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Jacobs Entry Level Proposal Assistant in Irvine, California

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

We’re seeking a Proposal Assistant to work with the Jacobs Sales Team in our West Region of the Americas. In this position you will support a variety of sales and business development assignments, ranging from strategic proposals to qualification statements and letters of interest. All members of our SO team are expected to be self-starters who: possess excellent oral and written communication skills; develop creative solutions to tackle challenges; are team players ready to support each other; and have a vested interest in Jacobs’ success. Your drive to discover solutions alongside a world class team of Sales professionals will allow you to explore and implement your creative ideas and innovations.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • At least 1 year of recent experience using Adobe Creative Suite

  • 0-2 years of experience

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred, but not required, in business, marketing, communication, technical, or other related field and/or equivalent relevant experience.

  • A 3.0 GPA

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proficiency in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and formatting preferred

  • An ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

This position can be located in any of our locations in the West Region, including California, Pacific Northwest, Southwest; and Calgary and Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language. (

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.