Position: Assistant Proposal RFx Writer.
Company: About Catalytique Consulting:
Catalytique Consulting is a professional services startup and content creation agency based in Mauritius. We offer Proposal and Bid Management services to international clients within the B2B software development industry, along with content creation services designed to engage prospective buyers and users at every step of their software buying journey and beyond.
Are you a native or near-native English speaker? Are you a skilled storyteller who enjoys crafting narratives around technology and how it empowers and enables people to do more and better? Do you have a special talent for creating content that captivates, engages, and excites? Are you graceful under pressure, comfortable with deadlines, and able to consistently maintain high quality? Are you a highly accountable and resourceful self-starter with a positive attitude? Then this job is for you!
Catalytique Consulting is actively seeking an Assistant Proposal RFx Writer to join their team.
The assistant proposal RFx writer is responsible for working with the bid manager to ensure our clients’ proposals are best in class and are in alignment with our client’s brand standards and strategy.
You will be assisting and supporting the full life cycle of proposal development, including RFx planning, content coordination and management, writing, graphics coordination, formatting, and on-time delivery of proposal submissions.
Once you are fully trained and onboarded, you will be working from home mostly, and required to come into the office on average around twice a week for face-to-face meetings and planning. It is therefore imperative that you have a reliable internet connection that is good enough for video calls and screen sharing, and that you have a suitable distraction-free ‘work from home’ environment.
Salary and Benefits:
At Catalytique Consulting, we believe that happiness starts at home. We want you to feel empowered and rewarded for your participation in delivering value and ensuring client happiness.
That is why we offer a commission structure, over and above your basic salary, based on the revenue you help generate through your billable hours.
We will also provide you with ample resources to learn new skills and improve your earning prospects. The more value you’re able to add, the more revenue we can generate, and the greater your reward.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop a sound knowledge and understanding of our clients’ business, the markets they operate in and the technology products they produce and/or sell, and keep up with change as their business and products evolve
Assist with analyzing RFx requirements, creating submission checklists, drafting RFx compliance matrices, and formulating positioning strategies
Get RFx submissions to draft as quickly as possible using answers from RFx content libraries, while ensuring accuracy
Assist with coordinating writing and review assignments with expert contributors and key client stakeholders
Write, proofread, and shape proposal answers in the best possible light toaddress RFx requirements
Create templates, assist with graphics, and take responsibility for the formatting and final proposal layout while adhering to the clients’ brand guidelines
Assist with the coordination, design, layout, content and production of assigned collateral materials and RFx supporting documentation
Assist with managing and keeping up to date RFx knowledge libraries, content, and collateral
Assist with client and market research projects
Assist with any other activities required to generate a highly structured, responsive proposal within assigned deadlines
Qualifications & Experience:
Before applying for this role, you should comply with the following minimum requirements:
A bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing, information systems or information technology or a related field
2+ years writing experience as a technical writer, business writer, product marketing writer, and/or RFP response role with a software or ICT company
IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.
Excellent command of the English language and ability to write, proofread and edit at an international standard for a global audience
Outstanding writing skills with the ability to convey complex technology concepts in a manner that is accurate, clear, and concise, in a highly readable, customer-focused format
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong editing and proofreading skills
Ability to leverage existing documentation and synthesize technical discussions to deliver effective written and graphic customer responses
Strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills along with keen attention to detail
YOU WILL NEED THESE SKILLS TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE. IF YOU DON’T HAVE THESE SKILLS NOW, YOU MUST BE WILLING TO LEARN.
Advanced Word and PowerPoint skills, where you will be required to create and work with themes, styles, and design layouts to ensure formatting is always well managed and on brand
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills, where you will be required to work with and create pivot tables and formulas
Working knowledge of SharePoint Online, where you will be required to assist with managing RFx content
Basic to intermediate graphic design skills. Proficiency in the use of Adobe Creative Cloud applications such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Adobe Acrobat would be an asset.
Able to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
Highly accountable and reliable, with a great sense of urgency and follow-through
Proven ability to meet deadlines within a high-pressured environment
Trustworthy with the utmost respect for client confidentiality
Flexible when required and proven ability to work on multiple projects at a time
A natural curiosity and willingness to learn new skills and best practices
Able to handle constructive criticism and follow directions and guidelines provided
Ability to empathize with clients and users and put yourself in their shoes as you write, edit, and proofread
Creative thinker and problem solver
Demonstrated attention to detail
A good eye for layout, graphics, and imagery
Please apply by sending the following to [email protected]
A copy of your CV
A letter motivating why you are the best candidate for this role
Proof of your bachelor degree and any other related and relevant qualifications
Examples of work that you have written and produced yourself
Applicants shortlisted for the role will be notified within two weeks of applying and invited to sit for an interview and complete a short-written assignment.
If you are successful, we will make you an offer of employment which will be conditional upon you passing a full background check. Since you will have access to sensitive commercial information as part of this role, background checks performed by a reputable agency are mandatory. We will not perform any background checks without your prior written consent.
As you apply for this role, please know that we are committed to maintaining your trust by respecting and protecting your privacy. We will never share your information with any third party without prior arrangement with you and will only do so with your full and explicit consent as it relates to the recruitment of a resource for a designated and named client.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all decisions concerning the recruitment for this role will be made without regard for age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religious affiliation, marital status, or any other characteristic or trait protected by law. We do not tolerate discrimination in any way, shape, or form.
|Profile:||Woman / Man|
|Experience:||More than 2 to 4 years|
|Study Level:||Degree (Bachelor Degree...)|
|Languages:||English Fluent ,|