CBRE Global Investors, a top-tier global real asset investment manager, has an opportunity for a Commercial Real Estate Investment RFP Writer in the firm's Los Angeles Headquarters to support one of the strongest capital-raising teams in the industry.
With over $100 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2018, CBRE Global Investors sponsors investment programs across the risk/return spectrum for real asset investors worldwide.
The successful candidate will join a team of professionals responsible for writing proposals for new business and private placement memoranda, populating and updating consultant databases, and responding to various ad hoc requests.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES As a Sr. Associate, the RFP Writer provides overall project management for the development of RFPs, PPMs, questionnaires, surveys, ad hoc requests, consultant database inputs and other related documents for U.S.-based and global funds, endowments, trusts and their advising consultants. Responsibilities include establishing and managing timelines, leading kick-off meetings, submitting drafts for investment team and compliance approval, and finalizing the document for submittal to the client. The RFP Writer will:
Write responses to RFP questions, including using existing content and developing new content as needed.
Liaise with investment teams, shared resource teams and senior management.
Peer review documents and provide constructive feedback to colleagues.
Proofread content and ensure appropriate formatting and branding.
Provide new content for the RFP database and help identify duplications and old material to be deleted.
Perform other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a four-year college/university and a minimum of two to six years of related experience and/or training.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES None.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS Advanced written and verbal communication skills. Advanced organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to internal clients. Ability to effectively present information. Ability to interact comfortably with various levels of the organization.
FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE Requires intermediate knowledge of the real estate investment management industry and a general working knowledge of real estate.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Ability to research information when no clear answer is provided. Ability to make coherent inferences from multiple data points and scattered information.
OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES Strong writing skills with demonstrated ability to write RFPs, RFIs, DDQs, and other business development materials and reports in a pre-designed style and format. Advance skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to self, co-workers and supervisor.
Internal Number: 18023132
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.