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Proposal Writer - SAAS Business Development in Salt Lake City, UT at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 1/22/2019

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Proposal Writer - SAAS Business Development
Salt Lake City, UT
Direct Hire
Target Salary: $60K - $75K
Job Description:
Our client is growing their proprietary software sales group and looking for an expert Proposal Writer that will be responsible for the creation of detailed, accurate and clearly written proposals as an essential step in the software product sales process. This position is also responsible for researching, managing, and responding to RFP's that have been submitted by potential clients in the health and human services industry.

  • Owns the proposal building process including: planning; researching; developing; writing; and editing complex content for proposals in response to customer  solicitations
  • Prepares response strategy in coordination with key stakeholders, determining concept and win themes before gathering and cataloging information
  • Identifies content gaps and then works with Subject Matter Experts (SME) through interviews, independent writing and co-writing assignments to craft compelling, responsive content
  • Researches, writes, and/or gathers information including corporate information, technical product information, cover letters, executive summaries and related content to develop proposal
  • Develops content for readability, consistency and appropriate tone describing company capabilities, management approach, and/or past performance
  • Develops and incorporates graphics, charts, tables, and multimedia content, working with design specialists as needed
  • Tracks proposal completion status, communicating and coordinating requirements with SMEs and other contributors
  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key stakeholders and project managers
  • Follows internal proposal development guidelines and established style guidelines, deviating only to the extent needed to remain responsive in the context of the specific RFP
  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates
  • Ensures production and timely, verified delivery of proposal response, monitoring award status thereafter
  • Monitors procurement notification systems and sites for suitable amendments and related notices, communicating with internal and external parties as needed
  • Develops and regularly maintains content database to ensure content is accessible and accurate

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience writing proposals in an enterprise software service field
  • Experience managing complex writing projects with multiple contributors.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and experience collaborating with multiple stakeholders.
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Bachelor's Degree in /communications, English, Journalism, equivalent Technical Documentation or Proposal writing experience.

Bonus/Soft Skills: 

  • Previous experience with RFP Software (e.g. GovWin) is a plus
  • Experience with the Healthcare Services and/or Government space

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