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Proposals & Communications Adviser

Marketing & Communications
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GHD is seeking a full-time Proposals & Communications Adviser who thrives in a busy environment to join our Team in the Adelaide office.

The role will be responsible for the preparation and development of proposals that communicate clearly to GHD’s current and prospective clients. With a strong editorial focus, this role focuses on the development and implementation of an engaging internal and external marketing and communication programs to support our brand and support the ongoing success of our business. 

Reporting to the Proposals and Marketing team leader, this role has following focus areas:


  • Editing, writing and creating content for major and strategic proposals, and client communication
  • Bid planning and coordination, encouraging adherence to best practice and GHD’s Winning Work Process, including formal review gates and QA requirements
  • Collaborate with technical teams on key messages and themes for proposals – facilitate/contribute to capture planning sessions, encouraging a client-centric approach
  • Work with proposals team to ensure content is relevant and targeted, providing guidance on structure and responsiveness
  • Write proposal content and provide solutions to improve overall quality, responsiveness, communication and brand compliance
  • Provide graphic design support in order to improve the quality of proposal documents and emphasise key messaging
  • Provide coaching and mentoring for key technical authors to improve the quality of content in proposals and other communication to clients
  • Oversight of events, working with the Executive Assistant to General Manager.


We are looking for:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (journalism, communications or similar)
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in a communications or proposal lead role in a professional services firm
  • Proficient in the use of InDesign and MS Office Skills
  • Excellent written and personal communication skills with a creative flair and a strong track record delivering original copy across a range of mediums.
  • Stakeholder engagement, sound judgement/decision making skills, proactive
  • Ability to multi-task, deal with several projects at once and prioritise own workload


Why GHD?

Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.

Our commitment to you

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.



Who we are

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.


Interested? Apply now.

Contact Vibha Ruparel

T +61 08 8111 6752


GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage.



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