Careers

Request For Proposal Specialist

Job Description and Desired Skills: 

This role is an important role within the organization that requires technical aptitude, problem solving, project-management, and collaborative relationship skills for working with key constituents throughout the organization to ensure we hit important client deadlines.

Primarily focused on working directly with the sales team for responding to RFPs, RFIs, and other field based inquiries, the role will also take ownership to further develop our overall response process,  assess technology solutions and curate a response library/database  to enable greater organizational efficiency.  Local candidates only, please. 

  • Owns the RFP process; new intake, tracking, project-managing,  completion for submission to ensure client deadlines are met
  • Works closely with subject matter experts to clarify responses, create new/custom answers, update time oriented information and maintain standard language
  • Works with sales team to develop post-RFP analysis;  tracking cycle, won/lost and organizes statistical data for management review (volume,  value, response to closed,  resource allocation)
  • Responsible for assessing process and recommending changes or technologies to better utilize resources and respond in a more timely manner
  • Develops and maintains an understanding of company’s products to aid in facilitating answers more effectively
  • Owns creating and building (working with extended team) of materials for proactive proposal generation
Experience: 
  • 2-4 years directly related work experience in the technology industry, preferably with an enterprise software vendor
  • 1-3 years directly related work experience in RFP production Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Resourceful in gathering key information and working with extended teams
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, as well as to handle multiple concurrent assignments, work independently, and assume personal responsibility for deliverables
  • Ability to effectively manage new projects, existing maintenance, shifting priorities, and multiple tasks
  • Self-directed and well organized and detail oriented
  • Proven analytical skills with the ability to handle statistical information
  • Bachelor’s degree
To Apply: 

If you are interested in applying for this job, please send your resume to jobs@accellion.com and include the job title in the subject line.