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Senior Proposal Writer

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Job ID: 200972
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 8, 2020
Category: Business Development
Subcategory: Proposal
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes

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Job Description


General Overview: Are you driven to excel as a proposal writer and motivated to produce high-scoring content? If so, join the SAIC Proposal Development Center of Excellence. SAIC offers the opportunity to win more as part of a collaborative team dedicated to high-quality proposal writing. SAIC proposal writers work across technical capabilities and program teams, build strong relationships, support diverse customer needs, and advance their careers beyond the industry standard.

Position Description: The Senior Proposal Writer collaborates with SAIC experts and team members to develop compliant, compelling proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations. This is an opportunity for remote work in the Northern VA area which includes traveling on-site as needed.

Description of Duties:

  • Writes and leads technical, management, resume, and/or past performance sections and volumes

  • Provides direction and oversight to supporting writers

  • Works as part of a collaborative team to clearly articulate solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators

  • Applies communication and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities

  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text

  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality


·       Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, History, Political Science, or related field

·       3+ years of professional experience, 1 year with master’s

·       1+ year of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations

·       Excellent writing skills

·       Comfortable analyzing and extracting requirements from Federal Government RFPs

·       Ability to organize information throughout the proposal life cycle

·       Strong work ethic and desire to excel and keep growing over time




Desired Qualifications:


·       TS/SCI, Top Secret, or Secret clearance


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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