New Business Pitch/Proposal Project Manager

Full Time
Main Location
Chicago, IL, United States
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powertofly approved What Bounteous Has to Offer:

Bounteous is a group of people who believe in the power of technology to make the world a bigger, better place. They help leading companies create big-picture digital solutions by optimizing the flow of data, insights, and interactions across the digital brand experience. Bounteous is looking for energetic innovators who are ready to engage across disciplines & collaborate with clients to create rich, relevant customer experiences that drive results. Bounteous knows their employees are their greatest resource so they support their teams with benefits like:

  • Health insurance - 100% company paid premiums for employees, 65% coverage for dependents
  • Vision, Dental, & Life insurance
  • "Take What You Need" Paid Time Off Policy
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • 401(k) plan with 3% employer matching
  • We are currently looking for an experienced Pursuit Project Manager focused on managing and increasing the efficiency of the pursuit process. This role will serve as a leader of highly motivated, multidisciplinary teams that collaborate to define and present solutions to business problems for our clients and prospective clients. This individual should have a clear understanding of the software development lifecycle and have experience working on client proposals. The best candidate will have a bias for action and bring a positive energy to the team. 

    Bounteous boasts a long-standing track record of ideating, innovating, and implementing award-winning solutions and driving best-in-class results. Our success starts with hiring the right people, in the right roles, at the right time to strategize, analyze, design, engineer, and market for some of the world’s biggest brands.
    Role and Responsibilities
    • Work with the business development team to scope, size, and solution new opportunities 
    • Understand client requirements, objectives and other activities associated with the pursuit process
    • Manage the overall pursuit process and team to ensure timely deliverables
    • Manage internal and external communications and collaboration with team members
    • Evaluate requirements and gather materials from multidisciplinary teams to help define a shared vision
    • Work with pursuit team members to prepare collateral such as storyboards, placemats, and presentations
    • Write executive summaries and proposals to support pursuit goals
    • Facilitate pursuit retrospectives to apply learnings to process improvement
    • Facilitate efficient meetings including producing detailed agenda, facilitating discussions, and ensuring action items are identified and followed up on
    • Build strong relationships with team members 
    • Continue expansion and development of new skills, techniques, and tools through continuous learning
    Preferred Qualifications
    • BS/BA in relevant program, or equivalent work experience
    • 5+ years of project management experience of progressively increased responsibility with at least 1-2 years of Agile experience
    • 3+ years of experience working as a consultant or in an agency as a project manager
    • Experience creating client proposals for digital marketing services
    • Experience in public speaking and delivering oral presentations
    • Exposure to a wide variety of management techniques including Scrum, Agile, and/or Waterfall
    • Worked with multiple teams simultaneously, consisting of 4 to 8 people
    • In-depth understanding of digital development process and technologies 
    • Proven organizational skills and a focused attention to detail
    • Experience in both Confluence / JIRA, Google sheets, MS Word, and Powerpoint
    • Experience with CMS platforms (Adobe Experience Manager, Drupal), eCommerce platforms (Magento, Shopify) and Google Analytics a plus
    • Experience working in regulated environments such as financial services, pharmaceutical, healthcare and experience with policies such as Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI, and/or CAN-SPAM a plus
    • A strong digital DNA with knowledge of concepts such as SEO, SEM, A/B and Multivariate testing, Conversion Optimization, Visual Design, User Experience Design, Information Architecture, Mobile (Native and Web)
    • Experience working in regulated environments such as financial services, pharmaceutical, healthcare and experience with policies such as Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI, and/or CAN-SPAM a plus
    • Agile and PMI certifications are a plus
    If you have passion and intelligence, and possess a technical knack (even if you’re missing some of the above), we encourage you to apply.

    Bounteous is focused on promoting an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate the different viewpoints and experiences our diverse group of team members bring to Bounteous. Bounteous does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

    Bounteous is willing to sponsor eligible candidates for employment visas.

    For employment opportunities based in Canada:
    Bounteous is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to Bounteous. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. 

    **Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. 
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