Proposal Writer

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JOB DESCRIPTION
This is an unpaid internship. We are searching for a Proposal Writer that will be responsible for writing and coordinating the Digital Factory process. The Proposal Writer is also expected to engage in the management of proposals and the maintenance of the proposal database and proposal calendar. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are also critical to success in this role. The length of the internship is 6 to 9 months with the possibility of a full-time position based on performance, job requirements, and availability of the selected candidate.

Reports to: Carl DeBrule, Client Services
Location: Chicago, Illinois


WHO WE ARE

Our team's digital inventiveness and mobile location expertise creates brand stories that produce results. We are seasoned professionals who have worked in marketing, technology, mobile, and beyond. Our skills include Micro-fencing, mobile strategy, data analytics, and more.

THIS POSITION WILL ENTAIL:
  • Research, collect data, and write high-quality proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents, based on a currently structured proposal template
  • Work with department managers to compile financial documentation and data
  • Manage the proposal submission process, and Identify all requirements of each grant to ensure all necessary attachments are submitted on time
  • Track and create a calendar of proposals– including deadline dates, required materials, etc.
  • Identify and recommend improvements to current proposal template and processes to further enhance quality and timely delivery.
  • Coordinate and follow-ups on the progress of submitted proposals
  • Perform other duties as assigned
DESIRED SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS:

Multiple positions are available.

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong research and analytical skills needed
  • Demonstrate the ability to write successful proposals
  • Detail-oriented, organized, deadline-driven
  • Clear, precise, and compelling writing skills
  • Able to effectively communicate
  • Demonstrate ability to manage rejection, and overcome common proposal objections
  • Motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently or as a team player with purpose, and accuracy in a fast-paced environment
  • High proficiency in computer skills, email marketing, and all areas of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


REQUIRED EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, communications, creative writing, or a related area 
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in English, communications, creative writing, or a related area
  • A minimum of 1-year (preferred) experience in proposal writing



Digital Factory is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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