USA, VIRGINIA, Herndon Full-Time
Security Clearance: None
ManTech Mission Solutions & Services established itself as an industry leader in worldwide technology support providing support to the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force as well as other key Department of Defense customers. ManTech is currently recruiting for a Principal Proposal Writer, in Herndon, VA. Senior Proposal Writer within the Proposal Operations team, working with Proposal Managers and Proposal Coordinators. In addition, work with technical and management personnel within business operations, capture managers, and corporate support personnel within ManTech Mission Solutions & Services group. Responsibilities: • Senior Proposal Writer provides draft and final input to technical, management, past performance, or personnel sections of proposal volumes, working with subject matter experts to translate technical information into proposal text in response to RFP requirements. • Major proposal support areas include past performance and resumes, with activities including interviewing subject matter experts, creating new text, and tailoring existing information to meet RFP requirements. • Additional activities include review and editing of proposal sections and volumes, understanding and meeting the proposal schedule, working with other proposal and review team members, preparing documentation for formal reviews, and responding to direction from the proposal manager. • Senior Proposal Writer may oversee and mentor junior writers and editors, as well as allocating writing assignments and activities among writing team members. Required Skills : • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or comparable area, and five to setven years of related technical and proposal writing/editing experience. • The candidate must be highly organized and have outstanding writing and editing skills and experience, specifically focused on Government proposals. • The candidate must have the ability to work to and meet deadlines, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate to all levels of the organization and work as part of a team. • The candidate must have the ability to work collaboratively with technical staff to produce quality documents for delivery to a variety of clients. Characteristics necessary for success include: analytical, presentation, reasoning and problem-solving skills; the ability to operate independently with minimal supervision or feedback; and the ability to establish a solid working relationship with supported staff, managers and peers. • Candidate must have demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). • Candidate must have experience with proposal development tools (i.e., Privia). Clearance Level Must Currently Possess : None, ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance **Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to **classified information. “ManTech is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. We encourage Minority/Female/Protected Veteran/Disabled applicants to apply. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the rightto request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access http://www.mantech.com/careers/Pages/careers.aspx as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, please click firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name and contact information.”
11-13 years w/High School Diploma 05-07 years w/Bachelors Degree 02-04 years w/Masters Degree / Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related technical field and five to seven years of related (technical writing/editing) experience.
ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.