Blue Sky Innovators Technical Proposal Writer Reston, VA · Full time

This position will be responsible for creating, reviewing, and editing proposals and technical documents in response to government RFPs (Request for Proposals), RFIs (Request for Information), and other solicitations. This role requires a detail-oriented individual with excellent writing skills, the ability to work under tight deadlines, and a strong understanding of government contracting processes.


Key Responsibilities:

·      Proposal Writing: Develop clear, concise, and compliant proposals in response to government RFPs, RFIs, and other solicitations.

·      Technical Writing: Create, review, and edit technical documentation, including but not limited to technical manuals, white papers, project reports, and operational procedures.

·      Compliance: Ensure all proposals and technical documents adhere to government regulations, company standards, and client requirements.

·      Collaboration: Work closely with subject matter experts (SMEs), project managers, and other team members to gather information and insights necessary for proposal development.

·      Editing and Proofreading: Review and edit proposals and technical documents for grammar, clarity, consistency, and accuracy.

·      Template Management: Maintain and update proposal templates, ensuring they are up-to-date with current regulations and best practices.

·      Research: Conduct research to gather relevant data and information to support proposal and technical document development.

·      Project Management: Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring all deadlines are met and deliverables are of high quality.


·      Education: Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Technical Writing, Business, or a related field.

·      Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in proposal writing, technical writing, or a related field

·      Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

·      Strong understanding of government procurement processes and compliance requirements.

·      Ability to translate complex technical information into clear and concise documents.

·      Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat.

·      Familiarity with proposal management software (e.g., Shipley, GovWin) is a plus.

·      Due to the nature of the position, you must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

·      Experience with GSA schedules, IDIQ contracts, and other government contract vehicles.

·      Knowledge of industry standards such as APMP (Association of Proposal Management Professionals) best practices.

·      Certification in proposal management or technical writing.

·      Secret Security Clearance

Blue Sky Innovators, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. If you are a qualified job seeker with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, please email us at [email protected] and provide your name and contact information. Please note: this is only for job seekers with disabilities requesting an accommodation.