Careers

The Bid Lab is the only RFP consulting firm of its kind, specializing in guiding small and medium-sized businesses through the proposal response process. We’re growing quickly and looking for self-starting professionals who seek to grow with our company. No matter the position, all applicants who wish to fit with our company culture should exude positivity, energy, optimism and ambition. Others need not apply.

Proposal Manager

Overview:

The Bid Lab is searching for a Proposal Manager with a passion for helping small and medium-sized businesses. The ideal Proposal Manager is a team leader, but also a team player. This individual will collaborate with our clients to guide them through the bid process from beginning to end. The role requires the Proposal Manager to successfully drive RFP responses by communicating with our clients and strategically navigating them through their RFP response.

The Proposal Manager is supported by a team of compliance specialists, writers, editors and designers, and is ultimately responsible for submitting a responsive bid, on time. This means a high degree of managerial proficiency will be required to be successful in this role. We are looking for an individual who focuses on solutions, not problems.

Our company culture is centered around being a positive force in the procurement industry and it’s essential that the Proposal Manager is committed to our company’s mission of assisting in the growth of small and medium-sized businesses around the country.

Unlike other proposal and project management positions, The Bid Lab provides a bonus structure that accounts for both a) the volume of bids submitted and b) the number of winning submissions.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing a substantial number of proposals for clients
  • Developing substantive and persuasive responses to unique or challenging proposal questions while maintaining compliance with policy
  • Going through bid requests in detail, noting all response requirement deficiencies
  • Scheduling and working with clients to accommodate their schedules
  • Tracking gaps in the proposal and working with clients and our internal writers to complete content creation
  • Creating a project management timeline for completion
  • Working diligently to meet deadlines
  • Communicating efficiently with the team
  • Managing multiple projects and schedules simultaneously
  • Researching bid-specific, client-specific or industry-specific information

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar position (previous RFP experience)
  • Roll-up-your-sleeves attitude
  • Ability to successfully work in a remote environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Google Suite of Workspace apps
  • Deadline-driven work ethic
  • Diverse industry experience preferred
  • Adobe experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Sense of humor is a plus!

 

Companywide Benefits:

Flexible schedule: We work around our clients. What does that mean for you? If there’s a deadline tomorrow, you’re expected to roll up your sleeves. If not, go out for lunch with your partner or head to the gym!
Remote by design: Like you, we want to work from home. Gone are the days of formal meetups, long commutes, and forced in-person interactions. As part of our team, you have the opportunity for a remote career, not a temporarily remote job. 
Health Insurance: We offer nationwide health, vision and dental plans to all employees at The Bid Lab. Rest easy knowing you have the power to choose the best option for you and your family.
401 (k): Unfortunately, we all get old one day. The Bid Lab wants to ensure you have the funds you need to kick back and relax when retirement comes knocking on your door. Start putting away money now with TBL’s Retirement Savings Plan.
Wellness Benefit: Healthy people are happier and TBL wants you feeling your best. Whether you prefer hitting the treadmill or working out your frustration with a deep-tissue massage, use your monthly wellness credit to take care of your mind, body and soul. 
Smart casual dress: While we’ll definitely have TBL swag headed your way, all employees are expected to look fresh and professional for all video calls. If you’re sitting at your desk, your bottoms, your choice.
Positive work environment: Company culture can make or break a job. Working at TBL means you’re an ambitious self-start ready to support your colleagues and grow our company. Our employees benefit from a positive and team-oriented workplace culture.
Refine Your Talent: At TBL, we rely on our in-house talent and promote from within. You’ll develop your skills and experience. 

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Resumes may be sent to respond@thebidlab.com with your name and the position you are applying for as the subject line.