Stantec System

Proposal/Marketing Specialist

3 months ago(9/29/2017 11:15 AM)
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We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.


The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.



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Our Global Mining team works with some of the world’s largest mining companies providing the industry with a full-suite of services and solutions.  Our professionals are specialists who provide services at every stage of the mining lifecycle.  Our skilled team members have experience with mining studies and mine design, shaft and hoisting system design, and the design of surface and underground mine infrastructure, as well as the design and construction of waste systems like tailing storage facilities. Whether it’s as basic as mine plant design or as precise as process instrumentation, we safely and responsibly maximize the efficiency and profitability of any mining operation.

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About the role

We have an exciting new position as a Proposal/Marketing Specialist to be based out of our Tempe, AZ office. This position requires someone who has strong business development instincts and likes to connect with others — a team player who knows how to showcase a brand and our unique value proposition so that it stands out among the competition. Are you someone who naturally connects the dots? Can you take an opportunity from the 50,000–foot level and strategically help develop winning proposals that drive revenue growth?

The Proposal/Marketing Specialist is involved throughout the pursuit process to help strategically position Stantec with specific high value clients while promoting the Stantec brand through marketing and business development activities. This includes working with business developers on market and client specific research and analysis. Your primary responsibility is to drive and facilitate the creation of compelling opportunity-specific response documents, while collaborating with the Stantec Mining leadership to develop distinctive value propositions that clearly differentiate Stantec.

Your Duties

About you

Reporting directly to the Mining Marketing & Business Development Manager, the Proposal/Marketing Specialist collaborates with Mining leadership and business line marketing teams on large must-win opportunities. The ideal candidate is comfortable in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, can manage multiple concurrent initiatives, and enjoys working with different personality styles and management levels, both in person and across geographies. Successful candidate will assist with preparation of marketing materials (flatsheets and qualifications documents), client and market research, coordination of social media efforts, local events, and other duties that promote the Stantec brand.  Candidate will provide guidance and oversight to the proposal improvement process.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Post-secondary in marketing, journalism, communications or business development an equivalent level of experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years of progressive experience in a marketing and proposal development role in a medium- to large-sized organization. Experience in the AEC industry is preferred.  Mining industry experience is a plus.
  • Experience supporting major pursuit efforts
  • Detail oriented and organized, with exceptional prioritization skills
  • Ability to effectively balance competing priorities
  • Demonstrated proficiency with web-based tools, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management, supervisors, peers, and clients and in small or large group environments
  • Excellent interviewing, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a group as well as independently
  • Must thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Experience with social media (LinkedIN and Twitter)
  • Experience conducting market and client research
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • On-going training may involve professional development courses in the evenings or on weekends
  • Minimal travel may be required

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