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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 Builder Associate

POSITION OVERVIEW

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

The ideal candidate for our Bid Builder Associate position has extensive knowledge of the RFP process and procurement processes, for government, commercial, and nonprofit clients. The candidate should have the capability to navigate those processes 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 Builder Associate position will pay $15-$20 DOE and begin as a 1099 contract position with the goal of quickly transitioning the role to a full-time employee.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of successful proposal management experience. Experience writing government RFPs is preferred, but not required. 
  • 3+ years of experience in project management, business analysis and/or facilitating requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing or related major.
  • In-depth understanding of the RFP drafting process, including the public sector requirements, from inception, developing RFI, through to evaluation of vendors.
  • Positive and optimistic attitude.
  • 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.
  • Exceptional facilitation, interpersonal, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Google Suite products.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES:

  • Writing RFI, RFQ, RFPs for commercial, nonprofit,  and public sector clients.
  • Project management of the RFI/RFQ/RFP development process, including keeping to deadlines, communicating with clients, and creating deliverables. 
  • Developing substantive, unbiased, and clear directives ensuring compliant proposals from vendors.
  • Developing strong working relationships with clients’ stakeholders such as product management, sales, risk, legal/compliance, and investment teams 
  • Facilitate conversations among stakeholders to capture requirements and achieve alignment, so that  RFP 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.
 

Bid Manager Content Writer/Editor

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ideal candidate for our Bid Manager Content Writer/Editor position is someone that is organized and enjoys researching, writing content, and proofing/editing written content. The editor 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 Content Writer/Editor position will begin as a 1099 contract position and the pay is $15-$20/hour. Please submit a writing sample along with your cover letter and resume to respond@thebidlab.com.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some experience working in the proposal space is preferred, but not required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field.
  • Ability to think outside the box.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Stellar written communication skills, including strong editing and proofreading capabilities.
  • Strong organizational/process management skills with keen attention to detail.
  • 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES:

  • Writing content for our website, blog posts, and media publications that relate to RFPs.
  • Researching article/content topics. 
  • Assist in the creation of content for client proposals.
  • Working with the team to ensure they are meeting proposal formatting requirements
  • Proofreading and editing proposal content in addition to website and marketing content.
  • Creating case studies.
  • Emulating the company’s unique voice, while still paying attention to detail by ensuring grammatical correctness.

 

Bid Finder Associate

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ideal Bid Finder Associate (BFA) is a self-starting, research rockstar with an upbeat, can-do attitude. The BFA is responsible for finding bids that match our clients’ needs, and therefore, you should have experience with various bidding databases. 

The Bid Finder Associate will pay $15-$20 per hour DOE and begin as a 1099 contract position with immense growth potential.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES:

  • Search RFP databases for opportunities that align with our clients’ objectives.
  • Establish and maintain database performance metrics and reports.
  • Present findings and recommendations to management.
  • Complete all database updates on a predetermined schedule or as they are requested.
  • Constantly question how we currently do things and develop processes for improvement.
  • Understand that detail matters and ensure no mistakes are present within client reports.
  • Create client-facing documents that are organized, timely and attractive. 
  • Explain rationale behind RFP selections to clients and management.
 

 

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