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Our passionate team of 1,400 professionals includes engineers, scientists, planners, and designers. We are invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We work hard. We have fun. We make a difference.

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Marketing Specialist

Department: Metro DC
Location: Tysons, VA

Marketing Specialist

Washington, DC, or Tysons, VA

Are you a talented marketing and proposal professional looking to continue to grow your career? VHB is seeking a skilled writer, editor, and communicator to provide proposal and visibility support for our Mid-Atlantic Region, which includes offices in Washington, DC; Tysons, Richmond, Williamsburg, and Virginia Beach, VA; Raleigh and Charlotte, NC; and Silver Spring, MD. The position will be based in either our Washington, DC, office or our Tysons, VA, office. We are looking for a creative and energetic go-getter who relishes the thrill of competing for large-scale projects in the government, transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy markets. As part of our Mid-Atlantic Marketing team, you will report to the Regional Marketing Manager and support our technical staff by producing winning proposal documents and effective marketing communications materials in a fast-paced environment. VHBs passionate professionals include marketers, engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients to deliver planning, engineering, survey, and environmental science projects. Come find out why Womens Transportation Seminar (WTS) named VHB its national Employer of the Year in 2018!


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

Skills and Attributes:

  • Able to develop compliance matrices and outlines from Request for Proposal (RFP) and similar documents
  • Able to develop compelling themes and explain separators and benefits in proposals
  • Strong writer, editor, and communicator with a positive attitude
  • 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 technical staff in person and remotely


  • 35 years of experience
  • College degree in English, Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or comparable field
  • Willingness to travel if needed for specific pursuits
  • Familiarity with preparing proposals in the architecture/engineering/construction (A/E/C) industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign and Acrobat

Please submit your resume and cover letter online. Additional basic writing and editing skills testing will be required.


VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and veterans, are encouraged to apply.

VHB participates in the E-verify employment authorization program.

VHB also maintains a drug-free workplace.

If you are in need of special assistance in applying for individuals with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please call our HR contact, Mary Ann Forde at 407-982-4495 or email

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