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Proposal Manager


Proposal Manager


Principal Accountabilities/ Overall Responsibilities of Position:

· Lead proposal development by creating schedules, conducting meetings and driving projects to successful completion on time.

· Help to create and translate the sales strategy for the deal at hand into high quality, powerful proposals.

· Write strategic, client-focused proposals that convey client needs and Gartner value proposition.

· Must lead cross-functional teams and work with sales associates, consultants, contracts, and many other Gartner specialists (e.g. product, HR).

· Manage multiple requests at one time with effective deadline and workload management.

· Leverage templates and content designed to promote Gartner brand consistency.

· Support mainly public sector bids with a possibility of some commercial sector proposals worldwide.

· Support global corporate proposal initiatives such as content libraries, tools and templates.


· 3+ years of proposal writing, proposal development, and/or purchasing experience.

· Deep experience with U.S. Federal procurement processes

· Experience working with additional public sector procurement processes preferred. Global, commercial proposal experience also a plus.

· U.S. Citizenship required

· Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications or equivalent required.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Extremely strong writing skills and very strong spoken and written English.

· Experience with content development and management desired.

· Strong expertise in MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

· Ability to complete tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

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