At Ayuda, we are always interested in attracting the most elite professionals in our field that share our customer-driven philosophy. It is our passion for creative problem-solving and independent thinking that has created extraordinary opportunities for Ayuda team members and our clients. We are always interested in new team members and would like to hear from you.

Mid to Senior-Level Proposal Coordinator / Technical Editor

Job Description:  Ayuda is seeking a Mid to Senior-Level Technical Editor to work with the business development team to produce high quality technical and cost proposals and to work with the environmental team to edit and format work plans and technical reports to meet deliverable deadlines. The position will provide production support for all proposals and related documents and works with Proposal Manager to ensure professional layouts and graphics. This includes: review documents for clarity, punctuation, grammar, and content; create templates for reports; collaborate with the business development team to establish proper guidelines per RFP requirements; formats proposal text and integrates graphic files to produce proposal electronic and hard copies; and assists in other areas where needed: i.e., reproduction and binding/ packaging of all proposal versions, and produces proposal volume copies. This position requires strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure with multiple priorities and deadlines, strong interpersonal skills, and a high-level attention to detail.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The following job duties are anticipated. The position may involve performing other duties as required, which may not be mentioned below. Specific functions may change from time to time. Edit and perform page composition for proposals, work plans, technical reports, procedures, and presentations; proofread documents for clarity, punctuation, grammar, and content ensuring signatures, dates, page numbers, headers / footers, acronyms, table of contents, and content sequencing are accurate; project management skills are critical including adaptability, time management and meeting objectives/deadlines; advanced skills using MS Office (Word and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat; design, create, and manage templates for reports, resumes, safety forms, presentations, covers, binders, cd labels, work plans, flow charts, and organizational charts; format proposal text and integrate graphic files to produce professional layouts of final deliverables in hard copy and electronic formats; prepare transmittal letters and other administrative forms and memos required for printing and distribution of documents; ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment; must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team; manage multiple projects; and must be organized and attentive to detail.

Experience, Education and Skills Required:
B.S. /B.A. or M.A. Degree in: Business, Marketing, Journalism, English, or equivalent work experience. (Experience in environmental or A/E/C fields preferred.); three or more years work experience providing editorial support to an environmental technical group or environmental proposal division; excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to convey complex concepts clearly and concisely; and ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel.

Preferred Skills:
Three to five years of experience coordinating, writing, editing, and producing proposals for government agencies on the local, state, and federal levels. (Experience with SF330s a plus.); confidence in collaborating engineers and scientists on technical proposals and projects; experience using FedBizOpps, FedConnect, ProjNet, SAM.gov, GSA, and other government websites to research, track, upload and download information; and versed in FARs, DFARs, CPARS, and NAICS codes.

Ayuda provides a very competitive benefits package including a subsidy for all plans and coverage types for medical, dental, and vision; $50,000 in life insurance paid by Ayuda; 401(k) profit sharing; and 8 holidays, plus 2 more floating holidays.

Please submit your resume to: cdittmer@ayudacompanies.com

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