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Jacobs Strategic Growth Director - TS/SCI with Polygraph Required in Herndon, Virginia

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Your Impact:

The Strategic Growth Director will be responsible for ensuring our key work-winning differentiators and focused thematic accelerators are defined, refined, and effectively communicated to our most critical influencers and decision-makers. This is, at its heart, a business development and growth-focused role and forms a key part of our market-leading growth aspirations for the European marketplace, creating a highly collaborative bridge between our Growth & Sales leadership team, where we create an understanding of our client’s biggest challenges, and our Marketing & Communications team, where we develop creative assets and execute campaigns, the successful candidate will be an enabler for accelerated and targeted growth.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with Growth & Sales and Marketing & Communication teams, develop a full 360-degree view of how marketing accelerates our key growth priorities

  • Deliver impactful, engaging, and creative marketing campaigns that are designed to both tell our story and differentiate our position within or top priority target audiences

  • Active client engagement via our Market Directors, Client Account Managers, and Solutions & Technology community to understand the issues that matter most within our chosen markets

  • Execution of focused campaigns that have network building, work winning and strategic aligned growth at the very center of their key performance indicators

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance required

  • Innovative and enthusiastic with strong communications skills

  • Experienced in leading and inspiring individuals and teams

  • Understanding of strategic business drivers and the correlation to the marketing strategy

  • Record of delivering pipeline growth and meeting commercial targets, with knowledge of at least one of our key markets: built environment, transportation, energy, health, water, and environment

  • Ability to develop talent and a high-performance culture

  • The ability to write and present clear and concise professional communications to Jacobs’ senior team

  • Significant product and customer experience, pivoting between strategic thinking and hands-on delivery.

  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills with demonstrated ability to influence senior stakeholders

  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively as part of the integrated European team

  • Experience of working in an organization with large numbers of technical thinkers and demonstrating advanced influencing and negotiation skills

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

  • Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

  • General Office environment.

Equipment & Machines:

  • General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


  • Attendance is always critical. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements.

  • Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last-minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements.

  • Must be a US citizen.


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