167704,  Proposal Writer -

Category: PRO
Job Title: Proposal Writer
Region: WA-Washington
City: Bingen
State: WA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Proposal Writer for an opening in Bingen, WA.

The Proposal Writer is responsible for developing high quality proposal content for technical, management and past performance response sections. The successful candidate must clearly convey information in accordance with agreed-upon annotated mock ups that result in compliant, persuasive and compelling proposals. As a key member of the proposal team, the Proposal Writer must be able to effectively communicate and collaborate with personnel (through interviews and discussion) at all levels of the organization.
Job Functions:
• Able to understand complex technical solutions to the extent necessary to interview/write or collaborate to develop the written response.
• Assists SMEs by suggesting and/or developing graphics (charts, process flows, screenshots, etc.) that convey the theme or solution being proposed
• Writes original text for corporate experience, past performances, standard business practices (project management/staffing/quality/transition plans), and resumes.
• Interviews proposed personnel, project managers, and other corporate staff to elicit the data required to generate content.
• Finds, analyzes, and synthesizes written content from proposal libraries; revises and repurposes it for new efforts, ensuring the content is tailored to meet the solicitation requirements.
• Follows established proposal development policies and procedures.
• Manages repository and other proposal libraries as required in the SharePoint library.
• Participates in technical solutioning/theming sessions and proposal color reviews, as necessary.
• Performs technical rewrite/edits on proposals, as necessary.
• Participate in proposal strategy sessions, readiness reviews, kickoff meetings, and daily stand-ups.
• Clearly communicates all assignments, conducts appropriate follow ups.
• Supports Deployed Operations team members and Program Managers throughout the Defense portfolio with specific data requests.
• Assists with market research to support strategic planning and capture activities.
• Perform other duties or special projects as required or as assigned by Director of Deployed Operations and/or Proposal Development Center leadership.

• Proposal Writing: 3 years
• Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience writing proposal responses and related technical documentation for the Federal Government.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office 2010/2013 products, primarily in Word and Excel.
• Excellent written and verbal skills in conveying complex technical information clearly and persuasively to readers who have varying levels of technical subject matter expertise.
• Excellent organizational and analytical skills with emphasis on attention to detail.
• Ability to meet tight deadlines with professional, quality deliverables.
• Team player with strong interpersonal skills who can work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team and use tact and diplomacy to guide the SMEs and other proposal contributors.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage complex workload, and handle pressure.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and work flexible hours to achieve the requirements of the position.

Accredited Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) preferred in English, Journalism, Communications, or relevant field.


Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.

Silmese Graves at
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

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