Senior Proposal Writer

Creative Associates International | Washington, DC

Background

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions, and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Job Summary

Senior Proposal Writer
Development Division
Location: Washington, D.C.  

Reports To

Reporting:

 The Senior Proposal Writer reports to the Director, Win Strategy Development. This strategic position works closely with the Creative Associates Development Division, collaborates with programs and may supervise junior staff or consultants.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research, write, and edit technical material for proposals and meet proposal deadlines;
  • Participate in proposal strategy, design, writing, and review sessions with Development Division and technical teams; 
  • Work with subject matter experts for proposals, including interviewing experts and revising text;
  • Review proposal pieces and final text for clarity, consistency, and responsiveness to RFP requirements; 
  • Travel to international field offices to establish relationships with clients, partners, and local staff; gather operational information and country context; analyze the competitive environment;
  • Provide support to Creative staff to improve proposal writing;
  • Perform other writing such as country reports and briefings;
  • Attend and participate in divisional business development and capture meetings;

Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • M.A., or equivalent in international relations, development, journalism, or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional work experience, especially in the international development field
  • Minimum 4 years of proposal development experience for USAID and other USG agencies;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and a commitment to mission- and values-driven work.

Compensation

Commensurate with Senior Proposal Writer expertise and experience in international development.

Requirements/Other

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • M.A., or equivalent in international relations, development, journalism, or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in the international development field
  • Minimum 4 years of proposal development experience for USAID and other USG agencies;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and a commitment to mission- and values-driven work.

How to Apply

Please apply online to this urgent position on the Creative Associates website and Career Page, at: 

 https://rew21.ultipro.com/CRE1010/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*1A542507E5927201

Thank you!

Creative Associates International

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