Senior Proposal Writer
Job DescriptionDevelops complex proposals that are well-written, accurate, consistent, responsive and reflect customer-specific themes. When necessary, can manage proposals of moderate to high complexity. As needed, will oversee other writers during the development of proposals.
- Edit proposal language to ensure incorporation of strategic themes as well as compliance with proposal requirements and RFP requirements.
- Meet with sales staff and others to review RFP and determine requirements to develop compliant, customized proposals.
- Identify and contact subject matter experts throughout Magellan to get accurate information for inclusion in proposals based on requirements and platform.
- Create original text and coordinate illustrations, explanatory tables and/or graphics.
- Utilize proposal database and previous bids to provide compliant proposal responses
- Oversee staff writers, ensuring all sections of proposal are consistent, compliant and meet all internal and external deadlines
- Provide updated proposal information for inclusion into the database.
- Coordinate timely production of proposals.
General Job Information
TitleSenior Proposal Writer
Job FamilySales Group
CountryUnited States of America
FLSA StatusUnited States of America (Exempt)
Recruiting Start Date7/23/2019
Date Requisition Created7/17/2019
Work ExperienceCommunications, Public Relations or Related Field, Proposals
EducationBachelors: Communications (Required)
License and Certifications - Required
License and Certifications - Preferred
Other Job Requirements
Responsibilities- Knowledge of proposal processes; experience writing in the healthcare or managed care industries.- An equivalent combination of experience and education is acceptable.- Outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently across multiple functions within the company. - Superior writing and editing skills. - Ability to analyze compliance-driven/technical documentation to determine customer requirements and to understand complex customer issues within the public sector, radiology or pharmacy areas.- Ability to work closely with multi-functional teams to develop a customer-specific proposal strategy.- Strong organizational, project management, analytical, and problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, matrix environment.- Ability to create new proposal text by meeting with subject matter experts or using reference documents.?- Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite.Preferred Qualifications?Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Ability to adapt to new, technology-driven tools (e.g., database, online procurement systems).? Thorough understanding of managed care principles and managed care, insurance, and/or mental health, radiology or pharmacy terminology.3+ years communication experience to include a minimum of 2 years developing original material for publication or competitive evaluation and prior proposal experience.
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