Careers: Proposal Writer

Job Description

At Weris we are looking to strengthen our proposal team to ensure consistent growth in the Transportation industry. We are positioned for success and are hiring for a Full-Time Onsite Proposal Writer to respond to opportunities in the Federal marketplace.

In this role you will work with a dedicated team including a Business Developer and Proposal Coordinator and will be responsible for handling the following requirements:

  • Identify and clarify opportunities and needs; study requests for proposal (RFPs); schedule and attend strategy meetings.
  • Meet proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals.
  • Gather proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
  • Develop proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
  • Prepare presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing.
  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
  • Obtain approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.
  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.
  • Accomplish organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Qualified Candidates will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Business, Marketing or Writing concentration preferred
  • 3 – 5 years of experience proposal writing for prime federal contracts
  • Solid understanding of the government acquisition process and guidelines; strong market knowledge
  • Willingness to take a hands-on approach to proposal production
  • Strategic thinking/analysis skills, problem-solving and deadline oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Qualified Candidates should submit resume to for further consider. 

Weris, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. Weris offers a complete benefits package including Employer Contributed Health Insurance, 401(K), PTO and Holiday Pay, FSA, and a complete EAP for employee support across multiple areas.

Job Type: Full-time