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Proposal Writer at Constellis

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Reston, Virginia

Job Description:


Are you ready for your next adventure? From down range to corporate positions around the world, we provide you with opportunities to grow your career while helping to make the world more secure.

Constellis provides opportunities across every major continent for individuals who want to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships with our government and commercial customers. Our employees worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, have ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Join us to Secure Success!


The Proposal Writer is responsible for developing/coordinating proposal responses with the Proposal Development Team. The Proposal Writer supports the development and production of multiple, concurrent proposals from diverse business areas such as the Department of State, Department of Defense and other agencies of the Federal Government; as well as other internal projects.

  • Lead and write entire sections or volumes in relevant subject matter area(s)

  • Early engagement with Capture Managers during Pre-RFP stage to assist with solution development and other capture support activities, where applicable

  • Assist with CONOP development support

  • Ensure CONOP aligns with RFP requirements and continuity through technical sections

  • Assist in capturing the required elements needed to develop technically compliant and persuasive responses to solicitations

  • Participate in proposal reviews

  • Conduct research or internal fact-finding to find requested material relevant to subject matter area

  • Attend proposal startup meetings and participating in problem solving discussions

  • Review proposal documentation (RFP, RFQ, etc.) to ensure compliance with proposal technical and management requirements

  • Manage and maintain corporate knowledge management resources to support proposal development efforts, including a repository of reusable content relevant to the subject matter area to include corporate project summaries and employee resumes/bios

  • Edit documents, manipulating text, and proofreading final products, ensuring the quality, stylistic consistency, and contextual integrity of each document produced

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 1-3 years of experience in technical writing or proposal writing

  • Experience in technical writing and proposal development for CONUS and OCONUS Government, NGO, and private industry contracts

  • Proficient in the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Experience in interpreting Request for Proposal (RFP) from various Government agencies.

  • Must possess excellent reading comprehension, writing, spelling, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines and work well with others to prompt questions and obtain required information.

  • Ability to research, absorb and capture varied information; multitask and balance competing deadlines.

  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively -- both independently and in teams -- in a fast-paced, deadline intensive environment.

  • Self-starter able to take initiative and handle accountability for getting results.

  • Flexible to changing schedules, working overtime, working on weekends, and possibly traveling for long and short term assignments.

  • Must have an ability to obtain a US SECRET level clearance.


Constellis protects critical priorities safely and efficiently around the world. Operating in 40 countries and based in the Washington D.C. area, our 22,000 Constellis employees bring unparalleled dedication and passion for creating a safer world and upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. As a leading global provider of risk management, security, humanitarian, training and operational support services to government and commercial customers worldwide, Constellis' forward thinking solutions include a range of synergistic services, including background investigations, social intelligence tools, advanced training, logistics and life support, UAV and K9 services, and crisis response mitigation. At Constellis, our number one priority is to secure success for our customers. For more information, visit


Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance

  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach


Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required.


May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Vet