Current Job Postings

Proposal Coordinator, Hazen and Sawyer

Hazen and Sawyer has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Proposal Development Coordinator to support our industry-leading water engineering firm located in the San Diego office.  This position is ideal for a motivated, self-driven candidate with a talent for coordinating complex projects, coupled with the vision for design layout and creativity. This position offers the opportunity to work with diverse teams of engineers, scientists, marketing and proposal professionals, and design staff to create specific, customized graphics, sales proposals and presentations.

Job Requirements and Expectations:

  • Support teams throughout the western United States in responding to multiple concurrent pursuits by helping coordinate and produce high-quality proposals and presentations, including layout, formatting, proofreading, coordinating graphics, editing/reviewing to ensure compliance and quality, and production
  • Coordinate process to create and maintain well-organized, up-to-date qualification statements, project descriptions, and resumes that reflect Hazen’s branding message
  • Provide timely entry of accurate and complete opportunity information in company tracking system
  • Manage workload under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate proficiency and advanced skill in Adobe Suite Package. InDesign a strong plus.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Graphic Design, Communications, or Marketing recommended), and 5+ years of experience in a related design role in the engineering, environmental, architecture, and/or construction industries)
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently as well as in team environments,
  • Ability to perform under tight deadline situations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with emphasis on writing, presentation, and interviewing ability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Please send your resume and cover letter to Renee Magerkurth.

POSTED 08/15/17

Marketing Manager, Reno Contracting, Inc.

Reno Contracting was founded in 1993 on the principles of old-fashioned hard work and hiring the best personnel in the industry. With a long list of fully satisfied clients, Reno Contracting has proven to be one of the leading build-to-suit general contractors in Southern California. Based in San Diego, we are recognized for our professionalism and character, backed by our deep construction and technical abilities. Our company is guided by its corporate beliefs of honesty, integrity and a safe working environment. Our people are our number one asset. We ensure a respectful workplace, encourage continuing education and strive to provide challenging opportunities.

Reno Contracting is seeking a full time Marketing Manager to develop, execute and lead a strategic plan to support the business development team and growth of Reno for long-term success in expanding markets.

Marketing Responsibilities:

  • Manage collateral materials development, public relations and advertising programs, corporate identity development and implementation, special events, direct-mail programs, and market research activities.
  • Establish programs to accomplish marketing-related aspects of the corporate mission
  • Production of request for proposals, qualifications statements and prequalification packages for project pursuits.
  • Design firm quarterly newsletter, announcements and e-blasts.
  • Research industry trends and market activity.
  • Assist with marketing and business development plan.
  • Collaborate with Reno staff during project phases to document project progress and milestones.
  • Coordinate final photography for press releases.
  • Update and synchronize all social media channels: Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Blog, email blasts, etc.
  • Update, refresh, and create new website content
  • Update, refresh, and create new hard/soft copy sales material (and synchronize with latest website content).
  • Present an image that mirrors that of Reno Contracting professionalism and brand.

Business Development Responsibilities:

  • Prospect and identify for potential new clients and turn this into increased network of potential opportunities.
  • Meet potential clients, collaborative consultants, subcontractors, etc. by growing, maintaining, and leveraging network.
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the client organization for Director of Project Development.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and Reno Contracting leaders/Principals.
  • Attend industry functions, association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends – including potential leads.
  • Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels.
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.
  • Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and help to develop Reno Contracting’s unique selling propositions and differentiation.
  • Track and record activity on accounts and help to remain in regular contact with clients and potential clients.

Attitude and Personal Conduct:

  • Treats all Reno employees fairly and with courtesy and respect.
  • Treats all team members, including clients, consultants, subcontractors and vendors fairly and with courtesy and respect.
  • Conducts self professionally.
  • Provides necessary service to client to ensure their complete satisfaction.
  • Works cooperatively with supervisors and coworkers.
  • Readily accepts assignments.
  • Displays positive attitude and spirit of cooperation.
  • Seeks to help others when time allows.
  • Communicates effectively with supervisors and coworkers.
  • Understands and follows instructions.
  • Accepts constructive criticism without defensiveness.
  • Approaches challenges with creativity and a win/win approach.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, English, Design or Graphic Design with 4-7 years of experience recommended.
  • Without a degree, 6 – 10 years of relevant A/E/C experience required.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office and experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, WordPress, Salesforce.

Reno Contracting offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to

Please indicate “Marketing Manager” in subject line.

POSTED 08/03/17

Marketing Coordinator, Pacific Building Group

Pacific Building Group is a local San Diego based general contractor specializing in corporate, healthcare, life science, tech, industrial and retail projects.  PBG is seeking an experienced and driven Marketing Coordinator to support our Marketing and Business Development efforts.


  • Support Director of Business Development in all aspects of Marketing and Business Development
  • Production of Qualification Packages and Proposal Responses
  • Assist in interview preparations
  • Design and release company announcements
  • Support company branding
  • Assist with company events
  • Social and video media
  • Website maintenance
  • Consistently update marketing database
  • Coordinate photography


  • Minimum of one year of marketing experience in the AEC industry.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, English, Communications, or Journalism is preferred; however, experience in marketing for the A/E/C industry will be strongly considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Copy writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently under tight deadlines

Submit your resume, cover letter and portfolio via email to

POSTED 08/03/17

Marketing Coordinator, Rick Engineering Company

At Rick Engineering Company, our employees are our heart and soul.  Nearly 85% of our employees have been with us for more than five years, putting us at the forefront of our industry in retaining staff.  We attribute this success to our employee-focused company culture, in which we maintain an open-door policy for all staff.

Qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in business writing, communication or marketing. Also prefer two years of experience with a design or construction company preferably in support of a marketing or business development department. Will consider 6 years relevant experience in marketing or business development field in lieu of college degree.

Good organizational skills, knowledge of Word and Excel required, computer literacy is essential. Typing of 50 wpm with good grammar and spelling skills required. Graphic design skills and knowledge of PowerPoint, InDesign, and WordPress strongly preferred and a plus for this position.

Candidate must be flexible, energetic, able to handle last-minute deadlines and have the ability to deal with a variety of people.

Strong communication skills are necessary in order to collaborate on projects with internal departments and external clients.

We offer an excellent benefits package which includes over 3 weeks vacation the first year, 8 paid holidays, an alternative work week schedule, 401K, profit sharing, health, dental, and flexible benefits program. Salary commensurate with experience and abilities.  Rick Engineering is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities, persons with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Send resumes/cover letters to

POSTED 07/14/17

Proposal Coordinator, Gafcon

Gafcon, Inc. is a growing consultant firm working on some of San Diego’s most exciting projects, including the Seaport San Diego Redevelopment. With 30 years of experience under our belt, we specialize in Program, Project, and Construction Management as well as Labor Relations, Program/Project Controls and Technology. Headquartered in San Diego with an office in Los Angeles, we employ some of the Southern California industry’s best and brightest A/E/C leaders.

Our Marketing team is looking to add a talented Proposal Coordinator into the mix. The right individual will bring a proactive attitude and demonstrate positivity and flexibility in the face of looming deadlines. If you’re looking for a growing firm that’s on the move, passionate about making a difference, and have a mind for developing strategic proposal and qualifications packages, then we’re looking for you!

Typical responsibilities include:

Development of Stellar Qualifications and Proposal Packages

  • Provide a detailed review and analysis of RFQ/P documents to develop a detailed compliance matrix.
  • Utilizing knowledge of the industry, firm strengths, and competitors, collaborate with members of the proposal team to develop the strategy and value proposition as well as recommendations for appropriate projects and personnel to be included in the proposal.
  • Coordinate various aspects of the proposal process including the production schedule, content development, subconsultant outreach, kick-off and proposal review meetings, and other efforts as necessary.
  • Collaborate with technical personnel to assist in the development of technical content, as well as quality resumes and project descriptions that are reflective of the specific opportunity.
  • Write non-technical portions of the proposal, including elements of the cover letter, executive summary, firm history, etc.
  • Compile, organize, proofread, and edit all materials into a complete package that aligns with the RFQ/P requirements and Selection/Evaluation Criteria.
  • Provide graphic layout for the package and, when appropriate, coordinate with the graphic designer to make sure that the final package is appropriately branded.
  • Ensure compliance with the RFQ/P documents.
  • Provide in-house production of completed package.

Leading the Interview Process Through Creative Presentation Strategies and Thoughtful Coaching

  • Keep track of the qualifications/proposal package after it has been submitted, coordinating strategy meetings in advance of award/shortlist notification.
  • Coordinate interview preparation meetings with the identified presentation team’s respective schedules, including subconsultants and any other outside support.
  • Lead the interview preparation process, including collaborating with the presentation team to develop a strategy and coach them on presentation techniques.
  • Develop presentation materials, including PowerPoint presentation, boards, leave-behinds, etc.

Leveraging Organizational Skills and Working in a Collaborative Environment

  • Maintain the marketing database including project experience and resumes.
  • Participate in lead generation and CRM data entry.
  • Participate in business development meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of three years of proposal development experience in the A/E/C industry.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, English, Communications, or Journalism is preferred; however, experience in marketing for the A/E/C industry will be strongly considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign) and Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated copy writing and editing skills.
  • Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of local market/clients is preferred.

Your technical skills are important, but we’re also looking for a positive and creative problem solver with excellent people skills who is the right person to fit into Gafcon’s culture – someone who will embody our values. You will succeed if you are:

  • Self-motivated
  • Goal-oriented
  • Excel under tight deadlines
  • Highly organized
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasker
  • Collaborative


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. Must be able to use a computer keyboard and calculator on a regular basis. The ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, generally at waist level or below. Must be able to do desk work which includes computer work and/or filing for extended periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision and ability to adjust focus.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in a typical office environment and is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical office machines. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some travel to job sites and other offices is required. Must be able to travel and work extended schedule as needed.

If interested, Please send your resume to

POSTED 07/14/17


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