Kiewit Corporation Marketing Writer in The Woodlands, Texas77381

Date: May 25, 2017

Location: The Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 65789

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment

• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Responsibilities:

• Work closely with the marketing manager and creative team to understand the needs/challenges of each audience to represent our brand in a way that engages and informs

• Collaborate with wider marketing team and stakeholders throughout the organization to conceptualize, develop and/or revise content that meets expressed strategic goals

• Create marketing copy for presentations, collateral, email, website, product descriptions, events and other materials while maintaining a cohesive visual and written identity

• Own proofreading of all content generated before it's published to ensure accuracy and adherence to our brand style guidelines

• Edit copy of various sources on an on-going basis and read, interpret and repair documents for inconsistencies

• Manage and prioritize multiple last minute changes in creative direction and rounds of edits

• Ensure writing is consistent in quality tone, and style

• Meet writing and content development deadlines to ensure quick turnarounds in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

• Act as a brand steward, ensuring all messaging and copy is within brand voice and editorial guidelines

• Provide support to all other marketing functions as needed including but not limited to presentation development and preparation, proposal writing and coordination, development of responses to requests for qualification and expressions of interest, document production, tradeshow coordination, research and maintenance of capabilities and experience database

Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or English-related field

• Copywriting or editorial experience

• Ability to write clear, precise, persuasive marketing copy

• Excellent communication skills

• Superior attention to detail

• Thorough knowledge of grammar rules and AP Style rules.

• Understanding of writing process typography and basic design principles

• Team player who displays a positive, professional attitude always and assumes accountability and responsibility for all assigned projects

• Ability to work with stakeholders of all levels under strict deadlines

• Experience in providing direction to internal and external resources, multi-tasking and triaging priorities in a rapidly changing environment and have the proven ability to allocate resources to effectively meet priorities

• Exceptional proofreading skills

• Portfolio showing a variety of writing examples

Kiewit is 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.

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