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Marketing Manager – Federal

Posted Thursday, November 18


Mortenson Construction



Salary / Compensation

$59,000/yr - $93,000/yr (LinkedIn est.) · Full-time


Company Overview: Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service. Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience.

Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work. It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a “best place to work” over 40 times since 2002… …What are you waiting for? The Big Picture: Do you love interacting with dynamic teams and managing projects to completion? If so, you’ll want to check this out! Mortenson has an exciting opening for a Marketing Manager!

The Marketing Manager is responsible for working with the business development team, marketing coordinators, and construction teams to continue to grow Mortenson’s brand and position nationally across the federal market. This includes responses to RFPs to meet customer requirements and differentiate Mortenson from competitors; management of the social media and website strategy; and mentorship of marketing coordinators.

Responsibilities What will you be doing? Supervision • Collaborate with supervisor and marketing team to manage 2-5 specific deadline-driven proposals at any given time. • Facilitate interaction between business development, marketing coordinators, and federal market leaders to guarantee the timeliness and quality of each stage of proposal preparation from creation to completion. • Identify process issues affecting the completion of assigned tasks.

• Resolve and/or escalate issues related to gaps or errors in content, timeliness, or other potential issues which could compromise the final product. • Supervise the creation, development, and production of effective proposals, presentations, and other marketing materials to provide a competitive advantage leading to the acquisition of new business. Proposal Management • Assume ownership of content management and document quality.

• Facilitate meetings with marketing coordinators, business development, design phase managers, project executives and operations group leaders to develop proposals and graphics that address target audience requirements and hot buttons. • Ensure that all proposals use defined documentation methods, processes and tools that meet the highest quality standards. • Act as the principle editor on proposals. • Interview technical staff and write proposal sections when needed.

• Implement a structured review process of all proposal efforts. • Establish and closely monitor project timelines to ensure that completed proposals meet scheduling deadlines. • Maintain a proposal and content library for historical reference purposes. Strategy • Guide marketing team in developing and refining a strategy for the proposal process and content, which involves acting as a consultant/facilitator from pre-proposal to presentation stages. • Apply targeted marketing and sales principles to proposals, marketing material, social media, website, etc., to customize creative solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations.

• Participate/collaborate in overall marketing strategy development and implementation. Other marketing activities • Participate in the coordination and attendance of new business development opportunities, such as trade shows, events, speaking opportunities, etc. • Create and execute a targeted social media plan. • Work with business development to drive website traffic. • Support project teams with sight signage, logo creation, customer deliverables, etc.

• Coordination and collaboration to support external media activities. • Support internal marketing needs such as events, announcements, newsletters, and presentations. • Participate in the implementation of day-to-day marketing efforts including marketing materials development, award submittals, customer events, and other marketing activities. ________________________________________

Mortenson by the numbers $5.05B 2019 revenue ~6,500+ employees across 11 offices + field 1954 year founded Our approach to leadership and culture Our founder Mort Mortenson believed that we were all born to be leaders; that leadership wasn’t something that just happened to us but was something within us.

Qualifications How will you succeed? • Detailed–oriented with exceptional writing and communication skills. • Must be capable of delivering comprehensive proposals by drawing segmented information from construction, operations and leadership teams and translating the information into solution-based language tailored to each customer. • Must have a keen eye for graphic design and be efficient in document layout. • Possess excellent verbal skills and be able to interact with customers, marketing team and senior management.

•Demonstrated ability to adhere to deadlines and identify obstacles which would impact timeliness and quality. • Proficiency at scheduling project assignments and monitoring workflow to optimize results is strongly desired. • Team player with a positive attitude. • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (primarily InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) is required, along with a strong working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint and OneNote. • Experience with enterprise-level content management systems, such as Sitecore, is preferred.

• Experience with Salesforce or other CRM database management systems is preferred. • Open to change based on diverse input and feedback. • Effectively work with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels. • Adaptive, effective communication and active listening skills. • Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and inclusive behaviors. • Strong cross-cultural relationship building and influencing at all organizational levels. • Proven track record of including diverse team members when assigning challenging and high-profile tasks.

Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, English, or Communications strongly preferred. • Minimum 7 years of proposal development and/or marketing management experience. Federal government market experience preferred. • Architecture, engineering, or construction experience preferred.

Vaccination Requirement Mortenson is a federal contractor and is required to comply with the President’s September 9, 2021 Executive Order regarding COVID Safety Protocols, which requires employees working on or in connection with covered contracts or at covered contractor workplaces to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, unless an accommodation for a sincerely held religious belief or disability is approved.

In addition, a number of Mortenson’s other customers have also implemented vaccination requirements to access their facilities or project sites. As a condition of employment, applicants who have received an offer of employment will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved accommodation for a sincerely held religious belief or disability. Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. Web Link:


Andy Carney