How to Become a Proposal Writer


Proposal Writer Job Description

Proposal writers package their organization’s services into a written bid or proposal in a response to a Request for Proposal (RFP) by another organization. Proposal writers may work for government agencies or private organizations. 



Proposal Writer Job Duties

  • Receive and review RFPs
  • Develop and prepare proposals in response to RFPs
  • Respond to any requests for information from the sales team of their organization
  • Work closely with other departments within the organization, such as the Sales and Contracts departments
  • Negotiate contracts, agreements and provisions
  • Administer private and government funds and contracts
  • Ensure that proposals in progress are in compliance with instructions
  • Ensure proper formatting of proposals
  • Gather critical information for different personnel



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