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Proposal Coordinator

Tetra Tech, Inc.
Irvine, CA 92606
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Tetra Tech is looking to add a Proposal Coordinator to our Water marketing team, based out of our Southern California office. Primary service areas include river and coastal engineering, restoration, inland navigation, and ports and harbors. In this role, you'll take the lead on preparing responses to municipal RFPs and RFQs as well as other pursuits.

The Proposal Coordinator will take a leadership role to guide pursuit teams through positioning and capture planning, proposal development, and interview stages. This is a dynamic position that requires strategic thinking, flexibility, planned and proactive approaches, and the ability to shift priorities frequently while maintaining attention to detail and achieving high quality standards. The Proposal Coordinator must be able to prioritize, multi-task, function effectively under multiple deadlines and time constraints, schedule workloads, and manage their time efficiently.


  • Develop actionable strategies for client opportunities in advance of RFPs, including market research, opportunity tracking, and capture planning.
  • Review complex RFP language and develop proposal outlines and content to ensure compliance.
  • Work with technical staff to develop strategic messaging and win themes and be able to weave these throughout the proposal.
  • Along with technical lead, create proposal schedule and manage throughout to keep process and tasks moving forward.
  • Collect, write, and strategically edit proposal content, including resumes, project descriptions, firm profiles, and other content as required by RFP.
  • Coordinate subconsultant and teaming partner requests for materials.
  • Coordinate with graphic design team to develop graphics and other visual elements that support strategic messaging.
  • Develop proposal layout that adheres to brand guidelines and provide proofreading and quality control.
  • Develop dynamic visual presentations for shortlist interviews, including team preparation and coaching.
  • Complete proposal closeout process to capture newly created content and materials for future use.
  • Other duties may include working with project managers, marketing management, and office staff to support day-to-day marketing and business development efforts, as well as providing additional proposal support to other offices, as needed.


  • Minimum of 5 years of A/E/C industry marketing experience, primarily focused on proposal development.
  • Experience preparing proposals for local/municipal clients as well as multi-million-dollar contracts (previous experience with SF330s and other government forms is a plus).
  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Superior organizational skills and obsessive attention to detail.
  • Ability to shift priorities and delegate as needed to keep tasks on schedule.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Bonus points for Adobe InDesign experience.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits .

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com . To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers .

W e thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

Posted: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-12
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