Proposal Writer
IBM - Poughkeepsie, NY

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IBM is the place to be. Here, you can cultivate your expertise, use your knowledge to the fullest extent, or re-invent yourself—without ever having to leave the company. Work alongside some of the best minds in the industry as a Proposal Writer Professional at IBM.

The Sales Transaction Support (STS) is a global organization supporting end-to-end Opportunity-to-Order and Order-to-Cash operations. The STS organization is seeking qualified Proposal Writer candidates for positions in the Poughkeepsie, NY area. Candidates considering these positions are typically recent/upcoming university graduates who are seeking to turn their years of study into tangible achievements through a vast array of challenging opportunities.

Proposal Writer professionals are responsible for working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to transform IT hardware, software, and services information into pertinent, client-focused, benefits-oriented proposal language. Integrating diverse material into a "single voice" selling document or set of re-usable proposal text modules, while making it easy for the reader to comprehend the offer and the value of selecting IBM to provide it, is the primary Proposal Writer position mission. Proposal Writers specialize in helping craft compelling selling messages for Executive Summary and Cover Letters as part of the proposal development process. Candidates will be trained to be conversant in state-of-the-art proposal development process. Organizational and interpersonal skills, operating as a team player, and willingness to work under tight deadlines, are additional requirements of the job.

All candidates must have:
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well independently and in a team based environment with global and remote team members
Proficient in documentation development tools such as Microsoft Word
Ability to meet tight deadlines while maintaining a high level of quality
Competent in defining, planning and managing proposal deliverable
Willing to travel, if required
Fluent in the English language
Familiarity with IT services business terminology is desired.

Additional information
Preferred Education::
Bachelor of Arts or Science, English, Journalism, Communications
Field of study: Business, Marketing, and/or Technical Communication

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Readiness to travel 10% travel annually
  • English: Fluent

  • Bachelor's Degree

Additional information
Preferred Education:
Bachelor of Arts or Science, English, Journalism, Communications
Field of study: Business, Marketing, and/or Technical Communication

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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