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Deloitte Pursuit Writer-Editor Government & Public Services in New York, New York

Proposal Writer/Editor-Government & Public Services

Are you up to the challenge of being a trusted business advisor with an opportunity to influence business strategy at one the world s leading professional services firms? If you have experience with the complete Federal, State, and Local government acquisition proposal lifecycle and an interest in writing and editing, as needed, critical proposal responses, Deloitte s Government and Public Services (GPS) team is looking for exceptional practitioners. Join our team of professionals in delivering strategic and tactical guidance and in authoring comprehensive sections and volumes for senior leadership in support of government proposal development efforts.

Work you ll do

As a Pursuit Writer/Editor on our team you will:

  • Have direct accountability for writing/editing aspects of the proposal group operations:

  • Lead and author critically strategic proposal sections with the ability to provide strategic and tactical advice to senior leadership and client service teamsPerform management of immediate team members, when acting as the section lead or lead writer for a volume/sectionMake significant contributions to the development and continuous improvement of proposal management processes, tools, and templatesEnsure documents are clear, concise, and grammatically correctEdit content for grammar, one-voice, words to avoid, in accordance with RFP requirements and Deloitte Quality Assurance standards

  • Support development, perform interviews, provide analysis, evaluate, and develop content for Past Performance and Resumes per RFP requirements

  • Create and develop innovative approaches to Management, Transition, and Quality Control Plans

  • Provide the appropriate guidance concerning the required methodologies, procedures, tools, and templates to support GPS proposal development efforts as directed by Corporate Deloitte (brand and RFP/RFI compliant requirements)

  • Provide the ability to handle multiple, concurrent projects

  • Adjust to shifting priorities, stringent deadlines, last minute requirements, and frequent evening/weekend hours to accomplish tasks within non-negotiable client deadlines

  • Develop customized pursuit style guides, acronym lists and glossaries per RFP requirements and firm standards

  • Act as the central point for the proposal development process (when directed):

  • Evaluate the solicitation requirementsManage a timely process by meeting or exceeding all deadlinesWork with the technical teams to develop content that is clear, effective and consistentAssume, when necessary, the writing Lead role for extremely complex proposalsDemonstrate and contributing techniques and experience as appropriate for each situation

  • Guide proposal teams with less experience, in developing a strategic approach:

  • Acting in a strategic role, from pre-RFP to oral presentation stages to enhance the likelihood of a win based on requirements and client knowledgeBrainstorming solutions with the proposal teams to provide experience-based advice with the ability to drive strategy and solutions that result in winning submissionsCoordinate with the account team and other teammates to tackle assignments in the most effective and efficient way possible; communicate with teammates in real time to ensure a consistent, streamlined document

  • Leading and collaborating with the proposal development team:

  • Manage team members (of various specialties and at various levels of seniority) to develop responses that meet or exceed the needs of potential clientDemonstrate the capacity to bring creativity and original thinking to the framing and structuring of a compliant and compelling proposal content, by incorporating the answers to client s true objectives of their RFP/RFI

  • Debrief teams after proposal submission:

  • Interview team members on successful or unsuccessful strategies and tactics to be shared with the writing, editing teams, and the account teams as requestedShare results to enhance the benefits of successful wins and losses (as lessons learned) to refine and enhance future proposal strategies, training, and content

  • Contribute to the development of Deloitte s proposal team in:

  • Collaborate with all levels and individuals of each proposal teamSupport positive teambuildingTake and conduct training as appropriateContinue the refinement and improvement of proposal sections and responses

Category: Business Development / Sales / Marketing

About Deloitte

As used in this document, Deloitte means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.