Seeking a highly self-motivated, seasoned and creative proposal writer to join our top-performing national business development team. This role will work directly with CBRE's Advisory & Transaction Services Team (A&T) driving growth for the company by helping craft custom solutions for office, retail and industrial real estate clients. This position will be responsible for developing unique narratives to support business development activity for client proposals and presentations. This role will write content to convey win strategies, team differentiators and ultimately sell our suite of real estate services. We need this role to have a highly creative writing skillset, someone who can take boilerplate or standard content and make it come to life!
This role will report to the Marketing Director, and work closely with the entire Business Development team, Client Solutions, brokers and leadership. This position will also coordinate with other functional areas of the business to prepare complex client proposals and presentation submissions. This high-visibility position calls for a confident marketing and business development professional with a creative mind, strong writing skillset, strategic-thinking abilities, project management, analytical, and collaboration skills. The preferred candidate is self-directed and will have vast experience in a deadline driven environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for crafting written content in all aspects of the Business Development realm, mostly including but not limited to client proposals and presentations
Able to understand complex real estate win strategies and solutions to the extent necessary to write and develop written responses
Partners with Business Development team members and leadership with various creative and technical writing requests
Provides proofing, quality control and copy edits for all marketing deliverables before they are submitted
Interviews proposed brokers, project managers, and other team members across the organization to elicit the knowledge required to generate content
Works with Knowledge Manager on proposal language, templates and tools as required in a SharePoint library. Improves pursuit content and contributes to team's toolkits
Participates in proposal strategy sessions, readiness reviews, kickoff meetings, and daily project needs
Coordinates with graphic design team in developing unique design approaches utilizing the client's branding and tone of voice
Works within Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop), PowerPoint and Word to create and design marketing and presentation materials (limited ask)
No formal supervisory of people, however, serves as lead on business development projects, coordinating all tasks, content and ensuring deadlines are met. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within business unit and/or project.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent from four-year and minimum of six to ten years of related experience and/or training.
Commercial Real Estate, Marketing and Corporate Communication background a plus.
Experience with proposal writing for Real Estate, Architecture or Engineering a plus.
Intellectual capacity to absorb and translate broad concepts and ideas into clear and logical communications.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Strong ability to write clearly, concisely, and effectively.
Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to internal clients.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents and data sets.
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines under pressure.
High degree of energy, assertiveness and creativity.
Commitment to collaboration and teamwork.
Unyielding attention to detail.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint. Some knowledge of Adobe InDesign is a plus.
**Please submit a portfolio / writing sample along with your resume**
Internal Number: 21012198
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.