• Proposals Coordinator

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Job ID
    2018-1239
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 294 stream miles and 58,000 wetland acres and conserved and preserved 9,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 14,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 250 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a of balance economic development and ecological sustainability.

     

    RES, the nation’s only fully-scaled operating company providing ecological restoration and water resource solutions, is looking to add a Proposals Coordinator to our team. As Proposals Coordinator, you are responsible for managing the proposal process to help support our growing nationwide footprint. You will have the opportunity to work with team members across department and functions, providing input, guidance, and comments for proposal development, as you assure each proposal is complete and consistent with RES requirements. Time management and attention to detail are essential for this position, as you will manage multiple proposals simultaneously and their associated delivery timetables. In short, you are responsible for the creation, organization, development, and production of proposals and other formally requested information to professionally position RES.

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with Sales teams throughout the entire proposal development cycle and support with research, writing, editing, formatting and quality check of text and graphics
    • Participate in proposal kick-off and planning calls
    • Organize and coordinate proposal stakeholder teams, clearly communicating roles, responsibilities, assignments, and deadlines with team members
    • Write content for non-technical proposal sections and marketing materials and coordinate writing assignments among multiple authors
    • Compile resumes, project descriptions, boilerplate text, and other information from a variety of internal and external databases, internet and intranet sites, and other content sources
    • Assist with creative conceptualization and design of proposals including appropriate graphics
    • Manage proposal timelines and deadlines, allotting sufficient time for editing, layout, and design
    • Ensure all assignments are completed and submitted on time
    • Assure compliance with all bid/proposal requirements including forms, page limits, and supporting materials
    • Perform self-check of work products to eliminate repeat errors and demonstrate constant improvement in deliverables
    • Gather lessons-learned and positive actions at the submittal of proposals to enable process improvement and higher win rates
    • Participate in training and knowledge sharing activities
    • Archive proposal content in a timely and quality manner
    • Assist with other projects as assigned

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    • Associates degree with 5+ years proposal development experience OR BS/BA in Communications 2+ year proposals development experience
    • Proven experience as a proposal coordinator
    • Knowledge of proposal processes and best practices
    • Strong abilities using MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint)
    • Prior experience preparing SF330 and proposals for public sector clients
    • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
    • Must have the ability to motivate and manage internal clients and external partners
    • Knowhow and patience to produce and package high quality proposal submissions
    • Superior attention to detail and ability to handle multiple deadlines
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment
    • Discretion to handle confidential data
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals

    Desired: 

    • BS/BA Communications with 4-years related experience
    • 4 years Proposals development experience in an environmental consulting firm or contracting/E&C company

     

    VEVRAA Federal Contractor

     

    RES is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

     

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