Stantec System

  • Marketing and Proposal Specialist

    Location CA-ON-Ottawa
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/20/2018 11:23 AM)
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  • Your Opportunity

    Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.


    We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. This allows us to assess what's needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what's never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.


    We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.


    Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.

    Your Duties

    Do you love to strategize?  Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple initiatives and deadlines, all while working comfortably under pressure?


    Stantec is looking for a Marketing and Proposal Specialist for the Ottawa, Ontario office. This position requires someone who has real marketing desire—a team player who can lead pursuit processes, communicate effectively, and maneuver the competitive environment confidently.


    About the role:

    In this role, you’ll work closely with your regional marketing team members, and internal clients, to provide winning proposals for our region. You will also provide marketing support for, presentations and internal and external communications in alignment with the Stantec brand. You’ll be working closely with our technical project managers to create compelling messages that set our firm apart from the pack.



    You’ll be:

    • Responsible for working with leadership to develop winning proposals that differentiate us from our competition.
    • Actively involved in the project pursuit process, leading and supporting strategy and kick off meetings, incorporating win themes and storyboarding, creating content and editing, and developing presentations for client interviews.
    • Supporting and coordinating marketing and communication activities such as planning, marketing systems maintenance and utilization, and promotional activities.
    • Composing communications for internal and external audiences.
    • Responsible for ensuring understanding and adherence with Stantec's marketing and communications policies, procedures, practices, and protocols, while supporting the tactical marketing and business development objectives of the region.

    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    Combining your business savvy with strong marketing sensibilities, you’ll look for creative ways to help us achieve our corporate and regional goals for revenue growth, profitability, and market leadership in selected markets.


    There’ll be many opportunities for you to put your proven experience to work within the Ontario North & East region marketing team. Your responsibilities will include proposal strategy/development, advertising, client events, community engagement, and general collateral and marketing communications development.


    You’ll contribute to client development and account management efforts. You’ll help maintain Stantec’s internal systems for information management related to opportunity/lead tracking, people and projects, and promotional activity. And you’ll be a contributor toward Stantec’s internal and external communications networks.


    What being a member of Stantec’s regional marketing & communications team will provide you:

    • A career that makes an impact in the communities we serve.
    • An opportunity to learn about many interesting projects happening in and around our region.
    • To be part of a creative and reputable company that has a friendly and respectful work environment.
    • Opportunities to train and develop yourself personally and professionally.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • Post-secondary education in marketing, communications, journalism, business, or related area.
    • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a marketing-related field. Experience in the professional services industry is preferred.
    • Experience in the AEC industry an asset.
    • Proven experience developing responses to detailed requests for proposals (RFPs).

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Detail-oriented and organized, with exceptional prioritization skills.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and web-based interfaces.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management, supervisors, peers and clients, internally and externally.
    • Ability to work effectively within a group with 'team spirit' as well as independently motivated with minimal supervision.
    • Able to work assertively in a deadline driven environment, strong follow up skills.

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