Proposal Manager

Atlanta, Georgia

Who We Are

Here at Ruby-Collins, it’s important to us that the next generation of workers in the construction industry is excited and well-prepared.

For 50 years, we’ve specialized in Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Utilities of all sizes, Sanitary Sewer Systems, Storm Water Systems, Water Systems, Force Mains, Pump Stations, and Tunnels. As a top construction industry leader, we must show others the ropes and help you network with the best of the best.

Ruby-Collins puts employees first, offering competitive pay and work-life balance. We are currently accepting applications for Safety Manager. Our company specializes in the construction of Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Infrastructure work (i.e. Gravity Pipe, Force Main, and Storm Water), Pump Stations, Tunnels, and Trenchless Projects. Experience in Municipal Construction (Water/Wastewater Treatment and Utilities).

Recently, Ruby-Collins has been named one of the best places to work in Atlanta and one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

This position will be Proposal Manager for all Ruby-Collins pursuits. This position will develop and coordinate proposals and qualification packages for multiple opportunities, edit technical sections, provide creative layouts, and organize substantial amounts of information for the pursuit team. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented individual, with a background in marketing, specifically within the A/E/C industry —a team player who can lead pursuits, communicate effectively, manage multiple concurrent initiatives, and thrive in a deadline driven environment.

Core responsibilities in this role will be to:
  • Manage the end-to-end proposal/interview process from initial planning through delivery for all aspects related to the proposal process including proposal storyboarding, outline, schedules, and workflow.
  • Develop proposal messaging, write original content, collaborate with marketing manager to follow brand guidelines, including layout and other graphic elements
  • Work with technical staff to develop strategic win themes.
  • Work with technical staff to develop consistent content to carry over from statement of qualifications, proposals, and interview presentations.
  • Develop and manage proposal schedules and confirm compliance.

Basic Requirements:
  • Lead and guide the technical staff to develop proposals.
  • Read, analyze, and understand RFQ, RFPs, and RFIs.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written/editing skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign)
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office, to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Ability to independently define, schedule, and manage the proposal preparation process, including the ability to understand and analyze RFQ/RFP requirements
  • Exceptional organizational skills: ability to meet deadlines by prioritizing and managing simultaneous projects with competing demands
  • Previous experience in proposal preparation or large-document management
  • Accuracy and efficiency in incorporating red-line edits.
  • Continuously coordinate, update, and mechanize proposal content to reflect ongoing product enhancements
  • Coordinate with external teaming partners

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Marketing, Communications or a related field required,
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant A/E/C proposal experience is preferred
  • Experience in proposal preparation is required.
  • A/E/C industry experience preferred
  • Project management, collaboration, and team-building skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Office
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables
  • Ability to understand and correctly follow a variety of instructions

Benefits Offered:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company 401(k) with Matching Contributions
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Life Insurance (Value Equal to Annual Salary)

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