KPB Institutional Services RFP Sales Writer in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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    100 Public Square
    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description


Support KPB’s Institutional Services team through the identification and production of client-facing materials and organization of sales support for Segment and Field sales professionals in order to grow KPB’s Institutional revenue. This includes, but is not limited to: responding to requests for proposals (RFPs), creating new business and/or product presentations, developing collateral marketing and educational materials, sales prospect vetting, maintaining RFP database, assisting with client experience initiative, and event planning. Position Key and KPB Institutional Services in the most favorable manner to attain highest possible win rates.


Create content, edit, and publish projects such as responses to requests for proposals, new business and/or product presentations, pitch books, and collateral materials within established deadlines to support the KPB Institutional Services team.
  • Responsible for the final production of RFP responses, including copying, binding and shipping by appropriate deadlines.
  • Research and ensure accuracy of written content.
  • Support the Director of Institutional Sales with internal/external wholesaling activities.
  • Support the Director of Institutional Sales with client experience and prospect vetting initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with Segment and Field Sales Professionals and other appropriate personnel for each project assigned.
  • Independently provide editing, publishing, and graphic design to ensure a professional looking and effective proposal within the guidelines submitted by the client or prospect.
  • Independently maintain a repository of RFP responses.
  • Independently track production work flow and assigned projects.
  • Contribute to and coordinate KPB Institutional Services event planning initiatives.

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in supporting and enabling business, commercial, or institutional sales teams.
  • Demonstrated professional skills in writing, editing, graphics and production of print, and related media.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to articulate clearly the department vision, strategy, and expectations.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with external and internal clients, including executive managers.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with strict adherence to deadlines and competing priorities.
  • Microsoft Office skills, especially Access, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

  • Bachelors Degree - Journalism, English, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Business, or related field Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a professional writer/editor in a communications department, marketing department, advertising firm, or similar environment.
  • Competence with trust/investment management, commercial banking, operating fund and charitable plan client needs.
  • Client consultation/advocate background.

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

KeyBank has administrative services in place that help support the business. These include: Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Marketing. KeyBank’s Corporate Center supports strategic initiatives through multiple teams which provide distinctly different, yet interrelated, disciplines for the KeyBank Leadership team and its business groups. The Corporate Center protects and enhances Key’s brand through thoughtful and deliberate messaging and responsible banking. Our proactive approach and significant expertise engage both internal and external constituents – employees, clients, shareholders, investors, regulators, legislators, community advocates – by adding value, positively influencing their perceptions, and instilling a sense of confidence in Key.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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