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Marketing Assistant/Proposal Coordinator
Redlands, CA

Established in 1971, GEOCON is a dynamic Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Services, Engineering Geology, and Construction Inspection firm with 9 offices throughout Northern and Southern California. GEOCON is ranked on ENR’s TOP 500 Design Firms year after year. We work on a wide variety of projects ranging from new and innovative school campuses to major transportation projects which help maintain infrastructure and alleviate traffic congestion in California.

GEOCON’s Redlands office has an immediate opening for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, creative Marketing Assistant/Proposal Coordinator to support the Marketing and Business Development Team’s efforts throughout Southern California.  This is a full-time hybrid position that works directly with the Marketing Manager. The role focuses on developing content per our marketing plan, assisting with proposals, database management, assisting with social media postings, market research, and performing other marketing/administrative tasks, as assigned. It requires being a team player, having superior knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, (Adobe Creative Suite is a plus), and exceptional organization and writing skills.

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The ideal candidate should have the following skills and qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience is preferred with marketing in the A/E/C industry, particularly with preparing proposals in response to Request for Proposals/Qualifications (RFP/RFQ)
  • Excellent writing and proofing skills; support strategic responses and be a creative storyteller while ensuring all assigned work is double-proofed and consistent before distributing
  • Excellent research/information-gathering skills
  • High-level skills in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with Adobe Creative Suite are preferred
  • Experience in data management: familiarity with customer relationship management (CRM) databases (i.e., Cosential) or other forms of databases is desired
  • A passion for accuracy in maintaining data and details
  • Ability to organize work and meet deadlines while faced with interruptions and competing priorities
  • Self-starter and initiator
  • Enthusiasm for marketing and design strategies
  • Ability to think creatively in order to further develop the position and processes
  • Minimum typing speed of 45 wpm
  • Associates degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) in Marketing, Communications, English Language Arts, Journalism, or a related field is preferred


  • Support Marketing Manager and Business Development Director in proactive marketing initiatives
  • Assist with database program implementation and maintenance (Cosential)
  • Preparation of statements of qualifications and proposals in response to RFP / RFQ, including print production
  • Format, organize, and compile needed proposal qualifications content, especially non-technical proposal sections as needed
  • Develop/locate/gather visual elements for the marketing library, proposals, and presentations
  • Proactively create / update resumes and project profiles
  • Assist in designing presentations, and custom marketing materials such as brochures and posters
  • Maintain the marketing library, which features project descriptions and personnel resumes
  • Assist with social media updates
  • Research and track business development opportunities
  • Occasionally assist with local delivery of documents to clients
  • May provide business development support through attendance at professional industry events, pre-proposal meetings, outreach events, fundraisers, trade shows, conventions, and golf tournaments as needed
  • Administrative support duties as needed, including but not limited to: managing the front desk, answering phones, preparing packages for shipment, and maintaining a neat and orderly working environment.

Essential Functions: 

Assembling documents using Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Xerox Printers in a quick and efficient manner. Summarizing reports into concise descriptions.

Compensation Range:  $20-$25 / hour

Contact:  For consideration, please email a resume and cover letter to:

Christine Horn, Marketing Manager, horn(at)  In the subject line, please include: “your name – Resume for Marketing Coordinator”


An Affirmative Action Participant EOE

 Competitive compensation (based on experience); 401(k); profit sharing; medical, dental, and vision coverage; life and disability insurance; vacation and sick time; training and development; numerous company events throughout the year; positive and fun working environment.  We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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