Overview

The Proposal Writer will work as a key member of Sabre’s BD team to write technical narrative for federal, federal civilian, and commercial proposals and is located in our Alexandria, VA office.  Top candidates will deliver compliant, compelling, and polished content on tight deadlines in various topics. The writer will work with senior members of the BD team and operational subject matter experts to develop and submit proposal content in compliance with bid requirements.  The writer will coordinate with internal and external experts to fuse technical content.  Position may require long hours and flexibility in order to meet deadlines. The candidate will work closely with multiple teams and subject matter experts including direct bill technical staff to outline, write, and edit technical proposal sections and volumes. Main responsibilities include developing and writing technical solutions and utilizing company wide and contract specific metrics to weave in compelling information for ease and influence of evaluation. Candidate will participate in strategy sessions and may be responsible for leading baseline solution meetings to ensure capture strategy can be transferred within proposal volumes adequately and compliantly in coordination with the Proposal Manager. Must have the ability to display and portray company strengths within technical content. The candidate will be able to comprehend data, technical information, and statistics and condense into a logical, concise narrative. Candidate will write new and edit existing content for management, past performance, quality control, and staffing sections based on research and company boilerplate information. The candidate will participate in the activities involved in the quality resolution of issues or concerns associated with submitted proposal. Lastly, the candidate will report to executive leadership and will be responsible for reporting including copy edit of the company bi-weekly report, tracking of win/loss information, debrief data, and lessons learned. Candidate will work with employees to ensure their resumes reflect all pertinent technical data and read logically as required for use in proposals. Candidate will support BD marketing efforts by preparing at least annually capability statements, executive summaries, company overview documents and other templates required for re-use throughout the year. Candidate will work closely with proposal development and graphics. Job Requires: Bachelor’s degree in English, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business Administration or related field with seven years of experience writing federal proposals and responding to Requests for Proposal. Thorough understanding of the FAR and DFAR. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools such as Word, Project, Power Point, and Excel. Must have experience editing technical proposal information. Must be able to multitask and manage several high priority projects simultaneously. Must have excellent time management and organizational skills. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be a self-starter who can work independently as well as a team player who supports the overall team objectives and goals. Must have keen attention to detail. Candidate must have the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.  Candidates will be required to pass a background check for this position. About Sabre: Sabre offers customers integrated end-to-end solutions focused around analytics; aviation systems; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR); and cyber. This solutions strategy is built upon the strength of our technical competencies in engineering, information technology, software development, program management support, and logistics. For over 25 years, Sabre’s talented professionals have provided the insight and expertise to help solve critical challenges facing our nation. At Sabre, we greatly value our employees. Our employees know that their contributions make a real difference — for their customers, their company, their communities and themselves. We respect the unique perspectives that a diverse workforce of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans brings not only to our company, but also to our customers. Sabre provides an excellent benefits package which includes healthcare, paid days off, tuition reimbursement, and a 401K plan. To learn more about positions at Sabre please visit us on the web at http://www.sabresystems.com. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled