Proposal Writer Specialist
Plus3 IT Systems
 Reston, VA

Do you have the ability to make tech-speak understandable to a wide audience? Are you laser-focused on details? Are you excited by the prospect of making a positive impact on the growth of a small business? Come work where your attention to detail and organizational skills aren’t just a quirk--they will be encouraged and celebrated!


  • Contribute significantly to the growth of Plus3 IT and help the company achieve business development pipeline goals.

  • Support end-to-end proposal development process, with increasing responsibility towards Proposal Management of task order responses. 

  • Track new business opportunities and update opportunity data in the customer relationship management (CRM) system.

  • In support of Request for Proposal (RFP), Sources Source/Request for Information (RFI) responses:

    • Act as single point of contact for the company in all interactions with teammates (Prime and Sub) during the Request for Proposal (RFP) response process. 

    • Track and assist in the response to incoming data calls from Prime business partners. 

    • Act as the Data Call lead for all outgoing data calls to Subcontractors. 

    • Provide writing guidance and play an active role in the peer review process.

    • With guidance and training from Proposal Manager, author proposal sections and volumes.

    • Provide configuration control of text and graphics. 

    • Work with multiple members of the corporate team to coordinate proposal resume/staffing requirements and format resumes.

    • Develop proposal materials to include, outlines, compliance matrices, storyboards, kickoff and review team slide decks, data call templates, and production materials. 

    • Develop and maintain a library of reuse information. 

    • Copy editing of proposal, business development, and marketing related documents and content.

    • Support production (hard and soft copy) of proposals and formal business development documents.

    • Coordinate with members of the corporate team and with outside consultants, as needed.

  • As needed, support requests for prices and proposals in support of consulting business development. Provide support to the executive and business development team in maturing consulting packages into a core offering.

Required Experience

  • 2+ years of Proposal Coordination or Specialist experience preferably with Federal/Department of Defense (DoD) requests for proposal (RFPs), with a willingness and desire to expand the scope of your responsibilities.

  • Thorough knowledge of AP Style.

  • Ability to translate complex technical concepts and processes into clear, concise language.

  • Ability to work within tight, unforgiving deadlines.

  • Stellar written and verbal communications skills (in person and virtual). 

  • Detail-oriented, and be able to manage and prioritize multiple, simultaneous projects and deadlines. 

**Writing Sample required.