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We are seeking a highly motivated, confident individual to join the Canada Strategic Pursuits team. As a Pursuit Strategist, you provide strategic and tactical support to help win new business. You actively participate in the proposal management process and co-author content for proposals, oral presentations, and other pursuit collateral. In the role, you will work with Client Executives, client service professionals, designers, other Pursuits Strategists across Canada, and an international team of Pursuit Coordinators.
Your key responsibilities.
Drive the strategic communications process on large, complex and strategically significant pursuits
Research, write and edit standard and customized proposal content
Contribute and/or facilitate meetings with bid response team members
Coach and develop collateral for oral presentations
Facilitate win strategy sessions
Project manage the process which includes the coordination of information from contributors and follow-up on action items to achieve a coordinated team effort
Monitor the progress of all pursuit activities for adherence to deadlines and quality standards
Share leading practices with pursuit teams
Review final pursuit collateral for quality, format and content for adherence to the firm’s brand standards
Serve as a liaison between the proposal response team and other support functions
Build and leverage relationships within the Markets Organization across the country
Manage multiple proposals and priorities simultaneously
Skills and attributes for success:
Exceptional writing and editing skills
Strong business acumen
Organized, detail-oriented and highly deadline-driven
Strong project management skills, the ability to establish priorities, set and manage schedules, and coordinate multiple projects at one time
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and cloud-based technology
Fluent in French, proficiency in English considered an asset
To qualify for the role, you must have:
Minimum 5 years relevant experience preferred
Experience in professional services (e.g., accounting, management consulting, legal, architectural, engineering) is highly desirable
Undergraduate degree required (major in Language, Communications, Marketing or Business)
What working at EY offers
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Make your mark. Apply today.
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