Proposal Writer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512263-787113
    • Job Location: Reston, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/25/2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Distributed Solutions, Inc. (DSI) is a fast-growing company, seeking a Proposal Writer responsible for working closely with Business Development and Customer Engagement Teams to provide proposal responses.

The selected candidate will lead the proposal execution process. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, helping prepare proposals and presentations, writing proposal responses/content from scratch, organizing/updating proposal information, and coordinating proposal related meetings. The ideal candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work well with all levels of the organization and be detail oriented.

Job Requirements:

  • Responsible for full-cycle proposal response execution.
  • Lead staff throughout the development of sales proposals and creates synergy among the team to develop win themes and winning proposals while implementing 'best practices'.
  • Help ensure key proposals are properly scoped, identify missing and evaluate assumptions, help identify risks, help to evaluate cost, ensure text and response match requirements.
  • Participate in proposal review meetings to ensure integration of all proposal activities.
  • Assist with proposal writing to respond to proposal requests.
  • Monitor notification services, external resources, Federal, state and district websites and other resources for the release or pending release of potential RFPs.
  • Provide final quality control check, including proofreading for grammar, request for proposal (RFP) compliance and conformance to established strategies and plans.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills

Required Experience:

  • 3-8 years of experience coordinating federal proposals working with proposal and capture personnel on the content, technical writing/editing, schedules, desktop publishing, and proposal production.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), MS Teams, SharePoint and desktop publishing software.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as an integral member of a team.

Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience.
  • Shipley, CPW, CPM, CPC and/or CFBD Certification preferred.
  • Experience with Federal government contracting and/or program office organizations business processes.
  • Technical experience with the ability to provide assistance with proposal response solutioning.

DSI is a leading provider of knowledge driven software solutions and subject matter consulting services addressing the needs of acquisition professionals. We offer a fun, casual, collaborative working environment for individuals interested in conquering technology barriers, learning by doing, and taking pride in developing superior software manufactured in the USA.

Distributed Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.