Proposal Specialist

Posted 29 Sep 2021


Amarillo, TX (Business)

Overview: As leaders in project excellence, LATA has over four decades of proven success in global and domestic markets as a small business specializing in federal government contracting. The Proposal Specialist is responsible for the coordination of Tier 2 & 3 federal (DOE and DoD) and commercial proposals. The Proposal Specialist will be required to work directly with capture managers, technical teams, and the business development teams and contracts departments to coordinate and prepare technically accurate proposals that meet the RFP requirements. Problem solving, attention to detail, and ability to work independently are critical for this position.

Regular Duties Include:

• Write and review documents that include sources sought responses and requests for information

• Conduct thorough review of RFPs and create compliance matrix and proposal schedule

• Assist with creating the capture strategy

• Responsible for editing, proofing, and writing all aspects of proposals (resumes, project descriptions, past performance)

• Update internal databases throughout the proposal process

• Attend and be an active part of debriefings

• Prepare and distribute lessons learned

• Support the company’s participation at industry conferences and assist with other communication medias for the company

Basic Job Requirements:

• Must be a U.S. Citizen

• Associates degree or five (5) years’ experience in proposal preparation

• Ability to create, edit, and upload graphics and images applicable to proposals and project descriptions

• Proficient with Microsoft Suite and Adobe

• Willingness to travel

• Ability to work in a high stress environment that may require after-hour work at times

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree (English, Journalism, or related field)

• 5 plus years’ experience writing technical proposals in DOE, DoD, and commercial industries

• Experience working with capture manager, business development, project managers, and engineers and technical team