Bilingual Proposal Developer

Workplace Options Ealing 15 days ago

Are you interested in working with clients and colleagues across the globe?
Are you comfortable working in a fast-past environment?
Do you seek opportunities to help others?

Drawing from an international network of credentialed providers and professionals, Workplace Options is the world’s largest integrated employee support and work-life services provider. Service centres in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Portugal, France, Belgium, UAE, Singapore, Japan, China, India and Indonesia support more than 65 million employees across 100,000 organizations and more than 200 countries and territories. We provide world-class employee support and work-life services, referrals and consultation on a variety of issues ranging from dependent care, legal and financial issues, stress management, EAP counselling, and wellness.

We’re looking for a talented and extremely organized team member to help produce winning proposals and create content, as well as other client-facing materials. As a proposal developer, you will be part of a team that drives the growth of our client base and helps sustain long-term relationships with existing customers. You’ll work with our sales, account management, and leadership team, as well as operational and technical and teams, to turn ideas into proposals that resonate with our clients and reflect the WPO commitment to helping people.

In this role you will:

  • Project manage requests for proposals from the start to send process:

o Read request for proposal (RFP) documents to help determine the bid/no bid factors

o Participate in strategy meetings

o Gather/revise responses from existing content and write new content to complete the response

o Keep all involved parties on designated timelines

  • Work closely with the assigned sales or account management lead to develop win themes, strategies, and overall response approach

  • Collaborate with internal subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop new content

  • Update and add content to Qvidian, our web-based proposal tool

  • Format documents to align with our internal design standards

  • Edit materials created by other members of the proposal development team

We are looking for a strong team member who:

  • Can take complex concepts and present them in a digestible, engaging way

  • Is able to adapt content and tone for different audiences

  • Shows meticulous attention to detail and diligence in following up on requests to SMEs

  • Is results and quality-driven – not satisfied with producing mediocre work

  • Has effective time and people management skills, to ensure deadlines are met

  • Possesses strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities

  • Is confident in working closely with executive-level staff

Your qualifications will include:

  • Fluency in English and French, through both verbal and written communications

  • Bachelor’s degree (preference in communications, journalism, or another related field, but not required)

  • Competency in working with Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Adobe

Additional qualifications that will help you stand out even more:

  • The ability to format and help design visually appealing documents

  • Previous proposal-writing experience

  • Experience with Qvidian (or other content, RFP applications)