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Position objective: The Proposal Writer will assist in developing proposal content for competitive bidding opportunities and Requests for Proposals (RFPs). The Proposal Writer will analyze RFPs for text requirements, develop and format proposal response text, incorporate edits, and participate in proposal development teams.This role will focus on creating compelling proposals with a persuasive voice and synthesizing and articulating strategic messaging using customized or boilerplate text. In addition, the Proposal Writer will gather and edit proposal content from multiple subject matter experts to present “one voice”. While writing is the primary focus, the role includes process and coordination aspects of the ACT’s proposal development process such as conducting draft review cycles and maintaining the proposal text database and related collateral. This position is required to be based in the Iowa City area.
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