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Proposal Writer

  • Category: Proposal
  • Location: Arlington , Virginia
  • Work Arrangement: Hybrid
  • Type: Full-time/Flex

Arlington, VA based Management Consulting and IT Solutions firm is looking for a Proposal Writer 
 

Hours/Schedule: Full Time 

 

Job Type: Contract to Hire

 

Location Requirements: Hybrid, 2 days in the Arlington office     

Rate: TBD based on experience 

 
Job Description: 

Looking for a team player to write persuasive technical proposals for Federal Government contracts

Responsibilities:  
 

  • analyzing solicitation requirements to prepare compliant proposal outlines and content.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional, multi-organizational teams in planning and developing client-focused, winning proposals. Identifying and escalating potential issues as necessary.
  • Actively contributing to proposal strategy and solutioning sessions.
  • Developing written proposals that are compliant with solicitation requirements and delivered on time using standard processes and templates.
  • Creating original content (strategies, solutions, technical approaches) and tailoring existing content (past performance, resumes) to meet all requirements and communicate win themes.
  • Translating complex technical information into clear and compelling narrative that can be understood by a non-technical audience.
  • ·Participating in color team reviews, deconflicting reviewer feedback, and addressing feedback during recovery.
  • Editing and performing quality assurance on both draft and final products.
  • Maintaining proposal templates and an organized, searchable proposal library.
  • Supporting other operational and corporate initiatives such as creating white papers, participating in strategy and information sessions, developing presentation materials, and providing writing and editing support to client-facing consultants.

 

Qualifications:  

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, marketing, journalism, or related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in proposal, technical, or business writing.
  • At least 3 years of experience in government contracting industry.
  • Proven expert-level writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of technical concepts and ability to communicate them clearly and effectively.
  • Familiarity with proposal development processes and Federal procurement processes.
  • Ability to use standard English writing styles and structures to write proposal sections; this includes the ability to research and synthesize information from multiple sources (subject matter experts, previous proposals) into a cohesive, easy-to-read, and persuasive final product.
  • Ability to edit proposal sections for structure, content, and messaging so they are easily readable, understandable, and compelling to the potential client.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; ability to interact with all levels of personnel.
  • Able to balance multiple proposals and tasks to meet deadlines. Adaptable to evolving requirements and deadlines.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel), including Word styles. Experienced with Microsoft Teams and SharePoint.
  • Detail oriented and quality focused.

 

FlexProfessionals respects and seeks to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences of its candidate network. FlexProfessionals does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. The candidates whose resumes are shared with our business clients are selected on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  

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