Dayton, OH - Full Time - Posted June 30, 2020
Prepares proposals by determining concept; gathering and formatting information; writing drafts; obtaining approvals.
• Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending strategy meetings. • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals. • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals. • Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials. • Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing. • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases. • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers. • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes. • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks. • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Presentation Skills, Written Communication, Graphic Design Skills, Technical Documentation, Layout Skills, Problem Solving, Deadline-Oriented, Process Improvement, Coordination, Strategic Planning, Market Knowledge, Familiarity with Shipley or Association of Proposal Management processes preferred.
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