Senior Proposal Writer

Magellan Health Services Arlington , VA 22201

Posted 3 months ago

Develops complex proposals that are well-written, accurate, consistent, responsive and reflect customer-specific themes. When necessary, can manage proposals of moderate to high complexity. As needed, will oversee other writers during the development of proposals.

  • Edits proposal language to ensure incorporation of strategic themes as well as compliance with proposal requirements and RFP requirements.

  • Meets with sales staff and others to review RFP and determine requirements to develop compliant, customized proposals.

  • Identifies and contacts subject matter experts throughout Magellan to get accurate information for inclusion in proposals based on requirements and platform.

  • Creates original text and coordinate illustrations, explanatory tables and/or graphics.

  • Utilizes proposal database and previous bids to provide compliant proposal responses

  • Oversees staff writers, ensuring all sections of proposal are consistent, compliant and meet all internal and external deadlines

  • Provides updated proposal information for inclusion into the database.

  • Coordinates timely production of proposals.

General Job Information

Title

Senior Proposal Writer

Grade
25

Job Family

Sales Group

Country

United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date
5/14/2019

Date Requisition Created
5/14/2019

Minimum Qualifications

Education

A Combination of Education and Work Experience May Be Considered. (Required), Bachelors: Communications (Required)

License and Certifications

  • Required

License and Certifications

  • Preferred

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • 3+ years of communications experience to include a minimum of 2 years developing original material for publication or competitive evaluation and prior proposal experience.

  • Knowledge of proposal processes

  • An equivalent combination of experience and education is acceptable in lieu of degree.

  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently across multiple functions within the company.

  • Superior writing and editing skills.

  • Ability to analyze compliance-driven/technical documentation to determine customer requirements and to understand complex customer issues within the public sector

  • Ability to work closely with multi-functional teams to develop a customer-specific proposal strategy.

  • Strong organizational, project management, analytical, and problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, matrix environment.

  • Ability to create new proposal text by meeting with subject matter experts or using reference documents.

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Ability to adapt to new, technology-driven tools (e.g., database, online procurement systems).

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.


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