Intern - Inside Sales/Marketing/Proposal Support

St. Louis, Missouri
26 Oct 2016
31 Mar 2017
BI 00013A
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

With 2015 revenues of approximately $12.1 billion and net income of $302 million, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs) is one of the largest publicly traded (NYSE: JEC) and diverse providers of professional technical services in the world. Founded in 1947, the company has a market capitalization of $4.35 billion and over 63,000 employees worldwide.

The company's service portfolio consists of a comprehensive range of business solutions related to engineering, architecture, construction, operations and maintenance and scientific and specialty consulting.

Position Summary

Working closely with the Inside Sales Manager and Inside Sales Coordinator, the Intern provides marketing and administrative support services to Jacob's Inside Sales Organization within the Global Building and Infrastructure Line of Business.

  • Assists with developing sales documents using applicable tools, guidelines and templates.
  • Implements opportunity response plans i.e. activities, deliverables, owners, milestones etc.
  • Collects company data or conducts internal/external research as appropriate for opportunity response documents and/or strategy development.
  • Maintains sales qualification materials and supporting information in designated information management or filing systems.
  • Develops appropriate network within the company to facilitate identification and sharing of relevant information, best practices etc. between offices.
  • Conducts client, competitor and market research as required in support of client and/or opportunity strategy development.
  • Collaborates with the designated core client sponsorship team to establish and populate dedicated core client information repositories (e.g. eRooms), and supports the development of documented client strategies and related information.
  • Assists in the preparation of written and graphical elements of sales opportunity response documents such as proposals, qualifications and presentations.
  • Interacts with operations and outside sales personnel to support development of sales material.
  • Proofs and edits technical and non-technical documents for consistency.
  • Works with designated response team members to develop opportunity response plans in alignment with our Relationship Based Sales (RBS) process.
  • Organizes and participates in response-related meetings (internal and/or client), as appropriate.
  • Assists in the production of response documents (printing, copying, binding, shipping)
  • Anticipated Bachelor's degree in Marketing or comparable discipline from a four-year college or university in the next 2 years is required
  • Advanced skills and experience working with Microsoft Office suite and with proficiency in database applications required
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English required
  • Ability to work after hours and on weekends, and sometimes on short notice required
  • Able to travel as needed required

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.