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Proposal Writer - Government Contract Work - Remote

Company: Corner Alliance
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Do you enjoy meaningful work in an environment where you can make an impact, learn, and collaborate with others who are just as passionate about their work as you are? Are you a self-starter and consider your strengths to be writing, proactivity, multi-tasking, process improvement, and problem-solving? If so, we are looking for you!

Corner Alliance is a dynamic, growing federal government consulting firm that devotes itself to providing an enriching employee experience while delivering excellence. We are looking to add an energetic, experienced Proposal Writer with at least 7+ years of relevant experience to join our Washington D.C. team that will add to our culture and fully embrace our commitments to deliver, grow, and thrive.

About the Role:

You will work with the Capture and Sales Team, Leadership Team, and our Consultants to develop the technical content for our Request for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Quotes (RFQs) and Request for Information (RFI) responses to Federal Government solicitations, identify efficiencies to improve the capture and proposal content development process, and implement enhancements to the content development process. As the lead proposal writer, you will develop high-quality, concise, and compelling proposals and RFI responses while efficiently leveraging our collective corporate expertise to help the company increase its contract win rate. You will also enhance our proposal and RFI content development system to support enhanced surge capacity while maintaining quality proposal development outcomes via efficient processes.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate for this role will:

Deliver:

  • Integrate into the capture process to streamline win theme data and content creation in early stages to maximize efficiency and content development to support the proposal process.
  • Manage the proposal content development process to ensure maximum efficiency, minimal rewrites, and that all deadlines are met.
    • Leverage our existing content library with "boilerplate" language and enhance it to result in a library with comprehensive technical approach and past performance information that can be easily reused and customized when needed based upon the solicitation.
    • Lead content development and enhancement derived from active participation in capture and proposal kick-off, win theme, and review meetings.
    • Act as the lead proposal writer and support RFI content development as needed. In this role, you will write significant portions of the technical approach, management approach, and past performances to proposals and support RFI development.
      • Work with internal teammates and engage our Consultant Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for content input to ensure solicitation requirements and evaluation criteria are met with compliance and while demonstrating the company's relevant capabilities, approach, and expertise.
      • Interview Corner Alliance SMEs, when needed, to gather knowledge and develop proposal text that addresses RFP/RFI requirements and incorporates win themes.
      • Interact effectively, verbally and in writing, with senior leadership and team members, opportunity owners, and others throughout the proposal's development.
      • Ensure that all content outputs meet evaluation criteria and compliance guidelines, clearly and concisely demonstrate the technical approach, and concisely present relevant past performance to demonstrate the unique qualities and expertise of the company.

        Grow:
        • Assist in growing and expanding our business development team and capabilities.
        • Develop system and train others at the company to effectively write proposal and RFI content.
        • Develop, maintain, and continuously improve proposal writing processes, our content library, and business development tools.

          Thrive:
          • Continually research and bring the latest best practice methodologies to our proposal development function.
          • Act as the go-to resource in regards to access to the most up-to-date sales content.
          • Carry out our Commitments to Deliver, Grow, and Thrive.

            Required Experience:
            • Bachelor's degree
            • At least 7 years of professional experience on a Federal Government sector proposal development team with 3+ years of proposal writer experience
            • Possess a deep understanding of the Federal Government Business Development Lifecycle to include extensive familiarity and demonstrated comprehension of solicitation documentation as well as the RFI and RFP process
            • Demonstrated experience leading or supporting proposal development, including solution development, writing, reviewing, and compliance checks
            • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple proposals simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
            • Confidence in interviewing SMEs and the ability to help transform technical details into concise, responsive, and compelling proposals
            • Strong writing, research, and compliance skills
            • Solid communication and collaboration skills
            • U.S. citizenship or permanent resident
            • Advanced knowledge of G-suite tools (Google Docs and Google Slides) and Adobe Acrobat Pro

              Location:

              You will work as part of a small team remotely or from the D.C. office.

              Don't think you have everything for this role but are still very interested? Please don't hold back from applying because you may not have it all. There's no such thing as a perfect candidate. You can learn and grow with us. So, please apply if you consider yourself to be a strong writer, detail-oriented and highly organized.

              Transferable Skills and Traits:
              • Coachable - receptive to feedback and swift on implementing suggestions
              • Unflappable - capability to navigate unexpected challenges with grace and come up with thoughtful solutions; you fully embrace a 'we-will-figure-it-out' mindset in chaos
              • Resourceful - eager to learn more and develop skills you may not have; and ability to learn new systems quickly and a thirst to learn independently
              • Innovative - willing to challenge the status quo, push boundaries, and suggest improvements to existing processes
              • Excellent Writing Skills - ability to synthesize, be concise, use the active voice, proofread and edit
              • Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills - ability to collect and analyze relevant information, problem-solve, and make rational decisions
              • Prioritization Skills - ability to sequence tasks in order of terms of importance; and willingness to pivot if more important tasks arise
              • Rapport Builder - having a natural ability to build candid, honest relationships with our clients and colleagues

                About Us:

                We are a dynamic and growing management consulting firm headquartered in downtown DC focused on creating an experience that feels a bit different for our clients. We have their backs, push them with new ideas, and start every solution with their stakeholders to create high-performing, high-results Federal Government programs. Corner Alliance is serious about our Commitments: to Deliver excellence, Grow the business and Thrive in a vibrant environment.

                Our Core Purpose is simple and meaningful: We work with government to create results.

                Corner Alliance offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package for full time employees including 401k matching (4%), Paid Time Off (3 weeks to start, 4 weeks (2-5 years) and 5 weeks (5 years+)), health, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, FSA accounts, 4 weeks of paid parental leave, 11 paid holidays (including your birthday off), fitness & cell phone reimbursements, regular check-ins for professional growth goals, semi-monthly one on one performance manager meetings, a social team that coordinates monthly events, use of technology like Slack to keep us connected and collaborative, and overall, a company culture dedicated to a highly engaged team.

                Corner Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable law.

                In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Corner Alliance please call (202) 754-8120 or email recruiting@corneralliance.com.

                Corner Alliance participates in the E-verify program and will provide the Federal Government with Form I-9 information to confirm work authorization in the U.S.

                Visit us at www.corneralliance.com to learn more.

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