Ad Hoc Team is hiring a

Proposal Writer/Manager, Proposal Management (remote)

Seattle, United States

This is a fully remote position. 

Work on things that matter

Ad Hoc is a digital services company that helps the federal government better serve people. Our teams use modern, agile methods to design and engineer government systems that connect Veterans with services, bring affordable health care to millions of people, and support important programs like Head Start. And as we work to make critical government services intuitive, accessible, and human-centered, we’re also changing how the government thinks about and uses technology. If you thrive on change, want to help close the gap between consumer expectations and government services, and can see the possibilities in ambiguity, then we want you here with us. 

What matters most

Ad Hoc operates according to our commitment to inclusivity, acceptance, accountability, and humility. We aren’t heroes. We believe in missions larger than our individual selves and leave our egos at the door, learn from our mistakes, and iterate in order to better serve the people in our country. We prioritize building teams that represent the diversity of the people our government serves. We love the challenge of government-size projects. We want to bring skills to federal agencies, help them better meet the needs of their users, and close the gap between consumer expectations and government. 

Built for a remote life

Ad Hoc is remote-first and remote-always. We’ve designed our culture, communications, and tools to support a nationwide distributed team since the beginning. Being remote by design allows Ad Hoc to be thoughtful and intentional about creating diverse teams and supporting them with a work environment that fits their lives. With a generous PTO policy and Slack channels for every interest (from bird watching to space nerds to parenting) our culture embraces the things happening in your life. Maybe you need to adjust your schedule to care for your family or take a bike ride. At Ad Hoc, that’s embraced. 

The Proposal Writer/Manager at Ad Hoc is a key member of the Growth Team and contributes directly to our goal of cultivating new customer relationships. They are responsible for developing and submitting compliant and compelling proposals and work closely with our internal teams as well as industry partners throughout the opportunity lifecycle. They are responsible for interviewing subject matter experts, including engineers, and creating technical content that is compliant with proposal instructions and compelling to the government evaluator.

A Proposal Writer/Manager uses their knowledge of federal contracting the federal procurement process to create compliant and compelling proposals that answer the challenges government agencies face in delivering software solutions. They help shape and articulate winning proposal products that promote our mission to empower government customers to deliver superior digital services. Proposals Writer/Managers embrace change and a dynamic remote work environment.

The Proposal Writer/Manager is responsible for (Essential Functions):

  • Manages development and coordinates submission of compliant and compelling proposal products, including technical, management, and pricing volumes
  • Supports workstreams to prepare for and execute on technical demonstrations and oral presentations as required
  • Manages bid teams comprising internal and external (partner) resources
  • Interviews technical delivery resources to extract helpful information
  • Delivers a compelling proposal story that aligns with our mission to empower government customers
  • Ensures proposal products reflect priorities discovered in shaping activities during capture
  • Develops best practices and creates repeatable processes to enable the scaling of growth in technical/proposal writing and proposal management
  • Collaborates with Growth Team members, including BD/Capture Managers, Proposal Managers, Solutions Architects, and Business Unit teams that serve target customer agencies, and technical subject matter experts
  • Maintains an understanding of the government market and demonstrates a passion for addressing the challenges agencies face in delivering digital services
  • Maintains and organizes proposal content to support its use across the company and for future proposals

Qualifications 

  • At least 5 years of work experience, preferably with a background in proposal development, writing, or management.
  • AMPM or Shipley training (preferred) 
  • Federal Proposal Experience

Benefits

  • Company-subsidized Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Vanguard 401K Plan
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Continuing Education/Annual Conference Attendance Stipend

Ad Hoc LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

In support of the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, and others like it across the country, Ad Hoc job descriptions feature the starting range we reasonably expect to pay to candidates who would join our team with little to no need for training on the responsibilities we've outlined above. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and responsibility. The range of starting pay for this role is $96,777 - $130,591 and information on benefits offered is here. Our recruiters will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements.