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Marketing Writer Intern - KEG Business Development


Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 166609 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: KEG Business Development 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Kiewit seeks a highly motivated writing intern to join our Energy and Industrial marketing team. This intern will gain corporate writing experience developing engineering and construction content for marketing collateral, digital media, presentations, events, videos and other client-facing materials. The ideal candidate possesses the flexibility to write in various tones on diverse subjects, targeted to an array of audiences while maintaining a cohesive, professional brand voice.

District Overview

As one of North America's largest, most-respected construction and engineering organizations, we improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation; water/wastewater; power; oil, gas, and chemical; building; industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 23,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride, and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different

  • Consistently ranked within the top ten of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

  • Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment

  • 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay

  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days of paid time off each year

  • We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs


This position is based out of our Denver, CO office. 


  • Produce fresh, on-brand copy, seamlessly adjusting approach between technical and creative deliverables

  • Research, outline, write and edit compelling and engaging technical and nontechnical content for client-facing marketing materials 

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, thought leaders, subject matter experts and team members within our organization to develop technically complex yet clear and concise content

  • Pivot tone from technical to more personal for video scripts, advertisements, events and philanthropy-related communication

  • Assume accountability for copyediting final marketing deliverables (errors and inconsistencies)

  • Use AP style guidelines and maintain the department industry-specific style guide to ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in writing, marketing, journalism or a related field

  • Demonstrated commitment to quality with attention to detail and consistency in work product

  • Strong writing, organizational, problem solving and time-management skills 

  • Excellent listening and communication skills  

  • Works well independently and on a team; a positive attitude with a willingness to learn

  • Ability to professionally incorporate constructive feedback

  • Regular, reliable attendance 

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required, Adobe InDesign preferred

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

Base Compensation: $15.00/hr - $23.00/hr 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)


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.

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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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