Latitude, Inc. Proposal Writer in Rockville, Maryland
Growing government contractor looking to hire a Past Performance / Resume Writer. This position would focus a lot on working with resumes for proposal efforts.
Review client RFP and Statement of Work (SOW) to help determine how to structure the past performance response to be compliant, compelling, and highly rated by the client
Based on Government requirements from the RFP, work with Capture Manager to identify possible past performance references closely matching the requirements.
Develop content for each PP / Resume reference as required by the RFP and work with PMs to validate the content accurately reflects work being performed.
If a past performance questionnaire is required, work with the PMs to pre-populate any sections containing contract information (account name, dollar value, period of performance, services provided, etc.) and keep in contact with the PM to make sure their client completes and returns the questionnaire before the due date.
Create the comprehensive past performance / resume section based on input from the Capture Manager and Proposal Manager.
Incorporate feedback based on proposal draft reviews to ensure the final narrative is compliant, compelling, and high scoring.
Plan past performance content using techniques such as templates and annotated outlines.
Maintain Past Performance library
Bachelor's Degree (minimum)
4 years of experience working in Federal Government proposal development, ideally using the Shipley proposal process and developing storyboards, mock-ups, proposal outlines.
Working knowledge and efficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Understanding of Federal Government proposal development process and proven writing experience
4+ years of experience with proposals and/or past performance research and writing
Must be flexible, highly motivated, and able to clearly and concisely write past performance descriptions and convey knowledge of the client?s mission and business objectives and how our solution meets or exceeds requirements
Excellent writing and editing skills
Able to interview PMs to obtain the information needed for each citation
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SharePoint
Strong project and people management skills
Demonstrated ability to manage time and deliverables under tight deadlines
Shipley or equivalent training/experience preferred