February 1st, 2019

Macro-Z-Technology

Proposal Writer

Macro-Z-Technology is seeking a Proposal Writer to become an integral part of our team!

  • Proposal Writer
    MACRO-Z-TECHNOLOGY Santa Ana, CA, USA

    Benefits Offered
    401K, Life, Medical

    Employment Type
    Full-Time

    Why Work Here?
    “GREAT WORKING ENVIRONMENT, FULL PPO EMPLOYER PAID HEALTH BENEFITS FOR EMPLOYEE AND FAMILY, 401K. TOP SALARY IN INDUSTRY”

    We are seeking a Proposal Writer to become an integral part of our team!

    We are a Federal General Contractor whose main client is the US Army Corps of Engineers, US Navy and other branches of the federal Government. Our main procurement is through the RFP process.

    Responsibilities:
    • Team Player is a MUST!
    • Navigate various bid solicitation websites and monitor status of past, present and future proposals
    • Decipher deliverables required for proper submission
    • Accountable for producing project descriptions, communicating with clients/construction team to obtain performance evaluations
    • Work on various deadlines at once

    Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of construction industry
    • Deadline and detail-oriented
    • Ability to build rapport with clients
    • Proficient in Word, Powerpoint and Excel

    About MACRO-Z-TECHNOLOGY:
    With 30 yrs. experience Macro-Z-Technology is a leader in the Construction Industry. MZT performs work for the Federal Government and Public Works with an emphasis on Civil and Building work.

    Building Construction: Industrial, Commercial, Renovation and Historic Restoration
    Transportation: Airfields, Streets & Highways, Railroads, Bridges, Retaining Walls, Sound Walls, Drainage Structures
    Infrastructure: Site Development, Dams, Erosion Control, Storm Drains, Utilities, Water & Water Treatment
    Specialty Construction: Seismic Retrofit of Bridges and Structures, Environmental Remediation, Demolition

    Company website: http://www.mztco.com/index.htm

    Company address: Santa Ana, Ca. 92701

    View all Jobs at MACRO-Z-TECHNOLOGY

January 31st, 2019

Abode Communities

Marketing Associate

Under the leadership of the Director, Communications & Fund Development, the Marketing Associate manages and implements a wide range of marketing initiatives for Abode Communities’ core disciplines.

  • About Abode Communities
    Abode Communities is a nationally and locally recognized leader in the architectural design and development of high-quality, LEED-rated affordable housing throughout California. Its multi-disciplinary approach ensures the organization’s high-quality standard is brought to a wide range of clients for the benefit of low-income families, seniors, and people with special needs. Please visit abodecommunities.org for more information.

    Marketing Associate
    Under the leadership of the Director, Communications & Fund Development, the Marketing Associate manages and implements a wide range of marketing initiatives for Abode Communities’ core disciplines.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    1. Develop and implement communications campaigns featuring targeted and timely newsletters and bi-monthly eBlasts;
    2. Lead marketing functions for Abode Communities|Real Estate and Abode Communities|Architecture’s business development activities including, and not limited to:
    • Coordinating and preparing responses for Requests for Proposals/Qualifications submissions;
    • Creating and updating collateral such as profiles, cut sheets, presentations, and websites;
    • Managing award opportunities and creating awards submissions; and
    • Coordinating trade show activities
    3. Manage events and provide production support for grand openings, groundbreakings, project-related tours, and staff participation in conferences/workshops;
    4. Implement, manage and report project-based press/communication campaigns;
    5. Update website content, maintain social media presence, and monitor online activity;
    6. Manage the organization’s photography inventory and coordinate shoots;
    7. Provide communications support to advance affordable housing policy;
    8. Manage and maintain the organization’s contact management system; and
    9. Steward the Abode Communities’ brand.

    Qualifications
    The organization offers a highly professional, yet mission-based career opportunity for candidates who possess:
    1. 4+ years of related experience, Architecture/Engineering/Construction preferred
    2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the field of marketing, journalism, communications, public relations or related field;
    3. Experience in Microsoft Office, contact management systems and electronic mail services;
    4. Experience in Adobe Creative Suite;
    5. A valid driver’s license and availability of an insured vehicle for limited travel within Abode Communities’ service area.

    Key Characteristics
    Successful candidates will be energetic and self-motivated, demonstrating:
    1. Superior oral and written communication skills;
    2. Superior time management skills;
    3. An ability to manage multiple deadlines and priorities;
    4. An ability to work independently and collaborate as part of a dynamic team; and
    5. A desire to improve underserved communities throughout California.

    Position
    The Marketing Associate is a full-time exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Please email your resume to: mfolland@abodecommunities.org

January 31st, 2019

Little

Proposal Specialist

Little, nationally recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For” and one of the nation’s most progressive design firms, is seeking a Proposal Specialist with a positive, collaborative work style to join our Marketing Team. He/she could be located in either our DC, Newport Beach, CA or Orlando, FL office.

  • Little, nationally recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For” and one of the nation’s most progressive design firms, is seeking a Proposal Specialist with a positive, collaborative work style to join our Marketing Team. He/she could be located in either our DC, Newport Beach, CA or Orlando, FL office.

    The ideal candidate is a highly motivated professional who can handle multiple time-sensitive projects in a fast-paced environment and works well independently or on a team. He/she is a self-starter, resourceful and possesses superior problem solving and time management skills. The ideal candidate is fun to work with and a strong team player with a positive attitude!

    The Proposal Specialist will work with internal clients throughout the firm and others on the Marketing / Business Development team to coordinate the development, production and delivery of high quality, competitive and timely proposal responses. In this capacity, this individual will be responsible for:

    • Content development
    • Consultant coordination
    • Document layout (in InDesign)
    • Production schedule, including coordination of internal review
    • Proofing and overall quality control
    • Final production / printing / delivery / delivery tracking
    • Post proposal debrief / follow up (internal and external)
    • Documentation of findings (lessons learned, best practices, reasons for not making short list, trends, etc.)

    Mandatory qualifications include:
    • 4-6 years of proposal development experience
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, marketing, communications or related disciplines
    • Experience in the A/E Industry preferred
    • Ability to effectively interact with of all levels of firm leadership
    • Highly organized, dependable, detail oriented and thorough
    • Superior ability to effectively prioritize and manage competing demands to meet deadline constraints
    • High level of proficiency in InDesign
    • Exceptional editing / proofreading skills
    • Superior client service mentality
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Willingness to work after hours and on weekends if absolutely necessary, and sometimes on short notice, in order to meet deadlines

    Our culture is energetic, collaborative and open. We value people who have a positive impact on those around them. We are proud to offer outstanding benefits, compensation, and growth opportunities.

    To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume to: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/LIT1004LDAC/JobBoard/30702fd2-636e-4886-b1ce-4fc3b07e37ec/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=61eef737-3b5a-4fc8-bcdb-12fa4a272b74

    To learn more about Little, please visit us at www.littleonline.com or check out our blog at www.littlespeakeasy.com.

    Little is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, Little prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Little is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact careers@littleonline.com or a member of our HR Team.

January 31st, 2019

KDG Construction Consulting

Sr. Director of Business Development & Marketing

KDG is seeking an experienced director of business development & marketing for its headquarter office in Glendale, CA.

  • KDG is seeking an experienced director of business development & marketing for its headquarter office in Glendale, CA. The position will lead business development and marketing in the management of Requests for Qualifications (RFQ), Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) from opportunity assessment to proposal submittal. The Sr. Director of Business Development & Marketing will be responsible for promoting Construction Management services to owners, developers, planners, architects, engineers and any appropriate sales lead by increasing brand awareness, prospecting and engaging new clients, coordinating public relations efforts, attending and participating in conferences, professional and/or industry organizations. The individual will be also expected to act on behalf of the client to provide necessary project support while maintaining key relationships within the aviation, higher education, and transportation market sectors.

    We seek someone with strong communications and business development skills who is eager to help lead and grow a group of dynamic professionals. The ideal candidate thrives in a team atmosphere, takes pride in his/her work, and is committed to a highly proactive, process-driven approach. They must possess excellent organizational skills and be customer oriented. This person will report to and work collaboratively with KDG's Executive VP of Corporate Development to support multiple phases of the business development and proposal management process.

    Business Development Duties:
    • Promote Construction Management services to owners, developers, planners, architects, engineers and any appropriate sales lead by increasing brand awareness, prospecting and engaging new clients, coordinating public relations efforts, attending and participating in conferences, participating in professional and/or industry organizations
    • Demonstrate and apply complete understanding of all aspects of Construction Management services necessary to build confidence in prospective clientele
    • Build and manage long term relationships and partnerships with key and target clients, architectural and engineering principals to generate leads (both Private and Public projects);
    • Attends pre bid conferences, is primarily point of contact to outside contacts, communicates all relevant information business development team
    • Demonstrate success in previous business development pursuits and proposal development resulting in contract wins

    Marketing and Proposal Duties
    • Develop proposals in response to requests for RFQ, RFP and SOQ, attending pre-proposal meetings, board meetings, industry events, and conferences.
    • Responsible for opportunity management throughout the project capture life cycle of the pursuit once assigned and responsible for planning, controlling, directing and executing all activities from opportunity assessment to proposal submittal
    • Coordinate the development of the technical proposal among team members by creating and maintaining the compliance matrix that assigns proposal tasks to team members
    • Manage the proposal schedule and ensuring deadlines are met
    • Assists with the development, preparation, coordination and execution of presentations and proposals;
    • Coordinating with others to compile and track materials for proposals per deadlines, ensuring that client's request for proposals are fully met
    • Manage proposal development team

    Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
    • Preferred candidates will have 10+ years of related construction management experience
    • Strong communications skills
    • Bachelor's Degree in English, Marketing, Communications or a related field from an accredited institution and 10 years related experience creating, writing and editing proposals for a construction, engineering or design firm
    • Demonstrated ability to identify and integrate information from multiple sources and translate into a creative, client-focused message is a must
    • Demonstrated ability to work well under tight deadlines (i.e. an understanding of proposal due dates) combined with a "can-do" attitude and an inherent need for a sense of accomplishment
    • Independent self-starter and highly motivated individual with solid time management skills
    • Displayed willingness to "pitch in" and contribute to others in the office or field
    • Strong sense of professionalism and a track record of seeking opportunities for professional development.
    • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Professional, Photoshop and InDesign

    About KDG: KDG Construction Consulting (KDG) provides a full spectrum of construction management and project management services to owners within the transportation, education and utilities markets throughout California, Seattle and Nevada. KDG's collaborative environment and client-centric focus enables us to provide our clients with innovative, responsive and tailored solutions to support their construction projects and programs.

    Employment with KDG: KDG provides a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision benefits, a 401k plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.

    KDG is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

    How to apply: Go to www.kdgcc.com, click the Careers page and fill out an application. You can also apply here.

January 31st, 2019

KoningEizenberg Architecture

Research and Communications Manager

KoningEizenberg Architecture is looking for a motivated person to lead our research and communication team. That person will contribute to the culture and quality of the design effort through their research and interaction within the firm and the community at large.

  • KoningEizenberg is a Santa Monica based team of architects, planners and designers that actively engage social and physical context to make architecture that counts by amplifying opportunities hiding in plain sight. We are a collaborative team interested in growing our expertise and influence to shape sustainable neighborhood and community settings.

    We are looking for a motivated person to lead our research and communication team. That person will contribute to the culture and quality of the design effort through their research and interaction within the firm and the community at large. An interest in the environment and urbanism a must. Strong writing, research, analytical and organizational ability required. Strong graphic skills a plus.

    WORK TO INCLUDE
    Knowledge Growth — research on relevant areas of interest from cultural shifts to typological references and project specific areas
    Knowledge Sharing — both inside and outside the office and across all media
    Identity and Visibility — maintain a coherent identity across media and position firm for opportunities
    Nuts and Bolts — take care of the day to day of tracking opportunities, writing proposals, maintaining databases and etc.

    SKILLS
    Software — InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Google Drive/ Google Docs, and experience with Squarespace and CAD/Revit a plus

    Please send resume, portfolio and writing samples in PDF format to info@kearch.com.

    Please include Job Title in email subject line.

January 30th, 2019

Taylor & Company

Public Relations Associate Account Executive

Creative thinker, proven pitcher, excellent writer wanted at Taylor & Company to service clients in architecture, design, and building industries. Associate Account Executive must have at least 3 years of PR/marketing experience.

  • Creative thinker, proven pitcher, excellent writer wanted at Taylor & Company to service clients in architecture, design, and building industries. Associate Account Executive must have at least 3 years of PR/marketing experience. This person works closely with agency Principal and other senior leadership on all areas of account work: client and media relations, media plan development, press release and article writing, media research, business development, etc. Must be able to be prime contact on accounts and work on independent projects.

    Required:
    • Minimum 3 years PR/marketing experience
    • Skill and success in pitching stories
    • Expertise in social media planning and implementation
    • Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills
    • LOS ANGELES-AREA RESIDENT

    Preferred:
    • Expertise in graphics and graphic programs
    • Publishing background
    • Ability to attend occasional evening events
    • Networking ability
    • Existing media relationships

    Taylor & Company provides public relations, marketing, and communications for clients in architecture, design, and furniture. We create and implement national media strategy and marketing plans for institutions, organizations, stores, and individual businesses. Small office, friendly atmosphere.

    Email resume, cover letter, salary history/requirements, and writing samples to info@taylor-pr.com. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

January 29th, 2019

Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED)

Corporate Communications Leader

The Corporate Communications Leader will lead and set the strategy, tone, and culture for all internal and external communications, ensuring consistency, effectiveness and stewarding and enhancing HED’s reputation in the A/E/C industry.

  • PRIMARY FUNCTION
    The Corporate Communications Leader will lead and set the strategy, tone, and culture for all internal and external communications, ensuring consistency, effectiveness and stewarding and enhancing HED’s reputation in the A/E/C industry.

    TYPICAL DUTIES

    Strategic Communications
    • Act as a strategic thought partner offering new and innovative ideas for communicating about HED and the positive impact of our work.
    • Deliver “big picture” thinking and remain grounded in every aspect of messaging and strategy development and execution.
    • Direct and steward a clear and consistent voice and messaging for HED’s brand, in partnership with the Corporate Marketing Leader and Corporate Leadership.
    • Prepare and implement annual communication plan and timetables for communication strategies.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with other members of the firm’s leadership and marketing and business development team.

    Corporate Communications
    • Be a vocal and visible external face of HED, actively engaging with relevant communities.
    • Direct brand framing which includes management and development of HED’s storytelling initiatives across the firm, website stories/content, and social media strategy.
    • Manage media relations and determine ways in which HED can inform media stories.
    • Oversee coordination with Corporate and Studio Leadership on their communications activities, including developing press releases and providing quotes to the media.
    • Cultivate and expand a strong media contact network for HED.
    • Develop and implement media outreach strategies in coordination with Corporate Leadership, Studio Leadership and Office Leadership.
    • Direct Knowledge Leadership: Research, write, and edit digital and print content, including but not limited to talking points for public speaking and presentations; blogs and other web content; social media posts; white papers and award submissions.
    • Keep current on best practices in A/E/C communications.
    • Develop and manage internal communications plan to ensure that staff stay informed.
    • Identify press and speaking opportunities.

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred, in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or a related field. and a minimum of 10 years of experience in a role that requires multidisciplinary strategic thinking and leadership for a A/E/C organization.
    • A strong leader with proven success in providing strategic direction who can collaborate as a team player and interact successfully with all levels of staff.
    • Intellectually curious, creative, strategic thinker to contribute ideas, and think broadly, imaginatively, and strategically about HED communications.
    • Demonstrated strength as a writer: ability to produce compelling, clear, and engaging content.
    • Solid understanding of digital strategy and best practices. Technologically savvy with a strong understanding of digital technology and social media required including blogs, social networking, and online news outlets.
    • High level of maturity and empathy; highly developed interpersonal skills—collaborative and flexible.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Capable of traveling to and from external office sites.
    • Ability to use equipment for communication and documentation purposes.
    • Visual acuity to perform responsibilities.

    Click here to apply!