Marketing / Proposal Coordinator or Manager

Part-Time / Full-Time

Fountain Valley, CA

Competitive Salary

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PACE is seeking a well-organized, dynamic individual to support business development efforts including assistance with preparing high quality competitive proposals and implementing marketing communication projects through social media, conference coordination, advertising, and creating brand awareness. This individual will report to the Vice President of Client Services within the Business Development Division of PACE and work closely with several technical and management staff members to ensure that key strategies and guidelines are identified and closely followed. Additionally, this person will help manage the proposal materials database, support tracking, and follow-up.


      1. Support development of proposal / Statement of Qualifications content
      2. Marketing collateral development including brochures, handouts, and project bios
      3. Social media content development
      4. Support coordination of client gifts and PACE attire
      5. Support internal and external lunch event coordination and scheduling
      6. Manage internal database of proposal materials including project descriptions, company descriptions, and resumes
      7. Perform market research in support of pursuit efforts
      8. Special events, conferences, and tradeshow assistance

Job Type



Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, communications or equivalent, or engineering field.


      1. 5-10 years of marketing experience preferred
      2. Engineering industry experience preferred, consulting/service marketing experience required
      3. Knowledge of a wide range of marketing techniques and concepts
      4. Proposal preparation experience required

Skills and Know-How

      1. Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with senior management, supervisors, and peers
      2. Exceptional experience with web-based tools and Microsoft Office Suite applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, particularly in document formatting
      3. Adobe Creative Suite experience including InDesign is preferred
      4. Ability to multi-task, resolve scheduling conflicts effectively, and thrive in a deadline-driven environment
      5. Inquisitive with strong journalistic skills to research and summarize data
      6. Strong attention to detail and proof-reading skills
      7. Flexibility with schedule to meet tight deadlines
      8. Social Media experience including Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn desired
      9. Team player that thrives independently with minimal supervision and within a group setting with ‘team spirit’
      10. Detail-oriented, creative, organized, and with exceptional prioritization skills

Physical Demand

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; color vision is very helpful. Occasional field work may be required and includes walking through uneven, rugged terrain, requiring good balance, ability to walk moderate to long distances, and good general vision and depth of field vision.

Work Environment

The noise level in the office work environment is moderate. May be required to work in external environment in all weather conditions.

Salary Range

$25 – $50/hour. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and capabilities.

PACE is an equal opportunity employer.
At this time, PACE will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
Local candidates are preferred. No relocation package is offered.

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