Chenega Corporation Proposal Writer-SSBU in Chantilly, Virginia


Company Job Title:

Proposal Writer

Chenega Job Title:

Coordinator IV, Proposals




Chantilly, VA

Reports To:

VP, Business Development

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:


Approved Date:



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

Chenega’s security companies provide professional protective services, staffing and electronic security installation and services for US Government customers worldwide.

Chenega Corporation is seeking aProposal Writerto support the Business Development Team of the Chenega Corporation Security Strategic Business Unit located in Chantilly, VA.

The Proposal Writer provides writing support for multiple business opportunities in response to customer solicitations and supports general Business Development operations. The Proposal Writer analyzes Requests For Proposal (RFPs), Requests For Information (RFIs), and Requests For Quote (RFQs); gathers necessary information in preparation for writing assignments; and provides high quality proposal writing services. Duties include:

  • Writing clear, persuasive and articulate proposal sections as well as editing and proofing writing products of other authors.

  • Working with the Proposal Manager and/or Proposal Coordinator to create writer templates.

  • Working with the Graphics/Desk Top Publisher to develop graphics.

  • Interviewing subject Matter Experts to create draft content.

  • Creating drafts of each assigned section, using Microsoft Word based templates and proposal style guides.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, or relevant technical subject.

  • Experience in Government proposal writing is preferred but not required.

  • Demonstrated experience with SharePoint and Microsoft Office Products.

  • Ability to work more than standard workweek hours as needed for proposal activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work well within a diverse team.

  • Demonstrated excellent communication, presentation and team building skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in the support of multiple simultaneous proposals.

  • Interact constructively and effectively with differing levels of leadership and staff.


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega Corporation Security SBU

Title: Proposal Writer-SSBU

Location: Virginia-Chantilly

Requisition ID: 1800003550