Proposal Writer/Marketing Strategist

HNTB Corporation

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

Position Details

Proposal Writer/Marketing Strategist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Are you a strategic thinker? A persuasive writer? A creative problem solver? Do you thrive in an innovative working environment? HNTB, one of the nation’s leading architectural/engineering/planning firms, is looking for a marketing professional with passion and drive to join our talented and well-established team.

A Major Area of Focus Will Include:

  • Leading large, strategic sales efforts using strong facilitation and persuasive writing
  • Writes/leads qualification packages, proposals and leave behind material for the most complex and largest pursuits.
  • Collaborates with technical staff and writes/reviews/edits original content for clarity, compliance and key messages.
  • May mentor other staff.
  • Works with individual pursuit teams to develop pursuit strategies, including providing business intelligence on clients, competitors and HNTB.
  • Organizes and coaches the technical staff in presentation phase.
  • Organizes and facilitates pursuit strategy meetings.
  • Supports client service teams by preparing materials for internal and external meetings, as well as participating in client service team meetings.
  • May coordinate division public relations (PR) activities, including creating press releases and announcements, writing articles for division newsletter, and coordinating project awards and other special PR-related projects. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business or relevant degree
  • 5 years relevant experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills Possesses a strategic mindset
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, SharePoint, and other communications-related software programs


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