Pearson Associate Proposals Analyst/Writer in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Associate Proposals Analyst/Writer


As the global leader in electronic testing, Pearson VUE ( validates the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Our customers’ high-stakes certification, licensure, admissions and other credentialing exams help people advance in technology, government and professional careers, as well as attain educational growth. Pearson VUE offers proctored exams through the world's largest network of test centers in addition to testing in online and unproctored environments. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit

The Associate Proposal Analyst will contribute to the entire proposal process from RFP receipt to high-quality proposal creation and delivery in a high-volume environment. The Associate Proposal Analyst will work closely with Business Development, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and other key staff to develop and deliver high-quality, compelling proposals. This position will also provide key support to the Senior Proposal Analysts with their proposal responses and will assist with proposal coordinator responsibilities, managing boilerplate, and creating resumes/bios/other appendices. The Associate Proposal Analyst will also be responsible for assisting the Manager and Sr. Proposal Analysts with research and process improvement projects.

Proposal Response Development

  • Write new text or customize existing text for proposal responses

  • Review RFP in detail and identify mandatory business requirements

  • Create or obtain proposal appendices, including bios and resumes

  • Accurately incorporate edits from reviewers

  • Ensure 100% accurate and clear proposal forms

  • Ensure compliance with RFP requirements

  • Help Sr. Proposal Analysts produce final proposal documents working with the Proposal Coordinator

  • Conduct research for process improvement projects

  • Help maintain shared drives, internal company web page, and content management tool(s)

  • Update and maintain boilerplate

  • Help prepare for upcoming RFPs

  • Provide any needed support for Sr. Proposal Analysts, as needed

  • Prepare for RFP receipt (pre-work)

  • Proofread and edit various proposals as needed by the department.

This position is located in our Bala Cynwyd, PA office. Remote work is not offered at this time.



  • BA or BS, preferably in English, Journalism, or Business or similar degree

  • 2 years proposal writing or other relevant writing/business experience

  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Word and moderate proficiency with Adobe Acrobat

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Good verbal skills, excellent written communication skills

  • Above average writing and editing skills required

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Flexibility to work under tight deadlines

  • Time-management, planning, and project-management skills

  • Effective relationship building with team

  • Problem solving skills

  • Curious and quick learning

  • Ability to conceptualize and think creatively

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong PC skills

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-PA-Bala Cynwyd

Work Locations: US-PA-Bala Cynwyd-3 Bala Plaza 3 Bala Plaza West Suite 300 Bala Cynwyd 19004

Job: Sales

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 18, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1804238

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled