OVERVIEW Mission Critical Partners is seeking an experienced Proposal Coordinator to join our team. In this role, you will lead and manage the proposal development process for both RFP responses and quick-turn letter proposals. Your primary focus will be ensuring the timely submission of high-quality proposals that align with client requirements and showcase MCP's expertise and value proposition in solving client issues. The role requires a professional committed to teamwork and success by embracing and living our core values of Persistence, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Prudence.
LOCATION Remote – United States RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate the proposal process from initial request for proposal (RFP) or letter proposal inquiry to final submission, ensuring timely and accurate completion of all tasks.
Coordinate with internal teams, including technical experts, business development, and management, to gather information and develop compelling, client-focused proposals.
Review and analyze RFPs and letter proposal requests, identifying key requirements and developing a comprehensive proposal strategy.
Develop and maintain a proposal calendar, tracking all milestones and deadlines to ensure timely submission.
Write, edit, and proofread proposal content to ensure clarity, accuracy, and consistency across all documents.
Create and maintain a repository of standard proposal content, templates, and supporting materials, ensuring all materials are up-to-date and readily available.
Work closely with our industry-leading quality assurance team to ensure the final review, editing, and professional formatting of proposals.
Conduct post-proposal evaluations, identifying areas for improvement and implementing changes to enhance the proposal process and increase win rates.
Continuously stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and MCP's offerings to ensure proposals are current and relevant.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS
Bachelor’s degree in business, Communications, Marketing, or a related field is preferred.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in proposal development, preferably in the public safety market or AEC industries.
Demonstrated success in managing complex proposals, including RFP responses and quick-turn letter proposals, and meeting tight deadlines.
Exceptional writing, editing, and communication skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts in a clear and compelling manner.
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Knowledge of proposal best practices, including Shipley or similar methodologies, is essential.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Familiarity with automated sales management tools is desirable.
Proficiency in proposal management software such as Qvidian and Loopio is advantageous.
Knowledge of Public Safety Operations: Land Mobile Radio (LMR), Broadband Wireless Communications, Next Generation 911 (NG911), and Criminal Justice or Information Technology is highly desirable.
ABOUT US: Mission Critical Partners, LLC
Mission Critical Partners (MCP) is a leading provider of data, consulting, engineering, network and security solutions that are transforming segmented mission-critical networks and operations into interwoven ecosystems to improve response and justice outcomes in the communities and ever-expanding markets we serve. Through our breadth and depth of experience and an extensive network of resources, we are able to offer unique and successful solutions that help our clients improve technology and operations across a variety of industries ranging from public safety and justice to utilities, healthcare, and more. Additional information and career opportunities are available at MissionCriticalPartners.com/careers/
Mission Critical Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. United States citizens, Green Card holders and those authorized to work in the United States are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.
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