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For the past 25 years, we’ve been doing work that matters. We’re a digital agency that leverages technology to extend the influence of our mission-driven clients. Every day, our team of more than 100 digital strategists, architects, designers, and creators help leading nonprofit organizations and government agencies across the country make an impact. But this team still needs you! This is your opportunity to join the company helping those doing good in the world – do more, reach more, and achieve more. 

Forum One is looking to add a Proposal Writer to our Business Development team. This position is available to sit in office or remotely. The Proposal Writer will be supporting the team by creating high-quality, successful proposals for mission-focused organizations including nonprofits and government. They will be responsible for providing proposal coordination, technical proposal writing, editing, and production support to ensure that every proposal differentiates us from the competition and wins us exciting new work.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Act as proposal writer and proposal coordinator to submit winning bids to nonprofits, NGOs, associations, public sector and government agencies, and mission-driven companies
  • Research, write, and edit content for client-facing proposals and team resources
  • Coordinate schedules and consolidate inputs from technical and subject matter experts
  • Review and evaluate RFI, RFP, and RFQ requirements, and review proposals for compliance
  • Edit content for grammar, style, tone, accuracy, and effectiveness

 

What you bring to the table:

  • 2+ years of professional experience and success in proposal writing, proposal coordination, proposal management, or technical writing
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and deadlines
  • Demonstrated persuasive writing skills, editing skills, and attention to detail

 

What would be nice:

  • Experience writing, coordinating, or managing winning proposals for a digital agency or government contractor
  • Sector experience in digital strategy, strategic communications, or technology
  • Document publishing and light graphic design experience

 

Why you’ll love it here:

 

  • Competitive Salary & Employee Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) match, Commuter benefits & flexible spending accounts  
  • 15 Vacation days, in addition to Sick Leave & Floating Holidays
  • Flexible work hours
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company-provided laptops
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

What we value:

  • We’re passionate about our work – our clients’ missions matter, and we apply our passion in support of clients who are addressing the most critical global issues.
  • We’re great partners – we’re collaborative, approachable, creative, inclusive, and reliable.
  • We’re continuous learners – we are always expanding, refining, and improving our craft, value, and impact—as individuals and as a team.
  • We’re inquisitive problem solvers – we’re dedicated to finding the right solution, which requires actively engaging varied perspectives, and approaching our work with flexibility, humility,  and open minds.
  • We get things done – we are thoughtful and thorough, but we don’t waste time or hesitate to tackle problems head on.
  • We do the right thing – we make decisions for Forum One and our clients with the highest integrity, respect, fairness, and honesty. 

 

Forum One provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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