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Proposal Editor/Writer

We seek a Proposal Editor/Writer – a talented proposal writer and editor passionate about helping our clients succeed. They will collaborate closely with our small but mighty marketing team to deliver persuasive and well-written proposals covering multiple industry verticals.

Outsource Marketing provides expert proposal writing services to the following industries:

  • Architecture, Engineering and Construction (A/E/C)
  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Human Resources / Executive Recruitment
  • Social Services
  • Financial Services
  • Security Services

In addition to being an excellent editor and writer, the ideal candidate should have the proven ability to lead complex proposal submissions, be highly organized and self-driven. You must be able to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with tight deadlines and multiple stakeholders.

Please apply for this role only if you have at least five years of proposal writing/editing experience (i.e. developing responses to Request for Proposals and Request for Qualifications) in one of the industries mentioned above.

About Outsource Marketing

Over the past ten years, the team at Outsource Marketing has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and small companies grow through professionally written proposals. To learn more, visit us at:

About the Role:

  • Coordinate and produce proposal responses to RFIs, RFQs, and RFPs on behalf of our clients – this includes facilitating kick-off meetings, managing proposal deadlines, writing and coordinating content, complying with our quality management processes, and ‘owning’ the final product
  • Project-manage multiple proposal writing/editing assignments, often for different clients
  • Attend proposal strategy meetings
  • Define and manage proposal schedules
  • Participate in proposal review meetings (including pink, red and gold team reviews)
  • Proofread, format, and perform final quality control checks to ensure compliance with RFP requirements
  • Collaborate with graphic designers and fellow proposal writers at Outsource Marketing
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, often located in multiple locations, to obtain information needed to address proposal requirements effectively
  • Undertaking additional research, including reference interviews with subject matter experts, to effectively write and edit proposals

About You:

To be successful in this role, you must possess the following:

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, with the ability to write clearly and concisely
  • University or College degree in English or related field(s)s
  • A creative and imaginative wordsmith passionate about language
  • 5+ years experience in proposal writing, editing and management
  • Strong ability to write engaging, succinct, and persuasive copy
  • Excellent skills in writing different tones, styles, and voice for various audiences
  • Strategic thinker with high curiosity and research skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Can work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office (primarily MS Word and MS Excel)
  • Experience with RFPIO (preferred)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly InDesign and Acrobat (preferred)
  • Self-motivated and well organized
  • Ability to work independently and in team environments

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with your experience and qualifications
  • Full-time employment
  • Flexible work hours and location

To apply, provide send a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to: