Proposal Writer

Americaneagle.com is seeking a qualified candidate to fill our Proposal Writer position within our Des Plaines, IL (HQ) office. The primary responsibility for this position is to create proposal documentation for the sales team.

Americaneagle.com was recently named by Built in Chicago as one of the best places to work and to Inc.com's list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies for the past seven years.

Responsibilities:
  • Proof content for accuracy, including spelling, grammar and product/service information
  • Coordinate and process proposal submissions via online portals or hard copies
  • Formulate proposal responses for Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and other generated leads
  • Responsible for compiling, formatting, proofing, editing and assembly of proposal documentations
  • Provide feedback and questions regarding scope of work to the Sales Executives while keeping within proposal request timeline
  • Responsible for communication and collaboration with internal staff, sub-contractors and partners to compile cohesive proposal response
  • Work with the team to create new content (imagery and text) for proposals and presentations about products, processes and services
Requirements:
  • Photoshop skills are required
  • Strong grammatical and editorial skills
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced work environment
  • Experience with CMS or ecommerce platforms like Sitefinity, Sitecore, WordPress, Kentico and BigCommerce is a plus
  • Experience with digital marketing and digital strategy is a plus
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to think conceptually
  • Able to manage individual workload, take initiative and assume responsibility for tasks
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to work independently and as well as within a team environment
  • Driven individual who is able to work in a fast-paced, high pressure, dynamic environment and carry out responsibilities with minimal direction
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is required
  • Experience with Federal, State and Local government RFP responses is preferred
  • Bachelor Degree preferably in English, Journalism, Communications, or similar

Americaneagle.com provides its employees with an energetic work environment and opportunities to further develop their skills. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, 401K, and more. The Americaneagle.com office is located 2 miles north of the Rosemont CTA Station (Blue Line) and is served by Pace Bus 221. On-site parking is provided.

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If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Americaneagle.com Human Resources team at (847) 699-0300 for assistance.

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As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Americaneagle.com is committed to fostering a diverse, multicultural work environment where our employees respect one another and share a commitment to the company's values, mission, and strategies. Americaneagle.com provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

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Please note that we are NOT one of the following companies:

American Eagle Outfitters (clothing): Their website is located at:

www.ae.com

American Eagle Airlines: Their web site is located at:

www.aa.com