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Proposal Coordinator/Writer Intern


Englewood, CO, US

Requisition ID: 109942 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Business Development & Proposals 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Intern proposal writer/coordinator to participate in the development of proposal documents in response to requests for Statements of Qualifications, Proposals and Client Presentations. This is a position that will require the successful candidate to learn and apply new concepts and skills. This job will involve learning about solicitation and proposal development processes.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Proposal Services (KIPS) is based in Englewood, Colorado, and provides exceptional – best in class – proposal support services to Kiewit Infrastructure and Engineering Districts.  KIPS represents a shared services initiative for Kiewit Engineering Group and Kiewit Infrastructure Group, divisions of Kiewit Corporation. 

KIE Proposal Services has an internship opening in its group in Englewood, CO. This intern position is temporary, starting in May or June 2021 and lasting for approximately eight weeks.


Englewood, Colorado

  • Assist in developing content for non-technical proposal sections from reference materials and/or interviews with subject matter experts
  • Assist in coordination and development of proposal sections with oversight from Proposal Manager or Sr. Proposal Coordinator
  • Assist in the production of hard copy and electronic proposal documents
  • Learn to work with graphic designers to translate narrative concepts into supporting graphics
  • Learn to recognize areas in proposal to recommend graphics
  • Learn to manage deadlines and responsibilities assigned through responsibility matrix
  • Assist team in developing work product that meets solicitation requirement and compliance objectives

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • Current active pursuit of Undergraduate degree in English, Technical Communications, Liberal Arts or Business
  • Basic knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat and InDesign

Required Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail, organization, and active listening skills
  • Ability to work with different personalities, and take direction from senior staff
  • Ability to meet deadlines while coordinating development of multiple proposal sections
  • Strong self-organization and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills within core group
  • Self-motivated with ability to work well with professionals from various backgrounds
  • Ability to deliver quality work that meets requirements and deadlines
  • A focus on teamwork – ability to listen, collaborate, and communicate among colleagues, internal customers, and team partners
  • Willingness to learn and grow, with a desire for constant improvement

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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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