Proposals Writer (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 12 million students worldwide, is looking for a full-time Proposals Writer to support IXL’s proposals development strategy. In this role, you will collaborate with our sales and marketing teams to develop winning proposals that effectively communicate IXL’s product value and foster strong district partnerships.

The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented, proactive, and passionate about IXL’s mission to impact education.

*Please include writing samples along with your resume.*

This is a full-time, salaried position in our San Mateo office.


  • Analyze Requests for Proposal (RFPs) to understand requirements
  • Work with the Proposals Manager to develop response strategy
  • Develop draft outline of response approach for each proposal section
  • Collaborate with IXL sales, marketing, product, and curriculum teams to gather information and language needed for responses
  • Develop compliant and compelling proposals, tailoring existing content and developing new content based on subject matter expert (SME) input to convey win themes
  • Ensure high-quality, error-free, and professional proposal documents
  • Work with the Proposals team to assemble fully responsive proposal packages
  • Maintain and update proposal content library
  • Support catalog bids and other proposal tasks as needed
  • Provide copywriting support to sales/marketing teams as needed


  • BA/BS degree
  • 3-5 years of experience as a proposal writer, grant writer, or copy writer
  • Excellent English writing and grammar skills
  • Ability to develop prose from bullet point inputs and conversations
  • Deadline driven with ability to multitask
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented, with a focus on quality, clarity, and consistency
  • Experience with Google Applications, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with K-12 education field a plus


IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 12 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

At IXL, we’re passionate about our mission of creating the best educational technology that improves learning for all students. We bring that same passion to creating a workplace that values diversity on the basis that all of us bring a unique perspective and experience that advances IXL’s mission.

We strive to increase diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, and physical or mental ability and to continually promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work.

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