2018-07-16

Senior Commercial #Proposal #Writer
Job Opportunity at CrossPoint Consulting Inc.

Posted on Jul 16

http://www.xpoint-consulting.com    914-305-1437

Location: Sterling, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4159890

Our Client is a commercial leader in machine to machine communication. They are NASDAQ listed and are experiencing excellent growth. Base pay $75-85K plus bonus and excellent benefits. Local candidates to Sterling, VA with permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.
 
The  Job - The proposal writer will coordinate and lead the team on large commercial proposals, working with the proposal team to develop and communicate the proposal strategy and themes.
 
  • Analyzes RFP and RFI requirements, instructions and evaluation criteria, ensuring that proposal content aligns with requirements
  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources; researching, interviewing and gathering information from subject matter experts and knowledge repositories
  • Develops proposals by assembling information including company description, technical product information, deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, pricing, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, editing, revising and finalizing proposal
  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for all stages of information gathering, writing, review and approvals; monitoring progress against timeline; coordinating with contributors; providing status to team meetings
  • Able to easily convert unstructured, piecemeal, and raw information into final, complete, and compelling proposal content
  • Edits, standardizes, or makes changes to material prepared by other writers or technical personnel
  • Organizes and edits written material with clarity, conciseness, style, and correct terminology
  • Performs final quality and accuracy check of all proposal content
  • Prepares, completes, formats and transmits the final proposal
  • Develops templates and boilerplate sections for RFIs and proposals
  • Maintains a repository of templates and proposals
  • Assist as needed in other writing projects such as policies, procedures, process management projects and product management documents
 
Experience/Requirements
 
  • BS/BA in Marketing, Communications, Literature or English
  • 7 years of experience with commercial proposals required
  • Expertise in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint to include advanced template and style creation, use of graphics and desktop publishing techniques
  • Team player who can work with many different types of people across the organization
  • Experience with federal, state, and/or local government solicitation processes preferred
  • Experience in marketing and/or sales
  • Preferred experience and knowledge of Internet of Things (IoT), applications software and telecommunication technologies
  • Ideally, knowledgeable about the transportation, marine and distribution industries
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines under pressure in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining attention to detail
  • Comfortable coordinating projects with members of a diverse project team, from all levels of the organization, ensuring tasks are met on time
  • Flexible on work hours as needed, and able to shift quickly from project to project
  • Able to quickly learn new, technical product information
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Ability to synthesize diverse information into a cohesive document
  • Ability to write in a way that is persuasive and sales oriented
  • Ability to assemble and calculate pricing information
  • Project planning and coordination skills
  • Independent, self-motivated and success driven
  • Well-organized, goal driven and detail oriented
  • Professional, poised, intelligent and articulate; able to relate to people at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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