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Proposal Writer
Ref No.: 18-04708
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 05/09/2018
Position Title      Proposal Writer
Location               Chantilly, VA
Full time
Educational Requirements          Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Creative Writing or equivalent
Ampcus, Inc. is seeking an experienced proposal writer for supporting Federal Services proposal development team. The candidate will be part of a high performing team developing and delivery of proposal responses.
Required Skills/Experience:
•             2-3 years of experience writing technical proposals/responses for Federal RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, Task Orders and IDIQ solicitations
•             2-3 years of experience developing/writing technical approach, management approach, past performance and supplemental proposal artifacts
•             Must have expert level experience developing proposal templates, outlines and compliance matrix/guidelines
•             Experience reviewing Federal solicitations to develop proposal summary sheets, response templates, win themes, differentiators, compliance matrix, proposal development strategies and proposal development guidelines for section authors
•             Experience interviewing subject matter experts and collaboratively develop proposal content
•             Experience facilitating proposal development including kick-off, schedule development, reviews and final delivery
•             Experience writing, reviewing and editing proposal content for IT Services (Cloud, IT Security, Infrastructure, Help Desk and System Maintenance), Application Development and Big Data
•             Demonstrated ability to use MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and PDF editors, at expert level
Preferred Skills:
•             Ability to develop/manage custom styles in MS Word
•             Experience developing proposal graphics with MS PowerPoint, Adobe tools or other tools
•             Ability to convert complex technical topics into easy-to-understand writings
•             Knowledge and experience applying Shipley's capture and proposal management best practices
•             Experience researching federal solicitations, incumbents and agency needs/challenges
•             Experience developing price proposal
•             Associated of Proposal Development Professionals (APMP) certification
High Level Experience    •             Prior experience working on Federal proposal
•             Expert level skills with MS Word
•             Must have experience working in multiple proposal in parallel
Comments          •             In-person interview at HQ
•             Candidate must be able to show prior proposal write-ups