Proposal Writer, Sustainability

Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work.  Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.

As part of the Work Dynamics organization, this role will lead the Bid Writer function for Sustainability and Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) while closely partnering with the Global Proposal Content Director and Products organization to develop and manage all written baseline content for Sustainability and ESG proposals globally.

This high-visibility role calls for a confident and creative communications professional who is an expert writer with excellent strategic-thinking, organizational, technology, training, and collaboration skills. The preferred candidate will have a clear understanding of Sustainability, ESG, and the Commercial Real Estate industry and outsourcing, with a strong ability to clearly articulate integrated solutions and value proposition.


  • Remain closely aligned with the Sustainability and ESG team(s) to write proposal content.
  • Partner with the Global Proposal Content Director and work closely with the Proposal Management team to identify “best in class” writeups for consideration.
  • Execute the governance cadence, standard processes, and templates that have been established.
  • Own the tagging, organizing, and publishing of content in our Proposal Management content system.
  • Ensure all content is updated and accurate for Sustainability and ESG.
  • Interface and collaborate with other business units (Products, Marketing, Business Line Leads, Verticals, and support functions) on new product capabilities and platform / service updates. 


  • Expert writer within the CRE industry with 5+ years of communications / writing experience.
  • Familiarity with ESG reporting, sustainable practices, and industry trends.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective presentation skills, and a proven ability to clearly articulate integrated and complex solutions and value propositions.
  • Excellent MS Office Suite expertise to include Word, Excel, SharePoint, etc.
  • Ability to translate broad concepts and ideas into clear and logical communications.
  • Flexibility and a proactive ability to work independently.
  • High degree of energy, assertiveness, and creativity.
  • Achievement in navigating through a complex, multi-faceted organization with multiple stakeholders and the ability to interface with senior management in various functional departments.
  • Unyielding attention to detail.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or Marketing.

Estimated compensation for this position is:85,000.00 – 110,000.00 USD

The pay range listed is a total compensation range including bonus, if applicable. The provided range is an estimate and not guaranteed. An employment offer is based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity and alignment with market data.

Location:Remote –Atlanta, GA, Austin, TX, Charlotte, NC, Chicago, IL, New York, NY

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements.  We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary 
  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500® company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAY. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.