Proposal Writer #3248


  • US-VA-Fairfax
  • Project/Program Management
  • No Clearance Needed
  • Flexible for occasional remote work
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Proposal Writer. This position will be located in Fairfax, VA.


  • Support Health and Civilian Sector Business Development organization by developing bid products such as RFI and Market Research responses, capture presentations, questions in response to draft and final RFPs, and proposal sections.
  • Create compliant and compelling proposal content by thoroughly analyzing the solicitation requirements.
  • Lead management, quality, and transition volumes but also may work on personnel (including resumes and staffing) and past performance.
  • Use critical thinking skills to iteratively develop content and graphics using best practices such as storyboarding.
  • Deliver required artifacts according to the schedule.
  • Collaborate with other proposal team members to integrate win themes, discriminators, and strengths into assigned written sections.
  • Ensure alignment of assigned section with overall proposal strategy and messaging.
  • Create oral presentation slides on a variety of topics.
  • Serve as a section or volume lead, management solution architect, and/or an expert color team reviewer.
  • Write proposal narratives that are responsive to requirements and highlight the strengths or benefits of our solution.
  • Develop or refine graphics that support our proposed solution.
  • Analyze proposal requirements (including subsequent amendments), capture materials, reading room content, and/or openly available materials to integrate critical concepts and insights into the proposal narrative.
  • Revise proposal content based on iterative and color team feedback.
  • Meet or exceed all proposal milestones and deadlines.
  • May be required to work evenings and weekends.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s with 5 - 8 years (or commensurate experience)
  • Proven ability to write compliant and compelling proposal sections in response to Government solicitations in support of a variety of departments and agencies (Federal/Civilian and DoD/IC).
  • Experience writing and tailoring content for complex non-technical proposal sections (e.g., management plans, quality plans, staffing) for a wide variety of IT solutions
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in a dynamic environment.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience writing for government proposals valued at $25M and greater.

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $122,000 - $150,000 Annually

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