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Proposal Coordinator


Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 160461 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Mining District 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Mining 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Mining Group, Inc. is looking for a Proposal Specialist to support our get work process by preparing and developing content for proposals and client interview presentations/meetings, as well as special projects. Additional duties include tracking and research of clients and markets in the mining, aggregate and heavy civil construction industries.  

District Overview

Kiewit Mining Group has grown steadily to become one of North America’s leading producers of high-quality, high-energy coal and is ranked as one of the top 10 coal producers in the nation. We are built on a solid foundation of safety, quality, production and integrity.  



Position will report to Business Line Manager for Kiewit Mining and will be based out of our Lone Tree, Colorado office. 


•    Write, edit and manage content and development of complex proposals.
•    Develop graphic design solutions to support in the production of winning proposals/presentations.
•    Captures content through outlining and storyboarding. 
•    Creates presentation materials (PowerPoint, Prezi, boards, etc.).
•    Develops and maintains best practices and templates.
•    Creates and brainstorms technical graphics and visual persuasion. 
•    Knowledge and experience in publishing documents.
•    Monitor informational databases to help generate leads.
•    Research markets, clients, competitors in the mining, aggregate and heavy civil markets for reporting.
•    Obtain and update data and run reports as needed in our proprietary Client Relationship Management System (CRM).
•    Create and implement responsibility matrix defining roles, deadlines and assignments.
•    Interact with corporate and District personnel to complete SOQ’s, RFPs and other client required documents.
•    Assist with trade show and conference scheduling, logistics and attendance.
•    Manage and administer the District SharePoint Site.
•    Assist with other administrative duties as needed by the Business. 


•    2+ years of marketing communication/visual communication and/or proposal experience for a large mining, engineering or construction company
•    Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications, Journalism, English, Construction Management or equivalent required
•    Previous experience using Business Objects and SharePoint desirable, but not required.
•    Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite, especially PowerPoint, Prezi, and Adobe Acrobat 
•    Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop is a strong plus.

Additional attributes to be successful in this role:
•    Exceptional attention to detail, organization and active listening skills
•    Exceptional interpersonal and presentation development skills
•    Visually driven and able to communicate artistic opinions on design elements
•    Self-motivated with ability to work well with professionals from various backgrounds
•    Ability to manage multiple projects to consistently meet high standards and be attentive to quality

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.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

Base Compensation: $52,247 - $78,370 
(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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