Marketing Coordinator/Proposal Manager

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Volkert is looking for a Marketing Proposal Manager in the Hampton Roads region in our Virginia Beach, VA office location.  We are a national engineering firm, designing the future of transportation, energy, water, and environmental infrastructure – are we the road to your future?

The successful candidate must be a strong technical writer and an even stronger editor, with the ability to craft content that successfully positions Volkert in a wide range of markets and roles.  Marketing professional services is a deadline-driven, detail-oriented environment, with evolving priorities as opportunities arise.  This means our Marketing Proposal Manager needs to be focused and organized, yet flexible; creative, but with excellent time and project management skills; and team player with the ability to work independently.


  • Assist the team with winning new business by supporting the proposal development process
  • Develop written content including marketing collateral, project descriptions, and staff resumes
  • Help maintain marketing and internal communication systems, including the firm’s intranet and image data base
  • Research markets, teaming partners and competitors to assist with growth and differentiation strategies

Education, Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to write clearly and succinctly with a high-level of accuracy, using proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • A minimum of two years of proposal writing experience
  • Aptitude for managing multiple, concurrent proposals from pre-advertisement through submission, working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Professional interpersonal skills with the ability to work with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; graphics skills and programs a plus


Volkert offers the ability to build your future in a growing industry, firm and department.  We also offer competitive benefits and a salary commensurate with your experience.

Email your resume with writing samples and a cover letter telling us why this job interests you:  Resumes received will be held in confidence.

Volkert, Inc. is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.