The RFP Success Company
Tempe, Arizona, United States
19 days ago
Job Type
$70,000.00 - $80,000.00
Min Experience
2-3 Years
Min Education
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary


Join The RFP Success® Company team! We are currently seeking an experienced RFP Proposal Writer to join our team.

This is your opportunity to work with a growing and innovative company who is shaking up the status quo! The RFP Success® Company offers RFP (Request for Proposal) response support to small and mid-market companies. With over half a billion in State, Local & Higher Education contract wins under our belts, we're proving that "getting out of the box" equals BIG contract wins for our clients.

That’s why we need YOU! Our proposal department is growing and needs highly skilled and dedicated support to help produce quality RFP responses for our clients.

You will join a small, yet cohesive and collaborative team who thrives on having fun, actively participates in community events (those who are local), genuinely cares for one another and loves dogs.

We're seeking the best-of-the-best that is also a fit for our culture!

Join Us! Learn more about The RFP Success Company at

The Role:
The Proposal Writer will write and edit proposals in response to State, Local, Education (SLED) or Corporate solicitations for our clients. Proposal writing includes work in diverse industries including, but not limited to, technology, software, telecommunications, healthcare, and education. The primary responsibility of the Proposal Writer is to work with Proposal Managers in assessing and documenting RFP requirements, interviewing SMEs (subject matter experts), writing compelling and persuasive RFP responses, identifying gaps in content, and completing final edits.

To be considered for this position, applicants must have writing experience in state/local (SLED) RFP responses.

This role can work remotely from anywhere in the U.S. and works independently in support of the client.

Here’s What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Break down proposals to identify Requirements/Questions for response
  • Gather proposal content and information by identifying sources of information, interviewing contributors as needed, and coordinating submissions
  • Interview subject matter experts to gather content and information to write RFP responses
  • With client input, write proposal content including, but not limited to, executive summaries, project management and implementation approaches, management and staffing plans, technical sections, past performance, and company experience.
  • Creates strategic and persuasive messaging, tailors proposal content to the RFP
  • Contributes to strategy and editing of the proposal responses and library content
  • Maintains quality results by following proposal-writing standards including, standard language, readability, consistency, and tone
  • Edits documents to verify accuracy, consistency, and grammar; and to ensure consistent tone and voice.
  • Meets deadlines for content gathering, writing, reviews, and approvals
  • Contributes to proposal status information for the Proposal Manager
  • Provides support in analyzing, writing, and editing proposals

A Few of the Core Values for the Company You’ll be Working For:

  • We adore honesty - We aren’t sugar coaters. If that’s what you need, we aren’t your people. We are kindly direct and honest, because we want to get our clients what they need efficiently and effectively. We don’t like to waste their time or ours.
  • We love to have fun - We don’t take ourselves too seriously and we love to laugh. If we stop having fun, something’s wrong.
  • Healthy egos only - We believe in what we do, in our ability to do what we do, and we know we are good. Healthy egos are good. Beyond that, we don’t employ egos.
  • We are enamored with efficiency - We love efficiency, so we are always looking for ways to make our company and our clients more efficient.

What to Expect Next:

Apply here or on Indeed ( Cover pages help to understand why you feel aligned with our company, values and culture. We will review your resume and be in touch if you meet our qualifications! Well-qualified applicants may be asked to complete a writing assignment and take a DISC assessment during our interview process.


Must-Have Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide documents verifying authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Must pass Criminal Background Checks and Drug Testing
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of proposal writing experience in state and local; OR
  • 5 years of experience and proven track record in RFP proposal writing for state/local RFP responses
  • Excellent writing skills with demonstrated ability to create original content and edit the work of others to meet current needs
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to assess RFP Requirements/Questions and communicate needs to the proposal team and clients for content
  • Ability to understand technical concepts and formulate them into concise written form and responses
  • Ability to incorporate proposal theme and strategy throughout the response
  • Strong self-starter with excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Process-oriented with a focus on delivering high-quality work products under tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with and build rapport with varying types of personalities
  • Ability to work on and write several client proposals at once while prioritizing and meeting tight deadlines
Job ID: 72973097

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