21 days old

Proposal Writer (Proposal Development)



Organization: Corporate Functions/Sales & Pricing Performance Location: Negotiable - Philadelphia or Seattle preferred



People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.



Job Description:



The Proposal Writer creates engaging and persuasive copy to help Accenture win work. They collaborate with proposal teams at each stage of the sales process to write and edit RFx responses, oral presentations, and other sales related materials. They ensure compliance, consistency of messaging, and alignment with client objectives.



The Proposal Writer may be assigned across industries and may respond to various proposal sections. Candidates should expect 30-40% travel in this role.
The Proposal Writer:
- Participates in proposal storyline sessions with solution architects and key stakeholders to clarify proposed solution, approach, products, and services
- Develops style and tone for individual proposal responses; supports win theme development
- Writes compliant, compelling, and client-centric copy, aligned to the proposed solution
- Incorporates storytelling into responses, as appropriate
- Transforms technical solutions, delivery methodologies, sales strategies, and win themes into easily understandable and readable responses
- Develops winning proposals independently and through sales team and solution architect interactions
- Supports Proposal Managers and Deputy Proposal Managers in proposal planning, management, escalating issues, and providing input to status reports
- Collaborates with the proposal team to ensure compliance, consistency, and messaging integration
- Collaborates with Graphic Designers to ideate meaningful proposal visuals
- Proofreads and edits proposal sections for clarity, concision, and consistency
- Suggests and leads opportunities for process improvement across the writing team
- Other duties as requested



Role Requirements



As a proposal center, we often need to work non-standard hours (evenings or weekends). We communicate this in advance, but candidates should be made aware some non-standard work will apply. Travel 30-40% possible.





Basic Qualifications:





+ Bachelors Degree (16 years)



+ Minimum 6 years professional writing experience



+ Minimum 4 years proposal and/or sales focused writing experience



+ Minimum 4 years working in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office products





Preferred Qualifications:





+ Demonstrated experience working in a deadline driven environment with strong attention to detail



+ Storytelling, copywriting, and/or journalism experience is a plus



+ Experience working with research teams



+ Experience interviewing subject matter experts





Professional Skills:





+ Expert written and oral communication skills



+ Excellent grammar and proofreading skills



+ Strong time management and ability to work under pressure



+ Ability to effectively communicate with senior management



+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian



+ Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian





Equal Employment Opportunity Statement



Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.



All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.



Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.



For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement



Requesting An Accommodation



Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.



If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.



Other Employment Statements



Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.



Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.



The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.



Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.

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Posted: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-04-23

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