Client Development Marketing Specialist
Colton, CA 
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See Terracon's Safety Response to Covid-19 below

Job Description

Are you passionate about marketing and enjoy being a part of team? Together we can be the best at people, lead in innovation and be dominate in our markets. With this in mind, we are hiring a Marketing Specialist II for Terracon's Colton, California office. You will support a growing, successful office of engineers, scientists, and project professionals. We work on exciting projects - from educational campuses to large state led environmental clean-up projects to healthcare facilities and everything in-between.

This position is for a Marketing Proposal Writer and Marketing Strategist. Your primary responsibility is as our Proposal Manager: guiding, crafting and seeing proposals through to submission. Additionally, you will manage our proposal resources, such as resumes and project experience summaries; as well as marketing collateral, conference and trade show coordination and planning, and help maintain our Client Relationship Manager (CRM - Microsoft Dynamics). You will be part of, and supported by, a regional Marketing team (seven professionals) as well as a Corporate Marketing team.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, as well as MS Office 365. Additionally, this role requires organization, self-motivation and superior editorial skills. Ideally, you have marketing experience in the engineering, architecture or construction fields, and have experience with responding to proposal requests and/or SOQ's.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:
  • Schedules and conducts project kick-off meetings with project champions/project managers and other pursuit team members to strategize for a winning proposal and/or presentation
  • Works with other Marketing Professionals in the Western Operating Group (WOG) and Corporate to share best practices, load leveling, and information sharing.
  • Researches, gathers and edits proposal materials, including project experience, existing corporate content, resumes, etc., verifying and formatting proposal information
  • Ensures that the various aspects of the proposals (Brand Line, key messages, technical scope, staff qualifications and experience, biographical data, etc.) and other marketing materials meet requirements and are accurate, timely and well-written
  • Monitors lead services and other media sources for pertinent information relative to specific pursuits
  • Works with the Client Development Professional and pursuit teams to develop strategy and Project/Client Capture Plans
  • Leads the process of editing and customizing professional and technical staff resumes, tailoring content to match proposal/qualification requests and related documents
  • Coordinates events, including event planning, collateral and swag production, registration and tradeshow participation activities
  • Works with technical staff and other marketing personnel to craft new collateral pieces and creates and/or updates such items as resumes, project descriptions and management plans of proposals to support the specific message
  • Assists with Major Pursuits, supporting Pursuit Champion, Team Leader and/or Marketing Manager
  • Participates and sometimes leads regular marketing meetings with managers, supervisors, and others that contribute to executing the client development plan in the office
  • Follows safety rules, guidelines and standards for all activities
  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, or related degree and 3+ years marketing and communications experience. Alternatively, in lieu of a degree, 4 years' related experience.
  • Prior experience with public agency proposal submittals and public sector SOQ submittals within the A/E/C industry
  • Master's degree in marketing, communications, or related degree and 5+ years marketing and communications experience.

Terracon's Safety Response to COVID-19

Committed to Our Employee Safety!

Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you!

Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It's that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being "Best at People," here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:
  • On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as well
  • Requiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projects
  • Empowering employees to speak up and say "no" to working in unsafe conditions
  • Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closures
  • Offering voluntary reduced work schedule for anyone needing extra time to care for others
  • Load leveling work assignments across regions to maintain high productivity and chargeability
  • Ensuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kits
  • Utilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and innovation using everything from video conferencing to drones
  • Following all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job sites, in offices, and in our labs
  • Implementing a stand-by leave program to ensure our employees continue service and health insurance benefits during regional work shortages

If your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for your safety, and if you're interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today!

About Terracon

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

EEO Statement

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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