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Associate Proposals Analyst

Reference
1800681
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Iowa City, IA, 52240, USA
Expiry Date
26/02/2018
Associate Proposals Analyst Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lesson...

Job Description

Associate Proposals Analyst

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK:PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit www.pearson.com.

The Associate Proposal Analyst will contribute to the entire proposal process from RFP receipt to high-quality proposal creation and delivery in a high-volume environment. The Associate Proposal Analyst will work closely with Business Development, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and other key staff to develop and deliver high-quality, compelling proposals. This position will also provide key support to the Senior Proposal Analysts with their proposal responses and will assist with proposal coordinator responsibilities, managing boilerplate, and creating resumes/cameos/other appendices. The Associate Proposal Analyst will also be responsible for assisting the Director and Sr. Proposal Analysts with research and process improvement projects.

Proposal Response Development

  • Write new text or customize existing text for proposal responses
  • Review RFP in detail and identify mandatory business requirements
  • Create or obtain proposal appendices, including cameos and resumes
  • Accurately incorporate edits from reviewers
  • Ensure 100% accurate and clear proposal forms
  • Ensure compliance with RFP requirements
  • Help Sr. Proposal Analysts produce final proposal documents working with the Proposal Coordinator
  • Conduct research for process improvement projects
  • Help maintain shared drives, internal company web page, and content management tool(s)
  • Update and maintain boilerplate
  • Help prepare for upcoming RFPs
  • Provide any needed support for Sr. Proposal Analysts, as needed

Prepare for RFP receipt (pre-work)

Proofread and edit various proposals as needed by the department

This position is located in ourIowa City, IAoffice. Remote work is not offered at this time.

Qualifications

Experience:

  • BA or BS, preferably in English, Journalism, or Business or similar degree
  • 2 years proposal writing or other relevant writing/business experience
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Word and moderate proficiency with Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Drive is preferred as well

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Good verbal skills, excellent written communication skills
  • Above average writing and editing skills required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work under tight deadlines
  • Time-management, planning, and project-management skills
  • Effective relationship building with team
  • Problem solving skills
  • Curious and quick learning
  • Ability to conceptualize and think creatively
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong PC skills

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-IA-Iowa City

Work Locations: US-IA-Iowa City-2510 North Dodge 2510 North Dodge Street Iowa City 52245

Job: Sales

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 26, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1800681