ISN Corporation Proposal Writer in Bethesda, Maryland

ISN is currently seeking an experienced professional to write proposal content and support the development of proposals and other business development activities.

_Duties and Responsibilities:_

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  • Proposal Writer to write responses to Federal Government RFIs, RFPs at the IDIQ and Task Order level, and other responses at the contract program level as needed. The candidate will work closely with assigned technical staff, SMEs (employees and consultants), and proposal and executive management.

  • Research, write, and edit technical material for use in proposal development activities

  • Author a variety of proposal sections, including technical approaches, management plans, and other content, and integrate proposal content authored by other writers into cohesive, compliant technical proposals

  • Work with subject matter experts to prepare original content for proposals and/or review and revise text prepared by experts

  • Coordinate proposal efforts and new business development by utilizing standardized organizational best practices to create quality proposal products aimed at achieving corporate business development goals

  • Assist and organize the business development team’s initiatives for all new business opportunities from pre-marketing through proposal submission

  • Contribute to corporate proposal development standard operating procedures by analyzing and evaluating proposal best practices

  • Participate in developing and generating strategies, themes, and discriminators for responses

  • Design or suggest graphics for written proposal material

  • Review and contribute to proposal outlines and compliance matrices

  • Participate in content review sessions

  • Review and edit final text for grammar, tone, style, clarity, and consistency

  • Participates in advancing drafts throughout the writing process

  • Incorporates appropriate comments in collaboration with lead(s), SMEs, and proposal management

  • Supports final proposal production as required

  • May write, review, and/or edit other corporate documents as requested.

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or other related discipline

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience writing and editing Federal Government proposals and marketing materials

  • Experience writing reports, briefs, and similar content

  • Knowledge of the Federal Government’s acquisition process

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat

  • Experience using GovWin & FedBizOpps

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and on multiple documents

  • Highly organized, proactive, and collaborative

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to meet milestones and deadlines

  • Must offer reasonable schedule flexibility to meet proposal requirements

  • Proposal graphics experience a plus


ISN Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ISN Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


ISN Corporation is a Drug-Free Workplace. Candidates are required to pass a pre-employment background investigation before beginning employment