LOCATION: Fully Remote
DEADLINE: Friday, May 20, 2022 at 5 pm EDT
McColm & Company (McCO) equips change makers with the knowledge, skills, and insights they need to succeed in an increasingly complex world. McCO specializes in supporting U.S. federal customers with internationally and thematically-focused requirements and portfolios by managing bespoke professional training programs, designing effective capacity building solutions, and by providing highly specialized advisory and analysis expertise to decision makers. McCO offers unique expertise in three thematic areas: Security, Peacebuilding, and Diplomacy; Economic Growth and Trade; and Climate, Conservation, and Energy.
McColm and Company seeks freelance Technical Writers who are interested in being part of a pool of proposal writers to provide critical technical writing and proposal development on proposals relevant to their technical area of expertise. Successful candidates will bring relevant and extensive U.S. Government proposal writing experience.
Technical Proposal Writers will be contracted on a consultancy basis to support McCO to design and develop technical approaches related to professional training and capacity building, advisory and technical consulting, and research and analysis for specific opportunities (primarily funded by DOS, DOD, and DoI) in the areas of security, peacebuilding, and diplomacy; economic growth and trade; conservation, climate, and energy. Technical Writers will support the Business Development Unit by providing technical writing, quality assurance, and editing on assigned proposals. Candidates would enter into a long-term framework agreement with McCO, reporting to the Director of Business Development. Work authorization in the US is required.
Successful candidates must be active self-starters with strong writing, editing, communication, interpersonal, strategic thinking, and management skills. They will possess demonstrated experience in proposal and new business development according to Shipley procedures and the ability to deliver high quality work independently according to hard deadlines. Interested candidates may also be added to team proposals as part of the project delivery team. Successful candidates will possess advanced technical solution design skills, deep understanding of customer culture and business practices, and a demonstrated win rate.
Responsibilities for contracted technical proposal writers will include:
Required Qualifications and Experience