Colliers Engineering & Design

Marketing Assistant

Job Location(s) US-RI-Providence
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings


At Colliers Project Leaders, a division of Colliers Engineering & Design, we help leaders advance the built environment by assisting them to build amazing workplaces, businesses, and communities around the world. We do this by thinking differently, sharing innovative ideas, and offering a unique and collaborative workplace where you can succeed.


Do you like to win?  Are you an excellent writer and editor? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented work environment? Are you able to pull together large amounts of information in a cohesive manner to produce eye-catching documents?  If so, you might be a fit for our Proposal Team.


In this role, you’ll be responsible for developing a high volume of timely, high-quality, and competitive project proposals.  As time allows, the position will also assist with various marketing projects and functions including updating resumes and project descriptions, obtaining project photography, creating custom collateral, developing digital content, and maintaining digital sites.


  • Collaborate with remote project managers and proposal managers to craft and submit custom proposals in response to Requests for Proposals/Requests for Qualifications (RFPs/RFQs) from the initial planning stage thru final production and delivery
  • Clearly communicate with technical staff regarding RFP/RFQ details, schedules, and action items
  • Write, edit, and collaborate with others to draft responses and direct the layout, formatting, design, and presentation of proposals, formal letters, and presentations
  • Juggle multiple, sometimes competing, priorities at once and manage your own schedule.
  • Write and continually update project descriptions, employee bios, and resumes to be included in proposals
  • Maintain and update the CRM database (Unanet/Cosential)
  • Comply with corporate standards to present a consistent appearance and style for external marketing communications, including project descriptions, qualification packages, proposals, and resumes
  • Create and edit templates using Microsoft Office and InDesign


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, Business,  or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of new business proposal writing experience (strong preference for experience in the A/E/C or professional services industry)
  • Capacity to manage multiple proposals and deadlines at once
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills (organized and deadline driven)
  • Detail-oriented with excellent proofreading skills, a MUST
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign and Photoshop
  • Expert user of Microsoft Office Suite
  • CRM experience (like SalesForce, Unanet/Cosential) a plus
  • Team player and comfortable forging working relationships with remote teams
  • Comfortable navigating a large and growing corporate environment
  • Self-motivated, energetic, efficient, and dependable with a track record of doing what it takes to get the job done

What We Offer

At Project Leaders, a division of Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.

This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.

We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.

Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success!


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