Proposal Writer

Employer
Estime Enterprises Inc.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 18, 2020
Closes
Sep 25, 2020
Ref
1215267994
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a Proposal Writer to lead government proposal preparation, development coordination, and production activities. We are looking for someone that leads our proposal development efforts for various types of contracting opportunities. Responsibilities: Oversees proposal development to ensure the critical strategic messages are embodied in the proposal and that the win strategy is evident in the final product to maximize probability of win. Manages overall effort to include: Summarize RFP requirements and ensure all participants have most current information Analyzing RFP to construct outline, storyboards, and ensure all compliance elements are met Write or revise proposal content to achieve target message is articulated throughout the proposal Coordinate with internal and external resources to ensure content, graphics, and requirements are met for a winning proposal Conduct formal management reviews (red/pink/gold, etc.), including the collection and distribution of comments. Organize, schedule, and conduct proposal kick-off meeting for all participants. Establish method for proposal team communication (eg posting changes to solicitations, responses to Q&A, sharing of drafts, etc.) Write, compile, review and edit proposal materials Manage proposal schedule, including establishing a master schedule, enforcing milestones, managing and adjusting schedule Other duties may also include managing internal content assets - such as past performance, messaging and branding for company content assets ranging from capability statements, presentations, website, and social media Job Requirements: Education Qualifications Bachelors degree in a related field is required Training in Shipley and Proposal methodologies highly preferred Professional Qualifications: Must be a proficient writer with experience creating and managing proposal related documents; ie proposal directives, executive summary, compliance matrix, proposal outline, proposal related customer questions, storyboards, color review documents, finalized proposal documents, oral presentations, and lessons learned Experience and success in managing proposals for small and larger deals Must have an understanding of Government Federal contract proposal efforts, government documentation, procurement process, proposal preparation, and evaluation and compliance auditing Must be familiar with the Government procurement lifecycle from the development of requirements through award of contracts and must demonstrate a thorough and detailed understanding of the Government acquisition and source selection process Must have superior communication and facilitation skills, with the proven ability to manage a diverse team of technical and management personnel. Ability to work independently on assigned tasks, as well as, accept direction on given assignments Other Qualifications: Advanced Microsoft Word skills to include styles, references, and formatting Expert working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Visio a strong plus Exceptional organizational skills Benefits: Full Medical, and dental plan with employer contribution Matching 401K plan Two weeks of vacation and 1 week of sick each year Paid holidays Job Requirements:Develop proposal plans including proposal scheduleWork with the proposal team in developing proposalCoordinating resources, defining responsibilities and preparing responses to meet proposal deadlinesContribute significantly to proposal writingDevelop proposal materials in support of multiple proposal effortsDevelop proposal strategies and contentRewrite and strengthen proposal contentEnsure all proposal information isInitiate proposal activities and to evaluate content for proposalsAssist the bid/proposal team in developing a proposal structureWrite technical sections of proposalUsed in the proposal processDetermine proposal requirements and coordinates with other departments for proposal inputParticipate in proposal team meetingsMaintain, and enforce proposal style guides for proposal teamsDevelop proposals for business opportunities and respond to proposal requestsProduce parts of the proposal contentManage and support proposal preparationSourced from recent proposal submissionsExtract content details and write proposal sections

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