Proposal Coordinator - Vancouver | Kiewit | | 16/05/13
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Proposal Coordinator full-time

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: Kiewit ()
Category: Communications, Copywriting / Writing
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Job Posting Title
Proposal Coordinator

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Salary Range (Canadian Dollar)
40,000 - 60,000

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices in the United States, Canada and abroad. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, heavy civil, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. With revenues of more than $10 billion, Kiewit's workforce includes approximately 10,300 staff and 14,400 craft workers. Kiewit Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Kiewit participates in E-Verify.

Western Canada's Proposal Group is looking for an energetic, team-oriented individual, with excellent
communication skills to work as part of the business development team in our Vancouver Area Office.

This person's responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
* Assist with coordination, scripting and production of responses to SOQs, RFQs, RFPs and Design-Build
* Develop resumes, project sheets and other general collateral, in addition to written proposal content.
This will involve advanced word processing skills and preferably a working knowledge of graphics
* Manage deadlines and responsibilities assigned through responsibility matrix
* Provide persuasion through effective, quality writing
* Market research as required
* Other marketing and business development responsibilities as they develop


* 3+ years in proposal writing/coordination in the AlElC industry
* Bachelors degree in English, Marketing, Communication or related degree
* Excellent command of English grammar, spelling and composition as well as oral communication and
interpersonal skills
* Documented experience with technical writing for proposals
* Ability to problem solve and think critically
* Must be flexible to accommodate varied hours that accompany a client-deadline driven environment and
some extended work hours including weekends
* Must be a team player and capable of sourcing information from a wide array of staff in various
geographic locations, using various methods including written requests and/or interviews, both in-person
and via telephone
* Demonstrated experience working remotely and in a mobile environment a plus
* Ability to self-manage a process and complete tasks independent of oversight
* Solid organizational skills with a key focus on attention to detail and quality are a must
* Ability to work within a team structure
* Work to meet strict deadlines and comply with all mandated specifications
* Advanced and professional communication, writing, and editing skills in the English language
* Advanced in the use of Microsoft Office 2007/2010 suite, including development and use of templates,
styles and all advanced functions.
* Proficient in Adobe CS: InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat Pro as well as general graphic design
* Familiarity with databases a plus (CRM Platforms)

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