Pearson Senior Technical Writer & Marketing & Proposal Developer in Springfield, Illinois
Senior Technical Writer and Marketing and Proposal Developer
The Senior Technical Writer and Marketing and Proposal Developer will be an experienced professional who will collaborate with staff at all levels to develop high-quality state agency bid proposals and marketing collateral. This individual will also develop and maintain contract records and serve as a liaison to Pearson’s public affairs group. The Senior Technical Writer and Marketing and Proposal Developer will bring exceptional writing and editing skills and the ability to communicate clearly, concisely, quickly, and effectively at all levels. Broad knowledge of current educational trends and practices is desired, along with the skills to undertake in-depth research using multiple resources. The Senior Technical Writer and Marketing and Proposal Developer will work remotely with in-office activities required, as needed, in Pearson’s Hadley, MA office.
Responsible for bid proposal planning, development, coordination, and submission under the direction of the Leadership Team and in collaboration with the Pearson Proposal Management Team.
Collaborate with the Leadership Team to develop business and bid proposal strategy, Pearson subject matter experts to develop and edit bid proposal narrative, and the Proposal Management Team to develop and maintain proposal boilerplate.
Write proposal narrative and documents that reflect the business message and with close attention to detail, organizational policy and practice, and sensitivity to deadlines.
Develop and infuse win strategies and themes into bid proposals.
Produce and edit technical, market-focused, and stakeholder-specific documents and persuasive marketing collateral.
Conduct market research in support of business strategy, bid proposals, and marketing collateral.
Develop and maintain records associated with contracts, contract amendments, and statements of work.
Serve as a business unit liaison to Pearson’s public affairs group.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Pearson products and services and competitive landscape.
Research complex educational topics and create concise and accurate summaries for internal and external clients.
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is $60,000 - $70,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.
Education and Skills
Bachelors degree in education, English, or similar degree required; Masters degree preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities
Demonstrated experience in technical and persuasive writing
Ability to set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and produce high-quality and accurate work under time constraints
Previous large-scale bid proposal writing experience strongly preferred
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
Knowledge of and experience with project management best practices preferred
Knowledge of higher education and K-12 education preferred
Ability to travel 15%
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Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 3011