Proposal Manager

January 10, 2018

Opsis Architecture
January 10, 2018
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Opsis Architecture, an awarding winning Portland architecture and design firm, is seeking a Proposal Manager. Opsis is one of the leading Northwest firms combining a commitment to design excellence with a passion for innovative sustainable design solutions. Opsis is located adjacent to the vibrant Pearl District in the unique Lovejoy Building, a turn of the century warehouse converted into a light-filled, LEED Gold, living laboratory for sustainable design and innovation. Our open and collaborative studio environment encourages vibrant interaction, shared vision-making and a strong sense of community. The focus of our practice ranges from Higher Education and Cultural Arts to Community Centers and Commercial Development, with award-winning work throughout the western states.

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a focus on marketing in the broader sense including but not limited to the relatively independent development and production of marketing proposals, submittals, presentations and other related marketing work product. The Proposal Manager will be the point person involved with lead tracking, database management, reference support, research, interview preparation and the graphic design of related marketing materials. The Proposal Manager is a key member of the Opsis team working closely with a Marketing Coordinator under the supervision and direction of the Marketing Director and Opsis Principals.

Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in marketing and proposal production for a professional service firm. (A/E/C preferred).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications, Graphic Design, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator as well as MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency with Deltek Vision or other related CPM systems.
  • The ability to take direction from supervisors (Principals, Marketing Director) and work independently to complete assignments
  • Preparation of proposals (including copywriting, graphic design, editing, and production).
  • Maintain marketing materials such as resumes, press release templates, project descriptions, etc.
  • Market research.
  • Monitors and updates photo resources.
  • Assists with special events (e.g., conferences/trade show exhibits, client events).
  • Assists with coordination of press releases and publication of articles in trade publications and local media.
  • Interacts with and facilitates communications with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
  • Supports Opsis Marketing Director in promoting firm-wide identity standards and Public Relations efforts.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong design sensibility.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as, in team environments, often under tight deadline situations.

Opsis offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to

Opsis Architecture LLP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Opsis Architecture EEO Policy / Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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