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Proposal Writer and Editor

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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: McLean, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 159049 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Proposal Writer and Editor to join our team in McLean, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).



At NTT DATA, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence, and ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA and for the people who work here.

NTT DATA, Inc., currently seeks a Proposal Writer and Editor to join our Public Sector Proposal Development Center.


The Proposal Writer and Editor will support the development of proposals to federal, state, and local governments as well as to education organizations. In this role, the Proposal Writer and Editor will serve as an integral part of the NTT DATA Public Sector proposal team. The successful candidate will develop original content for proposals and revise NTT DATA’s standard content for proposals to meet the requirements of government solicitations. A successful candidate must also be able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and multitask a variety of demanding assignments without a degradation of work quality.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Reading and analyzing requests for proposals and developing proposal content based on this analysis.
  • Reviewing and rewriting proposal inputs and coordinating with technical and sales management to maintain messaging.
  • Providing detailed editing in support of sections already developed.
  • Collaborating as needed with subject matter experts (SMEs) to translate technical concepts into compelling written material while ensuring a compliant, quality product.
  • Creating or drawing initial concepts for graphs, charts, or other visual aids and working with a graphics team to develop these concepts for insertion into technical proposals.
  • Adhering to established style guidelines and meeting all proposal deadlines.
  • Supporting proposal operations by participating in proposal kickoffs and reviews, and by working closely with proposal managers, SMEs, graphics specialists, and production specialists to ensure the development of high-quality responses in a timely manner.


Required Experience and Qualifications

  • A B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited college or university in a technical field, English, communications, or a related field
  • 4+ years of experience in government proposal writing
  • Experience with public sector proposal development and processes
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft SharePoint
  • The ability to work independently and meet scheduled milestones
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • In accordance with Executive Order 14042, a candidate for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or their start date, whichever is later, subject to the provisions and exceptions of EO 14042 and applicable law.






Additional Qualifications

  • Flexibility in adapting to deadlines, changing schedules, and priorities.
  • Experience working as a team player in a deadline-driven environment
  • Shipley-based training or experience (preferred)
  • Experience in the IT services industry (preferred)

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance.

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