Business Development Coordinator

Macfadden, Now Part of PAE

About the organization

Macfadden is now part of PAE. Founded over 30 years ago, Macfadden has provided federal agencies with critical on-the-ground support to U.S. government humanitarian missions around the world as well as financial and IT system support. Through program management, human resources services, financial management systems support, information technology solutions, knowledge management, travel coordination and communications support, Macfadden enables effective U.S. government humanitarian response to international disasters. Macfadden’s workforce includes approximately 300 employees primarily located in the Washington, D.C. area.


Macfadden, a PAE company, is seeking a Business Development Coordinator. The Business Development Coordinator, reporting to the Business Development Manager, will provide a range of support to the Macfadden/PAE USAID Business Development Unit. This will include business intelligence and opportunity research; updating and maintaining required business development records and pipeline reports; assisting the Business Development Manager with facilitating communication with external teaming partners during the capture and Bid & Proposal phases; provide assistance to on-going capture efforts; and provide general administrative support to the Business Development Unit. Additionally, the Business Development Coordinator will conduct research and gather market information on potential clients and competitors to identify opportunities that align with Macfadden/PAE’s business development strategy. This individual may be expected to research and draft portions of narratives and supporting documents for assigned bids, including new opportunities and rebids and renewals of existing programs.



Bachelor’s degree required in Business Administration, Political Science, International Development or a related field (required).
Master’s degree in International Relations, International Development or a related field (preferred).


Minimum one (1) year of experience with USG clientele; international development field preferred.
Experience in business development or program management for USG agencies and/or international development funding agencies preferred; experience with USAID proposals particularly preferred.
Excellent writing skills, including ability to write under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines.
Strong research skills including ability to efficiently gather, compile and synthesize relevant information.
Understanding of USG and/or international donor funding landscape (preferred).
Ability to work collaboratively on cross functional and diverse proposal teams.
Must be able to multi-task/meet demands of an unpredictable schedule of assignments and competing priorities.
Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills..
Expert in MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).

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