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Proposal Writer
Summary
Title:Proposal Writer
ID:9609
Industry:General
Location:New York, NY
Description
Organization Description
ATS+Partners is an organizational development firm that offers talent recruitment, coaching, training, staffing and consulting services. Our mission is to make an impact by providing an innovative approach to meeting the human capital needs of mission-driven organizations through a multitude of diverse & inclusive strategies.

Position Description
Are you seeking a new career experience while making a social impact? Do you have prior business writing and development and client management experience? If so, our Proposal Writer position might the next career move for you. We are seeking a special individual who wants to help our partners achieve their organization's mission. You are a perfect match for our Proposal Writer position if you are:

Position Responsibilities
As a Proposal Writer, you will report directly to the Senior Associate, Business Development. In this role, you will be responsible for:
  • Support the business development team including the creation of new business strategies, lead generation plans and managing communications with potential new clients.
  • Manage business development systems (Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and other data systems) including data entry, management, and data integrity.
  • Manage proposal management process including drafting responses to RFPs and RFQs, delivery of proposals and attending pre-proposal conferences.
  • Develop relationships with contract and procurement specialists at targeted organizations. 
  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending strategy meetings.
  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals.
  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
  • Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
  • Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing.
  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.
  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes.
  • Assisting the senior leadership team with special projects as needed.
Qualifications
-    We value your education experience. For this role, you must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree (required) or Masters Degree (preferred).

-    We value your work experience. You must possess at least 2-3 years of business development writing experience with measurable results in the nonprofit, government or education sectors.

-    We value your technical skills. Experience working with CRM and Google Applications (or similar products) are required.

-    We value your soft skills. Strong attention to details, excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. 

-    We value your commitment and dedication. A strong commitment to digging deep and finding a better way to support our mission-driven organization partners is required.

Compensation
-    Compared to other organizations, our compensation rates are competitive with bonuses.

-    Access to health care and 401(K) options for eligible employees.


Non-Discriminatory Statement
ATS+Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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