Proposal Analyst

Career Area: Corporate
City: Herndon
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Job Description



The Proposal Analyst will support proposal initiatives for the Proposal and Capture teams in achieving business development objectives and goals. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to use and further develop their analytical, communication, organizational, and research skills in a fast-paced business environment. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Proposals.



  • Ensure proposals are responsive to requirements of RFPs or RFIs and align with design components
  • Write sections or volumes in relevant subject matter area(s) including Past Performance and Resumes
  • Create original content, use and edit existing content, and provide copy editing to ensure alignment towards wining proposals
  • Conduct research or internal data calls to find requested material relevant to subject matter area
  • Manage and maintaining corporate knowledge management resources to support proposal development efforts, including a repository of reusable content relevant to the subject matter area to include corporate project summaries and employee resumes/bios
  • Update of the proposal content repositories including the past performance library and any other content libraries cataloged by the department
  • Review proposal documentation (RFP, RFQ, etc.) to ensure compliance with proposal technical and management requirements
  • Edit documents, manipulating text, and proofreading final products, ensuring the quality, stylistic consistency, and contextual integrity of each document produced
  • Coordinate and assist in desktop publishing activities
  • Assist in graphic editing with support from Senior Graphic Designer
  • Handle all aspects of proposal production activities and tracking to final proposal submission
  • Coordinate supply ordering and estimating of service, material, equipment and production costs when needed
  • Ensure proposal artifacts are updated and kept current in the SharePoint Proposal site
  • Assist in organization of ensuring proposal assets and templates follow proposal standards, as well as development of new proposal assets and templates as needed
  • Responsive to quick turn customer or internal requests
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree desired
  • 2-3 years of federal proposal writing or coordination experience
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite (Expert in Microsoft Word, including developing MS Word templates and applying styles), Adobe Professional (Illustrator desired), and SharePoint with preferred experience with MS-Project and MS-Visio
  • Skilled in formatting Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint documents
  • Experience in proposal preparation and reviews with management
  • Experience in technical writing and proposal development for CONUS and OCONUS Government, commercial, and private industry contracts
  • Experience in interpreting RFPs from various Government agencies
  • Excellent reading comprehension, writing, spelling, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines and work well with others to prompt questions and obtain required information
  • Ability to research, absorb and capture varied information
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively, independently and in teams, in a fast-paced, deadline intensive environment
  • Self-starter able to take initiative and handle accountability for getting results
  • Flexible to changing schedules, working overtime, working on weekends, and possibly traveling for long and short-term assignments



Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach



Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. 




Small amount of local travel may be required.  Occasional international travel to austere locations could be required.  May be required to lift 20 pounds.