Senior Sports Marketing & Proposal Specialist

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an experienced Senior Sports Marketing & Proposal Specialist to lead and write proposals to support our cutting-edge sports design studio as part of our Buildings + Places business line. This role will work in collaboration with the sports marketing lead and business development team on identified priority pursuits, including partnering in the preparation of formal and informal client solicitations, including expressions of interest (EOI), requests for qualifications (RFQ), requests for proposals (RFP), and pre-qualification efforts for professional and collegiate sports venues and facilities.

This position will offer a hybrid work schedule of both in office and remote work and can be based out of, but not limited to: Austin, TX; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; Columbus, OH; Kansas City, MO. 

Responsibilities include: 

The Senior Marketing & Proposal Specialist will work closely with the marketing team, business line leadership, operations, and support staff to lead must-win pursuits specifically in the professional and collegiate sports markets.

Provide leadership and direction for proposals, including schedules, templates, compliance, content planning, and production.

Responsible for leading large proposals and presentations and supports from pre-RFP positioning through to interview stage, as required.

Provide conceptual leadership for document design, while ensuring RFP instructions and internal brand guidelines pertaining to format, fonts, etc. are being followed.

Participate in go/no-go and greenlight analyses in compliance with delegation of authority guidelines, capture planning and positioning activities as they pertain to preparation for the proposal.

Facilitate pink and red team, quality reviews, and apply lessons learned to add value to proposals.

Manage the implementation of proposal and presentation revisions based on direction from review teams.

Write and edit tailored executive summaries, resumes, experience, past performance, and management sections for proposals.

Support debriefs and gathering of client feedback on proposals to ensure and demonstrate continuous improvement.

Supports content development related clients/markets, as requested by communications, client account managers (CAMs) and other BLs, as necessary.

Support special projects, as required.

Reports to team leader within a BL or regional specialist pursuits team.

Successful candidates will demonstrate they have the initiative, skill, and personal commitment to manage multiple projects and details concurrently, follow up, and bring tasks and projects to full completion.

An ability to produce accurate, compliant, and compelling work independently and with others is essential. 

The position also requires an ability to meet non-negotiable client deadlines, sometimes with very fast turnaround times.

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