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  • June 21, 2016 Marketing & Proposal Coordinator - COWI North America (North Vancouver, BC)

    Marketing & Proposal Coordinator - COWI North America (North Vancouver, BC)

    COWI North America is a leading bridge, tunnel and marine engineering consulting group built on over 80 years of international experience. We provide our clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from our 13 offices across North America. At any given time, COWI's 6,200 person strong global organization is involved in more than 17,000 projects across 124 countries.

    Our civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists are internationally renowned for their work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging bridge, tunnel and marine projects. Our projects always aim to incorporate innovative solutions and push the boundaries of what is technically possible, such as designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, and creating resiliency by preparing our waterfronts and communities for ongoing climate change.

    COWI North America is an international leader in bridge, tunnel and marine engineering solutions. We unite the consulting engineering companies formerly known as Buckland & Taylor, Jenny Engineering Corporation, Ben C. Gerwick, and Ocean and Coastal Consultants.

    We are seeking a Marketing & Proposal Coordinator to join our team in North Vancouver, BC.

    Role Summary

    The incumbent will assist with day-to-day marketing and business development responsibilities including proposals, pursuits and visibility efforts.

    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to

    • As part of a proposal team, responds to RFPs, RFQs, EOIs, award submittals, roster applications, etc.;
    • Assists with preparation, coordination and development of non-technical writing for proposal efforts;
    • Creates and updates marketing materials (resumes, project descriptions, brochures, presentations, press releases, newsletters, articles, etc.);
    • Maintains CRM database;
    • Leads tracking of pursuits;
    • Proofs and edits proposals, marketing materials, etc.; and
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications and Skills Required

    • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, English, Marketing, Communications, Business, or another related field preferred
    • 3 - 4 years related experience in the A/E/C Industry
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suites, Database Management, and Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint
    • Strong writing, editing and grammar skills
    • Excellent communication, organization and attention to detail
    • Enthusiastic attitude and strong work ethic
    • Flexibility to work with a variety of personalities
    • Flexible and proactive in taking on assignments and responsibilities
    • Able to work in fast paced environment
    • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills
    • Strong team player

    At COWI North America, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe. COWI is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional. COWI is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI include extensive opportunities for growth and development, excellent benefits, competitive compensation and various other perks. Relocation assistance for applicants outside of the Greater Vancouver Area will be considered. COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    For more information, please go to www.cowi-na.com. To apply, please go to https://career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=11281&company=C0000163213P&username=

    Kindly note that emailed applications will not be accepted or considered.

  • May 14, 2016 Marketing Coordinator - COWI North America (North Vancouver, BC)

    Marketing Coordinator - COWI North America (North Vancouver, BC)

    COWI North America is a leader in Bridge, Tunnel and Marine engineering solutions.

    The breadth and depth of our engineering experience enables us to lead the way in the creation and operation of the world’s most challenging bridge, tunnel and marine infrastructure. Our innovative solutions shape the way people and commerce move and connect with the world.

    Previously three internationally recognized specialist engineering companies that operated under well-known North American brand names (Buckland & Taylor, Jenny Engineering and COWI Marine North America) we are now known as COWI North America and offer coast-to-coast engineering solutions. Whether it be wharves, ports, inland waterways, bridges or tunnels, the broad background and experience of our team enables us to succeed as we contribute to the design and construction of the world’s most complex bridge, tunnel and marine infrastructure challenges.

    We are seeking a Marketing Coordinator to join our team in North Vancouver, BC.

    Role Summary

    The incumbent will assist with day-to-day marketing and communication responsibilities and provide support to the BD & Marketing group.

    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to

    • Composes keyword-rich technical press releases;
    • Creates and modifies documents using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suites;
    • Supports the creation of newsletters, marketing messages and Social Media initiatives;
    • Assists in the final preparation of marketing materials including proofreading, editing, posting on sites, etc.;
    • Acts in a supporting capacity for meetings and fills in for Marketing & Communications Manager when required;
    • Interacts with Vendors on time sensitive projects;
    • Acts as primary contact for social media platforms and coordinates social media initiatives for the COWI North America group;
    • Supports in the planning and implementation of the social media calendar;
    • Liaises with COWI directly for marketing support and coordination, including but not limited to COWI Design;
    • Implements external communications according to company protocols;
    • Executes marketing support activities;
    • Oversees various marketing projects as part of a team, with support from management;
    • Assists with development and maintenance of marketing information systems, including but not limited to CRM database and employee CV Profiles; and
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications and Skills Required

    • Completion of post-secondary education from a recognized institution in Journalism, English, Marketing, Communications, Business, or related field
    • Basic understanding of marketing/communication tools and techniques
    • Experience in marketing, or marketing administration and customer service strongly preferred
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suites (InDesign and Illustrator), and Microsoft/Word/Excel/PowerPoint
    • Excellent proofreading skills and attention to detail
    • Proven ability to collaborate, lead and negotiate with strong personalities
    • Dynamic personality with an ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements
    • Strong business acumen and analytical skills for effective problem resolution
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks, priorities and deadlines
    • Flexible and proactive in taking on assignments and responsibilities
    • Enthusiastic attitude and strong work ethic
    • 1 – 2 years' experience working in a professional services environment an asset
    • Experience using Sharepoint is an asset

    At COWI North America, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe. COWI NA is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional. COWI NA is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI NA include extensive opportunities for growth and development, excellent benefits, competitive compensation and various other perks.

    To apply, please go to
    https://career012.successfactors.eu/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=C0000163213P&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fGB&career_job_req_id=10361&selected_lang=en_GB&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=es807zb4kBEeyGApvTVhlAOF1jc%3d

    All applications must come through the Recruitment Portal. Kindly note that emailed applications will not be accepted nor considered.

    COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • April 28, 2016 Proposal & Marketing Coordinator - Integral Group (Vancouver, BC)

    Proposal & Marketing Coordinator - Integral Group (Vancouver, BC)

    THE COMPANY

    Integral Group is a team of local leaders with global voices and a passion for deep green engineering solutions. We provide a full range of building system design and energy analysis services, with a staff widely regarded as innovative leaders in their fields. Located in fifteen offices across North America, along with an international network of affiliates, our passion for sustainable design runs deep.

    Trust. Nurture. Inspire. As a relationship-based, people-centric firm, we are focused on making a difference in the world with the people we interact with. You will enjoy great benefits at Integral Group including half-day Fridays, an award-winning open office design, prime location in the heart of downtown Vancouver, exciting company-sponsored social events, and an upbeat work environment!

    THE POSITION

    Integral Group is growing and our Marketing and Business Development Team needs your help! Our vision at Integral is to be the leading global deep green engineering practice, and we need a team member who can help us achieve our goals through intelligently-written and, great-looking proposal & marketing materials.

    If you are excited about marketing and love the challenge of writing winning proposals, this is the team and role for you! As a Proposal & Marketing Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to learn and try all aspects of marketing and business development with the guidance of experienced team members. Your day might include crafting a great resume for our technical staff, drafting the proposal for a $50M project, or generating leads to support sales activity. Previous proposal writing experience is a must, while previous experience in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry is preferred, but not required.

    Our Marketing and Business Development Team places a high priority on creativity and fun while maintaining a high-level of productivity. Tight deadlines, open and direct communication, and managing multiple requests must not intimidate you. We pride ourselves on producing engaging marketing materials internally and externally. You can read about us and check out some of our marketing in action at integralgroup.com.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Responsibility for proposal writing and related duties including creating templates, prioritizing, editing, formatting, reviewing, and issuing
    • Proposal coordination with team leaders
    • Search for opportunities through RFP websites and leads
    • Maintain proposal and business development files
    • Follow up on all opportunities and proposals
    • Assist business development team with organizing events
    • Update and maintain client mailing lists
    • Assist with miscellaneous business development assignments
    • Provide support with marketing various initiatives – social media, communications, graphics, website, etc.

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience in a related position
    • Previous experience in an Engineering firm, or related industry is an asset
    • University/post-secondary education with an emphasis in Marketing, or related discipline is preferred
    • Excellence in proposal writing and preparation, with an understanding of best practices
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Superior proofreading skills in format, style, spelling, punctuation and grammar
    • A good eye for layout, graphics, and imagery, with a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent coordination skills
    • Proven ability to prioritize and multi-task multiple deadlines, as well as meet deadlines within a high-pressured environment

    HOW TO APPLY

    Interested in applying? Show us how your experience, interests and accomplishments relate to what we are doing and could help our team in 500 words or less along with your resume to resumes@integralgroup.com. Links to online portfolio/LinkedIn etc. are encouraged. We are excited to get to know you!

    We appreciate all expressions of interest and carefully review all resumes received. Regrettably, we are only able to contact applicants who are selected for interview. Thank you for your interest in Integral Group.

  • April 20, 2016 Proposal Specialist - Associated Engineering (Vancouver)

    Proposal Specialist - Associated Engineering (Vancouver)

    Opportunity ID 058-20160408
    Location Vancouver, British Columbia
    Type Full Time
    Experience (Years) 5+
    Date PostedApril 20, 2016
    Deadline April 27, 2016

    Why you should be interested

    You will have the opportunity to work as part of the administrative staff involved in the preparation of proposals, requests for qualification, and other documents. You will also contribute to the development of resources available for future proposals and qualification requests. Your ability to work independently but also contribute to the team success will allow you to shine. Your creative flair, writing and editing skills, will be an invaluable asset to the team.

    How you'll contribute to our company

    Duties include:
    • Participate in business development efforts in BC including preparing proposals, credentials packages, and other submissions
    • Develop and maintain proposal resources
    • Develop documents in both Word and InDesign formats
    • Use Photoshop to edit photographs for use in proposals and marketing materials
    • All other related duties as assigned

    What you will bring to the table

    Candidates should have the following qualifications:
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in marketing professional services, preferably in engineering, architectural, or construction services
    • Experience in preparing high quality proposals and presentations for professional services
    • Proficient at software for word processing (Word), graphics, photo processing, page layout (InDesign), and presentation.
    • Excellent spoken English
    • Excellent writing and editing skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Self-motivated
    • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Excellent organization skills
    • Project coordination/management experience

    How you'll showcase your fit to the position

    If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada's Best Managed companies, please forward your resume and cover letter to:

    Human Resources
    Associated Engineering
    Suite 300 - 4940 Canada Way
    Burnaby, BC V5G 4M5
    E-Mail: hr-bur@ae.ca

    Please include position title and location in the subject line if you are e-mailing your application. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.

    AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBT community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.

  • April 20, 2016 Marketing and Proposal Coordinator - PWL Partnership (Vancouver)

    Marketing and Proposal Coordinator - PWL Partnership (Vancouver)

    As one of Western Canada’s leading landscape architectural firms with 40 years experience, PWL Partnership has assembled an extraordinary team of designers and landscape planners. Our firm seeks projects and clients that emphasize sustainable design and planning, and that challenge us to create unique and meaningful landscapes that reflect our vision of making places, engaging people, and being inspired by nature. Our practice undertakes a wide range of projects located throughout Canada, the Pacific Northwest and abroad.

    We are a progressive company that provides mentorship and support for ongoing professional learning and growth. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive package of benefits.

    PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc. is currently seeking a talented and enthusiastic professional to join our practice in Vancouver in the role of Marketing and Proposal Coordinator.

    Key Responsibilities of the Role:

    • Coordinate the production of high quality proposal responses, including layout, graphic design, proofreading, and gathering Partner input,
    • Proposal responses will be produced using existing InDesign templates,
    • Create and maintain our firm’s promotional material, including firm profiles, resumes, project profiles, presentations, and photographs for print and web,
    • Coordinate and prepare award submissions,
    • Create comprehensive project report documents using InDesign,
    • Maintain project databases,
    • Maintain company website and contribute to social media strategy,
    • This position offers opportunity for growth in the firm through the opportunity to direct the vision and forward direction of the firm’s communication and marketing initiatives.

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in a marketing, business, communications, or similar post secondary program,
    • 3+ years experience at a landscape architectural, engineering, or similar consulting firm is required,
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to convey complex messages succinctly and with clarity,
    • Demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines and handle pressure,
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment,
    • A keen eye for detail,
    • Strong organizational skills,
    • Strong graphic design skills including proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office applications
    • Interest in ongoing career development while contributing to a variety of interesting and challenging projects.

    If this position is of interest, please use the link at http://www.pwlpartnership.com/careers to send us a PDF version of your resume and portfolio. Please forward your information to Grant Brumpton before April 29th, 2016.

    We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however, only those invited for interviews may be contacted.

  • April 07, 2016 Proposals Specialist - Ausenco (Burlington)

    Proposals Specialist - Ausenco (Burlington)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Proposals Specialist in our Burlington office.

    Key Responsibilities of the Role:

    • Preparation of proposals from layout, design, proofreading, stakeholder input, standard information and research as required in accordance with Ausenco document standards
    • Engage bid team and where required lead proposal development including, storyboard content, define strategic position, key messages and themes
    • Develop plan and manage stakeholder involvement in bids to ensure timely submission and allowance for Ausenco’s required review and approval process
    • Foster the bid team’s focus on Ausenco’s value proposition for the bid throughout the process – maximise specific over standard content
    • Ensure standardised use of Proposal tools and process

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree coupled with 5 years’ experience in a similar role with demonstrated success
    • Project Management / team management experience
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to write and convey complex messages succinctly and with clarity
    • Ability to develop relationships across all facets of the business and build advocacy for team
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines and handle pressure
    • Prioritize and multitask within a fast-paced, challenging and highly interactive deadline-driven environment
    • Advanced software skills including Word, PowerPoint, and Acrobat.

    We’re a global leader in engineering, project management and operations solutions for the resources and energy sectors.

    As a member of our team you will be encouraged to embrace challenges and discover innovative solutions for each and every project. For that you’ll receive a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to pursue your career path.

    If this role sounds like you, please submit a detailed application directly to this posting. We thank you for your submission and will contact you if we need further information, or if we wish to progress to interview.

  • March 17, 2016 Proposal Manager - COWI North America (North Vancouver)

    Proposal Manager - COWI North America (North Vancouver)

    COWI North America (COWI NA) is a leader in Bridge, Tunnel and Marine engineering solutions.

    The breadth and depth of our experience in design, inspection and construction engineering enables us to lead the way in the creation and operation of the world’s most challenging bridge, tunnel and marine infrastructure. Our innovative solutions shape the way people and commerce move; whether it be a bridge or tunnel connecting communities, or marine terminals connecting the world.

    Although we are three distinct internationally-recognized specialist engineering companies that operate under well-known North American brand names, Buckland & Taylor, Jenny Engineering and COWI Marine North America (formerly Ben C. Gerwick and Ocean and Coastal Consultants) combine to offer coast-to-coast engineering solutions as COWI NA. Whether it be wharves, ports, inland waterways, bridges or tunnels, the broad background and experience of our team enables us to succeed as we contribute to the design and construction of the world’s most complex bridge, tunnel and marine infrastructure challenges.

    We are seeking a Proposal Manager to join our team in North Vancouver, BC.

    Role Summary

    The incumbent will work closely with the COWI North America specialty businesses focused on Bridge, Tunnel and Marine engineering. He/she will collaborate with Marketing and Business Development staff throughout North America and participate in the development of winning strategies for pursuing clients for the business. The overall goal of this collaboration is to participate in creating and maintaining a winning, productive and cohesive Business Development & Marketing effort throughout North America.

    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Oversees the complete lifecycle of a proposal response from intake of the RFP and qualification of the opportunity through to submission;
    • Manages firm-wide proposal resources to meet proposal production deadlines;
    • Leads capture planning efforts;
    • Tracks local, national and international opportunities and business development leads;
    • Facilitates and produces RFP responses with a team;
    • Oversees and provides guidance on the final preparation of marketing materials including reviewing, proofreading, editing, etc.;
    • Manages the updates of the Deltek Vision database to track pursuits, proposals and client content;
    • Collaborates with relevant stakeholders to ensure the systems required to support winning proposals are in place;
    • Oversees the creation and maintenance of marketing materials, including but not limited to resumes, project descriptions, presentations, technical press releases, brochures, etc.;
    • Collaborates with the proposal team to enforce approved styles and templates and create and improve best practices for the proposal process;
    • Liaises and collaborates with Marketing & Communications Manager to ensure proposals follow company corporate visual identity;
    • Participates in the marketing community and obtains continuing education to stay on the forefront of proposal development and production techniques; and
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications and Skills Required

    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field with 10+ years' relevant experience working in a professional services firm, preferably in the A/E/C industry, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience;
    • Thorough knowledge of proposal development and production processes including ability to organize, write and edit proposal content;
    • Ability to manage 4-8 corporate marketing resources to deliver firm-wide proposals;
    • Experience in leading, facilitating and participating in structured and unstructured Capture/Win Planning Process;
    • Ability to manage or lead development of proposal strategy, sales messages and final deliverables for proposals;
    • Proficiency in relevant programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suites, Adobe Creative Suites, InDesign and Client Relationship Management (CRM) Databases;
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment;
    • Ability to manage, provide mentoring and facilitate proposal development for junior and senior proposal/marketing staff;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Strong attention to detail, including but not limited to areas of compliance;
    • Strong business acumen and commitment to the firm's success;
    • An assertive and competitive spirit; and
    • Experience with Deltek Vision preferred.

    At COWI North America, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe. COWI NA is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional. COWI NA is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI NA include extensive opportunities for growth and development, excellent benefits, competitive compensation and various other perks.

    To apply, please go to
    https://career012.successfactors.eu/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=C0000163213P&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fGB&career_job_req_id=8581&selected_lang=en_GB&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&_s.crb=UVXg3bhnFND2LFLFLUuU1gaSzC0%3d

    All applications must come through the Recruitment Portal. Kindly note that emailed applications will not be accepted nor considered.

    COWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • March 17, 2016 Senior Proposal Coordinator - Ledcor (Vancouver)

    Senior Proposal Coordinator - Ledcor (Vancouver)

    Job at a Glance

    You are a creative, detail oriented proposal professional looking to establish your career with an industry leader. You are able to take complex content written by others and shape it into clear and compelling material for award winning proposals. You thrive in a deadline driven environment, where no two days are the same.

    Join Ledcor’s talented Construction team in Vancouver, BC today!

    Position Details

    Responsibilities:

    • Prepare proposal submissions and qualification packages
    • Apply proposal templates to all submissions following Ledcor’s brand guidelines
    • Write, proof, research, develop and maintain content production for proposals and collateral material; ensure proposal imagery supports the strategy and messaging
    • Provide technical writing support to proposal teams
    • Coordinate proposal life cycle from conception through production and delivery
    • Coordinate internal and external proposal teams in a timely manner
    • Create and maintain up to date marketing materials—resumes, profiles, presentations and photos—following brand standards
    • Support local and national business development initiatives (events, promotional and marketing materials), as required; research and plan various business development and client events
    • Implement quality control procedures to ensure proposal requirements are met, content is relevant and formatting is correct
    • Administer proposal database, files and systems
    • May perform other duties as required

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 4 years of experience in a marketing, proposal or communications support role (within construction, architectural, engineering and/or commercial development industry preferred)
    • Bachelor Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications (or related degree) preferred
    • Superior communication, project management, organizational and writing skills; focus on written clarity, attention to detail and proof-reading
    • Experience writing technical content for proposals and marketing materials
    • Experience coordinating complex teams
    • Proven experience prioritizing and multi-tasking in high pressure environments
    • Advanced in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign is a must
    • Experience with CRM programs is considered an asset

    Other Details:

    • Office based position

    How to Apply

    Apply online at:

    http://jobs.ledcor.com/jobs/1290296-Senior-Proposal-Coordinator-Building-Construction.aspx

    About Ledcor

    Ledcor Building offers full-service construction for commercial, residential, institutional, and light industrial projects, along with expertise in green building. Our depth of knowledge and expertise come from building hundreds of projects – of all sizes – across North America each year.

    But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now! Learn more at: jobs.ledcor.com

  • March 03, 2016 Marketing Manager - Richards Buell Sutton LLP (Vancouver)

    Marketing Manager - Richards Buell Sutton LLP (Vancouver)

    Role: Marketing Manager

    Who we are:

    Richards Buell Sutton is a mid-sized, Vancouver-based law firm, with 42 lawyers and approximately 70 legal staff. RBS is the oldest law firm in British Columbia, and yet, forward-thinking and inspired.

    For the past 140 years, Richards Buell Sutton has committed to providing the highest standard of best service to our clients, and strives to be one of the top employers in BC. We have created an atmosphere that is rare amongst professional firms — respectful, collegial and supportive.

    Our law firm management team is among the most loyal, inspired and effective in BC. Reporting to the Administrator/Chief Operating Officer (COO), they enjoy autonomy, a professionally satisfying work-life balance and an exceptionally collegial work environment.

    We have one position available to join this dynamic team. This individual will join our high-performing team and will lead our marketing and business development activities during a pivotal and exciting time at RBS.

    You will:

    Work with our practice groups and help develop their plans and budgets through to effective implementation.

    Ensure the firm’s marketing communications are brand compliant, meet a high standard and content is delivered through all available channels of communication to maximize the firm’s profile. Similarly, lead the firm’s digital communications strategy, including overseeing the firm’s website content.

    Help respond to RFPs with our lawyers and prepare other informal proposals.

    See that all firm-hosted events, seminars and client receptions are suitably executed.

    Evaluate and provide recommendations for firm sponsorship, advertising and other media opportunities.

    Spearhead a new CRM system, with a focus on data accuracy and strategic BD initiatives.

    Manage several suppliers ensuring prompt and appropriate delivery of goods and services.

    Oversee the participation in securing lawyer rankings, including where to participate.

    Prepare and oversee the marketing budget.

    Handle projects that support practice groups, firm-wide strategies and other initiatives as the COO deems required.

    You possess:

    Without a doubt, someone who takes pride in their work. You’re an organized, multi-tasking, strategic thinker. You seek an employer who values your work ethic, critical thinking skills and ability to get results under pressure.

    You are both persuasive and supportive. You get excited about building up followers on social media for your firm, but also enjoy inter-personal interaction with lawyers and staff alike. Similarly, you can write and edit well, and also take on a variety of other marketing and business development activities with confidence.

    You are also:

    Professional, polished and discreet

    Familiar with the business and economic imperatives of a law firm

    Able to take on marketing, PR, and BD activities with an equally high standard

    An excellent communicator, whether in person or in writing, informal or formal

    Proficient at common social media applications, CRM systems, Constant Contact, Excel, PowerPoint and WordPress is also an asset

    Known for exercising good judgement and taking challenges in stride and a dose of good humour

    If this is you, we would love to hear from you. Come join the RBS team!

    We thank all those who apply but only those short-listed will be notified. Deadline April 1st, 2016

    Please contact
    Cindy Z.P. Hildebrandt, Manager of Human Resources
    Direct Tel: 604.661.9267 | Email: childebrandt@rbs.ca
    700 - 401 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC Canada V6B 5A1
    Fax: 604.688.3830 | www.rbs.ca

  • Feb 24, 2016 Director, Marketing and Channel Management - Westminster Savings (New Westminster)

    Director, Marketing and Channel Management - Westminster Savings (New Westminster)

    Westminster Savings is one of Canada’s largest credit unions, with $3.2 billion in assets under management, more than 55,000 members and over 400 employees. We have four lines of business – Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, and Auto/Equipment Leasing. At Westminster Savings we look beyond accounts, rates and products and are committed to delivering real and tangible value to our customers and communities.

    Having been recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Employers for 3 consecutive years we are proud of the culture we’ve created – one that reflects our desire to work collaboratively with our employees, invest in potential and celebrate our wins, both big and small. There is a shared sense of pride at Westminster Savings in the work we do every day and an unwavering commitment to our employees’ continued success. It is so much more than a job at Westminster Savings. Join a team that is as committed to your career as you are.

    Director, Marketing and Channel Management

    The Director, Marketing & Channel Management is a senior leader of the organization and provides departmental leadership of the corporate marketing function in support of our strategic plan and growth objectives. This position also provides leadership and direction to our Member Service Center and online/digital channels ensuring effective cross-channel integration with all our lines of business. The Director Marketing and Channel Management reports to our Senior Vice President, Consumer Operations and Chief Customer Experience Officer.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Designing and developing annual enterprise-level marketing plans for all lines of business and approving marketing plans & programs for projects, initiatives and campaigns in support of the credit union’s strategic plan and objectives
    • Providing coaching and mentoring to managers and supporting development of employees and goal setting
    • Participating in the assessment, development and implementation of customer loyalty/retention programs
    • Acting as a key brand champion and branding resource for the organization
    • Developing and directing annual customer/member communications plans
    • Defining and guiding the product and service architecture and overseeing features, positioning, competitiveness, pricing and lifecycle
    • Leading database marketing initiatives and overseeing the execution of various campaigns, promotions, product launches and community events/sponsorships
    • In collaboration with the executive team, acting as the primary business owner for the organization’s CRM system and developing and overseeing a CRM governance framework

    Skills and Requirements

    The successful candidate has a minimum of 7-10 years progressive experience in marketing with at least 3 years in a senior leadership role, in addition to a bachelor’s degree in a related field. We are looking for an experienced senior marketer with a solid background in client-side marketing and experience in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing environments. The successful candidate demonstrates a passionate and disciplined approach with an ability to blend creativity/innovation and keen project management skills. This person is a strong coach, a team builder and a genuine and forward thinking influential leader.

    What We Can Offer You!

    • An employer that values you and recognizes the power you have to create success for yourself while making a difference in the financial well-being of others
    • A financially stable and growing team that believes in providing world class service in our local setting
    • An employee-focused culture that provides extensive learning and career development opportunities
    • An organization that was recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Employers for 3 consecutive years
    • A competitive total rewards package including a defined benefit pension plan

    To apply, please go to www.wscu.com/careers and click on Director, Marketing and Channel Management.

  • Feb 13, 2016 Marketing Coordinator - HCMA Architecture + Design (Vancouver)

    Marketing Coordinator - HCMA Architecture + Design (Vancouver)

    HCMA Architecture + Design challenges the traditional boundaries of architectural practice by asking one question. “How do we achieve the maximum positive impact?” In the ways that we work, design, give back, and connect - we are catalysts for healthier, more creative, more engaged communities. If you want to join a team that creates magnetic, public spaces with lasting social value, you’ve come to the right place.

    ARE YOU ORGANIZED, ENERGETIC AND DRIVEN?

    We’re looking for a Marketing Coordinator to help share HCMA’s vision and values with the world. If you’re a dynamic storyteller interested in generating creative, compelling and engaging proposals and marketing communications, we want to hear from you.

    We are seeking a passionate team player, someone whose drive exceeds a defined set of relevant qualifications.

    If you’re our newest MARKETING COORDINATOR, friends and colleagues describe you as a:

    • Positive team player who always asks, 'What can I do to improve this…what’s possible?'
    • Organized project manager, confident coordinating multiple team members and deadlines
    • Engaging writer who can work wonders with other people’s thoughts, ideas, and words
    • Flexible and adaptable, with demonstrated initiative and multitasking capabilities
    • Skilled with InDesign, Microsoft Office, Wordpress and social media platforms
    • Creative, curious and collaborative

    View the full position description at: http://hcma.ca/wp-co..inator.pdf

    Our team lives and breathes creativity, engagement and excellence. If your pulse picked up a little as you read this, if you feel you can contribute to our quest – if you can see yourself here – SHOW US. Email careers@hcma.ca with a statement on why you are right for our team. Get creative and convince us you’re the kind of person who wants to question the status quo, and that we’d be foolish not to hire you.

  • Feb 11, 2016 Senior Marketing Coordinator - ZGF Cotter Architects (Vancouver)

    Senior Marketing Coordinator - ZGF Cotter Architects (Vancouver)

    At ZGF Cotter Architects, our ability to deliver excellence in design is based on our ability to attract and retain creative people committed to quality design, project performance, innovation and professional growth within a team environment.

    We are looking for a talented Marketing Coordinator. Working under the direction of the office leadership team, the person assuming this role will be a key member of the firm-wide marketing team providing assistance to senior staff in the preparation of proposals and other marketing materials. We are looking for someone willing to roll up their sleeves and see every assignment through, from beginning to end.

    Experience & Education: Minimum 4 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or related field.

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • High level of proficiency with the following software: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Revu Bluebeam, and Microsoft PowerPoint,
    • Professional services marketing experience preferred,
    • Excellent writing, editing, and research skills,
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to communicate and interact Effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff,
    • Ability to juggle multiple tasks; work efficiently under multiple deadlines, and self-manage projects from start to finish with minimal oversight,
    • Collaborative and team oriented disposition,
    • Demonstrates understanding of market sectors and client relations,
    • Experience in proposal preparation and management,
    • A sense of humor and grace under pressure, high energy, enthusiasm, positive attitude and poise, articulate and confident.

    Responsibilities:

    • Supports general marketing activities, marketing resources, and systems,
    • Maintains and updates information in our databases about the business development activities of the local office and those of a firm-wide nature that are orchestrated through that office, including things such as leads, contacts, and other background information,
    • Identifies specific client and project opportunities through monitoring of newspapers, websites, and other sources of RFP advertisements,
    • Researches clients, market trends, and background information associated with business development efforts,
    • Coordinates, prepares and produces high quality statements of interest, statements of qualifications, packages, proposals, presentations, annual roster responses, and miscellaneous marketing correspondence,
    • Coordinates templates with graphic design team,
    • Supports interview rehearsal / preparation process,
    • Serves as a resource to senior staff and Business Office for project specific oversight, organization, and knowledge,
    • Maintain and manage marketing materials, corporate resumes, marketing calendars, deadlines, and production timelines.

    Reports to: Director of Marketing

    We invite qualified candidates to Apply Online with a cover letter, resume and portfolio at www.zgfcotter.com/careers.


  • Previous Postings

  • Jan 30, 2016 Marketing Coordinator - Omicron (Vancouver)

    Marketing Coordinator - Omicron (Vancouver)

    Position: MARKETING COORDINATOR

    Purpose: The Marketing Coordinator will support, develop, maintain and implement tools, activities and initiatives to market Omicron at corporate and sector levels across Western Canada. The Marketing Coordinator works closely with the leadership team to deliver polished, innovative responses to various types of formal procurement documents such as Requests for Proposals, as well as informal opportunities and fee letters. The Marketing Coordinator will be part of Omicron’s Marketing department located in Vancouver.

    Reports To: MANAGER, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

    Responsibilities:

    MARKET OUTREACH

    • Works with marketing team and business development leads to produce marketing collateral including direct mail/e-blasts, sales packages, brochures and advertisements
    • Management and maintenance of Omicron promotional items / SWAG
    • Sources opportunities for articles
    • Supports Marketing Specialist with social media presence and online engagement execution
    • Creates layouts and production of presentation documentation

    PROPOSAL AND PREQUALIFICATION COORDINATION

    • Source, analyze and track potential opportunities
    • Manage the qualification process with leadership and Business Development team members
    • Manage content deadlines, undertake research, production and follow through as required to support proposal submissions
    • Coordinate letter format proposals
    • Track submission data and outcomes, coordinate/document debrief sessions and maintain win rate data
    • Develops graphic design components for proposal submissions

    DATA MAINTENANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

    • Coordinates and maintains digital asset management system with photos, graphics, digital records and current project data
    • Maintains Omicron’s website and online project gallery
    • Creates and updates project profiles as required
    • Oversee marketing resume creation and updates
    • Business card library maintenance
    • Maintains stationery inventory and procurement
    • Coordinates print requirements and maintains vendor relationships
    • Administrative duties as required

    BRAND ALIGNMENT AND PROMOTION

    • Front of house / common space coordination (incl. project and award galleries)
    • Ensure the consistent application of the brand in all communications and materials
    • Promotes brand and culture by assisting with Omicron Way initiatives, including intranet contributions

    Skills:

    • Proven team player who is self-motivated, energetic, flexible, adaptable and results-oriented with a positive attitude
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • A high degree of attention to detail (accuracy, proofreading, spelling, grammar, consistency) and commitment to high quality work
    • A passion for document creation and production including the assembly of content and components from multiple sources and an appreciation for content structure and graphic layout
    • Appreciation for content structure and graphic layout in presentation material, sales packages and proposals
    • Strong planning and time management capabilities
    • Solid administrative skills and a high level of organization
    • Comfortable working in high pressure situations with tight deadlines
    • Eager learner and enthusiastic initiative taker
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Creative, responsive and resourceful
    • Confident and energetic with a great sense of humour
    • Willingness to work outside of business hours as needed to fulfill requirements of the role
    • Computer literate with strong working skills with Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Creative Cloud.

    Required Experience:

    • 2 years’ experience in a similar role is required
    • Experience in the development, design and construction industry an asset
    • Experience managing multiple tight production deadlines in a fast-paced environment

    Preferred Education:

    • Diploma or Undergraduate Degree with a focus on Business, Marketing or Communications is preferred

    Success Factors:

    • Perform the role and execute the responsibilities as defined in the position description
    • Consistently deliver high quality, on-brand submissions on time in a demanding and fast-paced environment

    Applications:

    Cover letter and resume to be submitted to:
    Karena Selnar
    Manager, Marketing and Communications
    info@omicronaec.com
    No phone calls please.

    About Omicron:

    Omicron Canada Inc. (Omicron) is one of the largest integrated development services, design and construction firms in Western Canada, combining the expertise of more than 200 architects, interior designers, engineers, building assessment experts, real estate development strategists, cost estimators, project managers, construction personnel and corporate support professionals.

    Omicron creates a better experience for clients in the Retail, Institutional, Renewals, Commercial, Industrial, Residential and Oil and Gas sectors from offices in Vancouver, Victoria and Calgary. Omicron has a distinctly entrepreneurial culture and is an innovative, sustainable and award-winning organization focused on success for clients and staff alike. Omicron was a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program in 2009 and Requalified in 2010, 2011 and 2012 to achieve Gold Member Status as a Best Managed company. www.omicronaec.com

  • Dec 04, 2015 Marketing Specialist – Associated Engineering (Burnaby, BC)

    Marketing Specialist – Associated Engineering (Burnaby, BC)

    Associated Engineering is an employee-owned, Canadian company that provides a broad base of consulting engineering services in the infrastructure, water, transportation, environmental, building, energy, and asset management sectors. We have 900 staff in 21 offices across Canada. In this full-time corporate role, you’ll join a hard-working, talented team of individuals in servicing the marketing and communication needs across the company.

    How you'll contribute to our company

    Reporting to the Vice President of Business Development, you will have proven success in marketing professional services, creative and graphic design skills, and exceptional written and spoken communications skills. Proficiency using graphic design software is essential, as well as experience in prepress. You are a motivated individual who thrives in working in a dynamic environment on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. You will be assisting with marketing campaigns, advertising, promotion, marketing materials, corporate newsletter, proposals, and our websites, including organizing seminars and conferences.

    What you will bring to the table

    • Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Communications, or related degree with focus on marketing and business development
    • 5 to 7 years’ experience in marketing professional services, preferably for a similarly sized company
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Energetic, diplomatic, and self-motivated
    • Experience in preparing high quality proposals and presentations for professional services
    • Proficient in software for graphics, photo processing, page layout, and presentation, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
    • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Attention to detail and production of high quality materials
    • Project management experience is an asset

    How you'll showcase your fit to the position

    If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada's Best Managed companies, please forward your resume and cover letter (no later than December 14, 2015) to:

    Ms. Lianna Mah
    Vice President, Business Development
    Associated Engineering
    Suite 300 – 4940 Canada Way
    Burnaby, BC V5G 4M5 Fax: 604-291-6163
    E-Mail: mahl@ae.ca

    Please include position title and location in the subject line if you are e-mailing your application. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.

  • Nov 27, 2015 Proposal Coordinator - LMDG Building Code Consultants Ltd. (Vancouver)

    Proposal Coordinator | Communications - LMDG Building Code Consultants Ltd. (Vancouver)

    LMDG is looking for a talented Proposal Coordinator | Communications person to work in our Vancouver office. This role will provide assistance to senior staff in the preparation of proposals and other marketing materials.

    This position demands attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal skills and an excellent command of the English language.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Review and understand the submission requirements of Requests for Proposal.
    • Prepare fee proposals, expressions of interest, and other submission requirements.
    • Work with your peers at other professional services firms to provide responsive submissions.
    • Maintain and manage marketing materials and corporate resumes.
    • Maintain the corporate website and social media presence.
    • Research, maintain, and update corporate project experience and narratives.
    • Follow-up on pending proposals, and update respective lists.
    • Field calls from existing and new clients.

    Desired Skills & Qualifications:

    • Two years’ experience working in a similar role.
    • University degree in Communications, Marketing or a related field.
    • Top-notch written and verbal communication.
    • Proofreading and editing skills.
    • Superior email and telephone etiquette.
    • Ability to multitask, make deadlines, and be incredibly organized.
    • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat and MS Office, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel. WordPerfect would be an asset.

    What we offer:

    • Competitive Compensation Package
    • Excellent benefits
    • Convenient downtown location close to transit

    Please send your resume and cover letter at your earliest convenience to:
    Deborah Dunaway, Proposal Coordinator
    codeinfo@LMDG.com

    Company Description:
    LMDG Building Code Consultants Ltd. is a leading fire protection and life safety building code consulting firm with offices in Vancouver and Toronto. We work on exciting projects throughout Canada and abroad.

  • Nov 07, 2015 RJC Marketing Coordinator (Vancouver Office)

    RJC Marketing Coordinator (Vancouver Office)

    Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. (RJC) is a professional services consulting engineering firm. We share our specialized knowledge with our clients, their clients, and the industry at large. With more than 400 engineers, drafters, technologists, and support staff, we serve clients across Canada and internationally. Wholly owned by our employees, RJC has a culture of giving back to our employees, our communities, and to our profession.

    Having been acknowledged as a Top 100 Employer for Young People and one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers, RJC is proud to be one of the companies that leads the nation in creating exceptional workplaces. We are always searching to find the best and brightest for our team and offer career opportunities in our offices across Canada. Apply today and see what RJC has to offer.

    LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

    START DATE: November 2015

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    Graphic Design

    • Producing professional graphic designs, using the latest in Adobe Creative Suite, for marketing pieces, proposals, presentations and award submissions
    • Ensuring company presentations are high quality and deliver the marketing message
    • Evolving the quality and professionalism of presentations graphically
    • Assisting in organizing and preparing business development resources, such as project write-ups, photos, descriptions and resumes
    • Ensuring corporate brand guidelines are followed on all output

    Proposal Production

    • Assisting with the coordination and production of proposals, which includes overall layout and organization of document; coordinating and writing text from various team members; creation of drafts and general information;
    • Assisting with writing, development and coordination of promotional pieces

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education

    • Completion of post-secondary education, preferably in Graphic Design, Marketing, or Business Administration

    Experience

    • 2 to 3 years of marketing and proposal production experience with a professional services organization

    Skills

    • Proficient with MS Office, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Illustrator, Photoshop
    • Committed to providing exceptional client service
    • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
    • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with all levels of business personnel
    • Flexibility to change priorities as needed, and successfully meet multiple project deadlines
    • Ability to manage project assignments from start to finish with minimal oversight
    • Focuses attention on detail and accuracy
    • Ability to handle stressful situations with professionalism and composure
    • Quick learner with the desire to continually learn and grow

    *This position includes a comprehensive group benefits package, discretionary performance bonuses, and annual salary reviews.

    If you think you have what it takes to join our team, please visit us at www.rjc.ca/careers to apply for this position.

    We appreciate the interest and efforts of all applicants; however only those short-listed as candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.

  • Nov 07, 2015 RJC Proposal Coordinator (Vancouver Office)

    RJC Proposal Coordinator (Vancouver Office)

    Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd. (RJC) is a professional services consulting engineering firm. We share our specialized knowledge with our clients, their clients, and the industry at large. With more than 400 engineers, drafters, technologists, and support staff, we serve clients across Canada and internationally. Wholly owned by our employees, RJC has a culture of giving back to our employees, our communities, and to our profession.

    Having been acknowledged as a Top 100 Employer for Young People and one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers, RJC is proud to be one of the companies that leads the nation in creating exceptional workplaces. We are always searching to find the best and brightest for our team and offer career opportunities in our offices across Canada. Apply today and see what RJC has to offer.

    LOCATION: Vancouver, BC

    START DATE: November 2015

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    Proposal Production:

    • Supporting the coordination and production of proposals, which includes overall layout and organization of document; coordinating and writing text from various team members; creation of drafts and general information; the design, graphics, data entry, production and final delivery of proposals
    • Assisting in arranging photography for proposals
    • Assisting with project database maintenance
    • Researching and planning various business development and client events

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education

    • Completion of post-secondary education, preferably in Marketing or Business Administration

    Experience

    • 1 to 2 years of proposal related experience with a professional services organization

    Skills

    • Proficient with MS Office
    • Committed to providing exceptional client service
    • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
    • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with all levels of business personnel
    • Flexibility to change priorities as needed, and successfully meet multiple project deadlines
    • Ability to manage project assignments from start to finish with minimal oversight
    • Focuses attention on detail and accuracy
    • Ability to handle stressful situations with professionalism and composure
    • Quick learner with the desire to continually learn and grow

    *This position includes a comprehensive group benefits package, discretionary performance bonuses, and annual salary reviews.

    If you think you have what it takes to join our team, please visit us at www.rjc.ca/careers to apply for this position.

    We appreciate the interest and efforts of all applicants; however only those short-listed as candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.

  • Oct 07, 2015 Marketing & Business Development Administrator - Gage-Babcock & Associates (Vancouver)

    Marketing & Business Development Administrator - Gage-Babcock & Associates (Vancouver)

    Gage-Babcock & Associates is looking for a talented Marketing & Business Development Administrator to work in our Vancouver office. This role will provide assistance to senior staff in the development of proposals and other marketing material.

    This position demands sharp attention to detail, well-developed interpersonal skills and a strong command of the English language. You have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and desire to continuously improve.

    Specifically you will:

    • Take a leadership role in the development of fee proposals and other submission requirements.
    • Maintenance and management of all marketing material.
    • Maintenance of the corporate website.
    • Research, maintain, and update corporate project experience, corporate narratives, and staff resumes.
    • Follow-up on pending proposals, and updating respective lists.
    • Maintain good corporate relationships with clients and field client queries.
    • Complete Monthly Sales Summaries for diagnostics at Business Development Meetings.
    • Actively pursue new business opportunities and new business relationships.
    • Keep your skills sharp through continuous professional development.

    Desired Skills & Qualifications:

    • Three years experience working in a similar role.
    • University degree in Marketing or related field.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Detail oriented and able to accurately proofread.
    • Superior email and telephone etiquette.
    • Ability to multitask, perform administrative duties, and be incredibly organized.
    • Resourceful attributes and an entrepreneurial attitude to use creativity to get results.
    • Proficiency in MS Office especially Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. WordPerfect would be an asset.

    What we offer:

    • Competitive Compensation Package
    • Excellent benefits
    • Company RRSP plan
    • Convenient Broadway Corridor location close to transit
    • Tuition funding for position relevant courses

    If the above career opportunity has peaked your interest, then we want to hear from you!

    Please send your resume and cover letter by October 16th to:
    Stephanie Zuke, Business Development Manager
    s_zuke@gbacan.com

    Company Description:

    Gage-Babcock & Associates Ltd. (GBA) is an integrated team specializing in building code, life safety, property protection, fire protection engineering, and security design across Canada. To learn more about the team and Gage-Babcock & Associates, visit www.gbacan.com.

  • Sep 24, 2015 Marketing & Proposal Coordinator - Kearns Mancini (Toronto)

    Marketing & Proposal Coordinator - Kearns Mancini (Toronto)

    Kearns Mancini is an architectural practice that creates spaces that delight, enhance the user’s mood and improve the quality of life. Our expertise is founded in the creation of exceptional learning, living, working and care environments for our clients.

    We are seeking outstanding individuals who will complement our design and technical expertise and help us attract new clients and expand our portfolio of work.

    Please visit our website at www.kmai.com.

    Position

    Kearns Mancini is currently seeking a marketing professional and proposal writer with 2+ years of experience and who enjoys writing about architecture. You will take leadership role in creating high quality content for proposal submissions, presentations, publications, press releases, competition entries, web and social media. The role’s focus is on managing the proposal process from monitoring procurement websites, sourcing new project leads, accessing the “Go/No Go” decision, creating a task matrix, to working with subject matter experts in the office and publishing the content in a cohesive document.

    You will develop the proposal selling proposition and pricing for all submissions and communicate our approach in the written submission. You have excellent people and organizational skills, can prioritize multiple tasks, and are comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment.

    You will play a key creative role in maintaining and producing all marketing print, web and social media content. You will work with the Principals and Associates on public relations, development of media kits and photography.

    Qualification

    The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications:

    • Minimum 2 years of experience in a marketing, proposal writing or communication role
    • Minimum 1 years of experience with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, PowerPoint, Excel and Word
    • Completion of a marketing, communication or business diploma/degree from an accredited Technical College or University
    • Prior experience proposal writing
    • Ability to work independently and self-motivated
    • Strong graphic design and desktop publication skills
    • Excellent command of the English language both written and verbal (copyright samples are encouraged)
    • Experience using Drupal, Microsoft Project and Sketchup are an asset
    • Experience with videography, photography and rendering an asset

    Compensation

    Compensation will be based on the applicant’s experience and skill set. Comprehensive benefits are available.

    Send your PDF resume and if available copyright samples or portfolio to careers@kmai.com, subject “Marketing & Proposal Coordinator”. Only candidates of interest will be contacted. Thank you.

  • Sep 16, 2015 Marketing Lead - WSP (Vancouver)

    Marketing Lead - WSP (Vancouver)

    Position: Marketing Lead, BC
    Reports To: Director of Business Development, Western Canada
    Work Location: Vancouver, BC
    No. of Openings: 1
    Duration/Status: Regular Full time
    Posting Date: September 16, 2015.

    This is a leadership position with our strategic marketing and business development team in British Columbia. You will lead a team of marketing resources in BC as well as work with our National Marketing and Communications Team. You will be actively involved in researching prospective projects, taking the lead in proposal preparation, liaising with partner-consultants and working closely with the Business Leaders in the coordination of business development activities, pursuit of new clients and development of marketing materials.

    You have excellent people and organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills, computer and graphic skills and are able to offer objective commentary and overview of proposal and marketing materials. You are energized by working in a high energy, deadline-driven environment with a variety of technical and non-technical people. WSP is a fast growing firm, so the ability to support integration and change management is crucial.

    WSP is a global, multi-discipline engineering and consulting firm. We are forward-thinking, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial. We aim to become not only the clients’ consultant of choice but the employer of choice in a competitive market place.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Marketing and Business Development:

    • Lead and be the main point of contact for the marketing functions in BC.
    • Assist with the development and implementation of regional strategic plans.
    • Produce marketing documents and materials for both internal and external use.
    • Maintain the CRM system and prepare relevant reports and analysis.
    • Organize trade shows, conferences and events.
    • Drive consistency and process in all marketing related activities across BC offices and ensure National marketing and communication standards are being followed.

    Proposals:

    • Oversee the circulation and distribution of pursuit opportunities.
    • Assist in preparing “Go-No Go” evaluations, including research of proposals.
    • Assess manpower and delegate accordingly.
    • Manage the coordination and production of proposals.
    • Liaise with proposal managers to assemble all materials required including contacting prime or sub-consultants and obtaining relevant information for proposals.
    • Coordinate proposal de-briefings and report and document findings from these meetings.

    Qualifications:

    • 3-5 years experience in a Marketing / Business Development role. Experience working in an engineering and/or architectural consulting environment is an asset.
    • Must have previous experience working in a demanding deadline-driven, team environment.
    • Excellent computer skills – MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Indesign, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat.
    • Strong graphic design and desktop publication skills.
    • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, visionary, energetic, creative, mature and self-confident with strong technical and organizational skills. Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to represent WSP at internal and external business related functions.


    To apply for this position please refer to the WSP website at http://mycareer-canada.wspgroup.com, job posting 27-0768
    WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

  • Sep 04, 2015 Marketing Coordinator - Omicron (Vancouver)

    Marketing Coordinator - Omicron (Vancouver)

    Position: MARKETING COORDINATOR

    Purpose: The Marketing Coordinator will support, develop, maintain and implement tools, activities and initiatives to market Omicron at corporate and sector levels across Western Canada. The marketing Coordinatory works closely with the leadership team to deliver polished, innovative responses to various types of formal procurement documents such as Requests for Proposals, as well as informal opportunities and fee letters. The Marketing Coordinator will be part of Omicron’s Marketing department located in Vancouver.

    Reports To: MANAGER, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

    Responsibilities:

    CLIENT AND MARKET OUTREACH

    • Coordination of client events, promotions, and sponsorship opportunities
    • Holiday gift program management
    • Tradeshow and conference coordination
    • Works with marketing team and business development leads to produce marketing collateral including direct mail, sales packages, brochures, award entries and advertisements
    • Management and maintenance of Omicron promotional items / SWAG
    • Management of social media and online engagement tools
    • Obtains and catalogues client references and testimonials
    • Conducts market research to identify market trends
    • Sources opportunities for networking, speaking engagements and articles

    PROPOSAL COORDINATION

    • Coordinate the creation and production of proposal and prequalification submissions
    • Work with the Senior Graphic Designer to develop proposal layout concepts
    • Work with leads to create presentations and materials for interviews
    • Coordinate letter format proposals

    DATA MAINTENANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

    • Ensure project database is current and project profiles are created
    • Oversee marketing resume creation and updates
    • Business card library maintenance
    • Coordinate presentation materials
    • Administrative duties as required

    BRAND ALIGNMENT AND PROMOTION

    • Front of house / common space coordination
    • Ensure the consistent application of the brand in all communications and materials

    Skills:

    • Proven team player who is self-motivated, energetic, flexible, adaptable and results-oriented with a positive attitude
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • A high degree of attention to detail (accuracy, proofreading, spelling, grammar, consistency) and commitment to high quality work
    • Appreciation for content structure and graphic layout in presentation material, sales packages and proposals
    • Strong planning and time management capabilities
    • Solid administrative skills and a high level of organization
    • Comfortable working in high pressure situations with tight deadlines
    • Eager learner and enthusiastic initiative taker
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Creative, responsive and resourceful
    • Confident and energetic with a great sense of humour
    • Willingness to work outside of business hours as needed to fulfill requirements of the role
    • Computer literate with effective working skills with the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat

    Required Experience:

    • 2 -3 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Experience in the development, design and construction industry an asset
    • Experience managing multiple tight production deadlines in a fast-paced environment

    Preferred Education:

    • Diploma or Undergraduate Degree with a focus on Business, Marketing or Communications is preferred

    Success Factors:

    • Perform the role and execute the responsibilities as defined in the position description

    Applications:

    Cover letter and resume to be submitted to:

    Karena Selnar
    Manager, Marketing and Communications
    careers@omicronaec.com

    No phone calls please.

    About Omicron:

    Omicron Canada Inc. (Omicron) is one of the largest integrated development services, design and construction firms in Western Canada, combining the expertise of more than 175 architects, interior designers, engineers, building assessment experts, real estate development strategists, cost estimators, project managers, construction personnel and corporate support professionals.

    Omicron creates a better experience for clients in the Retail, Institutional, Renewals, Commercial, Industrial, Residential and Oil and Gas sectors from offices in Vancouver, Victoria and Calgary.

    Omicron has a distinctly entrepreneurial culture and is an innovative, sustainable and award-winning organization focused on success for clients and staff alike. Omicron was a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program in 2009 and has requalified every year since. www.omicronaec.com

  • Sep 03, 2015 Marketing and Proposal Coordinator - H.H. Angus and Associates Limited Consulting Engineers (Toronto)

    Marketing and Proposal Coordinator - H.H. Angus and Associates Limited Consulting Engineers (Toronto)

    Location: Midtown Toronto (1 Vacancy)
    Job Type: Permanent/Full time

    We are currently looking for a Marketing & Proposal Coordinator to join our growing team.

    Working within our Marketing team, you will use best practices to research new business opportunities in our relevant industries, and work with project engineers to develop proposals. You have displayed the ability to hone in on the requirements of a proposal, and then formulate a winning response that best showcases our business.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Actively researching new business opportunities via the internet
    • Preparing a proposal brief for section managers
    • Helping to build and maintain business relationships with existing and potential clients
    • Working with project stakeholders to write and edit proposals
    • Participating in strategic planning and other initiatives to build the company’s presence in the market
    • Demonstrating a knowledge and understanding of the clients’ business and industry
    • Working to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget
    • Assisting with other Marketing objectives, such as special events planning, trade shows, etc.
    • Supporting HHA brand through all work
    • Some work creating/editing graphics is required

    Qualifications:

    • A university degree in marketing, promotions, communications or a related field
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience with writing winning proposals
    • Solid understanding of the Building Engineering industry, preferably in consulting engineering
    • Strong technical writing skills and a proven ability to write proposals is required
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, both formally and informal
    • Efficiency with the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), Deltek Vision, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop would be an asset
    • Ability to work fast and multitask
    • Ability to work well with team members

    We offer a competitive compensation package in an exceptional environment focused on growth and development. Come Grow With Us.

    To apply, please send your resume and covering letter to careers@hhangus.com. Please be sure to quote the job title in the subject line.

    We thank all candidates for their interest, but only qualified candidates will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.

  • Aug 07, 2015 Proposal Writer & Coordinator - McElhanney (Vancouver)

    Proposal Writer & Coordinator - McElhanney (Vancouver)

    McElhanney's Vancouver engineering office is seeking a Proposal Writer & Coordinator.
    This role is best suited to a writer, editor, and/or communications professional who has a passion for turning technical information from various subject matter experts into eye-catching and professional proposals that win business and impress clients. Ideal candidates thrive under the challenge of deadlines and have excellent communication skills that keep their team on track and focused on the end goal.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Compile, edit, and proofread technical content from a team of various subject matter experts and transform it into clear and impactful proposals that tell a story and support the corporate brand and business objectives.
    • Use exceptional organizational skills to coordinate the production of long documents within tight deadlines.
    • Collaborate with graphic designers, fellow proposal writers, and other marketing team members to produce proposals, as well as other marketing materials during down time.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills – your boss and colleagues know and commend you for these skills
    • Degree or diploma in publishing, marketing, communications, or a related field
    • 2+ years’ experience in proposal development, publishing long documents (e.g., magazines or annual reports), or equivalent
    • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
    • Solid experience in Microsoft Office; experience using Adobe InDesign is an asset but not required
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, coordinate groups of content providers, and deal with changing priorities
    • Superior teamwork abilities

    If this is the opportunity for you, visit www.mcelhanney.com/careers to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • July 24, 2015 Marketing Coordinator - ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd. (Burnaby)

    Marketing Coordinator - ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd. (Burnaby)

    We are looking for a Marketing Coordinator with strong writing and editing abilities to work out of our Burnaby office. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this position supports business development activities by creating and maintaining marketing content.

    The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with the Marketing and Creative Services team out of Edmonton and with ISL Project Managers from all 11 ISL offices. The ability to work independently and efficiently is a must for success in this position. This is a deadline-driven position that may require work outside of normal office hours.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Write, manage and update marketing content including content for internal and external websites, marketing materials and social media feeds.
    • Interview Project Managers regarding their projects and translate those conversations into engaging marketing content
    • Manage and update content for our external website based on a Joomla template.
    • Manage and update content for our intranet (internal website)
    • Write, edit and update marketing brochures, ads, press releases, enewsletters, and other materials as needed
    • Ensure internal and external communication materials are relevant, accurate and up-to-date.
    • Support the technical writer on proposals, reports and presentations when required
    • Coordinate, prepare and modify presentations and award submissions
    • Proofread, edit and rewrite a wide range of materials
    • Work with graphic designers to create appealing marketing content
    • Follow ISL styles and formats
    • Develop and own the process for updating marketing materials to suit a variety of channels.
    • Some travel may be required

    Skills and Experience

    • Demonstrated ability to write effectively for a variety of audiences (provide portfolio with samples)
    • Completion of a marketing and/or communications related Diploma/Degree.
    • 3-5 years of experience working in marketing and/or communications.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft operating environment, especially Word and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of Joomla content management system
    • Able to work independently and handle multiple projects
    • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Highly-organized, proactive, self-starter who enjoys "owning" projects from start to finish.
    • Experience interacting with team members from brainstorming a new piece of collateral, providing creative direction, and giving feedback.
    • Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long-term objectives and goals.
    • Anticipate needs, think logically and strategically, exercise good judgment and act independently as necessary.
    • Come to work each day with a smile and a 'get the job done' mentality.
    • Previous experience working in an engineering or architectural office an asset
    • Knowledge of Adobe tools such as Photoshop an asset
    • Knowledge of HTML and web tools an asset
    • Knowledge of SharePoint an asset

    Want to find out more about this or other ISL career opportunities?
    Visit us online at www.islengineering.com

  • June 27, 2015 Marketing Proposal Specialist - Kasian (Vancouver)

    Marketing Proposal Specialist - Kasian (Vancouver)

    Marketing Proposal Specialist - Vancouver

    Kasian is one of the largest fully integrated architecture, planning, and interior design firms in Canada. Our projects are driven by inspired thinking, which infuses our culture, our interaction with clients and the spaces we create. Our buildings seamlessly combine function and form to work better for people. They have a story to tell. As a result, they have won awards for excellence in design and achieving top marks for sustainability.

    Our Vancouver office is currently seeking a talented Marketing Proposal Specialist to produce world class proposals that reflect our Firm’s reputation of inspired thinking. You will work closely with the Marketing team across all of our locations as well as Kasian leadership to ensure timely and high quality proposal submissions. This role focuses on managing the proposal process – from assessing bid requirements, creating responsibility matrices, to working with subject matter experts who provide technical content, and pulling all information together into a compelling and cohesive document. You will have ultimate responsibility for the impact, clarity, and delivery of Kasian proposals at a local and global level.

    We are looking for someone with superior communication, project management, and writing skills, who is able to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced team environment. Applicants should have at least three years of experience in a similar role as well as a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or Communications. Advanced experience with InDesign is required.

    At Kasian, our highly motivated team members put relationships first. We are a firm that recognizes the achievements of our employees. Individuals at Kasian don’t just matter…they are valued and celebrated.

    Have we sparked your interest? To apply for this position please visit our website at www.kasian.com/careers.

  • May 23, 2015 Marketing Proposal Specialist - Kasian (Toronto)

    Marketing Proposal Specialist - Kasian (Toronto)

    Marketing Proposal Specialist - Toronto

    Kasian is one of the largest fully integrated architecture, planning, and interior design firms in Canada. Our projects are driven by inspired thinking, which infuses our culture, our interaction with clients and the spaces we create. Our buildings seamlessly combine function and form to work better for people. They have a story to tell. As a result, they have won awards for excellence in design and achieving top marks for sustainability.

    Our Toronto office is currently seeking a talented Marketing Proposal Specialist to produce world class proposals that reflect our Firm’s reputation of inspired thinking. You will work closely with the Marketing team across all of our locations as well as Kasian leadership to ensure timely and high quality proposal submissions. This role focuses on managing the proposal process – from assessing bid requirements, creating responsibility matrices, to working with subject matter experts who provide technical content, and pulling all information together into a compelling and cohesive document. You will have ultimate responsibility for the impact, clarity, and delivery of Kasian proposals at a local and global level.

    We are looking for someone with superior communication, project management, and writing skills, who is able to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced team environment. Applicants should have at least three years of experience in a similar role as well as a Bachelor Degree in Business or Communications. Advanced experience with InDesign is required.

    At Kasian, our highly motivated team members put relationships first. We are a firm that recognizes the achievements of our employees. Individuals at Kasian don’t just matter…they are valued and celebrated.

    Have we sparked your interest? To apply for this position please visit our website at www.kasian.com/careers.

  • May 23, 2015 Marketing Coordinator - HCMA Architecture + Design (Vancouver)

    Marketing Coordinator - HCMA Architecture + Design (Vancouver)

    Purpose: The Marketing Coordinator helps to secure interesting and innovative work by sharing HCMA’s vision and values with the world. This dynamic storyteller generates creative, compelling and engaging communications to help us develop relationships and win projects through proposals, online and print communications, and by assisting with client and community-focused events.

    Reports To: Marketing + Communications Manager

    Responsibilities:

    • PROPOSALS

    o Sources and analyzes potential opportunities which meet the firm’s vision and values
    o Facilitates timely and suitable internal decisions for potential submissions
    o Understands and utilizes best practices for creating persuasive proposals
    o Engages the internal and external team to ensure high quality submissions
    o Writes compelling content, edits text provided by team members to ensure consistent message and tone
    o Takes responsibility for content, design layout, production and timely delivery of proposal submissions
    o Tracks submission outcomes, coordinates debrief sessions and ensures feedback influences future pursuits
    o Maintains a record of proposal templates and a written content library
    o Leads proposal training initiatives across the firm

    • MARKETING

    o Schedules regular check-ins with team members across the firm to update marketing and proposal resources including resumes, project sheets, project and contact databases
    o Researches and develops communications for brochures, award programs, advertisements, speaking engagements and publication submissions to enhance the firm’s reach and ability to act as a catalyst for positive change
    o Coordinates and nurtures relationships with collaborators, partners and vendors
    o Assists in creating, scheduling and posting compelling social media content
    o Participates in community, charity and special project initiatives

    Knowledge + Skills:

    • INTERPERSONAL

    o Team player and highly adaptable, demonstrated initiative and positive attitude
    o Able to work independently; seeks input and asks for help from team members when needed
    o Self motivated and confident coordinating and motivating multiple team members and deadlines; effective Project Manager
    o Takes responsibility for the results of his/her work

    • PROFESSIONAL

    o Responsive, assertive and resourceful
    o Detail oriented, precise
    o Creative and innovative thinker, embraces change
    o Demonstrated multitasking abilities, can work under pressure to meet deadlines
    o Strong organizational, planning, time management and prioritization skills
    o Represents the firm to internal and external clients with passion and excitement

    • TECHNICAL

    o Strong writing, copywriting and creative ability
    o Knowledgeable about proposal process and document production
    o Advanced user of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Web and Social Media applications

    Experience:

    • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a marketing role
    • Experience coordinating proposals for the design and construction industry

    Education:

    • Diploma or Degree in Marketing, Business or Communications an asset


    Please send cover letter and resume to marketing@hcma.ca by Friday, May 29.
    Only qualified candidates will be contacted, no phone calls or drop ins, please.

  • May 14, 2015 KMBR Architects Planners Inc. - KMBR (Vancouver)

    KMBR Architects Planners Inc. - KMBR (Vancouver)

    Proposal Specialist

    KMBR Architects Planners Inc. is a mid-size architectural practice located in central Vancouver (Kits near the Broadway corridor). Our team and firm culture is friendly and collaborative offering flexible hours, competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

    Role: As the successful candidate you will participate and help to coordinate the full spectrum of proposal activities required to respond to opportunities, and will provide general marketing and business development support. You will report to the Director of Marketing and Business Development and firm Partners.

    Responsibilities:

    • Source, analyze and track potential opportunities in KMBRs marketplaces
    • Manage content deadlines, undertake research and follow through as required to support proposal submissions
    • Coordinate the creation and production of all aspects of proposal submissions, with assistance from the Director of Marketing and Business Development
    • Coordinate requests for proposals from sub-consultants and other proposal partners
    • Work with the Director of Marketing and Business Development to develop proposal layout concepts
    • Ensure high quality and timely submissions that address all proposal requirements
    • Coordinate presentation materials for workshops, presentations and proposal interviews
    • Track submission data and outcomes
    • General marketing support.

    Minimum Skills:

    • Excellent command of written and spoken English
    • Excellent graphic design skills
    • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite 3+, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat
    • A high degree of attention to detail (accuracy, proofreading, spelling, grammar, consistency)
    • Excellent organizational skills and experience handling multiple tasks simultaneously
    • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as within team environments
    • Coordinating, motivating and leading multiple team members, many of whom are senior level

    Assets:

    • Working knowledge of HTML and SEO; social media literate specifically in B2B channels.
    • Ability to write proposal content (expand from bullet points).
    • Previous experience with architectural or consulting firms.
    • Capability to network, source new work opportunities and to develop new client relationships.
    • An understanding of professional design services marketing, specifically architectural services.

    Required Experience:

    • 3 years experience working in professional services proposal procurement, graphic design and marketing.

    To All Applicants: Resume submissions accepted by email only. Please provide resumes in .pdf format only.


    Response contact information:
    Bassem Tawfik, Principal
    Email: btawfik@kmbr.com

    Placement time frame: Immediate or as soon as possible.

    Process: All resume submissions will be thoroughly reviewed, and only qualified individuals will be contacted. Please provide an email address for contact and a daytime and if necessary evening telephone number that you can be reached at.

  • May 12, 2015 Marketing Coordinator - Stantec (Vancouver)

    Marketing Coordinator - Stantec (Vancouver)

    Company: Stantec Consulting Ltd.
    Job Title: Marketing Coordinator
    Location: Vancouver, BC
    # of Openings: 1 full-time, permanent


    All interested candidates can apply online: https://jobs2-stantec.icims.com/jobs/22028/job

    Your Duties:

    As Marketing Coordinator, you will work closely with the BC Regional Marketing Resources Team. In this role, you’ll support marketing and business development related activities at both the local and regional level.

    This position will provide marketing expertise and services specializing in an assigned portfolio of industry sectors (to be determined) within the BC Market. For this portfolio, the Marketing Coordinator will develop and apply an understanding of current issues and trends, client-specific needs and preferences and Stantec’s competitive positioning including brand messaging. The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with internal stakeholders including related practitioners to develop and deliver marketing outcomes that grow Stantec’s business within the portfolio and achieve the goals identified in the annual Marketing and Business Development Plan.

    The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for leading the following: Developing multi-discipline proposals and presentations, creating marketing materials, project opportunity and lead tracking, client and related event coordination, award submissions, coordinating conferences and tradeshows, and cross-promoting Stantec's various service offerings. You’ll also coordinate tasks associated with advertising, photography, and more specific client outreach as needed. You’ll contribute to internal databases that support business development and marketing activities.

    This is a challenging multi-faceted position. You’re a creative self-starter who manages time well. You take initiative and you adapt to rapidly changing, competitive environments.

    Your Capabilities and Credentials:

    • Post-secondary education in Marketing, Business or Communications plus five to seven years of experience in a marketing coordination role or equivalent combination
    • Highly developed editing, copywriting skills, and/or creative writing skills
    • Proficiency with web based tools and applications including Microsoft Office, InDesign, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and Acrobat
    • Detail oriented and organized, with exceptional prioritization skills
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of marketing and business development best practices
    • Ability to work effectively within a group as well as independently motivated with minimal supervision
    • Capability to effectively communicate with senior management, supervisors, peers and clients, internally and externally
    • Flexible, able to work overtime to meet changing project deadlines as required
    • Marketing experience in the professional services industry is an asset

  • May 12, 2015 Proposal Coordinator - Stantec (Vancouver)

    Proposal Coordinator - Stantec (Vancouver)

    Company: Stantec Consulting Ltd.
    Job Title: Proposal Coordinator
    Location: Vancouver, BC
    # of Openings: 1 full-time, temporary (1 year contract)


    All interested candidates can apply online: https://jobs2-stantec.icims.com/jobs/21738/job

    Our regional marketing & communications team in Vancouver, BC is looking for a talented and experienced Proposal Coordinator who shares their dedication and drive to achieve excellence. This 12 month position is available due to a maternity leave.

    Your Duties:
    Wondering what you will do as proposal coordinator at Stantec?
    In this role, you’ll work closely with your regional marketing team members to provide proposal support for our region. You’ll be:

    • Responsible for working with leadership to develop winning proposals that differentiate us from our competition.
    • Actively involved in the project pursuit process, leading and supporting strategy and kick off meetings, incorporating win themes and storyboarding, and creating content and editing.
    • Responsible for ensuring understanding and adherence with Stantec's marketing and communications policies, procedures, practices, and protocols.

    What will joining Stantec’s regional marketing & communications provide you?

    • A working environment that is connected to the communities we serve.
    • An opportunity to learn about many interesting projects happening in and around our city and province.
    • To be part of a creative and reputable company that has a friendly and respectful work environment.

    Your Capabilities and Credentials:
    What makes you perfect for this job?

    • Post-secondary education in marketing, communications, journalism, or business with 2–5 years’ experience in a related area
    • Experience preparing and executing effective responses to request for proposals (RFPs) and request for qualifications (RFQs)
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments, and thrive in a deadline-driven environment
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management, supervisors, peers, and clients
    • Ability to work effectively within a group
    • Demonstrated proficiency with web-based tools and Microsoft Office applications as well as independently working knowledge in the use of desktop publishing software (Adobe Creative Suite)
    • Flexible, able to work overtime to meet changing project deadlines as required

  • April 22, 2015 Architectural Technologist - Onni Group (Vancouver)

    Architectural Technologist - Onni Group (Vancouver)

    Job Title: Architectural Technologist

    The Onni Group is a leading real estate firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia but with offices in Toronto, Los Angeles and Chicago. This diverse company is vertically integrated with in-house departments responsible for execution of the company’s activities including property development, construction and management as well as leasing, sales and marketing.

    There is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Architectural Technologist to join this dynamic company. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong initiative and an ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of constituents; and has proven capabilities in, multi-tasking, analyzing, problem solving and prioritizing workloads in the construction field.

    Job Description:

    • Assist in development of architectural designs
    • Prepare working drawings as directed using computer-assisted design systems
    • Initiate and prepare drawing sheet sets for tendering purposes
    • Assist to prepare, assemble and submit application packages for various permits
    • Analyze technical documents and reports
    • Check and verify that designs conform to applicable standards
    • Ensure work is properly checked and measurements are true
    • Perform calculations and data manipulation
    • Coordinate and collaborate with supplementary design professionals, technical professionals and various in house departments
    • Organize and keep all project correspondence current in their respective files
    • Filing, typing letters, prepare correspondence and other administrative tasks as required
    • All other design duties as required

    Summary of Qualifications & Requirements:

    • A technical diploma, CAD certificate or equivalent
    • 2-5 years related drafting work experience
    • Ability to develop building floor plans and elevations based on provided plans
    • Ability to generate finished detail drawings from general conceptual information, shop drawings and sketches
    • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office Suite is required
    • Possess knowledge of large multi-family wood frame and concrete hi-rise project construction processes, building systems, contracts, scheduling and quality control
    • Single family experience is an asset
    • Ability to manage the production and delivery of construction documents
    • Clear spoken and written communication skills are essential
    • Be detail oriented and a motivated self-starter who thrives in a fast pace team environment
    • Capable of managing a variety of projects simultaneously in a timely manner

    Please note that we offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefit package and programs to continuously develop and recognize employees.

    All interested applicants please submit your cover letter and resume along with salary expectations to hr@onni.com quoting “Architectural Technologist” in the subject line.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

  • April 17, 2015 Senior Marketing Coordinator - Onni Group (Vancouver)

    Senior Marketing Coordinator - Onni Group (Vancouver)

    Senior Marketing Coordinator

    The Onni Group is a leading real estate firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia but with offices in Toronto, Los Angeles and Chicago. This diverse company is vertically integrated with in-house departments responsible for execution of the company’s activities including property development, construction and management as well as leasing, sales and marketing.

    There is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Marketing Coordinator to join this dynamic company. They will be involved in overall marketing strategy and responsible for the marketing execution of several of Onni’s residential developments. The ideal candidate has 4-6 years of project marketing experience, is self-motivated, detail-oriented, professional, a team player, organized with great administration skills, a planner displaying strong time management skills, hard-working, resourceful and a creative thinker.

    The senior marketing coordinator will work closely with the senior sales and marketing staff within the department.

    Job Description

    • Overall strategic planning and execution of residential marketing activities
    • Management of creative development on several campaigns including (but not limited to):

    • Branding of new projects
    • Signage plans for various sites and design
    • Brochure design
    • Direct mail design and planning
    • Advertising
    • Media planning, buying and administration
    • Sales centre design
    • Website
    • Installation/production management
    • Copy writing

    • Direction and coordination of digital renderings, floorplans and other assets
    • Event planning for an array of functions and community events
    • Communications with customers through CRM including mail and email campaigns
    • MLS management
    • Competitive estimating on all jobs
    • Assisting at all project launches
    • CMA reports

    Summary of Qualifications & Requirements

    • Experience working in project marketing specifically to real estate for at least four to six years
    • Valid driver’s license and a vehicle to facilitate visits to and from Onni’s different sites from Vancouver to Maple Ridge
    • Post-secondary school diploma/degree, preferably in Marketing or Business or equivalent work experience
    • Strong computer skills: Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Strong writing skills
    • Experience with search engine optimization and knowledge of Google (and analytics), and other search engines an asset
    • Experience with CRM software
    • Basic graphic design skills

    Please note that we offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefit package and programs to continuously develop and recognize employees.

    All interested applicants please submit your cover letter and resume with salary expectations to marketing@onni.com with “Senior Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

  • March 31, 2016 Marketing Proposal Specialist - Kasian (Toronto)

    Marketing Proposal Specialist - Kasian (Toronto)

    Kasian is one of the largest fully integrated architecture, planning, and interior design firms in Canada. Our projects are driven by inspired thinking, which infuses our culture, our interaction with clients and the spaces we create. Our buildings seamlessly combine function and form to work better for people. They have a story to tell. As a result, they have won awards for excellence in design and achieving top marks for sustainability.

    Our Toronto office is currently seeking a talented Marketing Proposal Specialist to produce world class proposals that reflect our Firm’s reputation of inspired thinking. You will work closely with the Marketing team across all of our locations as well as Kasian leadership to ensure timely and high quality proposal submissions. This role focuses on managing the proposal process – from assessing bid requirements, creating responsibility matrices, to working with subject matter experts who provide technical content, and pulling all information together into a compelling and cohesive document. You will have ultimate responsibility for the impact, clarity, and delivery of Kasian proposals at a local and global level.

    We are looking for someone with superior communication, project management, and writing skills, who is able to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced team environment. Applicants should have at least three years of experience in a similar role as well as a Bachelor Degree in Business or Communications. Advanced experience with InDesign is required.

    At Kasian, our highly motivated team members put relationships first. We are a firm that recognizes the achievements of our employees. Individuals at Kasian don’t just matter…they are valued and celebrated.

    Have we sparked your interest? To apply for this position please visit our website at www.kasian.com/careers.

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