This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/***** Hagerty Consulting, Inc. (Hagerty) (www.hagertyconsulting.com) is one of the nation's leading emergency management and homeland security consulting firms. Known for its public spirit, innovative thinking, problem-solving, and exceptional people, Hagerty is sought after to work on some of the largest, most complex, crisis and emergency management issues. Our services are focused on creating more resilient/sustainable jurisdictions, developing whole community operational plans, supporting recovery eligibility after disasters, and obtaining billion-dollar federal grants and loans.
We are a growing company that is currently seeking driven, detail-oriented proposal management professionals to support the Operations Division at our headquarters in Evanston, Illinois. Interested candidates for the Operations Associate ' Proposals and Business Development should have hands-on experience writing proposals/grants in response to a wide variety of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) within the public sector, and/or have prior experience serving in a communications capacity for business development. While candidates local to Chicago/Evanston, Illinois are preferred, professionals who have more than five years of experience in the proposal development process for public sector organizations who operate on a remote basis may be considered.
This position will report to the Operations Manager and the Director of Operations. The Operations Associate ' Proposals and Business Development will be a key team member who has excellent communication skills and the ability to think creatively and strategically.
In this role, the Operations Associate ' Proposals and Business Development will: n
+ Balance multiple priorities at once to support the full cycle of proposal development ' from requirement analysis to final production.
+ Write and contribute to all aspects of technical proposals including cover letters, executive summaries, resumes, biographies, project descriptions, and project approach.
+ Gather and synthesize information specific to the proposal, tailored to the scope and evaluation criteria identified by the client.
+ Facilitate and leading proposal preparation meetings.
+ Coordinate with technical personnel, including firm Directors and Managers, to develop technical proposal content.
+ Manage version control of all documents, incorporate edits and feedback.
+ Proofread and edit all proposal documentation.
+ Coordinate with counterparts in Hagerty's graphics team to enhance proposals while maintaining compliance with client requirements.
+ Support business development and marketing efforts.
+ Coordinate team schedules and supporting information systems management.
Candidates for the Operations Associate ' Proposals and Business Development must have: n
+ A bachelor's degree in English, Communications, or a Technical Discipline.
+ At least two (2) years of professional experience as a member of a business development, marketing, or proposal team.
+ Exceptional grammar and proofreading abilities.
+ The ability to work extended hours to meet tight deadline requirements.
Candidates for the Operations Associate ' Proposals and Business Development may also have: n
+ Direct experience leading the development of public sector proposals.
+ Past experience in emergency management ' either from a business development perspective or by serving the emergency management community in an operational capacity.
+ Experience leading or supporting teams as they participate in the client interview process.
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