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Proposal Coordinator - Arlington, VA 

About the Organization Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.
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Proposal Coordinator, New Business - Arlington, VA

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Proposal Coordinator for the New Business Support Unit. The responsibilities, duties and qualifications for this position are described in the attached position description.

General: Winrock is a recognized leader in U.S. and international development with a focus on social and environmental issues. As a mission driven, field-based organization, we believe that sustainable development is inclusive and that complex challenges require integrated solutions. Winrock embraces continuous quality improvement and a culture of impact, accountability and entrepreneurship.

Salary & Benefits: The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits include life, disability and medical insurance; retirement; and other normal Winrock benefits.

Applications: Applicants should go to Winrock's Jobs page at to submit their application, cover letter and resume for the Proposal Coordinator, New Business position. Winrock International is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EOE/AA


Position Title: Proposal Coordinator

Group: Business Development and External Affairs

Unit: New Business Support Unit

Reports to: Senior Director, Business Development

Position Summary:

The Proposal Coordinator will support the New Business Support Unit in managing and scheduling proposal development meetings, identifying and executing consulting agreements, preparing stock documents for partner packets for Winrock proposals.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Schedule meetings for key proposal development stages.
  • Maintain a roster of proposal editors and graphic designers.
  • Ensure editors and graphic designers are assigned to proposals.
  • Draft and execute consulting agreements and ensure payment.
  • Review and verify 1420 documents and rates.
  • Develop augment partner package documents according to proposal type/needs.
  • Ensure collaboration sites are created for proposals.
  • Ensure the creation of cost codes for billing.
  • Provide administrative support to Proposal Managers as requested.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Background:


  • Bachelor's degree required.


  • Seeking candidates with six months to two years of experience in proposal management, administrative assistance, new business development, or similar field, OR candidates enrolled in an advanced degree program in international development, political science, public affairs with relevant experience in administration/scheduling related functions.


  • Superior customer service, excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage professionally with all levels within the organization.
  • Proven ability to establish and manage multiple, competing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, exercise discretion and good judgment.
  • Excellent people skills with a professional demeanor and attributes.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, self-motivated and ability to multi-task.
  • Outstanding computer skills; high level of proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, caste, tribe, age (40 or older), disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Winrock International recommends that you read the following notices provided by the United States Government before applying:

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law
Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law - Supplement
Your Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act
Your Rights Under the Polygraph Protection Act
Your Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
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