ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. We have an exciting opportunity for a junior-level Proposal Specialist to support our Business Development team in our Herndon, VA office. This position will require an active TS clearance with an SSBI since 2013.
Primary Duties and
* Analyze Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and develop templates and outlines to assist writers in developing compliant responses. * Establish writing, review, and production schedules.
* Write Executive Summaries, company qualifications / capabilities, past performance, resumes, and other marketing-related materials. * Assist authors and subject matter experts in developing graphics that convey the theme or solution being proposed and work closely with graphic designers to ensure accuracy of illustrations. * Conduct interviews and work closely with subject matter experts to ensure a comprehensive and compliant response. * Incorporate and format written responses into formal review documents. * Edit or rewrite sections for readability and compliance, without distorting the author's original intent. * Track schedule and progress to ensure all deadlines are met. * Ensure all proposal volumes/sections agree, including oral presentation, if required. * Support hard copy production as required by solicitation instruction. * Support the business development team in researching and tracking opportunities using web-based tools.
Work with the Executive Vice President for Business Development to develop metric reports for executive level meetings. * Understand complex concepts and follow established policies and procedures. * Meet tight deadlines, work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, and successfully manage a complex and ever-changing workload. * Creatively use various online sources and tools to support bid activities. * Work independently with minimal supervision. * Be able to work with multiple proposals in progress at the same time.
Education and Experience Requirements
* Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of Federal proposal management experience. * Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat; MS SharePoint experience desired. * Strong editing skills. * Experience working with classified documents.
Must have the flexibility to work extended hours to include weekends when needed to complete proposals on schedule
* This position will require U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret security clearance. Active clearance highly desired. * This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Top Secret clearance.
ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.