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Proposal Coordinator/Tech Writer 

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Req Number KGS19-0011  
Category Administration  
Division Koniag Government Services  
Location KGS Chantilly, VA  

Koniag Government Services is hiring an experienced Proposal Coordinator/Tech Writer. This position will support KGS’ proposal efforts. This position will be in our Chantilly, VA office.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

The Proposal Coordinator/Technical Writer supports the proposal process, including control and supervision of all aspects of the proposal production effort. The Proposal Coordinator is assigned to tasks as requirements dictate.

Technical Writing:

  • Draft or edit proposal content when provided with SME input
  • Obtain input for and update resumes required for key personnel submissions
  • Edit materials to ensure suitable language, format, and grammar
  • Assist in preparing meaningful text and graphics
  • Enforce editorial policies and guidelines specified for the proposal
  • Draft responses to proposal data calls
  • Collect and maintain proposal content and provide improvement recommendations for boilerplate information

Proposal Coordination:

  • Support capture and proposal activities for assigned efforts
  • Provide regular status reports on proposal activities, including status updates on production matters
  • Identify and help resolve major writing and production problems early
  • Coordinate and track data call responses
  • Create and update templates
  • Coordinate production services (word processing, graphics, editing, proofreading, reproduction, collation, binding, and delivery) in support of the proposal
  • Assist in proposal compliance audits
  • Coordinate proposal reviews and other meetings as requested
  • Evaluate operations processes and procedures and identify improvements
  • Assist in the maintenance of the lessons learned and best practices library
  • Support Business Development processes, including preparing RFP outlines, proposal development plans, and managing color reviews
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Position Requirements

Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • B.A or B.S in English, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related field
  • Possess strong analytical and research skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively across diverse, cross-functional team of growth, operations and corporate staff and assigned technical experts
  • Must be able to write clearly and informatively; edit work for spelling and grammar.
  • Must have excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced, demanding work environment
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Exceptional proofreading and formatting skills
  • Formal proposal management and project management training and education highly desirable
  • Comfortable managing and running meetings
  • Advanced grammar and editing skills
  • Desire to advance to into proposal management
  • Must have experience working on large, complex government proposal documents
  • Must have excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to read and interpret government solicitations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in one on one and small group situations.
  • One to three (3-5) years related experience, or a combination of education and experience commensurate to meeting the position requirements
  • May require a flexible work schedule

Working Environment & Conditions

This job operates in a professional office environment and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.

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About our Company

Koniag Government Services (KGS) is an Alaska Native Owned corporation supporting the values and traditions of our native communities through an agile employee and corporate culture that delivers Enterprise Solutions, Professional Services and Operational Management to Federal Government Agencies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, we apply our proven commercial solutions to a deep knowledge of Defense and Civilian missions to provide forward leaning technical, professional, and operational solutions. KGS enables successful mission outcomes for our customers through solution-oriented business partnerships and a commitment to exceptional service delivery. We ensure long-term success with a continuous improvement approach while balancing the collective interests of our customers, employees, and native communities. For more information, please visit


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