Full Time
Vienna, VA
Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

Technical Proposal Writer (Gov’t Contracting and Technical Writing Experience is a MUST)

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional writing and editing skills and experience in government proposal production.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Determine proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs.
  • Study requests for proposals (RFPs) and creates compliance matrices that address all customer requirements.
  • Develop proposal by assembling information customer-focused content, including executive summaries, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, past performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials; incorporate relevant past performance knowledge into writing and cite qualifications.
  • Participate in color reviews, providing comments on organization and content.
  • Revise proposal drafts for clarity, compliance, and concision.
  • Prepare graphics, including figures, tables, and hypertext.
  • Improves proposal production process by maintaining past performance, boilerplate, and customer profile libraries.
  • Update job knowledge continually by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.

Required Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Technical Writing, Communications, Business Administration, or related field.
  • At least 5-7 years’ experience in government proposal development or technical writing.
  • Computer proficiency, especially with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Visio; SharePoint experience is an asset.
  • Experience writing about technical concepts, including IT infrastructure, software/application management (modernization, operations & maintenance) and cloud services, and interoperability.
  • Ability to interpret, understand and provide compliant responses to customer requests (e.g., market surveys, RFPs, statements of work, amendments, etc.).
  • Ability to manage assignments with firm deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Health Information Technology
  • Experience leveraging the Shipley Proposal Guide
  • Knowledge of the market and federal customers (DoD, VA, DHA, VHA, HHS, etc.)

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee may lift or move objects up to 5 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 5 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

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