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Technical Proposal Writer
The Proposal Writer is responsible for supporting International Software Systems, Inc. (ISSI)’s business development organization for the full proposal lifecycle. Responsibilities include working closely with the proposal writing Team to develop bid strategies, themes and discriminators with the ability to integrate technical solutions into a compelling winning proposal. The ideal candidate should possess the initiative, organization skills, dedication, attention to detail, flexibility, and willingness to learn.
Location: ISSI headquarters- Greenbelt, MD
- Responsible for writing/leading proposal sections as assigned and ensuring compliance with all Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements
- Researches and gathers technical information for use in proposal development activities.
- Reviews, analyzes, and interprets technical requirements provided in RFIs and RFPs (including PWS) to gain a thorough understanding of the objectives of each solicitation.
- Supports the interview process of in- house Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to address solicitation requirements.
- Assists and integrates themes, discriminators and key success factors for responses
- Develops and creates graphics (images, charts, diagrams)
- Integrates other writers’ work products, ensuring proposal compliance and uniformity
- Ensures that all RFP format specifications have been followed and all proposal deadlines met
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in English, Marketing, Communication or related field.
- Experience with IT environment and federal government procurement preferred.
- Excellent communication skills with writing and editing experience
- Requires excellent organization skills and extreme attention to detail
- Ability to articulate concepts and processes in writing
- Ability to effectively research subject matter
- Experience working in a collaborative environment; ability to work well under tight deadlines and effectively interact with a wide range of personnel
- Demonstrated expertise using Microsoft Office.