Marketing/Proposal Specialist

Kapur and Associates

Kapur is a full-service consulting engineering firm providing engineering, survey, site design, construction inspection, and construction management services across the United States. Our corporate headquarters are in the north side of Milwaukee, and we have several other branch offices in downtown Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Wausau, and Burlington, as well as full service offices in Indianapolis, Chicago, and Louisville. Kapur has steadily grown to over 375 professionals and provides services to contractors, DOT’s, railroads, power companies, municipalities, developers, agencies, water and sewer districts, and school districts for over 40 years.

We are proud to be employee owned, and all eligible employees take part in our Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). This incentive encourages us to take responsibility for and pride in each of our projects, resulting in success and allowing us to forge long-term relationships with our clients.

Position Details

Marketing/Proposal Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Kapur is seeking an entry- to mid-level Marketing/Proposal Specialist based in our Milwaukee office. The position will support business development by creating opportunity-specific marketing materials (proposals, qualifications packages, or presentations), researching clients and prospects, and identifying promotional opportunities to reach intended audiences.

Proposal and Pursuit Presentations:

  • Coordinates, writes, edits, and produces statements of qualifications, proposals, presentations, and other marketing collateral
  • Guides the development and execution of go/no-go decision-making, planning, and winning strategies to capture work successfully
  • Participates in pre-proposal and pre-interview planning with design teams to help develop and apply the established win strategy
  • Assists in the development of pursuit strategy
  • Assists with interview coaching
  • Develops/maintains boilerplate to be used in proposals
  • Writes, edits, and performs research for non-technical proposal sections
  • Solicits and coordinates information subconsultants and other team members for inclusion in proposal and presentation materials

Messaging & Strategy:

  • Participates in building our brand, including the development of key market-level messaging
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on, advocates, and actively follows marketing and brand guidelines and procedures

Information Systems & Administration:

  • Gathers, formats, and maintains accurate, up-to-date firm marketing information, including staff bios, project descriptions and statistics, and other information for marketing purposes


Our ideal candidate is an individual who enjoys working collaboratively with people and embraces being part of a team. Understanding the proposal realm, a perfect candidate is efficient and resourceful in managing the proposal and interview process from start to finish.

  • Superior organizational and time management/prioritization skills
  • High attention to detail; proofreading skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative
  • Deadline driven with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts and storytelling in both written and graphic form
  • Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Relates well to colleagues and can connect with employees at all levels 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related field
  • 2-7 years of experience; proposal writing/coordination/research experience required
  • Mastery of Microsoft products including Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision and OpenAsset
  • A/E/C industry experience
  • Proposal experience with various DOT’s and local municipalities

*Compensation can be discussed during initial call.

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