Proposal Writer

The KonTerra Group - USAID Staff Care Service Center
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 03

Position description

The KonTerra Group exists to support the health and effectiveness of organizations and their people. With a focus on supporting organizations working in challenging environments, we develop solutions that sharpen clarity, strengthen resilience, and incorporate learning in the workplace such as short-term counseling, critical incident management services, executive coaching, organizational resilience and more. Our government, NGO and private sector clients are diligently supported by a team of seasoned professionals who are passionate about the work we do. 

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a talented Proposal Writer with strong technical content writing capabilities to join our team.  This is a full-time, salaried role (part-time options may be considered), with benefits that can be performed remotely during Eastern Standard Time Zone business hours. The Proposal Writer will: 

  • Lead internal responses to RFPs, across both the Staff Care and Resilience (SCR) and Evaluation and Organizational Learning (EOL) practices.
  • Draft and refine proposals to support KonTerra sales and account management teams. 
  • Update and maintain standard/frequently used proposal responses in a proposal content library.
  • Research potential bidding opportunities and assist in the development of a pipeline.
  • Identify teaming opportunities, where KonTerra may be a valuable subcontractor on larger projects.
  • Manage multiple client projects and tasks to successful completion under strict deadlines.
  • Provide input on new processes and workflows as needed.
  • Work collaboratively in a diverse environment to foster relationships and promote KonTerra's mission, values and objectives.
  • Complete other writing assignments related to marketing, business development and other in-house projects as necessary.

The Qualified Candidate Will Possess:

  • At least 3-5 years of proposal writing experience
  • Experience responding to US Federal Government and UN RFPs
  • The ability to multitask and work well with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Competence in Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and Salesforce platforms
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as an effective team member

Top Contenders Will Possess:

  • Relevant experience in the mental health or organizational development field 
  • Professional experience within the international humanitarian aid industry
  • Experience in a virtual work environment

We offer competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, generous PTO, paid family leave and more.

The KonTerra Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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