Pyramid Systems, Inc.

  • Proposal Writer

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 13 hours ago(6/22/2018 9:30 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-1088
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Proposal
  • Overview

    The Proposal Writer will work with Pyramid’s Proposal Center creating, modifying and writing business development proposals for a growing small business in the federal information technology market. You will work closely with the Proposal Manager, capture managers, and the full range of company staff in writing and overseeing the development and submission of winning proposals. You must possess outstanding oral and written communication skills, editing abilities, and superior attention to detail. You must have enthusiasm for achieving results in a dynamic work environment, often involving simultaneous proposals and firm deadlines.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Review RFPs to develop proposal writing plan
    • Provide documentation support on software development projects, network practices, and corporate procedures or other documents
    • Assist the Proposal Manager in development of proposal outline and compliance matrix, as needed
    • Gather information by interviewing Subject Matter Experts and write various proposal sections, including technical approach, executive summaries, past performance/qualification summaries and resumes
    • Review/rewrite proposal inputs and coordinate with management personnel to ensure accuracy
    • Responsible for technical documentation review process of resumes, project descriptions and technical approaches
    • Edit proposals and related documents for completeness and compliance with editorial standards and proposal formatting/composition
    • Coordinate proposal reviews with Proposal Manager, ensuring compliance with solicitation requirements
    • Create document flow diagrams and other graphics to illustrate technical concepts
    • Create and maintain an electronic proposal library/database
    • Maintain up-to-date past performance information
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and maintaining personal networks
    • Maintain quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone
    • Gather proposal information by identifying sources of information
    • Identify and communicate risks associated with proposals

    Qualifications

    Education, Skills, Abilities:

    • BA/BS Degree
    • Professional training (e.g., Shipley coursework)
    • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines
    • Strong skills in interpersonal communication, writing, and organization
    • Excellent writing skills, strong ability to summarize data concisely
    • Ability to work with limited supervision and high motivation
    • skills
    • Desktop publishing/formatting skills a plus
    • Familiar with latest IT terminologies
    • Familiar with software development methodologies
    • Analytical skills

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