Proposal Developer


Columbia, South Carolina

25 days ago

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Proposal Developer
Columbia, South Carolina

25 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Proposal Developer
Location: Columbia, SC 29223 (Onsite)
Duration: 12 months assignment with possible extension
Shift: Monday to Friday, 40hrs/week.

Required Skills: High level skills with MS Word, Adobe Acrobat DC Pro, and MS PowerPoint.
Nice to have: Intermediate skills with MS Outlook, Teams, Excel, Project, Visio, and SharePoint.

Day to Day:
Daily activities/tasks include maintenance of unit procedures and process documentation, review of content developed by subject matter experts to ensure the content is compliant, compelling, credible, correct, consistent, concise, and clear. Schedule and facilitate review updates, pink, red, gold team reviews, technical work sessions. Flexibility and ability to shift without becoming frustrated are characteristics needed for the person that fills this position.
Manager is open to candidates with a technical writing background or even a journalism background (IN ADDITION TO STRONG PROPOSAL DEV) as long as they are comfortable working on a team and individually.  It is not storytelling but will be very beneficial to be a strong writer.  Sometimes they will be maintaining/updating proposals and other times creating/advising the team on new ones.

Soft Skills:
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Solid presentation skills and the ability to communicate, influence, and gain commitment from team members.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively on several projects simultaneously, independently as well as with groups.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, including management, highly skilled technical staff, non-technical personnel, and with external clients.
About the team: 
This is a small team and all the members of the team execute all the tasks required to prepare a compelling and compliant response that is delivered on time. The successful candidate wears many hats and must be able to balance their tasks.
We are one of the nation’s leading administrators of government contracts. We operate one of the most sophisticated data processing centers in the Southeast. We also have a diverse family of subsidiary companies that allows us to build on a variety of business strengths. We deliver outstanding service to our customers. If you are dedicated to the same philosophy, consider joining our team!

Required Education: Bachelor's degree - any job-related field or 4 years of job related work experience or 2 years of job related experience plus an associates degree in any job related field.
Required Work Experience: 5 years technical writing and/or proposal development experience. Work experience includes a minimum of 2 years of proposal development experience in an IT environment. Includes technical document development design experience.

Coordinates the overall proposal management process and provides guidance into the proposal-related policies, processes, and procedures. Facilitates all phases of the proposal life cycle to ensure complete, compliant, responsive, and customer-centric proposals are delivered on time for various solicitations (RFPs, RFIs, RFQs, task orders, etc.) ranging from minimum size and complexity to very large efforts requiring coordination with multiple business partners.

  • 40% Develops and executes strategies and plans to ensure development, documentation, and delivery of quality, thorough, timely, and accurate solicitation responses that meet the client's requirements. Coordinates response activities such as scheduling, resource coordination, status reporting, and document reviews.
  • 30% Facilitates development of appropriate, accurate, and differentiating proposal response materials from across multiple business units to include content development, editing, document design, and graphic design support.
  • 15% Provides guidance to team members on the proposal development life cycle, related processes, and procedures. Contributes to the development and documentation of department policies and procedures. Processes recommendations and tasks for related business units (such as Business Development).
  • 15% Contributes to the development and maintenance of departmental resources such as knowledge bases, proposal management tools, and user repositories.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree- Computer Information Systems/Technology, English, Journalism, or Business.
Preferred Work Experience: Technical writing experience in an I/T environment. Proposal writing and/or editing experience, preferably in a marketing organization. Project lead or project management experience. Experience using document management software packages.
Languages: English. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $30.00/hr.