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The Bid Lab is an RFP and bid management company founded by expert proposal writers. We are the only firm of our kind and thus, growing at an extremely fast pace. We’ve developed ground-breaking services for small and medium-sized businesses as well as government entities and are looking for ambitious, energetic, and self-starting professionals who seek to grow with our company. 

To apply to any of our open positions, please fill out the application form at the bottom of the page and submit your résumé
via email to respond@thebidlab.com.


Bid Manager Analyst

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ideal candidate for our Bid Manager Analyst position is organized and enjoys research and writing. The analyst should have the capability to learn quickly and navigate research and writing tasks with an optimistic and positive attitude. Our company culture is centered around being a positive force in the procurement industry. We would love to find someone who is committed to our company’s mission to assist in the growth of small businesses around the country. 

The Bid Manager Associate position will begin as a 1099 contract position and the pay is $15/hour. Please submit a writing sample along with your cover letter and resume to respond@thebidlab.com.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience searching databases for RFP opportunities is preferred, but not required. 
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree.
  • A real roll-up-your-sleeves kind of attitude about work.
  • A resilient frame of mind.
  • Ability to think outside the box.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational/process management skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Stellar written communication skills, including strong editing and proofreading capabilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite products.
  • Some experience working in the proposal space is preferred, but not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES:

  • Obtaining previous content from clients and organizing the data in an easy-to-access process
  • Researching publicly available data about clients
  • Organizing client data utilizing The Bid Lab’s process
  • Designing proposals and working with the project team to ensure you are meeting proposal formatting requirements
  • Printing, binding, and shipping proposals
  • Creating and communicating project overviews upon completion of a project
  • Surveying clients
  • Creating case studies
  • Following up with clients and RFP issuers for status updates
  • Finding bid opportunities for clients
 

Director of Bid Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ideal candidate for our Director of Bid Manager has extensive knowledge of the RFP process and has the capability to navigate that process with an optimistic and positive attitude. Our company culture is centered around being a positive force in the procurement industry. We would love to find someone who is committed to our company’s mission to assist in the growth of small businesses around the country. 

The Director of Bid Manager will begin as a 1099 contract position with immense growth potential and the pay will be $40/hour.  Please submit a writing sample along with your cover letter and resume to respond@thebidlab.com.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of experience writing proposals with a stellar track record. 
  • Candidates with experience with the government procurement process are preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in English, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, or related major.
  • In-depth understanding of the RFP response/proposal process from inception to submission. 
  • Positive and optimistic attitude.
  • Strong organizational/process management skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Stellar written communication skills, including strong editing and proofreading abilities.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a time-sensitive, high-pressure (but fun!) environment.
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Advanced computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of desktop products – Word and Excel for document preparation and PowerPoint for presentation preparation.
  • Exceptional facilitation, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop processes and manage a team to carry out these processes. 
  • Ability to oversee multiple RFPs simultaneously and manage a team of writers. 

RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES: 

  • Go through bid gaps identified by The Bid Lab team with client
  • Noting any gaps that could disqualify client
  • Reviewing project management timeline and responsibility matrix for filling in gaps
  • Scheduling follow up meetings based on project management timeline
  • Communicating components discussed on calls
  • Formulating design elements for client work
  • Writing original content, or reviewing content developed by others on the team
  • Reviewing client-developed content
  • Conducting a final review to ensure deliverables are responded to
  • Obtaining and incorporating client sign off
  • Training team members in their respective roles
  • Driving the general direction of the service’s development
  • Engaging with clients in an impactful way to drive recurring revenue
  • Evaluating work of team members and providing critical feedback for improvement
  • Directing Bid Finding team lead
  • Engaging with high-level prospects as needed
 

Bid Manager Associate

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ideal candidate for our Bid Manager Associate position has extensive knowledge of the RFP process and has the capability to navigate that process with an optimistic and positive attitude. Our company culture is centered around being a positive force in the procurement industry. We would love to find someone who is committed to our company’s mission to assist in the growth of small businesses around the country. 

The Bid Manager Associate position will begin as a 1099 contract position and the pay is $25/hour. Please submit a writing sample along with the cover letter and resume to respond@thebidlab.com.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience searching databases for RFP opportunities is preferred, but not required. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing or related major.
  • A real roll-up-your-sleeves kind of attitude about work.
  • A resilient frame of mind.
  • Ability to think outside of the box.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational/process management skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Stellar written communication skills, including strong editing and proofreading capabilities.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a time-sensitive, high-pressure (but fun!) environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • Exceptional facilitation, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite products.
  • Some experience working in the proposal space is preferred, but not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES:

  • Going through bid requests in detail, noting all response requirements
  • Noting any inconsistent or unclear information within bid to request for question period
  • Noting any minimum client requirements to ensure the viability of RFP
  • Creating a project management timeline for completion
  • Writing a substantial portion of proposals and questionnaires for existing and prospective institutional clients.
  • Project managing the RFP process, including keeping to deadlines, communicating with clients and creating deliverables. 
  • Developing substantive and persuasive responses to unique or challenging proposal questions while maintaining compliance with policy.
  • Continually maintaining and updating responses to standardized inquiries utilizing proposal software.
  • Developing strong working relationships with clients’ product management, sales, risk, legal/compliance, and investment teams to ensure proposal input is accurate, persuasive and timely.
  • Contributing to marketing and strategy development based on proposal trends and analysis.
  • Writing content for our website, blog posts, and media publications that relate to RFPs.
  • Constantly questioning how we do things and developing more efficient ways to win for our clients.
 

 

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