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Proposal Specialist

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Rockford, IL 61106
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Proposal Specialist

United States


Sep 17, 2019Post Date

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Come join us and grow your career with CTG! Apply with CTG for this exciting opportunity!

Title:Proposal Specialist


Our team is hardworking and driven, while also focusing on work-life balance. CTG provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients With an ongoing dedication to high levels of customer service for both our clients and candidates, CTG is truly one of a kind. Are you known for your positive attitude and drive to succeed?! Then this is the career opportunity for you!

Beginning salary will depend on experience level with full salaried benefits available, including paid time off, 401K, health insurance, dental, vision, etc.


•Exercise full responsibility for the planning, organization and management of the development of complex proposal responses, bid preparations, and presentations in pursuit of new and add-on business

•Coordinate proposal response efforts with large response teams that can include some, or all, of the following: sales, global solutions, delivery and assigned subject matter experts, legal contract and financial decision makers, recruiting, sub-contractor relations, strategic partnerships, marketing, admin support, and resource management

•Coordinate with appropriate areas to develop an opportunity response plan (ORP) to guide each individual opportunity response effort and define timelines

•Lead and participate in the writing, editing, organization, formatting, and management of proposal submissions and presentations in support of the opportunity response process

•Responsible for ensuring that final opportunity response corresponds directly to the individual requirements of client request

•Create a favorable impression of CTG’s experience and capabilities in all submissions and applications by working with the pursuit team to develop overall win strategies including solution, differentiators, appropriate references, resume strategies, etc.

•Coordinate with CTG Marketing for the development of required graphics

•Ensure responses are in accordance with CTG’s established standards, processes and procedures, and provide ultimate quality assurance of final documents including final production and submission to client

•Ensure timely development, production, and shipping of all response documents/forms in order to ensure a timely and compliant submission

•Develop, write, and/or edit other opportunity response-related and/or overall CTG Marketing-related content and materials, as defined and needed

•Administer and update internal SharePoint site(s) for content management associated with different components of each opportunity response including, but not limited to, references, qualifications, content boilerplates (methodologies, tools, Q&A responses, etc.), graphics/slides, etc.

Day to Day Duties

•Independently analyze all client qualifications or proposal (RFI, RFQ, RFP) requests to produce a summary of the requirements for pursuit team members

•Coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive opportunity response plan (ORP), in conjunction with sales and solution owner/delivery that identifies schedules, responsibilities, and client and resource requirements

•Conduct research, gather information, and integrate information from multiple sources

•Serve as lead Marketing interface with pursuit team members and external partners responsible for providing input and content for the submission

•Serve as lead editor and writer of each assigned proposal, including the review and editing of materials for compliance, message, completeness, grammar, and formatting

•Establish and coordinate review and approval process to ensure adequate time for final review, production, and meeting overall deadlines

•Work with Sales, Delivery, and Global Solutions (when appropriate) to determine the appropriate assignment of content to pursuit team members; manage and support the work of pursuit team members in collaboration with Sales

•Develop and maintain business and technical knowledge relevant to the business unit and industries CTG serves and key issues related to current business opportunities

•Lead or participate in proposal/grant development meetings and conference calls

•Provide editing support to the Resume Support Team, as needed

•Provide editing and writing support for other Marketing related materials as time allows (i.e., case studies, white papers, collateral materials, conference presentations, etc.)

•Perform other duties, as required, to fulfill responsibilities


•Bachelor’s degree; Business, Communications, or English degree preferred; academic background must include coursework with significant writing requirements, and no less than 5 years of direct responsibility for developing, writing and preparing documents in response to complex RFPs; additional experience in grant writing and/or technical writing is beneficial.

•Or, a minimum 7 – 10 years’ information technology professional services (ideally) or application platform environment experience in a sales-support/enablement position directly responsible for developing, writing and preparing documents in response to complex proposal requirements.

•Expert in proposal writing and submissions in a company with annual revenue of over $100 million.

•Experience writing for client audiences in the healthcare (provider and payer), oil and gas, financial or staffing market verticals, preferred.

•Experience responding to formal RFI, RFQ, and RFP type requests and working knowledge of complying with the required legal processes for submission and preparing the required legal forms, required.

•Strong project management and ability to independently define, schedule, and manage the proposal preparation process, including the ability to understand and analyze the details of an RFP, required.

•Demonstrable personality and leadership skills to engage and motivate a diverse group of CTG pursuit team members including, but not limited to, those in sales, delivery, project management, consulting, solutions, recruiting, resource management, finance, legal, and admin support, required.

•Outstanding communication skills (written and oral) and an expert working knowledge of the entire Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote required.

•Some comfort with graphic design preferred, but not required.

Additional Information

•No third party resumes will be accepted

•Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquiries may be conducted

•All interested individuals MUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors)

•CTG will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

•Candidates must currently reside in USA or Canada

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link below or email your Word version

CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology c

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