciplined project management skills to meet critical deadlines.

Why You’ll Like Working at SGH:

Our work: Our clients trust us with their most challenging projects and we leverage our collective expertise to deliver exceptional results. At SGH, you will develop innovative solutions for the built environment by working with industry thought leaders and accessing the latest in testing, research, and technology.
Our people: We are people of high character and diverse talents who are committed to lifelong learning and professional growth. As part of our team, you will join peers who love solving difficult problems and strive to be outstanding in everything they do.
Our commitment: We live with integrity and embrace an obligation to give back. Here, you can help advance our profession by contributing to industry organizations, committees, standards, and procedures. Within our communities, we strive to improve neighborhoods and mentor our future leaders.
Our contribution: At SGH, you have access to a comprehensive and rich compensation and benefits package with company-paid and voluntary programs to help build healthy lifestyles, strong relationships, and future prosperity.


SGH has 600 employees and offices in Boston; Chicago; Houston; New York City; San Francisco; Southern California; and Washington, DC.

SGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all job applicants and employees. We consider all qualified applicants and encourage individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply. If the application system is not accessible to you, or you need a reasonable accommodation to apply due to a disability, please email

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