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Client Event & Tradeshow Coordinator


Lenexa, KS, US Kansas City, KS, US

Requisition ID: 143799 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Communications 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are looking for a motivated and hyper-organized individual that partners with internal stakeholders to strategically plan and execute Kiewit’s tradeshow exhibits and various external-facing client events. The Client Event & Tradeshow Coordinator is a highly visible role that requires extensive project management and communication skills, a high level of professionalism and willingness to handle numerous time-sensitive projects simultaneously. The Client Event & Tradeshow Coordinator will join our growing events team and will report to the Marketing Manager, Events.

District Overview

The Kiewit Energy marketing, creative and proposal team provide get-work services to an array of markets, including power generation, transmission and distribution, renewables, industrial, oil and gas, and water/wastewater. Individuals in this department get exposure to a mix of high profile, complex pursuits across North America valued from $5M-$6B. This incredibly profitable, competitive, fun group focuses on winning more work with high-quality, client-focused sales strategies through creative communication techniques. Our rapidly growing team, which includes graphic designers, proposal professionals, writers, digital strategists, marketers, and data analytics brings vast experience, communication expertise, innovative concepts, and best practices to all projects we support across the company.  


Lenexa KS


•    Partners with internal executive leadership and business development teams to successfully and collaboratively strategize, plan, organize and execute events of varying sizes for Kiewit’s diverse energy, industrial and water markets
•    Independently and proactively completes all facets associated with event inception through completion, including strategic planning; tactical execution and coordination of logistics; vendor procurement and management; contract negotiation; detailed budgeting and forecasting; coordination of event materials; tracking and evaluating statistical data; post-event reporting; and other services as required
•    Collaborates with the internal graphic design and marketing teams to develop strategic visual elements that produce the best possible attendee experience while representing the Kiewit brands professionally and consistently
•    Provides effective and timely solutions while executing multiple projects with shifting priorities in a deadline-driven environment 
•    Presents self professionally in all written, verbal, virtual and in-person scenarios, no matter the audience
•    Collaborates with events colleagues to share industry updates, promote best practices, drive synergies and consistency, and foster a culture of innovation


•    Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, or related field 
•    3+ years of client-facing, corporate events or related experience 
•    Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel and Word required)
•    Innate attention to detail with the ability to anticipate and solve for problems before they surface 
•    Excellent listening and communication skills, including the ability to mitigate issues calmly, professionally and collaboratively 
•    Expert organizational and time-management skills
•    Adaptable, quick learner with an assertive and outgoing attitude
•    Self-motivated and highly productive with little hands-on supervision
•    Travel up to 25%

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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