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Proposal Writer

Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Boston, MA, US, 02110

Company: Oxford Global Resources

Position Summary

This position is responsible for providing custom sales and client deliverables support. Responsibilities include generating proposals and reports and modifying presentations, collateral, and other materials to support business development, retention, and upsell with Oxford’s clients.

Responsibilities

  • Utilize proposal and project management methodologies to meet milestones for the preparation of formal bids in response to customers' specifications and requirements
    • Participate in proposal strategy meetings to identify and document solutions, win themes, and discriminators
    • Work closely with the sales team and internal Subject Matter Experts to produce and deliver technically accurate, high-quality, on-time responses for Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFI's), and Adhoc proposals 
    • Effectively use existing data to address recurring content inquiries and develop strong proposals 
    • Audit and create proposal artifacts, including customer research, data compilations, special analysis projects, etc. 
    • Evaluate proposal content for clarity, consistency, and responsiveness to requirements and follow up with contributors to close any gaps
    • Ensure on-time submission of the proposal responses

Additional Responsibilities

  • Develop customized sales materials, including whitepapers and PowerPoint presentations that are consistent with Oxford's branding guidelines
    • Proficient with Canva
    • Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Identify gaps in current materials and assist with the creation of new content to fill those gaps
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of knowledge base that houses proposal content  and information
  • Manage, create and generalize reports on accounts in leveraging Tableau and market data software
  • Lead vendor profile setup and other administrative requirements as needed
  • Manage multiple proposal requests and projects simultaneously while maintaining quality standards and meeting deadlines
  • Work with the Proposals Manager and Vice President of Strategic Operations on process improvements, including proposal content enhancements, and other duties as assigned

 

Skills

  • Marketing content strategy and design experience
  • Ability to convey business value or complex technical solutions in a concise language understood by a range of audiences
  • Strong prioritization skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, coordinate shifting priorities, respond to short-term deadlines and carry heavy and diverse workloads with tight timelines  
  • Fundamental understanding of MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Education

Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience

  • Three years of professional business writing and communications experience (experience in the consulting industry is a plus)
  • Marketing content strategy and design experience

Competencies

Problem Solving
Communication / Customer Service
Communication Skills

Supervision

Supervision Exercised: None

Supervision Received: Proposal Manager

Oxford is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oxford will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. Oxford is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email oxfordbenefits@oxfordcorp.com. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


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