Specialist I, Proposal Writer
What We'll BringUnder the direction of the Proposal Team, the Specialist works within the proposal process lifecycle, from initial receipt of proposal request to completion and delivery. Assists in researching, organizing, writing, and editing proposals as assigned in accordance with organizational and branding standards. Interacts with associates across the enterprise to develop new content and ensures information is complete, current, and compliant. This position is an important supplement to the Proposal Team in assisting, maintaining, and enhancing existing client relationships and supporting the sales process. Will learn proposal automation initiatives (Proposal Pro and Proposal Database) and contribute as directed.
What You'll BringProficiency in English, communications, or related field, and strong verbal and writing skills are required.
Editing and proofreading skills, including grammar and sentence structure, a plus.
Strong organizational, prioritization, and management skills are necessary to facilitate successful completion of complex projects.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and interface with a variety of people effectively.
We'd Love to See:
Ability to work independently and within a group and to remain calm under pressure is required. Proven analytical and problem solving skills a plus.
Experience in tracking and documenting information via spreadsheets and software tools to create recommended documents.
Proficiency in Microsoft applications with the ability to learn additional programs as needed.
Impact You'll MakeAssists in handling the proposal process lifecycle from initial receipt of proposal request to completion and delivery.
Researches, organizes, writes, and edits proposals in response to RFx’s as needed.
Assists in various aspects of the process including gathering information, working with subject matter experts, and eliciting feedback.
Using research, interviews, and resources, may write and edit responses to proposal questions and data requests at the direction of the Proposal Team.
Ensures information is consistent with the organization’s brand message, business objectives, and stylistic standards.
Ensures proposal-related documents are organized, maintained, and tracked efficiently and accurately for accessibility.
Understands proposal development tools to facilitate support of proposal content.
Learns, promotes, and helps build the proposal database and Proposal Pro tool in The Source. Assists in special projects to improve proposal processes and support organization objectives. Responds to entry level requests such as vendor forms, online registration requests, etc.