Proposal Specialist / National Law Firm

National law firm is seeking a Proposal Specialist to join their Los Angeles headquarter office in the Business Development department. This person plays an integral role in the Firm’s business development efforts by developing competitive, high-quality RFP (Request For Proposal) responses, proposals, pitch materials and presentations from start to finish. The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to the proposal development process – from RFP review and work plan development to document production, editing and final review as well as interview presentation deliverables. The Proposal Specialist position is a unique blend of writing, editing and project management. If you are recent college graduate with substantive writing experience (samples required), and looking for an opportunity with a very established firm that has room to grow, please submit your resume for IMMEDIATE consideration!

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Reviewing RFPs and collaborating with attorney proposal leads to understand the opportunity and how to communicate firm’s competitive advantages.
• Working closely with attorneys, business development staff, and various administrative departments to gather content, client relationship data, Firm statistics, and competitive intelligence.
• Establishing a work plan and ensuring strict adherence to interim and final deadlines leading up to proposal submission.
• Drafting, editing, formatting, and reviewing proposal documents, and ensuring the Firm’s final submission adheres to all RFP requirements.
• Preparing unique content and graphics (tables, graphs, etc.) to enhance a proposal’s overall appeal.
• Writing and producing various types of marketing collateral, including but not limited to proposals, interview presentations and supporting materials, and brochures for pitch meetings and templates.
• Archiving proposal content to experience database as part of proposal completion procedure.
• Tracking completed proposals to help maintain firm wide proposal statistics.
• Working with other business development and marketing staff to identify creative new ways to enhance proposal and presentation products.

• Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree in English, communications or journalism desired. Experience in writing for a business audience is a plus.
* Superior written and oral communication skills and editing and proofreading capabilities.
• *Flexibility and creativity to respond productively to the individualized needs of attorneys.
• *Dependable team player who works collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. Must also be able to work well independently.
• *Strong client service orientation, exceptional time management skills, and the ability to organize and prioritize multiple, simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment.
• *Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
*Represents basic qualifications for this Litigation Legal Secretary/Assistant position. To be considered for this position you must at least meet the basic qualifications.

Salary: DOE
Firm also offers full comprehensive benefits including PTO, health insurance, 401k, etc.

Matura Farrington is an EEOC employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and all other local, state and federal laws.

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