Jacobs Proposal Manager in Dallas, Texas

Proposal Manager


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

The Proposal Manager is a valuable team member within Jacobs' Sales Team, which drives strategic pursuits and helps build relationships with our core clients. The Proposal Manager is an important role by working with operations and sales staff to provide professional marketing services that result in the production of strategically focused, professional-looking qualifications documents such as proposals, presentations, and statements of qualification. The ideal candidate is organized, accountable, and demonstrates responsibility for meeting deadlines and following through on commitments.

The Proposal Manager works collaboratively with Sales, Operations and other Inside Sales and Client Account Management staff to produce original and strategically-focused response documents.

  • Coordinate and develop sales documents using applicable tools, guidelines, and templates

  • Develop and implement proposal directives and other opportunity response plans and monitor progress

  • Organize and participate in response-related meetings (internal and/or client), as appropriate.

  • Develop draft sections of sales documents, including original writing, that communicate Jacobs' value and support the sales message

  • Proofread and edit technical and non-technical documents for accuracy and consistency.

  • Provide graphic design and desktop publishing, and work with graphic designers to develop more complex materials

  • Coordinate and/or manage production of response documents

  • Conduct appropriate internal/external research and respond to internal requests for information.

  • Develop new or update existing sales qualification materials for current and future pursuit efforts.

  • Participate in in-house business development activities as appropriate


  • At least 5 years experience as a marketing coordinator within an AEC company is required

  • At least 5 years experience using Adobe Creative Suite required.

  • At least 5 years of experience with InDesign is required

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in a business, marketing, communication, technical, or other related field is preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proficiency in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and formatting preferred

  • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment preferred

  • Strong research and market analysis skills to facilitate development of optimal communications pieces preferred

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment preferred

  • Must be organized, able to manage multiple, simultaneous projects, and work under tight deadlines preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Dallas

Req ID: BIA0000F4