Senior Desktop Publisher / Proposal Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Senior Desktop Publisher / Proposal Specialist

KBR is seeking a Senior Desktop Publisher / Proposal Specialist for the Science and Space Division. This position is an integral member of our proposal development team. They are responsible for all aspects of desktop publishing, including operating appropriate software and equipment to design, format, and produce master copies.


  • Prepares, formats, and performs desktop publishing-related requirements (page orientation/limits; attachment requirements; tabulation) to ensure compliance with all RFP (Section L) specifications.
  • Works with various document types such as scanned, PDF, and handwritten.
  • Uses MS Word to format and position text and graphics in a visually appealing way in order to design master copies using knowledge of type styles, size, and layout patterns.
  • Creates MS PowerPoint templates, and uses Style feature to create MS Word templates based on proposal volume requirements, e.g., technical, management, resumes, and past performance.
  • Edits graphics using Adobe Illustrator and incorporates into MS Word master copies.
  • Checks final copies for errors and makes necessary corrections.
  • Works late nights and weekends to meet strict deliverable deadlines.
  • Supports multiple proposals and other tasks simultaneously, taking on a high-volume level of work while committed to meeting a deadline.
  • Collaborates with coworkers, graphic artists, proposal coordinators, and proposal managers to produce master copies according to design specifications.
  • Works with large high-volume printers/copiers, GBC binding equipment, and paper folders/cutters.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 + years desktop publishing experience in Federal Government proposal development
  • In lieu of formal education 13 + years of related experience
  • Ability to work quickly, accurately, and efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Five or more years’ experience using MS Word, including template design, layout, formatting, style guide adherence, and production
  • Advanced proficiency using Adobe Acrobat and MS Word
  • Excellent team player and customer-service oriented

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 solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ?

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

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