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VHB Senior Marketing Specialist in New York City, New York

Senior Marketing Specialist – Think Outside the Proposal Grind

Are you looking for a great opportunity to help drive the strategy and growth of an A/E/C firm in the New York Metro Area? VHB is seeking a talented marketing professional to provide proposal and visibility support for our Northeast Region. As part of our Northeast marketing team, you will work with our technical staff to produce winning proposal documents and effective marketing communications materials in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for a creative and energetic team member who enjoys competing for projects in the government, transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy markets and is interested in helping raise VHB’s prominence in the region.

About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, surveyors, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers

  • We work hard, and we give back

  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)

  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

VHB offers a collaborative culture and the opportunity to participate on regional and local committees including the Emerging Professionals Group, VHB Cares, and the Green Team. It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast, including one of Crain’s New York’s Best Places to Work. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us!

About the Position

Senior Marketing Specialist| New York City, NY


  • Writing, editing, organizing, and proofreading various marketing collateral, including proposal content, project sheets, resumes, award submittals, brochures, articles, and presentations

  • Facilitating proposal/presentation kick-off and strategy meetings

  • Preparing detailed proposal management plans/outlines

  • Ensuring compliance with client requirements outlined in requests for proposals (RFPs) and similar solicitations

  • Coordinating proposal activities of technical, marketing, graphics, and production staff

  • Communicating proposal needs and deadlines with colleagues and subconsultants

  • Overseeing proposal production and ensuring delivery to meet strict deadlines

  • Preparing presentation materials for client interviews

  • Assisting with developing and supporting visibility initiatives (e-blasts, social media campaigns, content, etc.)

  • Coordinating and occasionally attending conferences and industry events

  • Maintaining VHB brand standards across all marketing efforts

  • Supports Client Focus and Market Team activities with senior marketing partners

  • Participating in marketing team meetings, workshops, and professional development activities

Skills & Abilites

  • Proven experience of ability to independently lead proposals from start (receipt of RFP, outline of requirements) to finish (development of compliant proposal, production and delivery)

  • Able to develop compliance matrices and outlines from Request for Proposal (RFP) and similar documents

  • Strong writer, editor, and communicator

  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong creative and strategic thinking skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Able to work well under deadline pressure

  • Able to handle multiple assignments concurrently

  • Comfortable working with colleagues in person and remotely


  • BA in English, Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or comparable field

  • 5+ years of professional marketing/communications experience in the A/E/C industry

  • Familiarity with preparing proposals in the architecture/engineering/construction (A/E/C) industry

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required. Adobe platform and/or Microsoft Teams experience a plus

Please submit applications online.

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


ID: 2021-1917

External Company Name: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin

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Street: One Penn Plaza, Suite 715