Junior/Entry Level Proposal Writer (Creative Writing/Technical Writing) - Government Contracting - R

IT Coalition
Alexandria, VA
Sep 15, 2022
Sep 27, 2022
Full Time
Entry-Level/Junior Proposal Writer100% RemoteAre you an up-and-coming Proposal Writer looking to apply your knowledge in a team environment? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a desire to learn about Federal Proposals? Are you looking to join a Government Contractor where your contributions make a difference? You're in luck! IT Coalition is seeking a self-starter with education and/or a background in creative/technical writing to detail to join our Business Development team! IT Coalition, Inc. is fast growing, larger Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) with expertise in Emerging Technologies, Application Development, IT Security, Management Consulting and Program Support. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA we provide services to over 20 Federal Agencies to include, but not limited to: DOJ, DOD, DHS, HHS, NASA, and DOC. The compensation package for this role includes base salary and bonus structure along with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k, and education reimbursement among others!QualificationsThis is an entry-level position, so some proposal writing experience may be advantageous for this position but is not requiredBachelor's degree in a field requiring extensive persuasive and/or technical writing, especially in a persuasive context, including proposal writing, journalism, communications, creative writing, marketing, business, law, or similar fields, in order to write persuasively to sell a point of view is requiredUp to two general writing samples may be required to demonstrate fluency and command over varied topicsUp-to-date knowledge of marketing, editing, and graphic design, preferredEye for detail and skills in copy-editing, proofreading, grammar, style, spelling, and punctuation Experience writing in a detailed, factual, and convincing mannerThe ability to expand and develop original content and a convincing narrative from basic, raw information are criticalAbility to converse with a diverse group of people covering technical and business perspectives and elicit the necessary informationWillingness to speak and debate issues, develop independent knowledge and expertise through research to back up opinionsAbility to meet strict, iterative deadlines and good strategic planning abilities to stay on top of deliverablesExcellent communication skills, interpersonal and organizational skills, analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skillsAbility to work well both in a team and independentlyAble to multi-task in a deadline-driven environmentFluency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SharePointResponsibilities:Receives, reviews, analyzes, and breaks down Federal Government Requests for Proposal (RFP) and similar itemsDevelops, organizes, writes, reviews and revises all proposal related activity and engages corporate and operational stakeholders to meet set timelinesProvide proposal writing and RFP response management support to be able to shepherd and oversee the proposal creation process from opportunity identification to the proposal submissionAccomplish proposal editing, formatting, compliance checks, and final proposal assemblyDemonstrate strong writing skills within a structured process and incorporate management/SME feedback to refine the proposalRespond by adding pertinent details through research and inquiry to the core requirements identified in the RFI/RFPAttention to detail to ensure that all requirements in the RFI are met and addressed appropriatelyAbility to work with SMEs to develop solutions for complex problems and express them in a concise but convincing, compelling manner as part of the proposalAbility to develop promotional and marketing content for the business and our website which could be case studies, white papers, specific capability statements, and project summary reports based on activity descriptions