Proposal Writer

Franklin Associates LLC   Baton Rouge, LA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on January 10, 2023
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Proposal Writer - Immediate Hire  

Franklin Associates is seeking a Proposal Writer to support our growing disaster recovery, grant management and strategic advisory services business. Over the past 17 years, we have supported state and local government clients throughout the United States to implement a wide range of programs including: disaster recovery, climate adaptation, public health, transportation, and land use planning. As our work expands, we are looking for a creative, persuasive writer to work with our business development team and senior staff to develop compelling proposals in response to requests for proposals from state and local governments throughout the United States. Our work and our culture put people first and we are open to a wide variety of candidates to fill this role.  

 Our firm is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This position can be a remote position if needed. 

 Responsibilities: 

  • Translating request for proposal (RFP) requirements into compliant responsive proposal outlines.  
  • Researching, writing, and organizing information in a professional and credible manner. 
  • Conducting interviews of subject matter experts to translate their work into compelling copy.  
  • Editing and revising proposals according to feedback. 
  • Working with the design team to create graphics and visuals for projects. 
  • Developing marketing materials including blog posts, white papers and printed marketing content. 

  Required Skills: 

  • A Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English, or related field or related 2+ years of experience in journalism, proposal writing, grant writing, and/or technical writing   
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint with the ability to create templates and edit styles and tables  
  • Excellent computer and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to meet deadlines 
  • Strong strategic planning abilities 
  • Experience interviewing technical subject matter experts to translate technical requirements into compelling and persuasive prose  
  • Ability to work with design team to develop graphics and visuals to convey complex ideas in easily understandable manners 

 Preferred Skills:  

  • Previous proposal writing experience 
  • Previous experience in disaster recovery, climate adaptation, strategic communications, or federal grant management industries  
  • Ability to develop illustrative graphics and visuals to convey complex ideas  
  • Proficiency with Adobe Suite including InDesign and Illustrator  

Benefits  

Franklin Associates is an award-winning consulting firm that has managed public projects for over 17 years. Franklin provides a full benefit plan including medical, dental, vision, retirement, life insurance, vacation/sick and paid holidays. We are an equal opportunity employer. 

Location: Nationwide remote office