Proposal Coordinator

Cambium Learning® Group

About the organization

We are Cambium Assessment, a Cambium Learning® Group company.

As the leader in online testing for K-12 state education standards, Cambium Assessment delivers secure, reliable, and scalable assessment solutions that improve student performance while supporting state education accountability. Through proven technology, research-backed psychometrics, and advanced machine learning, our solutions help reduce test time for students while improving educational outcomes.

We’re looking for smart, creative, and enthusiastic individuals to join our innovative team of data and reporting analysts, test and content developers, psychometricians, and project management professionals.

Duties

We are Cambium Assessment, a Cambium Learning® Group company.

As the leader in online testing for K-12 state education standards, Cambium Assessment delivers secure, reliable, and scalable assessment solutions that improve student performance while supporting state education accountability. Through proven technology, research-backed psychometrics, and advanced machine learning, our solutions help reduce test time for students while improving educational outcomes.

We’re looking for smart, creative, and enthusiastic individuals to join our innovative team of data and reporting analysts, test and content developers, psychometricians, and project management professionals.

Job Overview

We currently have an opportunity available for a Proposal Coordinator to join our team in the Washington, D.C. corporate office.

Job Responsibilities

•Identify bids that align with AIR’s work and mission using a variety of internal and external bid identification/procurement sites and systems

•Develop the proposal production and delivery plans, schedule, RFP/SOW compliance matrix and requirements-driven outline (with concentration on business volumes)

•Coordinate with cross-business teams and cost and pricing leads

•Coordinate, organize, task and lead the proposal team from kick-off through contract award, to include assigning proposal team roles and responsibilities

•Take direction from Proposal Manager to supervise day-to-day proposal production activities, including coordination with and scheduling proposal production and associated resources for final production

•Determine items that are behind schedule; identify barriers to progress; and plan and implement effective and efficient problem-solving and corrective action plans

•Assist Proposal Manager and Proposal Lead with writing section drafts (as appropriate)

•Conduct in-depth review and quality control for proposal submission. Ensure proposal content aligns with requirements of RFPs.

•Oversee production and submission of the final proposal

Qualifications

Job Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree (Business/Marketing, Public Administration, Social Science, or similar field) and 3+ years of related experience.

•Strong research and analysis skills; demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and attention to detail; excellent communication (written and verbal) skills; proven technology skills; ability to work independently and in groups effectively; time management skills; and strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

•Experience using a variety of federal, state/local, international, and/or foundation solicitation sites or tools (e.g., FBO.gov, Grants.gov, client websites, RFPSchoolWatch, FindRFP, GovWin, FoundationSearch, contract vehicle bid distribution lists)

•Experience with federal government, state/local government, international, and/or foundation clients; a focus on early childhood, education, health and wellness, or adult learning/workforce-related topics preferred, but not required

•Experience in following standardized proposal development processes and procedures and adapting them to specific pursuit delivery needs.

•Advanced technology skills – Microsoft Office [Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access], Adobe Acrobat Professional, MS SharePoint

•Fast learner with a detail- and process-oriented mindset

•Ability to multi-task, prioritize work tasks, and manage competing priorities under deadlines

•Demonstrated ability to work independently to problem-solve effectively

•Ability and willingness to occasionally work outside of normal business hours (only when necessary to meet a deadline)

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