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Sr Specialist - Proposal Writer (State & Local)

Company: MAXIMUS
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Description & Requirements

Are you a seasoned proposal writer with a knack for winning state and local government contracts? We're looking for a Senior Proposal Writer to join our team and take charge of crafting compelling responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs), and other vital government inquiries.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Write responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs,) and other Government requests.

- Create compliant and compelling responses for assigned proposal sections/topics.

- Create associated graphics, charts, tables, etc.,in support of proposal development.

Tailor proposal content to address client pain points and showcase the company's unique value proposition.

- Review and edit proposal responses for consistency, compliance and win theme incorporation.

- Research relevant corporate, project, client and industry statistics for proposal responses.

- Work closely with cross-functional teams, including sales, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders, to gather necessary information for proposals

As a Senior Proposal Writer, you'll have the opportunity to:

- Leverage your expertise in state and local government proposals to create compliant and persuasive responses that highlight our company's unique value proposition.

- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather essential information and insights, ensuring that our proposals address client pain points effectively.

- Independently solicit feedback from subject matter experts and internal stakeholders to refine and enhance proposal drafts.

- Work closely with graphics designers to integrate visually appealing elements that support proposal development.

- Maintain a keen eye for detail, reviewing and editing proposals for consistency, compliance, and alignment with win themes.

- Contribute to the development of a comprehensive content library to streamline future proposal efforts.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in related field.
- 5-7 years of relevant professional experience required.

- Equivalent combination of education and experience considered in lieu of degree.

- 5-7 years of experience in writing state and local government proposals.

- Proven ability to work independently, demonstrating strong initiative and problem-solving skills.

- Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams.

- Equivalent combination of education and experience considered in lieu of degree.

EEO Statement

Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We're proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Pay Transparency

Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation. Maximus will comply with regulatory minimum wage rates and exempt salary thresholds in all instances.

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