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BDA, Inc. Proposal Writer & Manager in Woodinville, Washington

  • Relevant Skills/Experience

  • Proposal and/or grant writing

  • Business Development, RFP, or Marketing experience, heavy in copywriting and proposal management

  • Undergrad degree in English, Journalism, Business, Marketing, Communications, Professional or Business Writing

  • Experience in fast-paced environments as a trusted autonomous and resourceful self-starter

Experience Requirements

  • 3 – 5+ years of proposal or long-form business writing experience

  • Persuasive and strong writing skills required – samples of previous proposals a requirement

  • Proven ability to manage tight deadlines and multiple projects at once

  • Strong project management and organization skills

  • High degree of competency using Microsoft Office programs, specifically: Word, Excel, Teams, PPT

Job Skills & Traits

  • Detail oriented, extremely organized, good interpersonal skills for internal relationship-building

  • Ability to write in the tone and style of NBD; ability to unify writing styles so create cohesive proposals

  • Proactively seek information/guidance from internal subject matter experts and translate information into persuasive business writing

  • Ability to prioritize work for meeting deadlines

  • Ability and willingness to understand departments of BDA and navigate the organization to gather necessary information to accurately respond to RFIs and RFPs

  • Ability to research and analyze the marketplace and/or accounts to find competitive information that can be included in strategic account documents

  • Ability and enthusiasm for ideation and brainstorming

  • Maintain positivity and can-do attitude during busy periods with heavy workloads

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring the submission of proposals that are compliant with RFP instructions and requirements.

  • Must work within online proposal management systems frequently (Ariba, SAP, Workday, etc.)

  • Manage the proposal-writing response process from receipt of Request for Proposals (RFPs) (ie: solicitations) through the final product and submission

  • Draft and edit Request for Proposal (RFP) responses; prepare written materials for editing and approval by Manager and other team/company leadership

  • Proactively manage all Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) contributing to the proposal effort

  • Responsible for gaining necessary approvals, including from Executive team, communicating in organized and concise manner

  • Ability to review comprehensive RFP documents and develop project management tools for assigning deliverables and tracking through completion

  • Collect, create, or edit assets for new business projects, proposals and presentations (PPT, agendas, implementation schedules, etc.) using Microsoft Office software, including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, Project & PowerPoint

  • Handle day-to-day and presentation-driven tactical needs including: shipment of packages, pick-up materials from local suppliers, coordinating with internal teams, etc.

  • Creative ideation and brainstorming with Manager and/or team for presentation themes, messaging, gifting, etc.

  • Meet client driven and interdepartmental tight deadlines through excellent organization skills and prioritization

  • Manages NBD’s project-related inventory, samples, etc. with NBD Sourcing

  • Other duties as assigned

Relevant Skills/Experience

  • Proposal and/or grant writing

  • Business Development, RFP, or Marketing experience, heavy in copywriting and proposal management

  • Undergrad degree in English, Journalism, Business, Marketing, Communications, Professional or Business Writing

  • Experience in fast-paced environments as a trusted autonomous and resourceful self-starter

Experience Requirements

  • 3 – 5+ years of proposal or long-form business writing experience

  • Persuasive and strong writing skills required – samples of previous proposals a requirement

  • Proven ability to manage tight deadlines and multiple projects at once

  • Strong project management and organization skills

  • High degree of competency using Microsoft Office programs, specifically: Word, Excel, Teams, PPT

Job Skills & Traits

  • Detail oriented, extremely organized, good interpersonal skills for internal relationship-building

  • Ability to write in the tone and style of NBD; ability to unify writing styles so create cohesive proposals

  • Proactively seek information/guidance from internal subject matter experts and translate information into persuasive business writing

  • Ability to prioritize work for meeting deadlines

  • Ability and willingness to understand departments of BDA and navigate the organization to gather necessary information to accurately respond to RFIs and RFPs

  • Ability to research and analyze the marketplace and/or accounts to find competitive information that can be included in strategic account documents

  • Ability and enthusiasm for ideation and brainstorming

  • Maintain positivity and can-do attitude during busy periods with heavy workloads

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring the submission of proposals that are compliant with RFP instructions and requirements.

  • Must work within online proposal management systems frequently (Ariba, SAP, Workday, etc.)

  • Manage the proposal-writing response process from receipt of Request for Proposals (RFPs) (ie: solicitations) through the final product and submission

  • Draft and edit Request for Proposal (RFP) responses; prepare written materials for editing and approval by Manager and other team/company leadership

  • Proactively manage all Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) contributing to the proposal effort

  • Responsible for gaining necessary approvals, including from Executive team, communicating in organized and concise manner

  • Ability to review comprehensive RFP documents and develop project management tools for assigning deliverables and tracking through completion

  • Collect, create, or edit assets for new business projects, proposals and presentations (PPT, agendas, implementation schedules, etc.) using Microsoft Office software, including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, Project & PowerPoint

  • Handle day-to-day and presentation-driven tactical needs including: shipment of packages, pick-up materials from local suppliers, coordinating with internal teams, etc.

  • Creative ideation and brainstorming with Manager and/or team for presentation themes, messaging, gifting, etc.

  • Meet client driven and interdepartmental tight deadlines through excellent organization skills and prioritization

  • Manages NBD’s project-related inventory, samples, etc. with NBD Sourcing

  • Other duties as assigned

Job ID: 2022-4920

External Company URL: http://www.bdainc.com

Street: 15525 Woodinville-Redmond RD NE

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