Senior Marketing Coordinator

Marketing/Communications Walnut Creek, California Santa Rosa, California Newport Beach, California


BKF Engineers is seeking an enthusiastic and organized Senior Marketing Coordinator to be a part of our growing team. We are seeking a self-driven candidate who understands the Transportation and or Water markets as well as excels in meeting deadlines and collaborates effectively with diverse teams, including engineers, marketers, and designers, to produce persuasive and standout deliverables. Successful candidates will be proactive, possess excellent critical thinking and interpersonal skills, have a keen eye for detail, thrive under deadlines, and enjoy mentoring team members as well as leading team training. As an integral member of our marketing and business development team, you will be developing and executing compelling thematic written and visual materials that promote BKF’s market sectors, and align with our brand. The location of this position is based out of our Walnut Creek, Santa Rosa, or Newport Beach offices.
BKF Engineers is a leading civil engineering, surveying, and grants-writing firm in California and Oregon that leverages 109+ years of experience to design the most iconic projects across the Pacific West Coast. With 16 offices and 400+ staff, BKF has a unique team environment that fosters a diverse project portfolio with innovative design solutions. BKF specializes in the following market sectors: transportation, healthcare, mixed-use, residential, K-12, higher education, commercial, high-tech, civic, and public agency projects.
Responsibilities may include:
  • Lead the development of on-time and compliant responses to multiple concurrent client pursuits by developing strategic persuasive and high-quality proposals and presentations.
  • Works with pursuit teams to identify future pursuits, prioritize opportunities, and develop pursuit strategies and strategic plan(s), including providing business intelligence on clients, competitors, and firm/ consultants to position BKF favorably for the pursuit.
  • Tasks will include: copywriting, page layout, document formatting, proofreading, coordinating graphics, editing/reviewing, and production of marketing materials.
  • Facilitate strategy discussion and collaborate with teams to develop thematic proposal strategies. 
  • Mentor and train junior staff and peers as well as contribute to subject matter training and guides.
  • Provide peer review and QA/QC, on marketing materials, as assigned.
  • Prepare and coordinate Requests for Information to teaming partners as well as receive, organize, and integrate information into marketing materials.
  • Coordinate with department managers for scope and fees, as needed.
  • Maintain marketing files and data in Microsoft Windows, Deltek, Hubspot, Adobe, InDesign, OpenAsset with project, contact, and prospect information.
  • Actively communicate and collaborate with the internal Marketing and BD Team.
  • As assigned, design and execute various marketing and communications materials and campaign pieces in support of the firm’s strategic business plan.
  • Coordinate and produce award and recognition submittal packages.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet requirements and deadlines.
  • Periodic travel to other BKF offices or off-site locations may be required.
  • Assist with other projects and assignments, as needed.
Knowledge and experience required:   
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or English Degree or equivalent demonstrated experience. 
  • Minimum of six years of experience with the RFP, proposal, and interview process with an AEC firm.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and winning proposals for within one of BKF’s market sectors.
  • Understanding and experience in one or more of BKF’s market sectors.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to work well with others including other marketing team members, department managers, project managers and teaming partners. 
  • Strong Graphic Design eye, and page layout capabilities.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.)
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator).
  • Deltek Vision, Synthesis (Knowledge Architecture) experience a plus.
  • Experience in Canva and Hub Spot (or other CRM) a plus.
  • Compensation and title commensurate with experience.
Location & Salary:
  • BKF supports a healthy work-life balance and utilizes a hybrid model of home and office work. This position will be based out of any of the following offices: Walnut Creek, Santa Rosa, or Newport Beach. This position may be required to travel to other offices to physically appear as needed, for collaboration and growth opportunities. 
  • The salary range for this position is anticipated to be $70,000 - $100,000 annually and may vary based upon education, experience, qualifications, skills, geographic location, and performance. 
  • Competitive salaries, end of year bonuses, profit sharing, and 401k
  • BKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage and 50% for your dependents
  • 14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, 8 paid Holidays
  • Education reimbursement, Paid annual dues for professional and societal organizations
  • BKF offers competitive and award-winning benefits and perks. To learn more, click here.
Workplace Awards:
  • We’re proud to be a 2024 - 2025 "Great Place To Work" certified company!
  • BKF Engineers wins Zweig Group’s 2023 Trifecta Award
  • Zweig "Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2023
  • Bay Area News Group "Top Work Place” for 7 years in a row!
  • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal for 8 years
BKF Engineers provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.