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Proposal/Project Manager/Writer

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Temporary Proposal/Project Manager/Writer role working 20-30 hours per week for approximately 4-months in Detroit. Ideally candidates with professional services and specific proposal management experience are desired but there is flexibility for someone who is a really strong writer with some grant writing experience from academia or non-profit being a match as well.

JOB SUMMARY:
Provide strategic and tactical support. Develop client communications including campaigns, qualifications, proposals, oral presentations and other documents, to help win new business. Play an active role in developing proposals, including writing, research and production.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Working with team to co-develop proposals and campaigns to win new business. Focus on pursuits that have high revenue potential, or large scope.
• Research and write standard and customized proposals. Often work as a project manager for proposals.
• Work closely with business development executives and senior management, to develop proposals that are closely tailored to clients.
• Actively participate in the proposal process from inception to completion, including helping prepare the oral presentation.
• Prioritize proposal-writing assignments, and coordinate the flow of information from various department contributors, to meet all deadlines. Manage multiple proposals concurrently.
• Proactively drive the pursuit process. This includes mapping the relationship, and following through on action items, coordinate the account team's efforts. Direct and mentor junior team members.
• Demonstrate effective understanding and application of principles and practices of pursuits and communications.

MUST HAVE:
• Ability to coordinate multiple projects and initiatives concurrently
• Excellent written skills, and a solid technology background
• Strong working knowledge of a professional services organization
• A minimum of 4-5 years relevant experience; communications experience desirable
• Demonstrated project management experience
• Proposal writing experience preferred
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

LOCATION:
• Detroit, MI

HOURS:
• Monday - Friday, approximately 20-30 maybe up to 40 hours per week. (Needs someone flexible who can work onsite.)

To be considered, please apply by submitting over a Word Doc of your Résumé and link to your samples. Successful candidates will be contacted by phone. Thanks!

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