RFP Specialist / Proposal Writer


Detroit, MI

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 164 days ago

  by    Raj Nair

This job is no longer available.

This is a Full Time role:

Oversee the development of proposals, bids, quotations, or other documents describing

organizational products and services in response to requests from prospective clients.

Collaborates with members of the sales, marketing, finance, legal, or product teams to ensure

content is complete, accurate, and timely.

As the proposal manager, you will work to edit and design the finalized proposal document. You

will also work to communicate the proposal in various ways, including graphic layouts and

Powerpoint presentations. You will either be developing a template for all future proposals or

ensuring that an established template is followed. You will also work with the proposal team to

ensure that deadlines are met. In many situations, you could be working on multiple proposals

at the same time. Finally, you will be responsible for communicating the progress of proposals

to management.

The ideal candidate is someone who:

? Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs;

studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending strategy meetings.

? Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information

gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data;

coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information

to review meetings; transmitting proposals.

? Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating

submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with


? Develops proposal by assembling information including project type,

objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing,

budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts

including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.

? Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing.

? Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards

including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal supportdatabases.

? Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.

? Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach,

coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes.

? Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and

different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills Required: Presentation Skills, Written Communication, Graphic Design Skills, Technical

Documentation, Layout Skills, Problem Solving, Deadline-Oriented, Process Improvement,

Coordination, Strategic Planning, Market Knowledge

This is a ground floor opportunity with room to grow with the organization. We offer

competitive pay and benefits, provide a clear path for career advancement and a great work

environment. We are expanding and are looking to add a motivated individual to our team in

Dallas, TX, or Detroit, MI

Zione Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the

basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for

employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry,

age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or

marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring

equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will

make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise

qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship

to the Company would result.