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Proposal Writer (REMOTE)

Reston, VA | Job #323722
Job Title: Proposal Writer (REMOTE)
Location: Reston, Virginia
Type: Temp-to-Hire

Location:  Remote (IN THE USA)
Type:  Temp to Hire

Are you a Proposal Writer who is motivated by being a part of meaningful work? Are your looking for a remote opportunity with work-life-balance? Do you enjoy working in process driven environment, where roles and responsibilities are clearly defined? If so, this could be the opportunity you have been seeking! 

Cella has teamed up with an awesome healthcare company in search of a Senior Proposal Specialist to join their team and assist with major Health & Human Services proposals to a wide range of Government clients at locations throughout the U.S. This position is a highly visible role that works closely with senior leadership, capture personnel, and operations management to write, edit, review, and produce winning proposals.

Proposal Writer Responsibilities: 
  • Cross-references solicitation documents (RFPs, RFIs, etc.) to create organized writing outlines that are responsive to requirements
  • Presents outlines in storyboarding sessions
  • Submits complete written proposal responses within tight deadlines
  • Incorporates feedback from reviewers to improve drafts
  • Interviews technical experts and operational resources to gather information that supports proposal development and transforms that information into clear, concise, compelling proposal text
  • Applies win themes and strategic messaging in proposal content
  • Collaborates with Business Development team members to understand market positioning, competition, capabilities, client drivers, and solution components
  • Identifies and reworks existing proposal content for use in active bids
  • Supports the maintenance of a writing team content library
  • Interacts with senior-level internal and external personnel
  • Uses SharePoint collaborative platform to upload materials
  • Serves as an editor for other writers as needed
  • Recommends continuous improvement initiatives to refine writing processes and techniques as appropriate
  • Collaborates with graphic artists to conceptualize visuals (diagrams, workflows, icons, etc.) to accompany writing
  • Performs additional duties as necessary or assigned

Proposal Writer Requirements

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required; concentration in English, Communications, Journalism, Business or a closely related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of professional writing experience, including technical, business, and proposal writing
  • Experience working both collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to multitask effectively while performing job duties, including ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively describe complex, technical solution details to lay audiences
  • Proficient computer and software skills, including Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and SharePoint


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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.