DLZ Corporation

  • Marketing Proposal Specialist

    Job Locations US-MI-Lansing | US-MI-Detroit
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  • About DLZ

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    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of (ENR)'s Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation currently has a Marketing Proposal Specialist opening available in our Detroit or Lansing, MI office.




    • Prepare client required documents, proposals, marketing reports/presentations from handwritten or rough draft formats.
    • Produce proposals, prequalification documents, and marketing brochures; hard copy and electronic documents.
    • Maintain DLZ branded marketing collateral in the course of proposal presentations.
    • Coordinate with other personnel to prepare standard proposal packages.
    • Understand, maintain, and utilize database management software in preparing high quality responsive proposals.
    • Maintain records for all business development activities.
    • Exercise judgment as to format, importance, and timeliness of assignments.
    • Draft miscellaneous letters, memorandums, and business development correspondence while maintaining corporate style guidelines.
    • Provide other executive administration support as needed.
    • Back up office administrative staff as needed.
    • Printing and assembling professional proposals using in-office technology.
    • Possess aptitude to act as a positive representative of the company and its core values.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelor Degree in Technical Writing, English, Journalism or Science or relevant experience.
    • 1 - 3 years’ experience in a comparable administrative support position, preferably in the engineering or construction industry.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications, with a strong eye for graphic composition.
    • Knowledge of Customer Relations Management (CRM) software applications. DELTEK experience is preferred.
    • Experience preparing Federal SF 330, state, local, and other miscellaneous proposal formats.
    • Proficiency with InDesign, Publisher, or similar desktop publishing or graphics design software desirable.
    • Familiar with reading/understanding RFP's, RFQ's, and RFI's.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Ability to complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.

    Please provide salary requirements to be considered for this position!


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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