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Pearson Proposal Analyst in Little Rock, Arkansas

Proposal Analyst - ( 2105062 )


At Pearson, we value the power of inclusive culture. To cultivate inclusivity, we embed diversity and inclusion in everything we do and promote a company culture where differences are embraced as strengths, opportunities are equal and accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and everyone has the chance to reach their full potential. We seek diverse talent who bring along with them different perspectives, experiences, and ideas that in turn help us as a company better understand and meet the diverse needs of all learners throughout the world.

Role Description and Responsibilities

As part of the proposals team, the Proposal Analyst will work closely with Sales and Contract Management (S&CM), Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and other key staff to develop and deliver high-quality, compelling proposals in a high-volume, fast-paced environment. The Proposal Analyst will contribute throughout the entire proposal process, from proposal pre-work to proposal creation and delivery to limited post-submission support.

Pre-Work Responsibilities

  • Work with appropriate S&CM lead to identify and collect relevant information and text from previous responses

  • Provide guidance to Associate Proposal Analyst, as applicable, in preparing for RFP release

Proposal Development Responsibilities

  • Partner with S&CM lead to drive the proposal process from start to finish, serving as the primary point of contact for proposal development tasks

  • Review RFP in detail and identify mandatory business requirements

  • Provide all documentation needed for proposal construction to involved parties, including S&CM, SMEs, other proposals team members, and other key staff

  • Coordinate and facilitate text review meetings with involved functional groups

  • Provide guidance to the Associate Proposal Analyst and/or Proposal Writer on other tasks, including text shell construction, staffing documents, appendices, mandatory forms, etc. When no APA or PW is assigned, the Proposal Analyst is responsible for these tasks

  • Work with Associate Proposal Analyst and/or Proposal writer to populate and/or customize proposal text owned by the proposals team as needed for each proposal

  • Supervise or complete incorporation of edits, proofreading, and final editing/formatting of text

  • Deliver error-free files for proposal production

  • Oversee and support proposal production tasks, as needed

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist in training of Associate Proposal Analysts on proposal processes

  • Assist in updating and maintaining boilerplate text owned by proposals team

  • Support updates to and maintenance of training materials for all proposals team roles

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $60-70k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: 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.



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

  • Minimum two years in proposal writing/management or other relevant writing/business experience

  • Experience in education or assessment industry preferred

  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft 0365

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Highly organized and detail oriented

  • Able to work independently while remaining committed and responsive to the team

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Exceptional project management, planning, and time management skills

  • Assertive yet diplomatic communication style

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :



Job : Sales

Organization : Assessments School

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Apr 5, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2105062