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Jacobs Inside Sales Coordinator - Remote in Jackson, Mississippi

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

As an Inside Sales Coordinator, you’ll be an integral part of Jacobs’ sales organization to plan, lead, and support a variety of assignments on strategic pursuits, and to position Jacobs for success. Working with other members of the team, you’ll work on a variety of proposal activities, ranging from qualification statements to task order proposals to large, strategic, complex proposals and presentations.

During your time with Jacobs, you will engage with pursuit teams on sales process discipline, win strategy and proposal development, interviews, and presentations; as well as independently lead the coordination, writing, and preparation of proposals of varying sizes for various clients in conjunction with more experienced sales staff.

This candidate may be based in any U.S. location.

As an Inside Sales Coordinator you will:

  • Work closely with the Federal & Environmental Solutions (F&ES) Buildings & Infrastructure account teams within the Defense Contractors portfolio

  • With little or no supervision, perform research, writing, editing, and proposal production and coordination of a variety of sales/business development efforts

  • Manage multiple tasks concurrently and engage with various stakeholders/reviewers

  • Organize, direct, and guide proposal support team (document processors, creative services, reproduction, etc.) to achieve successful, timely outcomes and high-quality deliverables

  • Personally participate in writing, editing, coordinating, and ensuring compliance; oversee preparation/writing of proposal sections by others

  • Work both collaboratively and independently, as appropriate

  • Exercise sound judgment to support timely decisions with the team on compliance-related issues and other issues impacting the development, production, and delivery of high quality proposals

  • Understand and apply Jacobs’ sales best practices and processes for proposal development

  • Schedule, participate in, take and distribute notes for calls including proposal kickoff and chartering, color team reviews, lessons-learned, etc.

  • Coordinate geographically-dispersed proposal teams and be able to do this remotely

  • Follow best practices for document management, organization, and version control on proposal SharePoint sites, and apply file-sharing processes on proposals you support

  • Support communications and content collection with teaming partners and subcontractors

  • Proactively communicate issues/variances, resource needs, or other issues, seek input and support, and help develop solutions in a timely manner

  • Write or edit content for non-technical sections, including interviewing subject matter experts and tailoring resume and project descriptions

  • Direct and integrate graphic design, editing, document publishing, and reproduction staff

  • Contribute suggested improvements/additions to proposal development processes

  • Prioritize your own and others’ work to meet proposal/team deliverables

  • Follow enterprise health and safety policies and procedures and escalates issues

  • Maintain robust internal client network within the business unit and/or client account teams

  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Possess effective active listening skills

  • Lead communications with graphic design, document publishing, production staff, technical writer/editors, and other proposal staff

  • Implement company image/brand guidelines on assigned project

  • Possess knowledge of and ability to perform (at a basic level) support skills (including document publishing, graphic design, and reprographic standards

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $61,400 to $107,400 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position. For “remote” positions, salary to be offered is geographic dependent.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • BS/BA in management, journalism, English, or technical discipline OR 5+ years of relevant proposal coordination experience in lieu of degree

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience developing and coordinating proposals, presentations, and related sales or business development deliverables

  • At least 2 years of experience with U.S. federal clients or defense contractors across the U.S. for A-E services, environmental, and/or facilities and infrastructure related SF330s and proposals

  • Proposal experience in the engineering, architecture, construction, and/or environmental industries

  • Advanced English verbal, writing, editing and proofreading skills, with an eye towards sales messaging, themes, proposal aesthetics, quality, and content

  • Strong organizational qualities and attention to detail and quality

  • Willing to travel as needed to support pursuits

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

  • Proficiency in CRM software (Salesforce preferred)

  • US Citizenship

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Adobe creative suite including In-Design

  • Experience producing graphics for proposals

Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.