Proposal Coordinator

McLean, Virginia
Jun 11, 2021
Jul 11, 2021
Full Time
Do you have a passion for prose with a penchant for software and technology? Think your way with words can transform prospects into clients? As an Appian Proposal Coordinator, you will develop proposals and own the nitty-gritty: you love language, but you also live for the details. As a master of cross-functional collaboration, you are as agile as a developer and as meticulous as a marketer; you're a steward of the corporate identity through adherence to document templates and branding standards. You are comfortable working as both an individual contributor and team player.

About the Job:

As an Appian Proposal Coordinator, you will assist in the development of proposals and other documents which describe our products and services while collaborating with teams across the entire Appian organization worldwide. You will also be a contributor to proposal team collateral and knowledge management repositories, including maintaining boilerplate (generic material) and updating and requesting new content from responsible parties/organizations.

Regular activities include:
  • Coordinating responses to requests for information (RFI) and proposal (RFP) from set up to delivery
  • Reviewing customer requirements and producing qualifications/requirements matrices and response templates
  • Driving and maintaining internal proposal milestone schedules for meetings and reviews in accordance with external due dates
  • Communicating requirements and deadlines with responsible departments
  • Assisting writers with revisions to content
  • Engaging in proposal section coordination and providing responses using approved content
  • Interfacing with multiple internal departments (Sales, Marketing, Legal, etc.), as well as partner teams, to gather/provide proposal materials
  • Formatting, editing, and assembling final responses

About You:
  • Bachelor's degree (writing intensive fields preferred)
  • 1-3 years of proposal development or other professional experience
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite
  • Comfortable working under deadline pressure
  • Fluency in more than one language is preferred but not required

About Us:

Appian helps organizations build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. Combining people, technologies, and data in a single workflow, Appian can help companies maximize their resources and improve business results. Many of the world's largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance. Our employees create opportunities to drive hands-on impact both with our customers and throughout the organization, which creates an environment where meaningful work is met with career growth and opportunity. As a result, we are proud to have been recognized as a Washington Post Top Workplace for seven consecutive years. Simply put, we are changing the way businesses operate and our employees are to thank for Appian's success.

Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, Appian will not discriminate against applicants for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-worker, Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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