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Commercial Proposal Writer (REMOTE)

Gaithersburg, MD | Job #322827
Job Title: Commercial Proposal Writer (REMOTE)
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Type: Remote

Fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Proposal Writer!  Our client, a player in the food hospitality industry, is looking for a skilled proposal writer to join their team on a Remote (IN THE USA) contract basis.


The Proposal Writer is responsible for the development of accurate, compelling messaging and high-quality content for proposals. The Proposal Writer must exhibit strong writing skills to ensure consistency and clarity to meet sales objectives and client needs. This person must ensure all compliance and regulatory restrictions are met. The Proposal Writer must keep abreast of the business challenges and competitor strategies.

Proposal Writer Responsibilities:
  • Writes creative, effective proposal content according to project specifications/creative brief
  • Researches clients, their competitors and the target audience to support creative strategy
  • Provides writing support for aligned client group(s), as well as supporting projects from other clients as demand and scheduling requires
  • Collaborates with project team as needed to meet specific objectives
  • Produces original and adapted content that is clear, compelling and credible
  • Ensures accuracy, attention to details and overall meets or exceeds the writing objectives set in the creative brief and adherence to the proofing standards
  • Adheres to regulatory and compliance regulations
  • Executes writing requests with accuracy, producing zero errors in work (all client edits are implemented correctly, spell check was run, facts were confirmed)
  • Responds to all requests and communications in a timely and thorough manner
  • Works to improve the team’s overall performance and embraces a collaborative approach
  • Supports peers by reviewing work to ensure zero errors in work per above
  • Supports leadership in helping to build a unified team mindset
  • Engages in professional development to continuously grow in profession and remain competitive with outside services
Proposal Writer Requirements:
  • Demonstrates proficient expertise in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Proficiency with AP and/or company style guide standards
  • Understands writing applications in traditional and emerging channels
  • Maintains a consistent voice and audience focus in writing
  • Is able to distill verbose content to the essence of the main message in a concise, effective manner
  • Exhibits consistent quality control in work
  • Exhibits an understanding of specific channels or vertical markets as required by job function
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt style of content to various audiences, purposes, or media
  • Experience working within legal and compliance parameters
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in English, journalism, communications or related field
  • Proposal writing experience highly preferred
  • Minimum of one year professional level writing experience highly preferred

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Cella is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

Cella is an award-winning leader in consulting, staffing and managed solutions for creative, marketing, digital and proposal development teams. We help people build meaningful careers and partner with companies to help them win. Our staffing solutions include freelance, contract, temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions. Cella is the only creative staffing firm to win the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for 10 years running. And as a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, we proudly help clients meet diversity objectives, too. Cella is an equal opportunity employer.