Accenture Proposal Writer (Proposal Development) in Seattle, Washington
Organization: Corporate Functions/Sales & Pricing Performance
Location: USA Negotiable, Philadelphia or Seattle preferred
People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
The Proposal Writer creates engaging and persuasive copy to help Accenture win work. They collaborate with proposal teams at each stage of the sales process to write and edit RFx responses, oral presentations, and other sales related materials. They ensure compliance, consistency of messaging, and alignment with client objectives.
The Proposal Writer may be assigned across industries and may respond to various proposal sections. Candidates should expect 30-40% travel in this role.
The Proposal Writer:
Participates in proposal storyline sessions with solution architects and key stakeholders to clarify proposed solution, approach, products, and services
Develops style and tone for individual proposal responses; supports win theme development
Writes compliant, compelling, and client-centric copy, aligned to the proposed solution
Incorporates storytelling into responses, as appropriate
Transforms technical solutions, delivery methodologies, sales strategies, and win themes into easily understandable and readable responses
Develops winning proposals independently and through sales team and solution architect interactions
Supports Proposal Managers and Deputy Proposal Managers in proposal planning, management, escalating issues, and providing input to status reports
Collaborates with the proposal team to ensure compliance, consistency, and messaging integration
Collaborates with Graphic Designers to ideate meaningful proposal visuals
Proofreads and edits proposal sections for clarity, concision, and consistency
Suggests and leads opportunities for process improvement across the writing team
Other duties as requested
As a proposal center, we often need to work non-standard hours (evenings or weekends). We communicate this in advance, but candidates should be made aware some non-standard work will apply. Travel – 30-40% possible.
Bachelor 's Degree
Minimum 6 years professional writing experience
Minimum 4 years proposal and/or sales focused writing experience
Minimum 4 years working in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office products
Pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, if you are located in Colorado, the expected salary range for this role is 75,600 - 122,799 and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits) If you are not located in Colorado, the salary range may be different.
Demonstrated experience working in a deadline driven environment with strong attention to detail
Storytelling, copywriting, and/or journalism experience is a plus
Experience working with research teams
Experience interviewing subject matter experts
Expert written and oral communication skills
Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
Strong time management and ability to work under pressure
Ability to effectively communicate with senior management
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
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Unless expressly indicated this role is not open in the state of Colorado
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