Proposal Developer

Lexia Learning - Remote - Full time

Job Overview:

The Proposal Developer's main role is to 1) produce responses to bids, listings, proposals, and adoptions and 2) support infrastructure projects that drive proposal development efficiency.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Business Unit's (BU’s) responses to bids, RFPs, listings, adoption submissions, and other types of proposals
  • Perform RFP opportunity analyses.
  • Determine appropriate tactical steps for a winning bid/proposal/submission and create project plans.
  • Ongoing cross-matrix management and coordination of company resources and departments needed to both analyze and create responsive bids and proposals.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert when possible for the product content to ensure a cohesive proposal.
  • Ensure customization to the opportunity for optimal award potential, addressing all bid specifications (compliance to the opportunity).
  • Ensure deadline delivery of all go-forward bids.
  • Create and maintain a system of springboard assets to assist in faster, accurate preparation of higher numbers of proposals (e.g., templates for products and services).
  • Complete FOIA analyses for 1) competitive product information and 2) proposal quality/tactics.
  • Assist in developing and refining the springboard/knowledge base/content library and the proposal document template process.
  • Prepare content and resources for smooth proposal development
  • Special (On Occasion) Projects including communication and collaboration with the Business Units for specific products, process improvement within team, covering Associate tasks when needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher required
  • 1+ years of experience in proposal development required
  • Experience with heavy bid production including bids, RFPs, and proposals for a range of dollar values required
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, and Office) and their Google suite equivalents
  • Familiarity with project workflow tool (currently KissFlow; may later be SharePoint)
  • Ability to adhere to immovable deadlines with excellent writing, editing and design skills
  • Exercise judgment to determine which projects take precedence over others
  • Strong problem solving and analytical ability to effectively and efficiently create and manage plans of action
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail when reviewing specifications and other documents for accuracy
  • Must be comfortable with Web searching, researching, and data wrangling
  • Ability to analyze and organize information gathered from research to recommend appropriate course of action
  • Maintain clear and concise communication with all levels of personnel
  • APMP Foundational Certification or above preferred
  • Experience with the K-12/education technology industry preferred
  • Intermediate Qvidian experience/expertise preferred

Why Work With Us?

In addition to competitive salaries and generous benefits, ExploreLearning offers an exciting and dynamic working environment in which creativity, teamwork and professional growth are valued and rewarded. Our award-winning online programs bring engaging and effective instructional strategies to K-12 classrooms around the world. Over the course of the last 20+ years, we’ve received numerous awards from some of the worlds most respected education organizations, and were recently named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia.

Our office is based in historic downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, located approximately 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., and consistently rated one of America’s best places to live. The area offers a wide variety of business, cultural, historical, educational and sport-related attractions.

To learn more about our organization and the exciting work we do, visit us online.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

We are dedicated to fostering a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, ideas, and experiences. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Experience Level

Mid Level

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