This position can be located in our Chicago, DC or NY office.
The Senior Proposal Writing Manager serves as the primary authority for the delivery of outstanding written content within formal business development documents including Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFIs) and other similarly complex business development projects as needed. The Senior Proposal Writing Manager will be asked to both project manage coordinating RFP and RFI responses as well as provide support for special business development projects. The Senior Proposal Writing Manager must work in a highly collaborative environment, in which communication with key stakeholders and internal clients plays a key role.
Serves as the primary authority for the delivery of outstanding marketing content related to the firm’s most complex business development documents including the following:
Serves as lead and project manager for proposals and, as needed, other similarly complex projects including the following:
Contributes to best practices, processes and supporting materials related to writing proposals and other similar business development communications.
Coordinates project follow-up process to collect feedback, communicate lessons learned, trends and report results including tracking win/loss information and similar designations.
Identifies opportunities to improve the process, tools and/or reference resources used to prepare proposals, presentations, pitches and other business development communications.
Establishes processes and best practices for updating firm’s experience database and practice brochures with new matter information gathered in proposal response.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (current employees should contact Human Resources).
Education and/or Experience:
Other Skills and Abilities:
The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.