Marketing & Proposal Writing, Associate @ Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF)

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF) is hiring a Marketing & Proposal Writing Associate in Tallahassee! THF is a growing, mid-sized accounting firm headquartered in Tallahassee, FL. In addition, we have two satellite locations in Tampa, FL and Bainbridge, GA. We are seeking an entry-level Marketing and Proposal Writing Associate to join our team. This person will be responsible for a wide array of marketing duties. Those include responding to proposals, internal communications, preparing team members for presentations, social media posts, editing marketing materials, and updating the firm’s websites. Consequently, this position will report directly to the Director of Marketing and Business Development.

We will provide a competitive annual salary for this position. Also, it includes a full benefits package (see below for details). We are specifically looking for someone who:

  • Is extremely detail-oriented
  • Truly enjoys business and professional writing
  • Is friendly and personable
  • Is humble and loves the behind the scenes experience
  • Possesses exceptional organizational skills and is effective at time management and multitasking
  • Enjoys a competitive opportunity and strives to win through teamwork and collaboration
  • Is able to set priorities, anticipate pitfalls, plan steps for large projects, and set schedules
  • Is adaptable and willing to switch gears as business needs change
  • Has high integrity and discretion
  • Is proactive and has a sense of urgency
  • Takes initiative and doesn’t wait for direction when an issue arises
  • Is looking for more than just a “job” and wants a stable career with a growing company
  • Currently lives in or around Tallahassee, FL and has aspirations to stay here long-term

If these qualities describe you, please read on or click here to begin the application process!

Essential Job Functions:

  • Drafting, editing, and organizing responses to proposals for our various industry teams
  • Maintaining a database of contacts for our industry teams
  • Working with team leaders to gather the appropriate information to be included in proposals
  • Following trades to update the team on potential opportunities
  • Working with internal team members to draft and update their resumes and headshots
  • Preparing our teams for oral presentations with potential clients
  • Writing and editing marketing materials, blogs, and articles focused on the various industries of our firm
  • Updating our firm’s websites and social media profiles
  • Reviewing multiple websites and articles to search for additional revenue opportunities for our teams
  • Contacting leads or referral sources to gather information and update our teams
  • Representing THF in the community to build positive brand awareness


This job might be for you if you:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (required)
  • Have earned an associate’s or bachelor’s degree (preferred, but not required)
  • Are a very skilled writer and truly enjoy business writing or creating marketing content
  • Are computer-savvy and have a high proficiency in Google G-Suite and/or Microsoft Office
  • Have past experience with writing responses to proposals or grants (nice to have, but not mandatory)
  • Are able to adapt and learn different government website proposal systems
  • Have professional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Available to work full-time Monday – Friday in the Tallahassee, FL office
  • Already live in or around Tallahassee, FL or are willing to relocate (especially if you have ties to the area)
  • Are OK with working in an office setting the majority of the work week (note that occasional work-from-home days could be an option)
  • Can pass a criminal background check


At THF, we understand that highly satisfied employees are key to a thriving business. This is why we offer:

  • A competitive annual salary, dependent on your relevant work experience
  • A workplace culture that supports collaboration, teamwork, stability, and professional growth
  • A tight team environment where you get to know all of your colleagues (i.e. you’re not just a number)
  • Health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield (firm covers a portion of the cost)
  • Dental insurance that is 100% employer-paid
  • Optional vision insurance
  • Life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • 401(k) retirement matching (up to 4%) and profit sharing plan
  • 15 days per year of PTO (paid time off)
  • Eight (8) paid holidays each year
  • Flexible, full-time work hours (occasional remote work can be discussed)

If you think you’d be a good fit, we’d love to see you apply!

When applying, please upload your resume and a cover letter here. In the letter, please include the contact information (email addresses or phone numbers) for three professional references. Additionally, please note that all communication will be done via email. Be sure to check your inbox and spam folder regularly.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. In addition, we are ADA compliant and an E-verify employer. If you prefer to submit your resume by mail, please use the following address: PO Box 14569, Tallahassee, FL 32317.