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Proposal Writer

Instructure Full-Time  Salt Lake City, Utah, United States 18 Apr 2023
Proposal Writer

Job Description

At Instructure, we believe in the power of people to grow and succeed throughout their lives. Our goal is to amplify that power by creating intuitive products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships, and inspire people to go further in their education and careers. We do this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create awesome. And that’s where you come in:

What You Will Do

  • Direct the creation, improvement, and distribution of educational software proposals for both solicited and unsolicited RFXes within the team’s content management system
  • Help maintain our proposal database to make sure all material being used remains updated to the latest product versions
  • Follow the proposal writing process to maintain a clean, precise system in place for all proposals
  • Contribute to a productive, positive team culture
  • Interact with Sales, Product Development, Marketing, Finance, and other areas of the company to create persuasive proposals that effectively and clearly position Instructure’s solutions to meet the needs of clients and prospects
  • Manage several proposals simultaneously in a relatively high volume and often short turnaround atmosphere
  • Facilitate all aspects of project management for proposals, from analysis and requirements documentation, to solution definition, team and content provider identification, project planning, meeting facilitation, draft development, and final proposal production and delivery
  • Ensure all content provider author/task assignments are identified, assigned, and delivered on time and to spec, with precise, complete, and approved draft content that meets all technical and business proposal requirements
  • Gain expert level feature, function, and position knowledge of company products, offerings, and industry specific terms and knowledge.
  • Ability to occasionally work nights and/or weekends as seasonal demands vary.

Skills/Experience Preferred

  • Experience in technical writing or proposal writing with the most experience in developing proposal responses
  • Experience writing compelling documents or proposals in a collaborative environment
  • Project management experience is strongly desired. APMP certification is a plus.
  • Familiarity with the Sales process, including working with sales organizations
  • Experience in business writing, creative writing, print journalism, public relations, or another writing-focused field or equivalent degree
  • Direct or indirect experience with North American higher education
  • Direct or indirect experience with Instructure products

Target salary range is $50,000-70,000. There will also be a commission structure to this role.

We’ve always believed in hiring the most awesome people and treating them right. We know that the more diverse we are, the more diverse our ideas will be and when we openly welcome those ideas, our environment is better and our business is stronger..

At Instructure we participate in E-Verify and yes, in case you didn’t catch it from the above, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All Instructure employees are required to successfully pass a background check upon being hired.

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