Pursuit Specialist
Charlotte, NC 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

RK&K is actively seeking an energetic, motivated Pursuit Specialist or Senior Pursuit Specialist with fresh ideas and a positive attitude for immediate employment in our Raleigh, NC, Charlotte, NC or Columbia, SC offices. The candidate will possess 5+ years of experience with demonstrated knowledge of transportation, construction and water/wastewater industries.

Essential Functions

  • Update, maintain and produce marketing material including resumes, discipline and project summaries, portfolios, etc.
  • Produce creative and informative proposals and presentations that sell the firm's professional services in a range of disciplines and locations
  • Prepare/submit firm prequalification packages
  • Track marketing activities and maintain associated database (Deltek Vision), collateral, and reports
  • Proactively monitor and track upcoming advertisements and project opportunities with public sector clients throughout the State; this requires familiarity with various advertisement and procurement websites
  • Participate in regular marketing meetings with technical staff to strategize for upcoming and ongoing pursuits
  • Support companywide business development initiatives and major project/program pursuits

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the A/E/C proposal development field
  • Ability to collaborate in a fast-paced team environment with a variety of technical staff and multiple concurrent deadlines
  • Strong communication (written/verbal) and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of database/CRM systems
  • Proficient with Adobe InDesign desktop publishing software and MS Office software
  • Demonstrated proficiency with technical writing, review and proofreading of materials for content and grammar, and style
  • Experience coordinating and preparing proposals (standard government format including DOT and custom "free-form" for both design-bid-build and design-build projects) and presentations, including conducting team coordination
  • BA or BS in Marketing, Business Administration, English, Journalism, Communications, or related discipline

Preferred Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of database/CRM systems, specifically Deltek Vision, a plus

About Us:

RK&K is a full-service planning, engineering, environmental and construction management/inspection firm serving a wide range of clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States. Fueled by a talented and diversified staff, RK&K provides creative solutions to complex challenges that improve the quality of life in our communities. What sets RK&K apart is an award-winning culture that has fostered a spirit of collaboration and trust for nearly 100 years. To its clients, the firm delivers concepts, processes and outcomes that are designed for success. RK&K has earned its reputation as a trusted partner, responsive employer and community steward.

What do we offer

RK&K proudly offers an attractive salary package commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including Paid Time Off, tuition reimbursement, company health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances as well as a 401K plan with company matching. We also offer flexibility and growth within a diverse and equitable, non-bureaucratic environment.



Drug-Free WorkplaceRK&K maintains a drug-free workplace. Employees of RK&K are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana

EEO/Affirmative ActionRK&K is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

RK&K IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - RK&K ensures non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities, you may contact Human Resources at 410-728-2900. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact RK&K by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD or use the website www.varelay.org. If you need more information on special assistance regarding limited English proficiency, contact your RK&K office receptionist and they will be able to direct you to: 1) an individual with our company that speaks your language; 2) an outside service that can assist you in communicating with RK&K; or 3) you may also contact Human Resources at: 410-728-2900


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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