RFP Coordinator

East Peoria, IL posted on November 1

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Job Summary:

ARi – Automotive Robotics Inc. is looking for a technical RFP Coordinator experienced in the drafting, review and organizational processing of contracts in a corporate environment. The individual would lead the contracting process as contracts move through the company, working closely with compliance and finance to effectively execute new agreements and renew existing agreements. This position will also be responsible for RFP writing and working closely with sales leadership to provide comprehensive bid proposals and win business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Own the RFP draft response process, and tracking all responses as they are due
  • Researches and collaborates on the most effective way to present proposed approaches and solutions and substantiate any claims
  • Must have the ability to manage and coordinate tasks in developing and preparing time sensitive and accurate responses to multiple RFPs and proposals using winning selling language that drives revenue growth
  • Maintain quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; helping maintain RFP database
  • Writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates complex ideas into easily understandable text
  • Identifies resolves, mitigates, and escalates gaps and risks to management and leadership

Required Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (English, Communications, or engineering field is highly desired) or equivalent work experience with 2+ years of experience responding to sales-related RFPs, supporting sales enablement; technical experience is a plus
  • Strong, clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Organized, deadline-oriented and process improvement focus
  • Capable of working within a sales organization with demonstrable results is a plus
  • Proofreading, professional layout, and minimal graphic design skills is a plus