Solution One Industries has opportunities across the US to continue your service to our Nation through government contracting employment. Veterans with and without security clearances are encouraged to apply. We offer paid holidays, paid time off, numerous health and welfare benefits, retirement plans, and opportunities for career development and advancement and tuition programs. You can find more information about our services and our company: www.1soi.com. For opportunities in your area, check out our Careers page at www.1soi.com/careers . Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements. Proposal Writer At Solution One, our employees work together to provide our clients the best practical solutions. The proposal writer assists in the development of winning proposals, as a member of a broader team, creating compelling content to support business development strategies. In support of technical writing, the proposal writer conducts research through program/ subject matter experts (SME), consultants, the capture team, historical content and company qualifications, and other key stakeholder’s input Location: Fairfax, German Town Salary Range: $68,000 to $70,000 Responsibilities: Ensures that proposal writing meets proposal requirements (responsiveness and compliance), supports ease of evaluation, and effectively conveys strategy and messaging themes.Research proposal materials (RFP, RFI), competitive intelligence and conducts interviews of technical experts and operational resources.Develops concise, compelling, credible proposal narratives and contributes to the creation and sustainment of a content libraries. Collaborates with designers to identify opportunities for clean, compelling graphics.Performs peer review and/or color team review editing assignments.Follows a capture / proposal checklist of tasks in support of the on-time development of competitive, technical products based on the proposal suspense’s / milestones.Analyzes the RFP/bid requirements via customer, online, industry day announcements within gap analysis, compliance matrix and proposal outline templates to ensure both compliance and responsiveness to all customer’s requirements.Builds the proposal outline, storyboards, writing templates and compliance matrix aligned to proposal requirements and evaluation criteria.Collaborates with the Business Development team on capture information and writing themes. Assists in developing the Basis of Estimate (BOE), staffing solution based on RFP provided information, historical data, market intelligence, and or information from the Capture Team. Coordinates, schedules, and conducts regular status /teleconferences with assigned proposal members and or teammate representatives as appropriate to support proposal schedule milestones Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ Federal proposal writing experience Education or Equivalent: From an accredited college or university: Bachelor’s Degree (Business, Engineering, equivalent). Preferred Experience: Knowledge of DoD Logistics Support Services (Supply/ Transportation / Maintenance), and or Base Operations Support (BOS), Facilities Maintenance, Logistics Readiness Center (LRC) / Directorate of Public Works (DPW) programs Knowledge of U.S. Army, Air Force, Joint-DoD regulations Common knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Prior Military Service with honorable discharge Graphics Design (PowerPoint, or Creative Cloud Adobe Illustrator) Professional writing credentials (Shipley Proposal Writing Seminar, Journalism, etc.) Active Security Clearance Knowledge/Skills Requirement: Presentation skills - Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel). Excellent verbal and written communication Excellent interpersonal / teambuilding skills Strong time management/multi-task/ prioritization skills Excellent attention to detail Other Requirements: Ability to manage confidential information with great sensitivity Ability to speak, write and read the English language Willingness to work additional hours to meet tight deadlines Ability to work well under pressure Supervisory Personnel - No Work Schedule - Monday – Friday - 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. or as needed Solution One is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Solution One is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. Solution One maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law. Solution One is an E-Verify Employer.