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Marketing Proposal Manager

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MARKETING PROPOSAL MANAGER

Virtual

 

Our Client, a highly regarded global Relocation Management Company has a newly created position that can be located in one of the Regional offices or virtually.  The Proposal Manager supports business development/sales initiatives by completing a range of projects, including RFIs, RFPs, presentations and miscellaneous sales communications for prospective and current clients. The Proposal Manager is responsible for managing the entire process of developing compliant, compelling written proposals in response to RFI and RFP projects. This includes providing proposal process leadership, maintaining schedules, organizing resources, coordinating inputs and reviews, ensuring that the win strategies are implemented, writing compelling and concise content. The Proposal Manager's goal is to deliver quality proposals that elevate the client’s organization to the next round of best and final presentations.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

  • Manage and schedule resources, project timelines and production efforts to ensure timely completion and submission of RFX and presentation projects
  • Reviews RFI/RFPs to determine the scope of each project and identify the key deliverables
  • Leads the initial strategy meeting to discuss win strategy and key messages
  • Consults with sales, pricing, legal, operations and other subject matter experts (SMEs) on the best ways to represent our solutions, staffing models and service offerings in proposals and presentations
  • Communicates the plan to the team and raises any issues to sales
  • Creates and manages the schedule and tracks/reports the progress of each project
  • Manages the completion or execution of forms and other documents needed for submission
  • Manages the print production and/or electronic submission of the final proposal/presentation
  • Acts as a consultant to the sales force regarding the RFP process; raises issues and assists in making sound business decisions.
  • Formats the proposal/presentation
  • Develops the first draft using Qvidian proposal software and/or reviews first populated draft by customizing answers and ensuring clear, concise responses to each question
  • Researches complex questions and works with subject matter experts to write answers
  • Writes customized responses that are not in Qvidian, including the cover letter, executive summary and customized response to incumbent proposals
  • Edits/proofreads the content of final proposals/presentations
  • Assists the sales force in their efforts to guide clients or prospects in developing and executing RFIs/RFPs
  • Develops strategic and visually appealing PowerPoints for best and final presentations and other sales meetings

Specific Job Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to deal with all internal and external relocation-related personnel
  • Possesses the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively with others through collaboration and drive the project team toward a common goal
  • Highly customer service oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize as situations and needs change throughout the workday.
  • Ability to multi-task and organize workflow to meet deadlines and prioritize work
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills required
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving ability, project management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, CRM, Qvidian and Visio

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred in written communications, advertising or PR
  • Minimum two years of RFP experience 
  • Technical/marketing writing experience 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in proposal writing within the global mobility industry

 

If you have the experience and skills outlined above and are interested in this unique work arrangement, please submit your resume to us at www.signature-source.com or send a copy of your resume via email to us (Word format preferred) to contactus@signature-source.com.

 

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