Proposal Writer

Washington, DC - Metro area (REMOTE)
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Cynthia Escalante

Job Description:

The Proposal Writer translates complex technical solutions and services into clear, correct, coherent, cohesive, and concise writing. S/he develops compliant and 
compelling responses using a broad base of technical and functional knowledge, company-provided sales and technical resources and tools, and advanced writing 

The Proposal Writer provides writing and editorial expertise and collaborates with proposal teams at each stage of the sales process to write and edit RFx responses, 
content for oral presentations, and other sales related materials. S/he works with solution architects (SAs), subject matter experts (SMEs), and other members of the 
Proposal Management Team (PMT). The Proposal Writer may be assigned technical solution, functional solution, methodology, approach, or high-value sales sections of RFx 
responses. S/he will edit content to have a consistent voice across RFx as if written by a single author and ensure consistency of messaging and content aligns proposed 
solution to client objectives. 

The Proposal Writer: 
·  Participates in proposal storyline development sessions with solution architects, subject matter experts (SMEs), and other stakeholders to clarify proposed solution and 
·  Develops compliant and compelling proposal narrative by translating technical solutions, delivery methodologies, sales strategies, and win themes into easily 
understandable and readable responses 
·  Provides consistent messaging and content alignment with proposed solutions and services 
·  Incorporates client-centric techniques to develop compelling responses 
·  Develops a winning proposal response independently and through SA/SME interactions 
·  Supports Proposal Managers (PMs) and Volume Leads (VLs) in proposal planning, management, escalating issues, and providing input to status reports 
·  Collaborates with VLs, other Technical Writers, and proposal team members for compliance, consistency, and integration 
·  Collaborates with Graphic Designers (GDs) to develop meaningful and visually appealing figures, tables, and templates 
·  Checks assigned sections before each color or draft team review
·  Edits sections before each draft review 

Key Skill Sets: 
 SME interviewing skills and experience