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Senior Proposal Writer

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for an experienced, cleared, Senior Proposal Writer to join our team in Reston, VA. Partial telework is available, but the candidate must be local to the National Capital region and go into the office as needed.

General Overview: Are you driven to excel as a proposal writer and motivated to produce high-scoring content? If so, join the Leidos Corporate Proposal Center, a fast-paced and highly talent team that is focused on winning new business for the company. Leidos proposal writers work across technical capabilities and program teams, build strong relationships, support diverse customer needs, and advance their capabilities beyond the industry standard.


Position Description: The Senior Proposal Writer collaborates with Leidos experts and team members to develop compliant, responsive, and compelling proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations. The ideal candidate will have experience working past performance and corporate experience volumes, which includes qualifying opportunities to align with solicitation requirements, and hold a TS/SCI clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Writes and leads technical, management, resume, and/or past performance sections and volumes, with a heavy emphasis on past performance.
  • Provides direction and oversight to supporting writers.
  • Works as part of a collaborative team to clearly articulate solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators.
  • Applies communication and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities.
  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text.
  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, History, Political Science, or related field
  • 15+ total years of professional experience, 13+ years with master’s
  • 6+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations
  • Demonstrated success writing and leading technical, management, resume, and/or past performance volumes for complex efforts
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong work ethic and desire to excel and keep growing over time
  • Active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS SCI, if required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations
  • Ability to coach and instruct others to facilitate consistency across multiple authors
  • Active TS clearance and eligibility for SCI

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Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Senior Proposal Writer, Other , Reston, Virginia

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