Business Development Writer - Military veterans preferred

2020-09-04
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Houston
Texas
77007
United States

Title:

Business Development Writer

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, intelligence community, NASA and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity.

Our people make the world a more productive, efficient and fascinating place. And that’s only the beginning.

Business Development Writer

The Business Development Writer opportunity combines clear and compelling writing, strategic thinking, and project management skills to fulfill the objective of writing, editing, and producing content that showcases KBR capabilities, expertise and successes. The successful candidate will be a team player who works collaboratively with others and also independently, coordinate projects, and maintain communication with stakeholders while working on multiple projects simultaneously. Writing assignments may include white papers, management plans, technical content, past performance and corporate experience, executive summaries, staffing plans, resumes, and other sales documents for existing or new business pursuits.

Responsibilities Includes:

  • Locating information sources and developing content for corporate databases, sales documents, and other projects related to the pursuit of business.
  • Sales material development and finalization, knowledge management, and research and analysis.
  • Write persuasively and articulately.
  • Proof and edit the work of others, as well as your own.
  • Produce clear, organized deliverables in accordance with requirements.
  • Create strategies to gather and develop content, such as project plans, storyboards, and outlines, to include identification of information sources.
  • Research subjects and materials as needed to communicate accurately (e.g., to develop appropriate questions to conduct interviews).
  • Synthesize information received from written and verbal sources.
  • Support initiatives to upload and organize content within corporate databases and archives.
  • Conduct interviews and work with stakeholders (e.g., Subject Matter Experts) to write clear, concise, and compliant content.
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to capture concepts and ideas while maintaining consistency in messaging and strategy through the use of correct style and voice.
  • Work with graphic designers to develop illustrations needed to accompany narrative.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Ability to translate objectives into a schedule and series of activities to meet the requirements.
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent time management skills and confidence working in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Exceptional persuasive writing skills to craft a clear story.
  • Excellent editorial skills, with ability to consistently apply in-house and client styles.
  • Experience with editing and publishing techniques, including the ability to operate PC-based software and hardware.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, and familiarity with SharePoint and Adobe Creative Suite is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and assignments.
  • Ability to work on a team, either in a support function or as a project leader.
  • Willingness to work overtime on short notice.
  • BA/BS degree, preferably in English, Journalism, or relevant field.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .