Location: Baltimore Boston Reston Washington, DC Wilmington

Kittelson is seeking a full-time junior proposal coordinator to support proposal and marketing activities in our Northeast/Mid-Atlantic region, working with a team of dynamic transportation professionals. This is an opportunity to join a group of thought leaders and entrepreneurs at a growing, values-driven transportation planning and engineering consulting firm.

Position Summary

The ideal candidate has strong organizational, communication, and time management capabilities; works effectively with a variety of people; continually seeks to improve processes; is detailed oriented; and thrives in a non-structured environment. The position will be based in one of our Northeast Region offices: Baltimore, Maryland; Boston, Massachusetts; Reston, Virginia; Washington, DC; or Wilmington, North Carolina.

The candidate will support a variety of business development and marketing activities. Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Creating checklists, outlines, and draft content related  to proposal development
  • Coordinating with internal and external staff on the development of proposals
  • Using applications such as Microsoft Word and Adobe InDesign to format and produce proposals
  • Ensuring schedules are met for proposal and marketing deliverables
  • Maintaining our database (Deltek Vision) for staff resumes, projects, and text libraries
  • Creating and updating text library content for proposals and marketing materials
  • Conducting research activities to support staff in the identification of advanced leads and projects

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Strong writing, editing, and communication capabilities
  • Works well in a high-pressure environment; meets deadlines
  • Self-motivated and assertive
  • Capable of handling multiple projects concurrently
  • Interacts effectively with individuals at all levels
  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign
  • Attention to detail

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years of similar and relevant experience
  • College degree preferred, in a field commensurate with the position (e.g., English, Communications, Marketing)

Preferred Soft Skills

  • Entrepreneurial and consulting spirit to serve internal and external clients
  • Passion for the transportation industry and consulting
  • Natural teaching and mentoring ability
  • A strong desire to learn
  • Outward focus, with high level of customer service
Kittelson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not face discrimination on the basis of veteran status or disability.

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