Deloitte Pursuit Manager (Proposal Writing) - Tax Focus in Chicago, Illinois
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Do you love strategic planning, writing, and managing complex, competitive projects? Are you passionate about persuasive business writing and management for new business opportunities? Then we re looking for talent like you to join our Pursuit Management team!
Work you ll do
As a Pursuit Manager in Tax, you ll use your skills and experience to:
Develop strategies for new business pursuits and retention opportunities, applying targeting/sales principles to identify win themes, create compelling messages, brainstorm solutions to challenges, and identify benefits for clients.
Transform strategic thinking into persuasive deliverables that differentiate Deloitte, such as proposals and oral presentations.
Manage the pursuit process, from orchestrating development of deliverables to coordinating our teams pursuit activities.
Write persuasively, including executive summaries and other critical components of deliverables, interpreting information from research profiles, meetings with proposal team members, client meetings, and understanding of the business and Deloitte s offerings.
Contribute to developing Deloitte s pursuit team, including collaborating with other pursuit team members, continuously refining and improving pursuit strategies, and acting as a project-by-project liaison between our team and the broader firm.
This role will support Deloitte's Tax Service Line
Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, humanities, or related disciplines, with advanced degree preferred
8 relevant experience in business-to-business communications and/or strategic marketing communications directed to Fortune 500 organizations; experience in a professional services environment preferred
Excellent communicator, writer, editor, leader, and strategist
Experience leading teams in strategic discussion
Experience with project management for complex, multi-dimensional projects
Experience in public speaking and presentation training/coaching and/or delivery
Excellent relevant writing samples
Travel of approximately 10-15%, or as dictated by pursuit demand
- Proposal writing experience in a Big 4 or professional services environment a plus
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