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Proposal Specialist
This position may be located in Chicago, Denver & Washington D.C.

The Proposal Specialist is responsible for coordinating and developing practice-specific proposals and other marketing and business development materials. This hands-on position will play a key role in proposal development activities fully supporting the Marketing team and leading the team through a winning proposal. Primary Job responsibilities: Lead most proposals and RFx responses for designated practice areas. Serve as secondary proposal professional on high-profile and preferred provider RFx responses as assigned. Ensure all data gathering and processing for the firm’s proposals and pitches are accurate, consistent. Actively collaborate with partners, marketing managers, and other key team members to develop clear, compelling, winning proposals. Follow the firm’s proposal processes and work to refine and improve.Assist in drafting and editing proposal templates, as well as maintain the templates and disclosure requirements on firm wide and regional pitch book elements such as client names, profiles, experience lists, attorney biographies. Maintain centralized proposal management database system and support compilation, analysis, and reporting of various metrics. Develop, organize and manage content for proposal documents within the firm’s proposal generator tool. Work with design to develop creative and information graphics. Participate in regular meetings. Develop and present activity reports that summarize activity, success rate and progress on initiatives.

Specific Requirements

The ideal candidate must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written and be a successful team player. Strong abilities in Microsoft Office applications, particularly PowerPoint, Word and Excel. Experience working with proposal generating software a plus. The candidate must be detail-oriented with excellent customer service skills and be able to prioritize and multitask within a fast-paced, challenging, and deadline-driven environment. They must have the ability to quickly grasp specialist knowledge and anticipate potential issues and devise contingency plans. The candidate must have a proven ability to effectively work with all levels of personnel. General understanding of the business of law is preferred. Experience with Intellectual Property a plus.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 5 years of marketing in professional services. Law firm experience beneficial. MBA or JD a plus, but not required. This position may require some travel.


Please apply online: Applications recieved via email will not be reviewed

Contact Details
Perkins Coie LLP

With more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, Perkins Coie LLP represents great companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth—from startups to FORTUNE 50 corporations.

Carolyn Stevens
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1201 3rd Ave Ste 4900, Suite 4900
Company Name Perkins Coie LLP
Posted Date 2/05/2018
Job Type Marketing
Employment Type Full Time
Salary Range DOE
Location Chicago,Illinois
City Chicago
State Illinois
Country USA
Region Midwest