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Latitude, Inc. Proposal Writer in Rockville, Maryland

  • Reviewing and interpreting RFP information including statements of work (SOW) and submission requirements to identify business requirements and information needed for competitive responses.

  • Identifying and gathering content and information from multiple sources, including past proposal submissions, policies & procedures, other organizational materials, and assisting in market research and competitive analysis activities, as needed.

  • Reviewing available materials to identify needed content and gaps. Preparing and conducting interviews with internal stakeholders, consultants, and subject matter experts (SME) to confirm response approach and obtain content. Using strategic understanding of company and opportunity to suggest features, benefits, and value propositions to be included in assigned responses and assist in resolving content gaps.

  • Developing narrative responses that are compliant, competitive, compelling, and customer-focused, and that fully incorporate appropriate SOW elements, contract requirements, and key messaging/themes, and comply with prescribed style.

  • Coordinating and managing assigned responses to ensure information is collected from SMEs and assimilated into the response to meet established deadlines?including creating personal timelines and SME deadlines. Identifying and communicating issues that risk completion of assigned sections in a timely and complete manner compliant with the project schedule.

  • Revising assigned responses using feedback from various review sessions.

  • Supporting the final production of RFX-response documents as directed by Proposal Management, which may include editing, formatting, PDF-conversion, printing, and binder assembly.

  • Contributing to ongoing development and maintenance of proposal development ongoing process improvement efforts to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of external-facing deliverables.

  • Adhering to and reinforcing proposal development processes, templates, guidelines, and deadlines.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor?s Degree required. Preferred majors include the following: journalism, communications, English, health care administration, or public health.

  • 3+ years of proposal development, technical writing, or business analysis experience, preferably with large, complex RFPs in a highly regulated environment (e.g. state or government programs) or with large, complex systems/process initiatives where information gathering and synthesis of data is required.

  • Knowledge of proposal best practices and state/federal procurement rules & restrictions.

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