The HR Source
July 2, 2021
8181 Professional Pl, #120, Landover, Maryland
Job Type


We are searching for a mid-level Proposal Writer/Manager that is ambitious and wants to grow within a company. The three top most important requirements and must haves to be successful in this position are:

  1. Experience running proposals over $10M dollars.
  2. Experience with writing proposals in software development, cloud, infrastructure, or data services.
  3. Experience in writing proposals for DOJ entities, IC, and/or DoD.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsible for recommending and implementing best practice, measurable, and repeatable processes that result in winning proposals and meet organizational goals
  • Leverage experience and best practices in the development and implementation of successful proposal strategies, processes, and tools
  • Oversee corporate processes for technical proposal management, planning, writing, editing, production, and quality assurance, working collaboratively with operating divisions and business proposal staff
  • Develop a comprehensive proposal knowledge management infrastructure, including development and maintenance of proposal guides, artifacts, templates, examples, compliance, and boilerplate text Implement improvements and enhancements to the proposal management process and execution
  • Facilitate the development and distribution of appropriate proposal-related documentation, including compliance matrices, style guides, outlines, schedules, writing guidance, and kick-off presentations
  • Coordinate with the contracts and pricing staff on cost and contractual volumes to ensure appropriate schedules, inputs, Price to Win
  • Coordinate with line managers for technical input and management strategies
  • Author appropriate proposal sections and help design graphic concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments.
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines and effectively interact with a wide range of personnel from the CEO to administrative staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong experience with MS Office Suite

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Ability to obtain a Secret


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Communications, English, Journalism or related major Experience Level:


APMP Certification Preferred.


Minimum 7 years managing Federal proposal teams and proven experience writing, designing and producing winning multi-million-dollar proposals.

At least 7-10 years leading multiple proposal efforts preferred.


  • A proven track record managing, and winning proposals within the federal market ($100M+). Demonstrated experience supporting vehicles such as GSA IT Schedule 70, SeaPort E, Eagle II, CIOSP3, SPARC, Alliant, etc. required
  • Knowledge of the federal contracting environment and procurement processes, including RF(x) requirements
  • Ability to work successfully and collaboratively in a matrixed environment and skilled at fostering effective team collaboration
  • Experience in one or more of the following Government Agencies: VA, DoS, FAA, NASA, DoJ, DoD, DISA
  • Experience in technical writing, editing, proof reading and desktop publishing.
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