Proposal editor – sample job description

Proposal-editor-sample-job-description (Word document)

Note: This sample job description is provided as an example only. Each section should be carefully updated to reflect your specific requirements prior to being copied and pasted into a GOVPROP job profile. 

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with business professionals to support the development of a proposal that clearly articulates winning strategy, compelling solutions, and substantiated themes
  • Edits and at times writes clear, persuasive and articulate proposal sections; translates technical and other ideas into easily understandable text; rewrites and/or reviews proposal sections and related proposal documents
  • Ensures GPO editorial standard and custom company standards applied to create compelling, compliant proposals
  • Leverages interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather needed information from TASC professionals

Job Deliverables:

  • Proposal sections
  • Proposal edits

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience with proposal work relative to federal government programs
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with government proposal development and processes
  • Experience reading and analyzing requests for proposals
  • Detail oriented and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Superior communications skills
  • Experience editing proposal content for readability, consistency, clarity, and compliance with requirements
  • Experience working with the support services or SETA industry
  • Proficient in grammar, spelling, and punctuation and have accurate proofreading skills
  • Familiarity with GPO and AP style guides
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, especially MS Word 2007

Out of Scope Items:

  • Proposal management
  • Cost proposal editing

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