Proposal Coordinator

Forum One is seeking a Proposal Coordinator for our Government Services team. This position supports the strategic growth of the company and performs a wide range of critical duties. The position offers exciting work in digital innovation, and the chance to join a team supporting government agencies tackling big and complex issues in digital communications, data, and user experience. If you have high energy, a positive solutions-oriented approach, and ability to multitask – let’s talk!


What you’ll do:

  • Manage the proposal development process to ensure proposal is in compliance with RFP Instructions and Evaluation criteria. Collect and develop supporting sections of proposals such as CVs, compliance forms, transmittal letter, representations and certifications and others.
  • Write sections of technical proposals to federal and state government agencies in a competitive environment Write proposal content to support the technical approach, personnel, corporate capability, and management sections
  • Take ownership of the quality of the proposal for reviews and final delivery by performing rigorous quality assurance and compliance checks on draft and final documents.
  • Manage multiple proposals and projects at a time, prioritizing appropriately to meet strict deadlines
  • Identify, review and assess RFPs for fit with Forum One and our ability to win,
  • Research client agency, federal spending trends, incumbent performance, and competitive environment
  • Research and identify promising leads through FedBizOpps, GovWin, GSA portal, and other online databases in support of capture efforts for and advancing progress on future opportunities

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Political Science, Communications, Business Administration or similar field
  • 1 – 2 years of experience writing proposals for competitive contracts,  market research and/or federal contracting preferred.
  • Experience identifying, supporting and/or capturing government contracts
  • Familiarity with FedBizOps, GSA schedules, GovWin and other government BD tools
  • Exceptional written & oral communication skills/proposal writing experience
  • Experience with Salesforce & US Government agencies a plus

Why you’ll love it here:

  • All employees are owners
  • 401(k) match
  • 25 days paid time off to start
  • Flexible work hours
  • Killer benefits & professional development
  • Do work for amazing, world-changing clients
  • Snacks, healthy ones and not so healthy ones


About Forum One:

Forum One is a full service digital agency that works with mission-driven organizations to create the stunning designs, smart messaging, and custom built technology tools they need to realize their goals and extend their influence in the areas they care about most.

We are headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with additional offices in Washington, DC and Seattle, WA. We work influential organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Peace Corps, and the American Red Cross.

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