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Brown and Caldwell is the largest engineering firm of its kind—solely focused on the U.S. environmental sector. With offices throughout the country, we have opportunities nationwide to work on some of our most exciting environmental projects.

Senior Marketing Specialist

Work Location: Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Washington
ID: 3221
Job Type: Full Time
Travel: 10%

For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Sr. Marketing Specialist in our growth-oriented engineering and environmental consulting firm.  The position is ideal for candidates with a passion for writing and creative thinking; who are self-driven, efficient with deadlines, and able to work effectively with diverse teams of engineers, marketers, and design staff to create amazing products.

When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base. This position can be located in Seattle, WA or Portland, OR.

Job Expectations:

This position will provide marketing support primarily focusing on proposal and interview/presentation preparation and coordination. In this role you will partner and work closely with senior marketing and sales leaders on tracking opportunities; creating persuasive proposals, presentations and marketing material; and maintaining systems and tools to promote overall efficiency and effectiveness. The position provides a variety of sales and marketing support functions as outlined below.

  • Proposal / Presentation Development – leads and facilitates our company sales and marketing process to help teams position and respond to multiple concurrent pursuits.  Process includes coordinating and contributing to all elements of pursuits, including: writing, formatting, proofreading, and editing/review to ensure persuasive messages, and production.  Effectively manages resources such as administrative support and coordination with graphics professionals.
  • Marketing Information – manages process to create and maintain well-organized, up-to-date qualifications statements, project descriptions and resumes that reflect firm strengths and client benefits.  Includes writing, researching, and editing material.
  • Client Development – provides general business development support to facilitate client contact by client service managers and other staff, including tactical action planning and tracking, assembling information packages, organizing client workshops and special events, and maintaining marketing files.  Maintains of client mailing list in central database.
  • Opportunity Tracking – provides timely entry of accurate and complete opportunity information in company tracking system, monitoring and working with CSMs to populate sales funnel.  Uses systems and tools to its fullest potential for recording pursuits, including tagging and sharing pursuit products as well as debrief information.
  • Performance Indicators – reports key sales performance results to help staff assess results.
  • Growth Initiatives and Business Development – coordinates with managers and other marketers to implement company and regional initiatives and support specific marketing efforts. Contributes to company marketing process improvements.  Provides event planning support for priority conferences.  Implements branding initiatives.
  • Training – assists in developing needed educational sessions on company sales/marketing process and related topics.
  • A successful proposal / interview coordinator – experience responding to RFPs/RFQs and performing all aspects of production.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Communications, English, Journalism or Marketing recommended), and 3+ years of experience in a related marketing role in the engineering, environmental, architecture, and/or construction industries.
  • Demonstrated strong technical writing, editing, proofreading skills, selected candidates must complete an editing and writing test.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently as well as in team environments, often under tight deadline situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with emphasis on superior persuasive writing, presentation and interviewing ability.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Proficient in Adobe. InDesign a strong plus.

Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  

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