Operations Associate
Hagerty
 Evanston, IL

Operations Associate

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is a nationally recognized, comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management firm focused on helping clients prepare for and recover from disasters. We are a growing company that is currently seeking driven, detail-oriented communications and/or proposal management professionals to support the Operations Division at our headquarters in Evanston, Illinois. Interested candidates ideally have hands-on experience writing proposals/grants in response to a wide variety of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) within the U.S. public sector.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position will report to the Operations Manager and the Director of Operations. The Operations Associate will be a key Team member who has excellent communication skills and the ability to think creatively and strategically. Duties may include:

  • Balancing multiple priorities at once to support the full cycle of proposal development from requirement analysis to final production.
  • Writing and contributing to all aspects of technical proposals including cover letters, executive summaries, resumes, biographies, project descriptions, and project approach.
  • Gathering and synthesizing information specific to the proposal, tailored to the scope and evaluation criteria identified by the client.
  • Facilitating and leading proposal preparation meetings.
  • Coordinating with technical personnel, including firm Directors and Managers, to develop technical proposal content.
  • Maintaining version control of all documents, incorporate edits and feedback.
  • Proofreading and editing all proposal documentation.
  • Coordinating with counterparts in Hagertys graphics team to enhance proposals while maintaining compliance with client requirements.
  • Supporting business development and marketing efforts.
  • Coordinating Team schedules and supporting information systems management.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in English, Communications, or a Technical Discipline (required)
  • Exceptional grammar and proofreading abilities
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet tight deadline requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled