What does a typical day look like for the Proposal Manager?

  • Spearhead various proposal efforts – from RFI responses to multimillion-dollar competitively bid RFPs.
  • Create, maintain, and update proposal calendars, compliance matrices, and outlines.
  • Work closely with Subject Matter Experts and Proposal Team Members to help shape compelling stories.
  • Identify and articulate discriminators to stakeholders and teammates to ensure they are covered in proposals.
  • Review all proposal submissions and ensure that they are complete, compliant, well-organized, and professionally presented to ensure consistency across proposal volumes.
  • Mentor others on the team in the nuances of developing compliant and compelling stories.

What qualifications do you look for?

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferred in Business/English/Communications/Journalism.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a proposal coordinator or manager for a federal government contractor.
  • Previous experience using SharePoint and other collaboration tools.
  • Expert understanding of MS Office tools and applications, especially in Word.
  • Previous leadership or team lead experience.
  • Understanding and demonstrated experience with proposal and capture best practices.