Marketing Proposal Writer – Houston Office
Located at 1301 Fannin Street Floor 39

Who we are:

We are a high-energy and high-performance team comprised of passionate, strategic, and creative individuals. Our team members collaborate daily on projects that impact thousands of workers across the globe. Our work isn’t limited to a single desk or meeting room or even to a set discipline. Our unique culture encourages innovation and new approaches from all team members, and we reward our employees for their significant work.

We believe in employee development, mentoring, and coaching. Our workplace promotes career growth, work-life balance, and happy and healthy workers. We believe this is why PDR has been named Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplace for 9 years! We are a strong team of architects, interior designers, workplace consultants, social scientists, artists, and problem-solvers who come together to answer business problems for clients across the world.


What we do: 

PDR is the ultimate guide to navigating the future of work, workers, and workplace. We see the factors that shape the markets in which our clients operate. By understanding this future context, we create flexible and enduring consulting and design solutions that continue to generate value over time.

As partners with our clients, we have walked alongside some of the largest organizations in the world on their journey to success. Through over 40 years of focus, we have worked on every aspect of the workplace cycle —from the highest-level strategy to the smallest construction detail.


What you’ll be doing:

The Marketing Proposal Writer will provide general marketing support for firm business development activities. This person will collaborate with various staff – Architects, planners, consultants, and technical experts – to produce proposals, rosters, award submittals, resumes, and project descriptions.

Once selected to join our team, you will:

  • Developing marketing proposals and supporting materials (including some writing of non-technical sections)
  • Compiling all proposal materials (graphics, text, forms, and sub-consultant material) into a polished, client-ready package
  • Developing qualifications packages, resumes, project descriptions, awards submittals, and other custom marketing materials.
  • Supporting the preparation of pursuit, interview, and presentation activities
  • Participating in or leading a proposal effort responding to RFPs, RFQs, awards submittals, roster applications, etc.
  • Updating Microsoft Dynamics CRM database and pulling reports weekly
  • Owning process and maintaining firm resumes
  • Collaborate with Graphic Design staff to plan and produce materials
  • Collaborate with project teams to collect project data as needed
  • Staying up to date on current industry speaking engagements, special events, and conferences
  • Attending new business development events at local conferences
  • Review proposal requests through the go/no go checklist
  • Initiate PIF and enter opportunities in CRM, as needed
  • Manage and take new hire photos/project photography as needed

 Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations or Communications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven role
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment in an open office
  • Architecture & Engineering or Construction industry marketing experience strongly preferred
  • Self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must demonstrate strong initiative
  • Dependable and detail-oriented
  • Knowledge of CRM data management
  • Strong graphics capability in Adobe CS/InDesign
  • Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook skills
  • Experience working with Mail Chimp is a plus

Perks + Benefits 

  • Professional development allowance
  • Medical reimbursement allowance
  • Remote work/technology allowance
  • Wellness allowance
  • Paid parking
  • Weekly happy hours
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Health, Vision, Dental and 401(K)
  • Remote Working
  • Plus, more!


If you are ready to work hard, learn a lot, and have fun doing it, here are the next steps!

  1. Submit your resume if this sounds like the perfect role and team for you.
  2. Forward to a friend or colleague that you think would love to hear about this role.
  3. Learn more about us on our website + social media.

Interview Process

If your resume is selected, our HR team will reach out to you to set up an interview. Submit your resume to!

PDR is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and creates a diverse environment. All employment decisions at PDR are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. PDR encourages applicants of all ages. PDR is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

Submit Your Resume!