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Proposal Writer

Associated Veterans is seeking a creative, energetic professional to help cultivate our proposal team. The ideal candidate is passionate, persuasive, and resilient, ready to tackle a challenge. The ability to engage professionals and sell your vision is essential.

As a Proposal Technical Writer, you will be responsible for writing project proposals and marketing material in an engaging, professional manner adhering to the rules and conventions of language. You will incorporate the company values of Integrity, Dedication, and Passion in every phase of your work. The Proposal Technical Writer will be a self-starter, able to carry out assignments with limited oversight in a timely manner. You shall demonstrate exemplary organizational, communication, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning skills. The Proposal Technical Writer will foster a team environment while contributing as an independent team member.Work with a highly skilled team focused on supporting next generation professional services for government clients. Organize and prepare information and data for use in a wide variety of complex technical publications requiring in-depth knowledge and comprehension of the subject matter. Support Associated Veterans staff in the development, writing, preparation, editing, and review of a wide variety of technical documentation, including proposal development, requirements analysis, implementation guides, and architecture documentation. Comprehend and apply style guides. Recommend overall organization and layout, mode of presentation, and publication method. Develop publication concepts for best communication of subject matter.

Responsibilities:

  • Researches, prepares and edits technical documents.
  • Work with the Associated Veterans leadership, Account Leads, and Proposal Manager, redevelop/refine existing strategies, promotional material, and proposal processes to align with corporate goals.
  • Coordinate with AV leadership and Proposal Manager on the development of content and scheduling.
  • Assist in developing appropriate proposal strategy and messaging.
  • Prepare and adhere to proposal outlines/checklists and production schedules.
  • Write and edit/re-write proposal sections to emphasize messaging and ensure consistency with updated corporate style standards.
  • Design compelling graphics to support and enhance proposals, presentations, and various promotional materials.
  • Write engaging promotional content.
  • Create and maintain staff resumes and project experience sheets.
  • Typing, graphic design, and printing of documents.
  • Facilitate compliance review of proposals for accuracy, completeness per RFQ/RFP requirements, and proper document formatting and layout according to updated corporate style standards.
  • Research public and private sector opportunities.
  • Assist in the development of strategy, messaging, and materials for presentations and project meetings.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers and management.
  • Deal professionally and courteously with clients, contractors, and sub-consultants.
  • Reviews, researches, and edits information for preparation of contract deliverables.
  • Ensures documents meet editorial and customer specifications and adhere to standards for quality, graphics, format, and style.
  • Interfaces with writers, illustrators, word processors, and subject matter experts in coordinating/preparing the edited draft for publication.
  • Participates in the design and development of marketing brochures, conference programs, public relations announcements, and other materials when requested.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical documentation staff members.
  • Participates in special projects as required by Associated Veterans leadership
  • Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Maintain records and files of work and revisions.
  • Prepare instruction manuals, meeting minutes, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily.
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Use photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase users’ understanding
  • Revise documents as new issues arise

Education / Certification

  • BA/BS Degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Ability to provide sample work products

Required Skills

  • Unreasonable enthusiasm and an unquenchable thirst for growth.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior time-management and organizational skills.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be detail oriented, able to prioritize multiple assignments, and demonstrate organization throughout.
  • Social perceptiveness and high self-monitoring tendencies.
  • Mastery of punctuation, mechanics, grammar, word usage, and syntax.
  • Ability to recognize the relevance of specific tasks in relationship to broader objectives.
  • Minimum of intermediate skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, with specific knowledge of templates, styles, and sections, as well as Reference, Review, and Developer tools in Word; advanced skills preferred.
  • Intermediate experience using SharePoint.
  • Detail oriented in task completion, with the ability to prioritize assignments.
  • Minimum of basic to intermediate skills in Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator or interest in learning.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime when needed.
  • Willingness to assume additional responsibilities in other areas of the office as needed.
  • 3-6 years of experience writing proposals in a professional services firm or background in the Government Contracting industry preferred.
  • Ability to produce exceptional work and coordinate others under deadlines or changing proposal circumstances.

 

 

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