Deloitte Pursuit Manager Assurance Services in Kansas City, Missouri
Pursuit Manager - Assurance Services
Are you passionate about strategic thinking, persuasive writing, and project management for competitive projects? Are you a self-starter, but also enjoy working with dynamic teams? If so, we're looking for talent like you to join our US Pursuit Management team!
Work you'll do
As a pursuit manager, you'll use your skills and experience to:
Transform strategic thinking and win themes into persuasive messages and deliverables that differentiate Deloitte, such as proposals, unsolicited written responses, and oral presentations.
Manage the pursuit process, from orchestrating the development of deliverables to coordinating our teams' pursuit activities.
Write persuasively, including cover letters, executive summaries and other critical components of deliverables. Draw from a variety of sources, including information from research profiles, your own interviews with client service team members, debriefs from client meetings, and an understanding of the business and Deloitte's offerings.
Maintain and use proposal development software to generate baseline proposal documents, tailoring as appropriate.
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 organization.
Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, humanities, or related disciplines, with advanced degree preferred.
Minimum of 8 years' relevant experience in business-to-business communications and/or strategic marketing communications directed to Fortune 500 organizations; experience in a professional services environment preferred; skilled academic communicators will also be considered.
Excellent communicator, writer, editor, leader, and strategist, with a keen eye for detail.
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.
Fluency with MS Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Limited travel may be required as dictated by pursuit demand.
Knowledge of proposal development software such as Qvidian.