Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA
 

The Fjord DC Studio tackles our client’s toughest problems.  We co-create and collaborate with federal government clients using human-centered design and agile development methodologies to reimagine complex services, fueling innovation and real-world uses of design and emerging technology in action, at speed and at scale. 

 

The job of the Senior Proposal Copywriter is to quickly interpret customer RFIs, RFPs and other business opportunities and work with SME’s to write clear, concise, nuanced and compliant content that effectively distinguishes AFS capabilities for the Fjord DC office. Writing assignments may include white papers, proposal content such as technical approach and solutions, past performance and corporate experience, management approach, staffing plans, resumes, oral/video proposal presentations, and marketing material for on-contract growth or new business pursuits. This candidate would join a fast-paced, innovative and highly talented team that is focused on winning new business for the company.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • A successful candidate must possess the ability to work collaboratively with solutions architects, subject matter experts, and executive leadership to capture key concepts and ideas while maintaining consistency in messaging and strategy through the use of proper tone/voice.

  • Assignments will include, but are not limited to, the development of Management Volumes, Technical Volumes, Past Performance Volumes, Corporate Experience Volumes, Executive Summaries, Staffing Plans, Resumes, Oral Proposal Presentations, and Video Proposal Presentations.

  • Would also have responsibility for development and ownership of a boilerplate library containing often referenced proposal material and other assets.

  • Would support other copywriting duties as needed.




Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 8+ years of prior relevant experience OR Masters degree with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Expert Level Technical/Proposal writer with Business Development and Competitive Proposal experience.  
  • Federal government experience highly preferred.
  • Must have a strong understanding of emerging technology and agile development processes.
  • Track record of success writing winning competitive proposals.
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas and solutions with clarity and positive impact.
  • Ability to adapt to schedule changes, project re-scopes, and customer directed changes to ensure compliant, timely product delivery.
  • The successful candidate will be able to join new projects quickly and collaborate effectively with a diverse and dispersed group of people.
  • Participates in pursuit strategy and solution design meetings to understand solution direction, strengths, and key solution components, and contribute to development of compelling win themes and discriminators.
  • Contribute to graphics ideation.
  • Provides guidance, training, and subject matter expertise in proposal writing best practices and PRC standards
  • Contributes content to the Content Repository.
  • Leads and supports operational initiatives for continuous improvement within the Writing team.
  • Proactively identifies areas of improvement, plans/implements improvements, and follows through to execute activities across the team/stakeholders to achieve continuous improvement objectives.
  • Teamwork is an essential quality, as is the ability to work effectively while under tight deadlines.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 
 
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
 
Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity 
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.
 
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
 
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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