Careers – Proposal Writer/Coordinator

Who we are:

CWA Engineers Inc. (CWA) is a privately-owned consulting engineering firm that services the industrial sector throughout North and South America. We are growing in a diverse range of industries, including mining and mineral processing, ports and terminals, construction aggregates, engineered wood products, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, and utilities.

We embrace a culture of innovation, excellence, and continuous improvement while providing a balanced work-life schedule. We hold innovation competitions, host regular lunch-and-learn sessions, participate in intramural sports and after-work activities, and provide 17 earned days off each year in addition to vacation days.

This position will be based in our Vancouver office at the Broadway Tech Centre, with amenities including a fitness centre, basketball and volleyball courts, an outdoor BBQ area, restaurants, caf├ęs, bike lockers, underground parking, a daycare facility, and convenient access to the Renfrew SkyTrain Station.  

Position overview:

Reporting to the Marketing and Proposal Lead, you will play an integral role in our Business Development department by developing winning proposals and supporting the creation of marketing materials. To succeed in this role, you must be an effective communicator, possess excellent writing skills, and be a quick learner with a keen eye for details.

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Review incoming RFP/RFQ inquiries and coordinate the proposal preparation process from initial RFP inquiry to proposal submission.
  • Edit and proofread technical documents for consistency in clarity, style, and tone, as well as compliance with company standards.
  • Support marketing initiatives and assist in the creation of content for marketing materials including online content, project datasheets, brochures, and other literature.

Who you are:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • A degree or diploma in English, Communications, Creative Writing, or a related discipline with two to five years of relevant experience.
  • A love of writing and a strong command of the English language with the ability to transform complex ideas into clear and compelling copy.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (or Adobe Creative Suite) and WordPress will be considered an asset.
  • A willingness to work occasional overtime to meet deadlines.

This is an ideal opportunity for a professional who is driven to take his or her career to the next level by assuming new challenges in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment.

Application process: 

If what we have outlined matches your profile, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your application in .pdf format to with the subject line as follows: Proposal Writer/Coordinator – Your Name.

We thank you in advance for your interest and effort in applying. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls or recruiters, please.