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Senior Marketing Specialist

Job Details

Monterey Park, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Transportation - KOA


Make a difference with your change - lead with ingenuity!


KOA Corporation (KOA), a Lochner Company is a leading provider in professional services in transportation, engineering, mobility planning, and construction management for public agencies and private sector clients. Our staff includes registered civil and traffic professional engineers, certified transportation planners, certified road safety professionals, project/construction managers, and construction inspectors.


In December 2022, KOA joined Lochner, a national transportation infrastructure firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, providing planning, environmental, design, construction engineering and inspection, and right-of-way services for surface transportation, rail, transit, and aviation clients. Together, we have more resources and capabilities for delivering innovative solutions and enhancing the quality of life in the communities we serve.

  • Client-Focused: We are collaborative and attentive to the unique needs and goals of each project.

  • Performance-Driven: We are problem solvers dedicated to transforming transportation infrastructure challenges into opportunities for innovation.

  • Community-Minded: We are vested in the work we do as stewards of public funds used to improve the communities we serve.

  • Socially Responsible: We give back to our communities by supporting various charitable organizations and causes.

  • Growth Oriented: We invest in programs to attract, retain, and develop employees so KOA becomes a long-term home for top talent.


Our goals and strategies promote a diverse and inclusive workforce that feels empowered to make a difference in the world. Our vision is to create healthy and sustainable communities both within and outside of our organization, where current and future generations can thrive.


Are you ready to join us?


The Senior Marketing Specialist works closely with Marketing Managers, Proposal Pursuit Managers, Office Managers, Operational Staff, and the Marketing and Business Development team to lead procurement response efforts and enforce best practices relative to the procurement response approach. The position also includes coordination of marketing activities and events, communications tasks and other Corporate Marketing initiatives.



  • Collaboratively works with technical staff and marketing team to respond to Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications/Letters of Interest submissions.

  • Compile materials for proposals in accordance with client requests including some writing and editing narrative for proposals such as project descriptions and staff qualifications.

  • Proofread, writes and edits employee, project, and qualification collateral. Coordinate with technical staff to obtain information and use information to develop compelling content for proposal and marketing collateral.

  • Develops and ensures compliance with RFP/RFQ request and proposal management documents, including proposal development schedules, outlines, and assignments.

  • Coordinates final submission of documents, whether print or electronic.

  • Conducts employee and project record updates through Deltek Vision CRM system.

  • Assist with production of interview materials including PowerPoint presentations, boards and other materials as needed.

  • Coordinates project photography; processing for marketing use.



  • 5 + years of experience in a Marketing/Proposal role within AEC industry.

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, or related field; strong proficiency in Adobe InDesign document layout and graphics and Microsoft PowerPoint composition and graphics; experience with CRM systems (Deltek Vision preferred).

  • Looking for a self-motivator, capable of independent work, able to juggle multiple deadline oriented priorities, exceptional attention to detail and have excellent organization and communication skills.

  • Must have strong writing and editing skills as well as verbal and visual communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet multiple deadlines and ability to work well in a team environment.


The range for this position is between $80-90k annual salary, based on experience and qualifications.



Aligning with our performance-driven nature, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.

KOA provides a comprehensive total rewards package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • FSA and HSA Programs for Health and Dependent Care

  • Life/AD&D Insurance (100% Employer Paid}

  • Short Term Disability & Long-Term Care Insurance

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Flexible Work Schedule

  • 401 K Matching Program

  • Office Parties & Events

  • Wellness Program

  • Bike-to-Work Incentive

  • On-The-Job Training and Hosted Training Webinars

  • Paid Professional Organization Fees

  • Education & Licensing Reimbursements

  • Internal Young Professionals Group


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, stoop, crawl, and lifting. The employee must frequently lift and/or move light equipment up to 20 pounds. Must be alert to equipment in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.


Equal Employer

KOA is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Lochner provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


All positions at KOA require an applicant who has accepted an employment offer to undergo a background check. Background checks include SSN/SIN validation, motor vehicle verification, education verification, employment verification, a criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, and drug test. All employment offers are contingent upon successful results of the background check.


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