Proposal Writer at MAXIMUS

Proposal Writer at MAXIMUS

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Proposal Writer – REMOTE

Job Locations: US-VA-Reston

MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

this is a REMOTE position which can be located anywhere in the US

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write responses to Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information, and other federal, state or international government requests.
  • Create compliant, compelling responses for assigned proposal sections/topics and create associated graphics, charts, tables, appendices and other information in support of proposal development.
  • Serve as co-capture on individual proposal development efforts to lead the writing team and work with capture and business development teams to ensure compliant, on-time submission.
  • Review and edit proposal responses for consistency, compliance, win theme incorporation, solution accuracy, and other elements during regular and core team review cycles in order to create the final proposal submission.
  • Research relevant corporate, project, client and industry statistics and data in support of creating proposal responses for all MAXIMUS lines of business, segments and international entities.
  • Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required; concentration in English, Communications, Journalism, or a closely related field preferred
  • Experience working both collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship.
  • Ability to multitask effectively while performing job duties, including ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively describe complex, technical solution details to lay audiences
  • Proficient computer and software skills, including Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience; Advanced degree or professional designation preferred.
  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems.
  • Work requires considerable judgment and initiative.
  • Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.

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