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Proposal Writer
Brand: SumTotal
Req#: 275469
Updated: 11/18/2014
Job Type: Regular
Location: US-Remote
Category: Sales
Salary: Salary + Bonus
Benefits: Benefits
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Job Description

About the Role:

The Proposal Writer supports the worldwide sales team by preparing responsive, effective proposals. Proposals are created in response for Requests for Information (RFIs) or Requests for Proposals (RFPs) received by SumTotal, or they may be proactive proposals submitted by SumTotal. The Proposal Writer is also responsible for developing responses to frequently asked questions.

About SumTotal Systems:

SumTotal Systems, LLC, is the largest independent provider of integrated HR applications and the only provider to deliver Talent Expansion™, a whole new approach to discovering, developing and unleashing hidden potential within our customers’ workforce.

SumTotal has nearly 30 years of learning and HR software experience. High-performing organizations recognize that learning and development are core to their business success and overall talent management and workforce initiatives. That’s why more than 3,500 organizations, including many of Fortune’s “Best Places to Work,” rely on SumTotal’s on-premise and cloud-based applications to enable their employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review RFP's for basic proposal requirements.
  • Work with Sales Account Executive to understand client needs and develop strategy for the proposal.
  • Coordinate and track the assignments made to Functional Managers, Solution Architects, Services Practice Directors, and others across SumTotal to develop the proposal content.
  • The Proposal Writer is responsible for responding to standard corporate information questions.
  • The Proposal Writer collects input from assigned team members and constructs the proposal. Proposal inputs are edited for standardization and proposal appropriateness, and also to ensure standard formatting.
  • Coordinate final production and delivery of completed proposal.
  • Contribute to the collection of standard RFP response materials (RFP Builder) and proposal templates.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent degree with experience.  
  • 2 to 5 years of proposal writing work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Business, Communications, or Training related fields.
  • Excellent writing, editing, word processing (MS Word) skills.
  • Advanced skill-level with Word, Excel, Google-like search tools, and PDF

SumTotal Systems is an AA/EEO/Disabled/Veteran's employer.

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