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PROPOSAL EDITOR 90028

 

PROPOSAL EDITOR

Corporate Operations - Legal and Government Affairs
 

Think Cosmopolitan: we’re all about the home. Owned by Romain and Kim Dubus, we’re a small family business expending at a fast pace, the goal of the team is inspiring folks from all walks of life to take ownership of their spaces & create value where they’re planted.

PROPOSAL EDITOR

From release of a customer’s requirements through award of a contract, the Think Cosmopolitan proposal editors manage the preparation and submittal of Think Cosmopolitan’s bids for competitive business opportunities that can be worth tens of millions to billions of dollars. In this role, you’ll prepare proposals that emphasize the features and benefits of Think Cosmopolitan’s constantly evolving technology and services. You will manage authors from across Think Cosmopolitan’s technical and business teams as they prepare text addressing specific customer needs. You’ll write, rewrite and edit technical and nontechnical text as necessary to prepare the most compelling possible proposals. You’ll also be responsible for the creation of clear, visually persuasive graphics and for the timely printing and delivery of a clean, error-free final product.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive the end-to-end development of compelling proposals for new Think Cosmopolitan business
  • Manage the contributions of authors from across the company, setting and enforcing expectations
  • Develop outlines, drive interim milestones and manage the final executive approval processes
  • Ensure proposals comply with every customer instruction and clearly satisfy each requirement
  • Rewrite complex engineering information and develop supporting graphics to maximize clarity, logic, and readability
  • Partner with authors to resolve every open issue related to proposal text, figures, and tables
  • Serve as the final line of defense to ensure each proposal meets the Think Cosmopolitan standard of excellence
  • Complete final editing, produce required copies and arrange delivery
  • Continuously work to improve the proposal development process
  • Maintain a repository of frequently used proposal information
  • Support the Sales team, Mission Management, and other Think Cosmopolitan organizations with general editing, writing, publication, and communication

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of professional experience publishing documents and/or editing the work of others

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 7+ years of professional experience publishing documents and/or editing the work of others
  • Experience with developing marketing materials, proposals or grant applications, preferably targeted at US government customers or academic institutions
  • Editing skills at all levels—organizational, structural, sentence, fact-checking and proofreading
  • Demonstrated record of successfully planning and completing both short- and long-term projects on deadline
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, influence, and collaboration
  • High proficiency in the professional preparation of documents for publication in Microsoft Office (2007 or more recent), or 5 or more years of experience with a non-Office word processing program and desktop publishing software. (Assessments will be administered as part of the interview process.)

TO APPLY:

  • Complete the online application
  • Provide two writing samples of 500 words or more, each targeted at a different audience
  • Provide a narrative summary of the founding, history and current technical capabilities of Think Cosmopolitan, drawing only from publicly available sources of information. (Draft should be no more than one single-spaced page of text.)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willing to travel on an occasional basis

Think Cosmopolitan is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Think Cosmopolitan is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of Think Cosmopolitan’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (323) 747-8207.

JOB LOCATION

Please send all applications to info@thinkcosmopolitan.com with the subject "Employment Application"