Proposal Writer Coordinator (Intern)
InnoVision Concepts - Washington, DC

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Job Description
InnoVision Concepts (IVC) is seeking an ambitious Proposal Writer Coordinator

IVC is searching for an ambitious individual who is ready to coordinate all phases of the company's proposal production process in response to U.S. government and commercial requests for proposals (RFPs). This individual must bring a demonstrated ability, and a strong, verifiable track record of leading major production efforts. We believe that the Proposal Team has a special role to play inside our organization. The success of IVC hinges on their ability to write winning compliant proposals and deliver them to our customer in a timely fashion.

We seek someone who can help IVC's Proposal Team become recognized as "The best Proposal Shop in all of Government Contracting"; someone who has a passion for their craft and loves to lead production efforts and edit documents. We are looking for someone who is dedicated to hard work, driven by the game and motivated to win! That's the kind of person we are looking for.

All of IVC's resources are available to our Proposal Team. The weight and capabilities of our entire organization are placed at the disposal of this individual and their team to achieve break-out success as we continue to respond to our customers' needs.

Responsibilities include:
Manage up to one major and two smaller production efforts at once as the production team lead for these efforts. Serves as lead production coordinator on proposals, managing overall workflow with the proposal manager and producing proposals that are responsive, compliant, and delivered on-time Produce cohesive, well-organized proposals and oral presentations that are compliant, focused and responsive to customer-defined requirements. Control book make-up and book-check activities for assigned products Retains database of templates for proposals. Work closely with proposal managers, proposal writers, and business development managers. Provide word-processing, desktop publishing and graphic design skills to produce proposals and presentations. Prepare the proposal work plan, manage assignments and collect and organize proposal content. Ensure that all proposals are formatted correctly, have a low error rate in terms of edits, and are shipped in a timely fashion Participate in meetings, including kickoff call, color team, clarification questions review, writers' calls, debrief review sessions, and any other important proposal meetings Responsible for physical assembly of proposal document, including: Prepares document template(s) and creates shell files Formats documents, forms, etc. Proofs files to ensure all edits are made correctly Prepares documents for signature Controls/tracks documents throughout the folder process Interfaces with vendors for supplies to assure on-time production order supplies and maintain the inventory Ensures sufficient resources are scheduled for production and book check Packs and prepares proposal for delivery (working with proposal manager) and tracks shipment Performs general administrative and miscellaneous functions to support the needs of the proposal center Direct the production, reproduction, and binding/packaging of Red Team proposal, final master proposal, and all hard/soft copies Desired Skills & Experience Ability to process information quickly and accurately, with organizational skills and heightened attention to detail Desktop publishing; working with formatting/creating style sheets that are compliant with RFP requirements Must be methodical in the approach to problems. Requires extensive cooperation with others. Requires extensive editing skills. Since proposal production is a time sensitive endeavor the successful candidate must exhibit talents necessary to work with and manage others in pulling together large-scale schedule-driven efforts (e.g., proposals, newsroom editing, etc.). Must have and aptitude to learn quickly and experience with formatting, styles, text changes in graphics, and other basic desktop publishing is highly desired. Good understanding of government procurement process is preferred Must have good written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively Must have the ability to work under tight deadlines with the flexibility to work on several deliverables concurrently Must have the ability to interface with senior management High degree of competency using software products, including MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat Experience writing/editing and proofreading a variety of technical materials. Must function well in a team environment with the know-how to work independently. Understanding of Shipley Proposal Development or other proven proposal processes is desired. Communications skills to interact with diverse groups of individuals to research, secure and/or provide information, clarify situations, resolve problems, and ensure cooperation among individuals and across the team.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor degree with concentration in English, Communications, Business, Journalism, or other related areas .
After sucessful completion of internship this positon will become full time. Company Description
InnoVision Concepts provides management and technology solutions to meet the challenges and realities of today's marketplace. Through both short and long term engagements, we deliver proven software development, outsourcing and system integration solutions to help clients achieve their mission-critical technology goals.
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At InnoVision Concpets, our goal is to help clients maximize their technology investment, gain access to world-class hardware and software capabilities, accelerate development processes, and assist management in refocusing and redirecting their information systems resources to more strategic activities.
At InnoVison Concepts we strive to be the Information Technology and Management services partner of choice for each and every client we work with. We achieve this through superior customer service, delivering the highest quality services possible and working within the budgetary capability of our clients. For all your Information Technology and Management services needs: Turn to us!
. Small enough to be able to focus our resources on individual customers. From the CEO and the COO on down, everyone in the company works on contracts. Big enough to be able to build and deliver systems that work. We have built and delivered small and medium sized systems on our own, and we have teamed with larger companies on major system development projects. Technical enough to solve the hardest problems. We have some of the top software developers and system engineers in the country.

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