Content Manager/Proposal Writer (Alexandria)


: $45,260.00 - $81,970.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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Bowhead seeks a Content Manager/Proposal Writer in Springfield, VA, to research, organize, write, edit, and produce content for use in a wide variety of complex technical proposals. The Content Manager is tasked with ideation and creating compelling narrative structures to meet customer requirements and solve customer problems. This position requires that candidates demonstrate intrinsic motivation and the capability to research and gain in-depth understanding of subject matter.
The Content Manager will be responsible for interviewing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and converting the resultant information for use in proposals. Content Managers are also responsible for adding value by actively engaging internal stakeholders and maintaining a cohesive brand voice. This position requires visualizing and sketching out graphics to support proposal narrative; creating the actual graphic is not required. This position may provide leadership for lower level employees.
Essential functions will include:
Collaborating with the capture team and technical experts for solution development based on company and subcontractor capabilities.
Working within proposal managers compliant outlines to integrate overall organization and structure of content in technical, management, staffing, transition, quality, and other relevant sections.
Successfully satisfying and completing writing projects in accordance with the proposal schedule and within scope of the team expectations.
Other duties may be assigned.
A Bachelors degree is required. A Bachelors degree in Journalism is preferred; Bachelors degree in English, Communications, or a related field will be considered.
Masters degrees are preferred.
8+ years professional experience.
Experience writing and/or editing federal proposals.
Strategic thinking skills are critical for success in this position. This position also requires demonstrated planning and time management skills; executive-level communications skills (oral and written); organizational skills; independence; and composure.
Flexibility to work outside of traditional office hours when necessary.
Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.
Minimum eight (8) years experience in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
Privia experience preferred.
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations.
Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UICs Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicants resume/application may be subject to verification.
Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.
UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (
UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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