Employment Type
Job Location
505 N John Rodes Blvd., Melbourne, FL, 32934, USA
Remote work from: USA
Date posted
May 7, 2021
Valid through
July 2, 2021
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Position title
Proposal Writer

The Proposal Writer will be responsible for development of Federal IT proposals by leveraging best practices to produce high-quality winning proposals. The Proposal Writer will develop compelling and compliant RFI/RFP responses, including technical, management and past performance volumes. They will participate in solution meetings, color team reviews, content recovery, and other collaborative activities to further the proposal development process.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

4 years of experience developing federal government proposals.

  • Write original compelling and compliant content in response to RFP questions, highlighting unique benefits that meet customer goals and objectives
  • Conduct RFP/RFQ/RFI analysis
  • Conduct interviews with key personnel, subcontractors, program managers, and subject matter experts to develop resumes, past performance, management, and technical content
  • Develop annotated proposal outline and proposal template to align with RFP/RFQ/RFI requirements and address the customer’s issues and needs
  • Writing, Editing, of RFP/RFQ/RFI responses
  • Coordinate, consolidate, and incorporate proposal content from SMEs and contributors
  • Conduct regular meetings with content contributors through bid completion
  • Review proposal content to ensure requirements are adequately addressed and that customer page limits are not exceeded
  • Edit content from other contributors to ensure consistent voice; compelling and compliant messaging; spelling/typographical/grammatical errors; and inclusion of appropriate win themes, benefits, and discriminators
  • Coordinate with graphics team to ensure alignment with written response
  • Provide final editing, proofing, production and packaging
  • Support and contribute to the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to enhance the efficiency and quality of the writing/editing team and overall proposal group

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, especially in development of complex technical and management approaches
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work closely with large and small teams of disparate personalities with competing schedules
  • Ability to meet deadlines under tight time constraints
  • Able to manage a diverse workload and balance numerous priorities
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Proficient in leveraging collaboration tools such as SharePoint, Teams, GoToMeeting, OneDrive and similar tools to effectively communicate with and manage team members in geographically disparate locations
  • Strong independent research skills
  • Self-starter with willingness to learn, take on new challenges and responsibilities and be adaptive as needs of the role change
  • ​​​​​​Experience working in a fast paced, multi-contractor environment

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Department of Veterans Affairs or HHS/CMS proposal development a plus
  • Technical understanding of concepts such as Agile, DevOps, Human Centered Design (HCD) and APIs
  • Health IT Experience a plus
  • Experience with T4NG IDIQ a plus
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