Senior Marketing Coordinator/Proposal Writer


Why Choose HNTB?

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.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

Position Details

Senior Marketing Coordinator/Proposal Writer
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!We are seeking a Senior Marketing Coordinator/Proposal Writer to join our Great Lakes Division Marketing Team. This position is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Are you a strategic thinker? A creative problem solver? Do you thrive in an innovative working environment? HNTB, one of the nation’s leading infrastructure engineering and planning firms, is looking for a marketing professional with passion and drive to join our talented team. The ideal candidate will enjoy, and be proficient in juggling multiple projects involving writing, editing, strategy, public relations/brand building, and presentation preparation.

We need someone proficient in most, or all, of the latest Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Office applications. Good grammar, good humor and flexibility are a must, as is the drive and enthusiasm to work hard with a terrific team of marketing professionals. Previous A/E experience is a bonus! If you like great pay, benefits and people ...and you think you’re the person for this position, please apply today.

Job Summary:

Works on complex and mega proposals independently.Performs a lead role in managing complex and mega proposals, including leading proposal support staff teams.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Works with individual pursuit teams to develop pursuit strategies through the use of Project Win Plans (PWPs) and RFP. Actively monitors the effectiveness of the implementation of PWPs and PRPs to identify deficiencies in pursuit plans and works with pursuit teams to implement corrective actions. Provides business intelligence on clients, competitors and HNTB to support project pursuits. Monitors media sources for pertinent information relative to specific pursuits. Organizes and facilitates pursuit strategy meetings. Works with district and office leadership and individual pursuit teams to determine specific materials needed and the corresponding level of effort. Leads development of presell materials.
  • Takes lead role in the development of proposals and presentations. Collaborates with technical staff and reviews/edits their narrative for content clarity, compliance and key messages. Works directly with senior level technical staff to prepare proposal materials including writing, editing, verifying and formatting proposal information and ensuring the various aspects of the proposals (Win Themes, technical scope, staff qualifications and experience, biographical data, etc.) and other marketing materials are accurate, timely, high quality and well written. Works with graphic design staff to plan and produce materials ensuring all proposal materials are effectively communicating the strategic vision identified for a given pursuit.
  • Organizes presentation rehearsals.
  • Understands and is a champion of HNTB’s Client Focus philosophy, supporting it by participating in Client Service Team meetings and preparing materials for specific Client Focus activities with Foundation and Future Foundation Clients.
  • May coordinate division PR activities, including creating press releases and announcements, articles for division newsletter, project awards, and other special PR related projects.
  • May represent the marketing group at other strategy sessions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business or related degree
  • 6 years related experience

Preferred Qualification/Skills:

  • 6 years supporting Architecture/Engineering projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Ability to function in a team setting, and provide and take direction from colleagues
  • Ability to collaborate with a range of professionals.
  • Ability to assess problems and implement solutions.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, deadlines and budgets.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office, SharePoint, Adobe and other communications-related software programs.
  •  Can-do attitude, flexible, and ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven atmosphere.

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