The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and detail-oriented strategic thinker with demonstrated experience in proposal development and pursuit management. Strong organization and coordination skills are required for the high-volume demand and fast-paced environment. By partnering with our dynamic Sales and Business Development Team and in collaboration with subject matter experts (SMEs) representing multiple cross-functional teams, the Proposal Manager will develop sales proposals and presentations focused on winning new business and growing our portfolio. The Proposal Manager will conduct research, interview subject matter experts, draft, edit, and format proposal documentation. Since proposal writing is a time-sensitive creative endeavor the successful candidate must exhibit the skills necessary to work with and manage others in writing on large-scale schedule-driven creative processes. The position requires extensive cooperative writing and extensive interviewing skills. Must be methodical in approaching problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, research, and write compliant, persuasive proposal text in the areas of qualifications, experience, staffing, technical responses, and resumes.
  • Support proposal writing efforts on up to three proposals at once, working in conjunction with both operations and bid center writers.
  • Interview subject matter experts and draft proposal material for their review
  • Participate in and provide input during proposal development, i.e. theme and strategy development.
  • Support development of responses to Requests for Information or Requests for Qualifications
  • Participate in kickoff, solution, status meetings, and color reviews where appropriate
  • Develop operational, administrative, and technical knowledge
  • Assist in writing/editing/compliance functions as required
  • Assist production in proofreading and editing functions, and on book checks
  • Take on increasingly difficult technology and operational sections
  • Collaborate on the executive summary or other sections, as requested
  • Develop, maintain, and organize baseline content for author reuse
  • Support review of materials for competitive analysis and continuous improvement
  • Participate in the preparation of oral presentations
  • Other duties as assigned

What’s in it for you?

  • Solving complex problems that improve daily the lives of people
  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Casual work environment with flexible core working hours
  • Excellent benefits including no-cost dental insurance for employees and eligible dependents

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 7 years experience in this field
  • Experience writing proposals for technical projects
  • Well-documented oral and written communication skills
  • High-level expertise in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Desk Top Publishing
  • Willingness to work extended hours and travel, as needed

Our top Candidates will have:

  • Advanced degree
  • Proficient with Excel, SharePoint, and Desktop Publishing