A Proposal Writer works with teams pursuing Government contracts in engineering and research. This person will be an individual contributor who can organize, orchestrate and write powerful, persuasive proposals to communicate iRobot’s unique innovations and expertise. Candidates should be experienced, flexible, energetic proposal specialists with solid writing, communications and management skills, and be able to make an immediate positive impact. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and proactively to meet time sensitive deadlines while providing current, accurate and complete information. Job involves other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions/ Job Duties:
Responsible for supporting the preparation of proposals, white papers, and solicitation responses primarily to US and international government clients.
Responsible for collating, editing, and (where needed) writing of technical and management sections of proposal responses.
Other responsibilities include supporting RFP and opportunity analysis; harvesting and archiving re-usable material; maintaining ongoing documentation and registration efforts at official procurement sites; composing visual materials in support of proposals and presentations; Internet research on pending and announced opportunities from International, US Federal, State and local governments; and responding to ad-hoc requests for editorial and document layout support.
Bachelor’s degree. APMP credentials a plus.
3-5 years of experience in proposal coordination, management, writing, and productions.
Experience with US military proposals and international procurements a plus.
Superior team leadership and interpersonal skills. Enthusiasm is a must.
Demonstrated high proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio and/or MS PowerPoint. SharePoint and Photoshop a plus.
Superior writing, proofreading, and editing skills. High attention to detail.
Superior document layout, composition and publication skills.
Highly organized, with demonstrated ability to recognize and comply with meticulous customer requirements. Strong time management skills.
Ability to manage several ongoing proposal efforts at the same time.
Demonstrated knowledge of proposal management/organizational procedures, including bid and risk analysis, red team leadership, capture analysis.
Able to obtain a US DOD security clearance.
Ability to handle other duties as assigned.
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