Proposal Writer

Employer
PCM
Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
May 18, 2017
Closes
May 26, 2017
Hours
Full Time
About PCMPCMG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PCM, Inc, is a value-added direct market reseller of IT products and services to public sector and healthcare customers nationwide. Through a range of contract vehicles and a dedicated staff of certified professionals, we offer best value solutions from hundreds of name-brand manufacturers. For twenty years, we have been a recognized leader in the public sector IT marketplace providing hardware, software, networking equipment, storage, peripherals and supplies. Our core technical competencies include system architecture, design, and management, from individual notebooks and desktops to the data center and everything in between. As an ISO 9001:2008 registered company, we have built our reputation on quality processes supported by certifications and accreditations at the highest levels with industry partners such as Apple, Cisco, HP, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle.Overview PCMG experienced explosive growth in 2016 and as a result we are expanding our team. We are an industry leader in information technologies and solutions for both Federal and State governments. Our employees are our greatest asset and we are committed to their professional development and growth. We provide competitive salaries, bonuses, generous benefit packages, and paid time off to balance work and personal commitments.PCMG is expanding and adding a dynamic Proposal Writer to our team. The candidate will be for writing and editing compliant, high-quality, multi-million-dollar proposal content for highly complex responses to RFIs, RFQs, RFPs, and unsolicited proposals. Participates in all aspects of the proposal development process from pre-solicitation through final response. The candidate must be detail oriented with excellent English, strong interpersonal, computer and organizational skills.ResponsibilitiesWriting, editing, and rewriting technical sections; maintaining document configuration management and controlReading and analyzing RFPs and editing proposal content for readability, consistency, clarity, and compliance with requirementsEnsuring that all RFP format specifications have been followed and meets all proposal deadlinesImproving the readability and clarity of text by using active voice and concise language, and minimizing jargonMinimizing style differences from multiple authors and contributorsWorking collaboratively with Proposal Management for feedback on design standardsCreating style manuals and acronym lists that are customized for each proposal effortEditing and reviewing written material prepared by others to include the actual narrative and compliance with formats and templates, win themes, solicitation compliance, and solution accuracyDemonstrating an outstanding level of commitment to each projectProven track record of collaborating in a team environment to get the job done under all circumstancesQualifications4+ years' experience in proposal writingDemonstrated success writing persuasive, winning proposals in highly competitive environment.Experience leading all stages of proposal process including Kickoff, Pink, Red, Gold, and White Glove meetings.Demonstrated ability to work independently; strong self-motivation. Takes ownership of proposal process and quality of proposal product.Must exercise judgment on a regular basis with minimal oversight, while following established procedures.Demonstrated success managing and working with Subject Matter Experts in collecting then portraying technical information accurately and persuasivelyStrong critical thinking abilityUnderstands complex concepts and able to articulate client needs to the proposal teamStrong attention to detail and excellent organizational skillsSuperior writing, editing, and proofreading skills with an ability to grasp and communicate technical conceptsExcellent skill in Microsoft Word and other MS products.Able to multitask, coordinate multiple proposals, and meet short timelines/deadlinesWhy work for PCM?PCM-G is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.PCM-G: The right technology, delivered! PCM-G Offers:Competitive base salary + bonusCareer advancement opportunitiesMedical, dental, and vision benefitsCompany paid vacation and sick time401K matching program participationPCM-G is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.