Manage the development of multiple proposal simultaneously, ensure the proposal is compliant, compelling, and persuasive in accordance with the solicitation, all referenced documents, and Exela standards.
Essential Requirements and Responsibilities
Lead the design, development, completion, and delivery of proposals for all verticals (including public sector, healthcare, insurance, banking and financial services, publishing, legal, telecom, hospitality, commercial, etc.)
Accountable for creating and delivering a winning proposal for each assigned opportunity and ensuring full compliance to RFP/RFI/RFQ requirements
Facilitate all aspects of project management for assigned proposals, including initial RFP/RFI/RFQ review/analysis, template creation, task assignment, kick off/status calls, scheduling, input review/consolidation, review cycles, format, and delivery
Craft responses to various RFP/RFI/RFQ sections utilizing existing narrative, customizing existing narrative, and creating new content
Participate in individual and group proposal reviews and incorporate changes and improvements to proposals
Collaborate with business development to develop win themes, cover letters, and executive summaries that best communicate Exelas competitive distinguishers and solution benefits
Manage, create, and finalize PowerPoint presentations for use by business development (e.g., finalist presentations, demand creation meetings, etc.)
Manage several proposals simultaneously in a high-volume, quick-turn, fast-paced environment
Remain current with Exelas solutions, products, and messaging to ensure the companys competitive advantage is clearly communicated and understood in client-facing materials
Participate in ongoing continuous improvement of the proposal development process, as well as maintenance of databases
Escalate conflicts and issues to Manager as required
Participate in proposal team meetings
Other duties or projects as assigned
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proposal writing experience with excellent writing/editing capabilities, strong analytical/research skills and attention to detail
Ability to subdivide parts of a system or approach and understand, explain, and present those parts within a proposal document
Skilled in self-management, balancing competing priorities, and working against multiple deadlines
Strong project management skills - planning, execution, issue resolution, control
Effective in clearly articulating complex technical solutions and consolidating multiple streams of input into cohesive and readable narrative
Proven ability to produce high-quality deliverables in a virtual team environment
Excellent Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and Adobe skills
Strong organizational skills with the ability to maintain working files and revisions of documents
Ability to handle and use constructive feedback in order to make needed changes to proposals
Team player with the proven ability to work in a collaborative environment
Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours
Bachelors degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, Business, Communications, or a related field
2 to 3 years of proposal writing experience
Somewhere between sedentary and light work in a typical office environment.
The candidate is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures, writing, and expansive reading. The candidate is also required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work.
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