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Proposal Writer

Hazen and Sawyer
Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Hazen and Sawyer (Hazen), a rapidly growing engineering and science firm in all things water®, has outstanding opportunities for motivated, talented people who enjoy teamwork and collaboration.

Hazen seeks a positive, self-motivated, and creative marketing, journalism or communications professional to join our Northeast Region proposal/business development team as a Proposal Writer in a hybrid office/remote work environment. The position entails collaborating with a team of engineers, scientists, and graphic designers and proposal professionals to develop best-in-class business proposals, presentations, infographics, newsletters, and other marketing materials in a deadline-driven environment to support Hazen’s mission to provide our clients with sustainable and holistic solutions for the protection, delivery, and treatment of water.

The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to interview scientists and engineers and distill technical information into concise, compelling narratives. Strong writing skills, sharp attention to detail, and outstanding verbal communication skills that drive effective collaboration with engineers and scientists on a range of environmental topics is required. Candidates with demonstrated ability to dynamically present information and produce accurate content under tight timelines will be given priority.

Job Requirements:

  • Understand and convey complex technical information using clear language through self-driven research, review of prior Hazen work and projects, and interviews and discussions with technical experts.
  • Research, write, and edit draft copy for nontechnical proposal sections of high complexity that differentiates Hazen from its competitors.
  • Communicate technical information to a range of audiences using clear text and eye-catching layouts and graphics to meet storyboard and messaging strategies developed as part of a collaborative pursuit team.
  • Write project descriptions, firm profiles, and other marketing materials as easy-to-read narratives.
  • Work with graphic designers to conceive of and develop creative graphical content.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in marketing/communications, advertising, journalism, or closely associated studies, from an accredited college or university.
  • Three to five years of experience writing professionally in a technical or professional services environment.
  • Demonstrable research, writing, and editing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign). Illustrator and Photoshop knowledge a plus.
  • Strong personal accountability that supports delivery of work under the pressure of frequent and competing deadlines with professionalism, efficiency, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to craft compelling messaging and technical narratives for a wide range of audiences.
  • Team player with the ability to work well with all types and levels of professionals and leverage their talents.
  • Experience managing or contributing to proposals or developing marketing collateral for infrastructure projects or work in the scientific community is preferred.

Hazen and Sawyer


Philadelphia, PA
19107 USA



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