106 Group is seeking an experienced Proposal Manager for an immediate opening in our St. Paul office. The Proposal Manager is responsible for leading, planning, and coordinating the development and delivery of high-quality proposals—from pre-solicitation to post-submission follow-up—in a fast-paced consulting services environment. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker and master communicator who can see the big picture without neglecting the details. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Technical Writing, English, or closely related field with at least 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
106 Group offers a professional and friendly working environment with a wide range of interesting and challenging projects in the field of cultural resources management, planning, interpretation and exhibit design, and community engagement.
Conduct opportunity searches, analyze RFP requirements, guide GO/NO GO process
Lead proposal startup meetings, develop proposal management plan, contribute to proposal strategies and win themes
Coordinate with Services Director and Team Leads to assemble proposal teams, recommending internal and/or external resources, as needed
Work with interdisciplinary teams, delegate tasks, ensure appropriate level of effort for each proposal
Direct and participate in writing/editing/rewriting efforts, as needed
Identify and coordinate proposal graphical content and formatting
Assist with proposal pricing strategy and labor rates
Ensure on-time submission of all proposals and qualifications
Track and follow-up on submitted proposals
Regular communication with current and prospective clients
Maintain and update proposal materials and stock content
Analyze and evaluate proposal metrics
Continually improve processes and streamline efficiencies in proposal development
Participate in additional projects, as appropriate
Excellent project management, time management, and organizational skills
Ability to multi-task, balance short-term deadlines with longer-term initiatives, and work well under pressure
Strong customer service skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
Superior attention to detail
Ability to follow written directions
Creative problem solver, critical thinker, and self-starter
Ability to engage experts at all levels of the organization to efficiently gather necessary information
Excellent writing, editing, page layout, and production skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite
High proficiency with Microsoft Word formatting
Experience defining scopes of work and estimating project costs
Experience with or working knowledge of cultural resources management, historic preservation, environmental review, planning, and/or interpretation and exhibit design
Experience responding to Federal solicitations for professional services
The 106 Group offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The minimum base salary for this position is $50,000. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Complete web application with attached PDF resume and a cover letter highlighting your skills. Applications will be accepted through January 31. Interviews will be scheduled on an on-going basis as qualified candidates are selected from submitted applications.
106 Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About The 106 Group Ltd.
106 Group offers a professional and friendly working environment with a wide range of interesting and challenging projects in the field of cultural resources management, planning, community engagement, and design. Visit www.106group.com for more information about our firm.