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Technical Writer 

About the Organization Avesis has been providing essential ancillary benefit solutions since 1978. Since its inception Avesis has developed, administered and refined its offerings to provide clients with best-in-class product choices and services. Today, our programs cover more than 8.5 million members throughout the country. We strive for excellence in all that we do and our benchmark performance in terms of member satisfaction and client retention underscores this singular focus.

The continued upward spiral in health care costs has challenged sponsors, providers and payers of health benefits to deliver high quality care in the most cost-effective manner possible. The Avesis benefits menu has been created to meet that challenge by making available quality essential ancillary benefit services at the lowest possible price while never sacrificing the highest quality of service. Providing outstanding customer service is a top priority, and our core values of accountability, empowerment, excellence, and integrity help us achieve high member and client satisfaction.

As of January 2016 Avesis is a wholly-owned, independent subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company, a distinction that brings even more capabilities to Avesis. The Guardian is a Fortune 250 mutual insurance company that has put its policyholders and clients above all else for more than 150 years, and it has earned them not only a great reputation but awards and accolades from such authorities as J.D. Power. Adhering to high standards, doing the right thing, and making people count are the founding principles that has kept Guardian financially sound and made them one of the largest insurance companies in the country.

In January 2017, Premier Access joined the Avesis family. Premier Access has focused on direct state contracts for Medicaid and Chip, specifically in California and Utah. They were one of the original participants in the Chip and Medicaid programs.  

Summary: This Technical Writer position is responsible for creating, maintaining, revising, and responding to complex, high-quality proposal documents as assigned for internal and external use. This role the incumbement will be responsible for responding to all solicitations (RFP, RFI, RFQ, RFS, etc.) and working with Business Development/Sales executives, Operations and Provider Network Management Department Subject Matter Expects (SMEs), Government Relations and Initiatives, Compliance and Avesis C-Suite Teams to develop and provide the most appropriate, client-focused responses, ensuring quality standards while adhering to company policies, methodologies, and meeting deadlines. The position also works to create various presentations and documentation for external clients. The growth of the organization presents both challenges and opportunities for the successful candidate to be a part of the team that guides Avesis in the development of quality, successful proposals.The Technical Writer is a 100% remote/telecommuting position.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for responding to state agency & commercial managed care organization RFI (Request for Information)/RFPs (Request for Proposal) and writing bid proposals.

  • Analyzes pertinent industry/market literature, drafts bid proposal copy, and verifies documentation

  • Write new text or customize existing text for proposal responses

  • Partner with subject matter experts to gather information and develop material to insert into responses

  • Leadership abilities in both defining document needs and facilitating/coordinating discussion ofin-process materials

  • Recommend solutions for proposal response based on prior proposal experience

  • Review proposals in detail and identify mandatory business requirements

  • Create or obtain proposal appendices

  • Assist in maintaining a document control system; track and control changes to documents; and edit the draft documents of others while accurately incorporating all edits from reviewers

  • Ensure compliance with RFP requirements

  • Update and maintain proposal guides and templates to create new or existing RFP/RFI bids

  • Provide guidance for pertinent SMEs, as needed

  • < >ctively participate in bid strategy meetings to prepare proposal response

    Other duties as assigned

    Other Requirements:

  • Good verbal skills, excellent written communication skills

  • Ability to conceptualize and think creatively

  • Ability to work comfortably with executive team

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Flexibility to work under tight deadlines

  • Effective relationship building and maintaining skills with SMEs and senior management

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Time management, planning, multi-task and project management skills

  • Ability to work independently

Position Requirements

Qualification Requirements:


BA or BS, preferably in English, Journalism, or Business or similar degree required

Masters degree in English, Journalism, or Business preferred


Three (3) to four (4) years’ experience working in a capacity demonstrating the job requirements as listed above

Computer Skills:

Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Word and Adobe and/or desk top publishing software


Experience in managed care proposal writing

Category Business Development  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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