Proposal Manager

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States | Part-time | Allows remote

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create winning proposals for solutions that address the client’s needs while highlighting Quality Count’s experience and advantages over the competition
  • Manage overall RFI/RFP activities – from initial receipt to final submission to the client – to ensure an on-time submission
  • Monitor bid boards for potential opportunities 
  • Develop porposal outlines, compliance matrices, and schedule including project milestones 
  • Coordinate the contributions of the contributing team members to develop high quality, compliant responses that put QC in the best position to win
  • Participate in team alignment calls and strategy discussions to clarify scope of work, gain insights into the business opportunity, understand key messages/differentiators and develop benefit statements
  • Schedule and participate in the go/no-go decision process
  • Create the customer response template and manage project workflow through the RFP process (i.e., draft, review, approval)
  • Format, proofread and edit for accuracy, clarity and readability
  • Maintain and update staff resumes and completed projects
  • Attend and assist with other marketing activities as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, English, Marketing, or related field, or equivalent work experience as a proposal manager
  • Graphic design experience (Adobe Suite) 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communicator (written and oral), able to translate complicated ideas into language easily understood by others
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills
  • Strict attention to detail and accuracy; expert formatting, editing and proofreading skills
  • Superior project and time management skills, able to effectively coordinate various proposals and effectively to deliver complicated responses on-time – able to work successfully under time sensitive deadlines and in stressful environments
  • Self-motivated and self-managed, with an ownership mentality
  • Team player, able to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Ability and willingness to work across time zones and geographies, as needed

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 3-5 years’ experience managing complex proposals in a fast-paced, B2B environment