Proposal Writer
Brand: Skillsoft
Req#: 506896
# of Positions: 0
Updated: 06/28/2019
Job Type: Regular
Location: Rochester NY
Category: Sales
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Job Description

Skillsoft is currently seeking a growing a Proposal Writer to join our Global Sales Operations Team based in Nashua, NH.

To be successful in this highly visible role the Proposal Writer will rely on strong communication and business writing skills, thrive in a collaborative team environment and possess the ability to manage, develop and execute communications for RFP proposals and other collateral to create awareness and drive demand for Skillsoft products and services.

Position Responsibilities Include:

Manage requests from the Global Sales Organization on RFP, RFI, proposal, and other similar requests from start to finish

Write and develop proposals for Global Sales Organization and update Qvidian proposal system on a regular basis

Creation of high profile RFP, RFI and similar responses for Global Sales Organization

Proactively research, collect and summarize information from numerous sources

Fully comprehend strategic direction and distill it into a concise, focused creative brief

Develop visual and verbal concepts appropriate for varied audiences, using diverse media, from print to web

Conduct ongoing evaluation of programs and collect feedback from Global Sales Organization to optimize programs over time

Ad hoc writing/editing on an as needed basis

On-going maintenance and updates to Qvidian RFP database.

Preferred Skills and Experience

2-4 years of business writing experience

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Highly organized, able to multitask, successful in making aggressive deadline commitments and meeting them

Proven project management skills

Ability to work well with others and thrive in a collaborative team environment while maintaining self-directed approach and the ability to work independently

Qvidian experience a plus but not required

Possess good initiative and strong follow-up skills

Ability to focus on detail but understand how the work fits into the larger picture

Ability and desire to engage and interact, at a high degree of effectiveness, with multidisciplinary teams

Customer Focused – personally demonstrated that both external and internal customers are a high priority by identifying, and responding to their needs in a timely and efficient manner

Initiative – Recognizes opportunities and initiates actions to capitalize on them by looking for a new and productive ways to make an impact

Innovative Thinking – Embraces and champions new ideas and encourages others to do likewise

Building Organizational Commitment – Demonstrates commitment, loyalty and appreciation for the organization. Conveys a high-level of concern for all employees, while helping to ensure that both their needs and those of the organization are met

Education and Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing or English preferred

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Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law