Proposal Manager/Writer

Gear International - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)


  • Respond to government requests for proposal and other opportunities, resulting in the development of compliant, responsive, researched, and competitive technical responses
  • Write, edit, proof, organize, format, and produce proposals to enhance business development
  • Develop proposal plan, outlines, templates, schedule system, other pertinent kickoff material, and

subsequently lead kickoff meetings as required

  • Review input from customers, government relations team, partners, and other competitive data to

initiate a compelling strategy, product vision, and roadmap

  • Update and/or create new content for management, past performance, quality control, and staffing

sections based on research

  • Create and maintain a proposal library, both hard copy and electronic
  • Maintain boilerplate material inventory, bid opportunities, lead qualification decisions and proposal wins/losses
  • Maintain contract matrix and keep past performance information up to date
  • Interact with subject-matter-experts (SME) to ensure the accuracy of documentation and participate in document reviews
  • Responsible for keeping sub-contractors and SME’s on track for the deadline dates
  • Review all existing corporate media to determine usability for future marketing, including web

contact, project content, and other written media


Seven (7) years progressive experience in writing, editing, design, layout, and proposal production is

required, with five (5) of the seven (7) years of current experience in responding to federal requests for

proposals. Experience should be related to writing and developing technical information for responsive bids with proven results of a win/loss ratio of at least 20%

  • Must have high-energy work ethic and be available to work non-standard hours during peak times
  • Documented experience providing technical writing support for training, logistics, staffing and recruiting contract deliverables and Government proposals.
  • Demonstrate expertise with Microsoft Office Products and Adobe Acrobat
  • Demonstrate success in managing projects within rigorous deadlines
  • Demonstrate understanding of government proposal industry standards
  • Certification in proposal management from the Association of Proposal Management Professionals a


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Innovative in researching, facilitating problem solving
  • Ability to work on short-term assignments with rigorous deadlines while managing multiple tasks and


  • Ability to work independently, functioning effectively as a member of a team
  • Proven ability as a technical writer and editor—Proof reading skills a must
  • Proficiency in creating graphics to illustrate technical concepts
  • Ability to work with cross-function teams to develop proposals in various functional areas
  • Ability to use strong creativity to develop branding and marketing material to position corporation for a competitive advantage
  • Active Listening - Listening to what other individuals are communicating and asking questions as appropriate
  • Information Gathering - Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information
  • Synthesis/Reorganization - Reorganizing information to get a better approach to problems or tasks;

working with new material or information to grasp its implications

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling

of words, rules of composition, and grammar

  • Experience working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Highly proficient in MS Office, to include advanced features; knowledge of other software tools such as MS Project, and Visio
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills that can be applied in a fast-paced environment
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the mission of BTL Technologies, Inc.


  • Competitive Compensation

Will Be working from home, attending BD meetings and events in DC area.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year


  • Proposal Writing: 7 years


  • Master's