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Technical Proposal Writer

Company: Battelle Memorial Institute
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others cant. We conduct research and development, manage laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clientswhether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.We are currently seeking a T echnical Proposal Writer for our corporate Proposal Center supporting all business units at Battelle. The position location is flexible with preference in Columbus, OH or Washington DC metro area with travel required.JOB SUMMARYAt Battelle, we solve the toughest problems in the world. If you are interested in working with a multi-disciplinary team of people passionate about delivering excellence in science and technology through a commitment to innovation and integrity, Battelle is the place for you. As a Federal Proposal Writer, you will live our core values Unity, Creativity, Collaboration, Excellence and Appreciation.In this position, you will motivate teammates which requires someone who is driven and comfortable rolling up their sleeves to get things done. You will work in a fast-paced, cross-discipline, collaborative environment.We are looking for a federal proposal writer with at least ten substantiated years of proposal development experience. The successful candidate is a leader who delivers compliant, clear, and persuasive proposal text for federal opportunities.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESLeading SMEs to define assigned solution requirements (e.g., interviews, storyboards, outlines) for all types of proposal volumes technical, management, past performance, staffing, resumes, transition, etc.Writing proposal narrative in accordance with Battelles style, proposal manager guidance, and solicitation specifications.Leading the staffing, past performance, management, or technical volumes as an author; proposal writing is keyExtended, ongoing telephone or personal interviews with teammates and SMEs to define the solutionSupport for solution brainstormingFacilitating the development of storyboards and outlines followed by writing the narrative from approved outline/storyboardGuide teammates in fully responding to data calls and inputs.Assess corresponding teammate submissions for compliance, responsiveness, and competitivenessLead revisions of Battelle and teammate narratives based on peer and color reviewsParticipate in color reviews if requestedTHE FOLLOWING IS REQUIREDBachelors degree in English, Journalism, Communication or in a technical field; eight years of experience as a writer/editor of technical publications; or an equivalent combination of education and or experience in a related field.Demonstrated excellent organizational and team skills to track and share work progress and action itemsAdvanced Microsoft Word and Adobe skillsAbility to surge work schedule to meet proposal demandsAbility to work in a dynamic team environment with a variety of personnel and organizationsWillingness to travel to regional office sites and partner locations across the United StatesMust possess or have the ability to obtain a government security clearanceTHE FOLLOWING IS DESIREDExperience as a technical editorMicrosoft Power Point and Excel skillsExperience using Visible Thread toolHands-on experience with Shipley processAssociation of Proposal Management Professional certificationAdvanced ability to comprehend and communicate a wide range of domains and technical/scientific subjectsLEGAL DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.BENEFITSBattelles competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.For more information about our other openings, please visit

Keywords: Battelle Memorial Institute, Arlington , Technical Proposal Writer, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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