Proposal Writer

Proposal Writer (DISASTER + CRISIS MANAGEMENT CONSULTING)About CONSTANTOur mission is to make this world a safer place. We do work that matters, that has the potential to save lives, and that makes a difference. We take care of our people and are deeply committed to providing a platform for our team members to thrive. Our core values of integrity, service, quality, team, and gratitude are at the heart of everything we do. CONSTANT is an award-winning disaster and crisis management consulting firm. We bring a tenured history of helping clients across all levels of government and the private sector prepare for catastrophic disasters and acts of terrorism. We have a client base that spans private and public sectors-from federal, state, and local government agencies to the world of entertainment, healthcare, and other commercial clients.Learn more about CONSTANT here: www.constantassociates.comAbout Your PositionCONSTANT is seeking an experienced Proposal Writer to help us take our growth to the next level. We are a small, rapidly expanding company with a proven track record of delivering high-quality services to our clients. If you are looking to grow with an innovative team where you can make an immediate impact with a supportive, collaborative, and flexible work environment-we’re the place for you!This Is What You’ll DoAs a Proposal Writer, you will be an integral part of our very successful Business Development team. Here are a few of the ways you will support CONSTANT’s continued growth:Analyze Requests for Information (RFIs), Requests for Quotes (RFQs), and Requests for Proposal (RFPs) to identify proposal requirementsUtilize CONSTANT templates and style guides to produce highly customized, compliant, accurate, and winning proposals tailored for federal, state, local, and private-sector clients.Contribute to proposal management activities, such as creating kick-off slide decks, developing and updating compliance matrixes, maintaining proposal calendars, refining the content library, tracking proposal metrics, tracking opportunities, and managing proposal teams and subcontractors.Lead proposal development efforts for specific opportunities, including developing outlines and templates that address solicitation requirements, developing initial content using past proposal examples, editing and refining content from multiple sources, writing new content based on research and discussions with operations team members, and finalizing submittal packages.Contribute to developing compelling proposal graphics and action captions using a variety of software and templates while adhering to solicitation requirements.Utilize online forecast and RFP portals to track business opportunities.Understand and convey complex customer requirements on both a business and technical level.Have a solid understand of government procurement processes and regulations.Participate as part of the Business Development Team to understand strategic goals, develop win themes and key differentiators, and make decisions on submission strategies.Draft and submit questions to clarify all proposal requirements for submission.Raise critical issues and recommend alternative solutions to proposal development hurdles.Demonstrate superior technical writing abilities, adhering to our standards for accuracy, consistency, and clarity.Organize narratives, graphics, and proposal resources.Perform proofreading and editing, as needed.Manage multiple tasks under different deadlines.Ensure CONSTANT’s standards for integrity, service, team, quality, and gratitude are upheldQualifications, Skills, and Characteristics RequiredDemonstrated expertise with government proposal writing and the RFP processMinimum of +3 years of experience with proposal writing in one or more of the following areas: commercial, government, and/or consultingBachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or a related fieldDemonstrated skills working with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and ExcelStrong written and verbal communications skills. High degree of professionalism, diplomacy, problem-solving and decision-making skillsProven ability and desire to work as a member of a high-functioning collaborative team, including a willingness to lean in and do what it takes to get the job done, while also working independently and achieving goalsU.S. citizenPreferredExperience with federal proposal writing and the federal RFP/procurement processFamiliar with the fields of emergency management, health security, and homeland securityExperience utilizing industry tools such as FedBizOps/SAM, GovWin, procurement portals (i.e., Periscope, Public Purchase, BidNet, etc.), and CRMs (i.e., Salesforce, Zoho, HubSpot, etc.).Completion of a master’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, or a related field.Familiarity with APMP proposal development best practices.Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign proficiency.Experience using Power Automate or Power BI.Experience administering a SharePoint site or platform.Location, Compensation and BenefitsLocation: Remote. Minimal travel (less than 10%) may be required to support company’s participation at conferences and symposiums.Competitive compensation is based on the capability of the candidate.Competitive benefits package that includes:Healthcare (California-based staff) or stipend (staff located outside of CaliforniaDentalEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)401(k) with generous employer matchEligible for performance-based bonusTen (10) paid holidaysPaid time offVolunteer paid time offProfessional developmentWork from home stipendShort Term Disability (company paid)Life and AD&D insurance (company paid)Long term disability (company paid)CONSTANT is certified as an 8(a) and Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race; ethnicity; religion; gender; age; national origin; marital status; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; family responsibilities; matriculation; physical or mental disabilities; source of income; political affiliation; genetic information; status as a protected veteran; place of residence or business; or any other characteristic protected by Federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in applying for employment with CONSTANT and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for the position, please call (386) 888-8327. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. CONSTANT is a Federal contractor supporting veteran referrals.CONSTANT is also a Great Place To Work certified organization. https://www.greatplacetowork.com/certified-company/7025083 We are an E-Verify participating employer. 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