Proposal Writer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


General Overview: Are you driven to excel as a proposal writer and motivated to produce high-scoring content? If so, join the SAIC Proposal Development Center of Excellence. SAIC offers the opportunity to win more as part of a collaborative team dedicated to high-quality proposal writing. SAIC proposal writers work across technical capabilities and program teams, build strong relationships, support diverse customer needs, and advance their careers beyond the industry standard.

Position Description: The Proposal Writer collaborates with SAIC experts and proposal team members to develop compliant, compelling proposals in response to Federal Government solicitations.

Description of Duties:

  • Writes resumes, past performances, and management and technical sections

  • Leads resume and past performance volumes, providing direction and oversight to supporting writers

  • Works as part of a collaborative team to clearly articulate solution and strategy, approach to performing the work, experience, win themes, and discriminators

  • Applies communication and interviewing skills to gather needed information from internal and external personnel to support writing activities

  • Researches and collaborates with SAIC professionals on the most effective way to present proposed approaches and solutions and substantiate any claims

  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text

  • Develops and implements process improvements to help improve proposal quality


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, History, Political Science, or related field

  • 6+ total years of professional experience, 4+ years with master’s

  • 2+ years of experience working as a proposal writer responding to Federal Government solicitations

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Comfortable analyzing and extracting requirements from Federal Government RFPs

  • Ability to organize information throughout the proposal life cycle

  • Strong work ethic and desire to excel and keep growing over time

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success leading proposal volumes

  • TS/SCI, Top Secret, or Secret clearance