• Proposal Manager

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/4/2018 12:52 PM)
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  • Overview

    Are you ready to accelerate your career? Join Cielo as a Proposal Manager ! A career at Cielo will give you the opportunity to work with the industry’s smartest people and to take ownership of your success!


    Cielo is a brand that reflects our big idea – that talent is rising – and with it our opportunity to rise above. We create careers for ambitious people by moving beyond traditional assumptions of what it means to work in talent acquisition.


    The Proposal Manager will be able to understand the needs of our potential client and will be able to express solutions clearly through proposals, presentations and other deliverables. The Proposal Manager is responsible for the effective project management of the bid process from start to finish, including the engagement of subject matter experts, scheduling reviews of drafts and ensuring an on-time, high quality response.


    • Function as project manager and writer on high complexity proposals.
    • Analyze RFP requirements and collaborate with business development lead to understand sales strategy. 
    • Develop and incorporate win theme and write RFI/RFP/proposal copy. 
    • Control entire proposal schedule, and take action as appropriate to ensure deliverable milestones are met. 
    • Oversee production process from start to finish within tight timeframes.
    • Write superior content within deadlines. Customize boilerplate or write new content to meet proposal requirements ensuring that Cielo’s brand and key messages are consistently applied in proposals.
    • Work with Business Development to project manage and support the creation of presentations as part of a proactive or reactive (RFX) process that enable a unique Cielo sales experience.
    • Research, maintain and continuously improve content database in collaboration with marketing to ensure quality and accuracy of data and messaging. 
    • Develop innovative approaches and deliverables to differentiate Cielo’s proposals from the competition and make a winning first impression.
    • Research and develop job aids/tools and training to support the onboarding of new sales executives, service enhancements and new product launches (multiple formats not limited to documents, presentations, videos, etc). 
    • Develop and continuously improve other sales tools such as scripts, email templates and sales presentations to support the entire client engagement process.
    • Measure and analyze proposal metrics, assess win/loss data, solicit feedback from prospects and Business Development team to continuously enhance Cielo’s sales process and messaging.



    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Bachelor’s degree English, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, Management, Business or a related field strongly preferred.


    • Must have a minimum of 7 years of experience in proposal management and sales support. 
    • Experience within a HR services organization, outsourcing or consultant firm.
    • B2B experience is mandatory.

    Functional/Technical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to influence and align stakeholders while driving for results.
    • Ability to work independently with a high degree of autonomy.
    • Collaborate effectively with remote team members via phone, Skype, email, etc.
    • High degree of creativity to find new and innovative ways to express ideas, bring the Cielo brand to life and differentiate the company and its solutions.
    • Customer-service orientation. 
    • Orientation to detail and ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects.

    About Cielo

    Cielo is the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner. The industry has verified Cielo’s reputation for executing innovative solutions that provide business impact through numerous awards and recognitions, including its annual top three leadership position on the HRO Today RPO Baker’s Dozen listing, Peak Matrix Leader placement by Everest Group and Industry Leader designation by NelsonHall.


    Cielo is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected by state or local law for an individual who falls within the jurisdiction of such law. Applicants who require an accommodation throughout the application and interview process should request this in advance by contacting Cielo Talent Acquisition at +1 877 797 3379 or at talent.acquisition@cielotalent.com


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