Proposal Writer III

Akima   •  

Herndon, VA

5 - 7 years

Posted 235 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description: 

  • Responsible for writing/leading proposal sections as assigned and ensuring compliance with all RFP requirements.
  • Analyzes the Request for Proposal (RFP) and ensures the writing conforms to the compliance matrices for proposal evaluation.
  • Works under the guidance of proposal manager to generate appropriate compliant text for assigned sections.
  • Incorporates information from Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to be included in the proposal.
  • Research and gather information for use in proposal development activities.
  • Participates in storyboarding and content development meetings.
  • Develops win themes and incorporates strategies developed in review teams for final proposal drafts.
  • Interview program managers and task leads, and other technical personnel to collect technical and methodology information and incorporate that information into writing winning technical approach sections of proposals.
  • Engages throughout the entire proposal lifecycle to create compelling proposal content.
  • Supports proposal production through preparation, editing and final binding of all proposals.
  • Coordinates all proposal sections assigned (Past Performance, Technical, Management, Pricing) and completes all required Government forms.
  • Office environment. Some travel (10%) may be required


 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (minimum)
  • 5+ years of experience working in Federal Government proposal development using the Shipley proposal process and developing storyboards, mock-ups, proposal outlines.
  • Working knowledge and efficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Highly organized, team-oriented, enthusiastic, independent thinker, and collaborative.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication are critical

 Desired Qualifications: 

  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance
  • Visio, Adobe Acrobat