Proposal Services & Technical Writing Specialist - Remote
Information Services Group
 Caney, KS
The Proposal Services and Technical Writing Specialist is responsible for managing the end-to end proposal and RFP response process for Americas-led pursuit opportunities, ensuring every proposal is benefit-driven, client-focused and meets ISG’s highest quality and brand standards. The Specialist will contribute persuasive proposal writing, content development and editorial capabilities for both print and digital platforms in support of sales. This role requires managing pursuit teams and the ability to build strong working relationships with Partners and Directors so that challenge and direction can be given and received. The Specialist must be resourceful, optimistic and able to work independently.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

• Lead the process of preparing and submitting winning proposals for Americas-led pursuit opportunities as assigned.
• Apply technical writing and organizational expertise to create, manage and maintain content for proposal-related materials and presentations.
• Develop case studies and manage/ maintain case study library
• To contribute to all aspects of proposal development, internal processes, efficiencies and to create and maintain proposal-related content and sales collateral.
• Ensure all proposal-related materials and presentations meet ISG’s highest quality standards.
• Ensure effective, efficient, and accurate proposal generation process while meeting demanding deadlines.
• Identify and finesse key messages and differentiators for all proposal related collateral.
• Act as a pursuit team generalist, understanding ISG’s internal capabilities, leveraging appropriate subject matter expertise and operations relevant to client requirements.
• Use strong technical writing ability to cohesively combine writing styles from multiple sources into one story-telling voice.
• Lead and participate in strategy sessions on assigned proposals to develop win themes, and other strategic approaches to developing a winning proposal.
• Ensure proposals meet all client requirements, identify missing and evaluate assumptions, help identify risks, ensure text and response match requirements.
• Develop proposal schedules, outlines, templates and complete required forms.
• Facilitate proposal review meetings to ensure integration of all proposal assignments and activities.
The above is an indication of principle responsibilities and is not exhaustive.

Capabilities:

• College degree in Communications, Journalism or English
• 3-5 years of previous experience as a Proposal Analyst or similar capacity, ideally gained within a professional services or IT-focused environment
• Experience with process management and managing multiple projects with time-critical deadlines
• Strong technical writing skills
• Expertise in synchronizing content and guidance from multiple sources to formulate cohesive messaging and voice
• Ability to review data authored by others and restate the message to connect with the audience/reader
• Ability to persuade, influence and challenge in a constructive manner and identify appropriate solutions
• Ability to translate the company’s service offerings into key benefits for a client
• Proven exploratory skills in seeking out information to comply with RFP format and submission requirements
• Ability to provide guidance for data visualization and information graphics
• Ability to develop new proposal content and case studies
• Understanding and experience with the key stages of a sales/proposal cycle
• Excellent Microsoft Word and PowerPoint skills
• MS Teams and SharePoint experience a plus