Job Detail for Proposal Writer (Reston, VA)
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Job ID520-43 
Status:Closed - Inactive 
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Position Description:Concept Solutions, LLC is hiring an experienced Proposal Writer to perform proposal section writing in response to government solicitations to contribute to corporate business growth.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
┐ Write proposal sections and manage the process from start to finish, including requests for information related to technical and non-technical portions of proposals;
┐ Support Proposal Manager in proposal development activities as assigned;
┐ Lead, mentor, train, and guide junior proposal personnel as needed;
┐ Conduct research and consult with subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop and write portions of proposals;
┐ Assist with compliance matrixes and proposal outlines, and coordinate Color Team Meetings for reviews;
┐ Provide rewriting, editing, and formatting of proposal drafts;
┐ Provide ongoing improvements for proposal processes, tools, templates, archives, boilerplate, etc.;
┐ Develop and/or maintain corporate capabilities, awards and recognition, certifications, past performance, etc.;
┐ Interact with all levels of personnel, including senior management and SMEs.

Requirements and Qualifications:
┐ Bachelor┐s Degree in Business, Communications, English, Information Technology or related fields and at least 7 (seven) years practical experience in full-cycle proposal development;
┐ Must have a thorough understanding of the Government FAR procurement requirements and policies;
┐ Experience in Federal Government proposal writing and successful contract win record;
┐ Knowledge of proposal collaboration tools like VPC, Privia, SharePoint, Alfresco, Nuxeo, etc.;
┐ Ability to expertly work proposal process with internal staff and external teammates;
┐ Must have ability to convert technical knowledge from SMEs into easily understood narrative and tailor existing proposal sections to be compliant with specific RFP requirements;
┐ Must have ability to multi-task and balance multiple writing projects simultaneously;
┐ Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills are essential;
┐ Effective organization, planning, scheduling, research, and computer skills;
┐ Ability to work well independently in a fast-paced environment;
┐ Strong knowledge of Shipley Associates proposal methodology preferred or other proposal best practices;
┐ Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) membership and/or certification is a plus;
┐ Experience in Federal Government proposals for FAA or DHS is a plus;
┐ Must have working understanding of Information Technology and experience with IT proposals;
┐ Desktop publishing for proposal formatting and/or graphic design skills are highly desired.

Please submit your resume, 2-3 writing samples and salary requirements at

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Who We Are and What We Are Proud Of
ConceptSolutions, one of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America and the DC Metro Area, provides strategic, technical, and problem solving expertise to large and mid-sized businesses and government agencies. We are proud of our exceptional employees who make a difference every day. As a Small Business, we have a large footprint -- Every person who flies domestically connects with us and may not know it!
We are proud of our footprint in support of IT systems at the Federal Aviation Administration. The community has recognized our accomplishments with prestigious awards including Small Business Achievement Awards, The Washington Technology Fast 50 Ranking, DHS Small Business Achievement Awards, Winner of Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Deloitte Technology Virginia Fast 50 and Deloitte Technology in North America Award, and Best Places to Work in Virginia.

Who We Hire
We are looking for good people ┐ people who are the best fit for the position, people who are good for our company and our customers, and people who are good at lots of things.
Our Challenge: Things move quickly and that requires us to be agile with how we work, how we deliver and meet deadlines, and how we hire. We look to on-board people who have diverse skills, love challenges and welcome a small company with great goals and opportunities. In return, we offer the opportunity to work on different projects throughout your career where you can take on different challenges.
What We Offer
Concept Solutions is proud of its competitive salaries and the benefits and perks you would expect from a large company┐and receive with us, a small company. We have the health, dental and vision insurance, the life insurance, the retirement benefits etc. Above and beyond those, we realize that our benefits impact your health and wellness, your well-being, and your family.
We offer Health Advocate ┐ our employees and their families receive highly personalized services ranging from addressing a host of healthcare and insurance-related issues to providing one-on-one support for improving health and well-being. We have a great work environment where you can support your well-being by availing of the basketball court; fitness center, volleyball court, and walking path. We enjoy a "Chill Out" room with pool tables, diner counter, big screen TV, and have the convenience of a Cafe/Restaurant that offers great sandwiches, salads and more. We get together weekly to enjoy "Bagel Fridays"; surprise ice cream and smoothie days; monthly birthday celebrations, parties, ski trips, and more. Convenient services we enjoy include an onsite ATM, dry-cleaning service and mail pick-up. To further enhance convenience, Reston Town Center is minutes away with access to restaurants, stores, and an ice rink in the winter. Commuting options abound as we have access to the Toll Road, buses, and metro is currently building a Reston metro station. We support our employees in their training and education needs, we enjoy paid federal holidays, and we ensure strong communication within our company to bring us closer together as OneConcept.
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Address:Reston, VA