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Jr. Proposal Writer

Hanover, MD | Job #323076
Job Title: Jr. Proposal Writer
Location: Hanover, Maryland
Type: Full-Time
Amazing opportunity for a Jr. Proposal Writer!  Our client, a key player in the tech industry is looking for a skilled Jr. Proposal Writer to join their team in Hanover, MD on a DIRECT HIRE basis.  The Jr. Proposal Writer is responsible for supporting all phases of the proposal process in response to commercial and state government requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for information (RFIs), and requests for qualifications (RFQ).

*Candidates must be able and willing to commute to Hanover, MD regularly in order to be considered *
Jr. Proposal Writer Responsibilities:
  • Partners with sales and sales leadership to respond to multiple RFPs at any given time
  • Analyzes and dissects RFPs for mid- to large-tier opportunities to develop win themes and align proposals response accordingly
  • Owns proposal operations by conducting proposal kick-offs, proposal reviews, and copy editing to ensure the development of high-quality responses in a timely manner
  • Supports all phases of the mid-level to complex proposal processes including, but not limited to content management (content review and creation), process improvement, response design and development, response quality assurance, and proposal delivery
  • May lead or provide administrative support to core proposal operations, including graphics, content development, win/loss review, etc.
  • May support proposal presentation creation, as needed
  • May support other non-proposal projects within the Marketing department

Jr. Proposal Writer Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of professional proposal writing experience required
  • Versed in a variety of proposal concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Excellent organizational skills, including ability to maintain working files and revisions of documents, required 
  • APMP affiliation preferred
  • Professional editing experience preferred
  • Industry knowledge of IT Staffing or IT Services preferred
  • Working knowledge of proposal software and content management systems, like Qvidian, preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required
  • Shows high levels of integrity, passion, and commitment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Clear communicator and writer
  • Ability to manage a proposal from start to end
  • Ability to take direction and change direction fluidly
  • Ability to translate complicated ideas and research into easily understood content
  • Ability to work on multiple deadline driven projects simultaneously
  • Works well under pressure

JobID: 323076MS

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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.