Federal Contracts Senior Proposal Writer (Remote)

Our federal government contracting client within the healthcare space has a 140 year legacy of providing service and support to Warriors, Veterans and their families to live healthier, more productive lives by providing a wealth of resources and deep clinical expertise.  We are a conducting an immediate  search for a experienced federal Contracts Proposal writer.

Job Description

  • Works in coordination with Proposal Manager and leadership team to provide end-to-end writing support for assigned proposal section(s) or volume in response to Federal solicitations to ensure delivery of a well-written, compelling, and compliant response.
    • Coordinates with Proposal Manager and leadership team to develop a compliant outline for assigned proposal sections.
    • Provides end-to-end writing support for assigned proposal section or volume in response to Federal solicitations to ensure delivery of a well-written, compelling, and compliant response.
    • Participates in win theme strategy development and refinement. Ensures incorporation of strategic themes as well as compliance with proposal requirements and RFP requirements.
    • Develops ideas and mock-ups of explanatory tables and graphics
    • Utilizes proposal database and previous bids to research content for compliant proposal responses.
    • Meets with Bids & Proposals team, Business Development, Capture, and Operations staff to review RFP and determine requirements to develop compliant, customized proposals.
    • Interviews identified subject matter experts throughout Magellan Federal to get accurate information for inclusion in proposals based on requirements and platform.
    • May conduct technical edits of volumes to ensure compliance and “one voice.”
    • May participate in color review process as a reviewer.
    • Ensures proposals are archived in content management system.
    • Works with stakeholders at all levels, including senior leadership, to facilitate knowledge sharing and improve content development processes.
    • Contributes to the development and continuous improvement of the proposal team regarding processes, tools, and templates.
    • Develops a solid understanding of Magellan Federal programs and technical offerings.
    • Other duties, as assigned.


    • 5 + years of experience developing technical narratives in response to Federal solicitations.
    • Bachelor’s in Communications, English, Journalism or other related field.
    • Combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Knowledge of Federal procurement process.
    • Ability to write and edit in clear, concise, and compelling language.
    • Ability to interview and work with subject matter experts to acquire knowledge of subject matter.
    • Ability to develop graphic concepts to illustrate and clarify subject matter.
    • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently across multiple functions within the
    • company.
    • Ability to analyze compliance-driven/technical documentation to determine government requirements and to understand
    • complex customer issues within the public sector.
    • Ability to work closely with multi-functional teams to develop a customer-specific proposal strategy.
    • Strong organizational, time management, analytical, and problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced,
    • deadline-driven, matrix environment.
    • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneDrive and SharePoint, as
    • well as the Adobe Suite.
    • Ability to adapt to new, technology-driven tools (e.g., database, online procurement systems).

Preferred Qualifications

    • Certification in Shipley Proposal Process.

Work Experience



A Combination of Education and Work Experience May Be Considered. (Required), Bachelors: Communications (Required), Bachelors: English (Required), Bachelors: Journalism (Required), Bachelors (Required)

License and Certifications – Preferred

APMP – Association of Proposal Management Professionals – Enterprise

Please email info@esghire.com for more information.