Full Time

Proposal Writer – Work From Home

Posted 1 year ago
$50 - $60 per hour

Job Description

Job Type: Proposal Writer from home
Location: California work from home
Company: Holland & Knight

Position Description:

All company-wide responses to calls for proposals are written by and primarily coordinated by the proposal writer/coordinator (RFPs).

Important Duties Involve:

  • act as a hub for all RFPs to enable the initiation of a coordinated firmwide response. Broadcast chances to the entire company, and coordinate your reaction with people who are best qualified to handle the task.
  • Coordinate and oversee the response procedure, keeping track of RFP announcements, due dates, proposal status, and proposal results. Keep track of due dates and potential proposal possibilities systematically.
  • With the appropriate Practice Development Manager(s), Practice Group Leader(s), or selected partners, evaluate the request for proposals. Verify that conflicts have been asked, and compare the likelihood of success for the firm to the resources required to formulate a response. Make a bid/no-bid checklist and use it.
  • Write and edit draft responses (ranging in length from 10,000 to more than 40,000 words each) for attorney review; oversee the editing procedure; and make sure all necessary response attachments are filed on schedule.
  • Make sure the company is set up to receive electronic notices for the right RFPs. Search for RFPs on a regular basis through internet databases and other public notices.
  • Assemble a database of information about the firm, including biographical data in various formats, billing rates, fee schedules, practice area descriptions and lists, representative transactions, and a catalog of firm information and forms, working closely with other departments and marketing personnel. This database will be used in the preparation of responses.


  • A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as a minimum of five years of experience in a related field—such as copywriting, corporate communications, marketing, or journalism. It is necessary to have at least 7 years of experience without a bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to produce copy regarding a range of legal and public policy concerns that is clear, succinct, and persuasive.
  • understanding of how to influence or sell to people using written communication.
  • the capacity to manage priorities, adhere to deadlines, and perform skillfully under duress.
  • excellent interpersonal, organizational, and archival abilities.
  • Being able to operate in a team context but still knowing when to take initiative on your own.
  • exceptionally strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Law firm experience is preferred but not necessary.