We are seeking an experienced Proposal Writer to support the proposal development and management of the proposal writing process. This individual will be a part of the Corporate Business Development & Marketing department and will service all our offices. The Proposal Writer will be responsible for the development of multiple proposals, RFQ and RFP documents simultaneously and will ensure top quality, timely completion, and responsiveness to client needs. This position will be based out of Palo Alto, California and will report to the Marketing Manager.
-Project proposal development including developing outlines, content and final product development.
-Write and edit proposal documents, project summaries, experience sections, and staff resumes; may write and edit technical approaches and other sections as needed.
-Coordinate with internal staff (engineers, architects and project managers) and external clients and clients to coordinate proposal materials and qualifications packages.
-Gather data and develop project descriptions.
-Responsible for maintaining boilerplate information for use in proposals and other documents.
-Other job duties as assigned.
- Bachelors Degree in Communications/ English/ Journalism/ Marketing or Architecture/Engineering or an equivalent combination.
-1- 3 + years of marketing and business development experience preparing proposals in the A/E/C Industry.
-Working knowledge of document production and editing technical documents, materials and reports.
-Experience in writing technical proposals and responding to RFQs, RFPs, etc.
-Requires expert proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word and Excel.
-Experience with Deltek Vision a plus.
-Excellent grammar, technical writing and editing skills.
-Document Management experience preferred.
-Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
-Ability to work on multiple projects is essential.