Jobs: Proposal Writer Technology Solutions Firm - BurlingtonJuly 19th, 2008
Role: Proposal Writer Technology Solutions Firm - Burlington
Salary: Up to $80K+
My client is a very successful, $100m+ in revenues, and a leading supplier of secure identity and media management solutions. The company provides products and services that enable the annual production of more than 60 million personal identification documents, including two-thirds of U.S. driver licenses and IDs for more than 25 countries. The Firms digital watermarking technology provides a persistent digital identity for various media content and is used to enhance the security of financial documents, identity documents and digital images, and support other media rights management applications.
Join, an energetic, fast growing company who is focused on delivering the most advanced secure solutions in the personal identification domain.
Position Responsibilities - Summary
Under the direction of the Bids and Proposals Group Supervisor and Senior Proposal Writers, the Proposal Writer is responsible for writing proposals in response to solicitations from state and national agencies seeking secure identification solutions. In this position, the writer will write proposal drafts, coordinating and incorporating written and verbal input from subject matter experts into the final proposal.
Â· Participate in proposal strategy sessions
Â· Based on the RFP, identify appropriate format and content of the response and customize as necessary to meet each request for proposal (RFP) specifications and requirements
Â· Create and distribute an assignment matrix that identifies appropriate subject matter experts
Â· Write and distribute a 1st draft, populating it with baseline text. Proposals must be grammatically correct, concise, well written, properly formatted, and directed at the appropriate audience.
Â· Create new content from interviews with subject matter experts
Â· Coordinate production with departmentâ€™s Proposal Specialist/Proposal Coordinator
Â· Attend meetings of core proposal team
Â· Communicate project status
Â· Perform initial edits of input submitted by subject matter experts
Â· Ensure full compliance with RFP requirements
Â· Assist in maintaining RFP and proposal archive
Â· Contribute to department goals gathering supporting materials from various sources for incorporation into future proposals and other corporate documentation
Â· Work collaboratively with graphic designers to enhance proposal text
Â· Use Microsoft Office suite of products proficiently, including Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, Project, and PowerPoint, to accomplish daily tasks
Â· Occasional long work hours, including nights and weekends, may be required to complete RFP responses within time guidelines
Required Skills and Competencies:
Â· Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, communications, or technical writing required
Â· Minimum of two years of experience writing proposals. The ideal candidate should be familiar with and have experience writing large complex bids and proposals for international, federal & state programs.
Â· Experience with capture planning, RFP analysis, outline development, storyboarding, and supporting business development in strategy development
Â· Ability to multitask within strict deadlines and under pressure
Â· Superior verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to write winning proposal text
Â·Must have demonstrated ability to effectively interact with program and technical management staff; in addition, participate and support project team activity and objectives
Â· Must have a flexible approach to hours of work to satisfy department objectives in a schedule-intensive environment
Â· Must be able to work independently and cross functionally as well as part of a team and multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
Â· The firm delivers large-scale, security-related solutions, so the person selected for hire will be required to undergo extensive background checking and drug usage testing as a condition of hire.
Competitive Base Salary - $70K - $80K Depending on Experience + Bonus
Comprehensive Benefits Package
No Relocation Local Candidates Only No sponsorship
Gary Wright - President â€“ Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
WEB Site www.wrightassociates.org
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