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RFP Content Management Writer at Cigna in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The RFP Content Management Writer plays a critical role within RFP Strategy & Operations for Cigna's U.S. Commercial markets. This individual is responsible for creating and owning RFP responses that directly impact the overall new business and retention sales process. The Content Management Writer is responsible for partnering with subject matter experts (SMEs) that span across multiple products and capabilities to proactively develop new content and ensure existing content remains current and accurate.

The Content Management Writer is responsible for developing winning RFP responses. A successful candidate has existing knowledge of Cigna Healthcare solutions, develops meaningful relationships with subject matter experts, proactively develops lean-in proposal responses, and manages timing and strategic needs of the RFP process.

The Content Management Writer serves as consultative partner within the RFP Strategy & Operations team by providing support, and a strategic mind-set in creating, managing, and editing proposal content in a timely manner while adhering to writing standards.

Additionally, this role is responsible for partnering across the teams to support training and mentoring, technology advancements and lead process improvements as an internal subject matter expert for content development and optimization.

Primary Responsibilities:

Content Development:

  • Maintain strong partnerships with a large network of experts and business owners (Product, Clinical, Marketing, Sales, Go to Market) to create winning proposal responses that differentiate Cigna.

  • Maintain deeper level of expertise/act as a "go-to" in key areas based on aligned topics

  • Proactively share expertise and best practices with fellow content team members

  • Write new content for RFP responses and ensure existing library content remains current and accurate. Apply critical thought process, writing style guidelines and add to the RFP Content Library in a timely manner.

  • Collaborate with internal partners within RFP Strategy & Operations to ensure content is accurate and meets the needs of RFPs for a case load of complex, non-standard, and strategic RFP responses.

  • Edit content in accordance with Chicago Manual of Style, internal RFP Writing Guide, SOPs, Job Aids, and other designated resources.

  • Own, moderate, and revise library content in alignment with review cycles, ad hoc requests and new RFP responses from case work for repeat use.

  • Monitor and manage feedback to content in the RFP Content Library and respond appropriately in a timely, accurate, and professional manner.

  • Keep current on Cigna's products, services, and capabilities for assigned line(s) of business and topics by hosting regular meetings with aligned SME's and matrix partners, attending trainings, and reviewing Knowledge Xchange.

Technology Efficiencies:

  • Identify opportunities to improve the technology of the RFP library and partner with technology team to drive enhancements and efficiencies. Embrace and support changes.

  • Create content that includes search attributes (ie: title/structure of response) that optimizes accuracy of search functionality.

  • Analyze content usage within RFP Library and archive records as appropriate.

Optimization Initiatives:

  • Support questions and recommended improvements from matrix partners regarding the technology, writing standards, formatting, etc. and escalate as appropriate.

  • Provide mentorship, technical coaching and formal training on new/emerging topics.

  • Create, review, and update Job Aids and SOPs that support team processes.

  • Actively participate in weekly/monthly/annual team calls/meetings

Collaborative team player:

  • Build and maintain strong, professional relationships across RFP Strategy & Operations teams, SMEs, and other business partners. Act as a resource and/or mentor to others.

  • Lead and/or proactively support projects initiated by the Content team or broader RFP Strategy & Operations teams.

  • Identify and lead process improvement projects with minimal direction or supervision

  • Support management on leadership-prioritized department initiatives

  • Support other team initiatives and processes as directed.


Job qualifications include the following:

  • Bachelor's degree or extensive industry experience in English/Writing/Editing, Proposals, Knowledge Management, Communications, Sales, Product, and/or Marketing

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Microsoft Word)

  • RFPIO Proposal Automation software experience a plus

  • Thorough understanding of Cigna's brand, products, and services is a plus

  • Strong attention to detail and editing and writing skills (experience with Chicago Manual of Style a plus)

  • Ability to identify process and training gaps and proactively drive solutions

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to network effectively within the company

  • Ability to change direction quickly and comfortably and handle uncertainty/make decisions when information is not available

  • Strong research, analysis, and problem-solving skills

  • Results oriented and solution focused

  • Strategic thinking - ability to look at the big picture and understand impacts beyond the individual task at hand

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong relationship management skills with the ability to foster collaboration and value other perspectives

  • Strong customer focus, dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of our customers


  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Organizational Agility

  • Perspective

  • Problem Solving

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

For this position, we anticipate offering an hourly rate of 31 - 51 USD / hourly, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That's why you'll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and paid holidays. For more details on our employee benefits programs, visit Life at Cigna Group .

About Cigna Healthcare

Cigna Healthcare, a division of The Cigna Group, is an advocate for better health through every stage of life. We guide our customers through the health care system, empowering them with the information and insight they need to make the best choices for improving their health and vitality. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

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