Proposal Specialist (Los Angeles)

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Proposal Specialist to join our Business Development Department. This person plays an integral role in the Firm's business development efforts by developing competitive, high-quality RFP responses and proposals from start to finish. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the proposal development process – from RFP review and work plan development to document production, editing and final review as well as interview presentation deliverables. The Proposal Specialist position is a unique blend of project management, editing and some writing. The position is based in our Los Angeles office and reports to the Business Development Director on the New Business Pursuits Team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing RFPs and collaborating with attorney proposal leads to understand the opportunity and how to communicate Nossaman's competitive advantages
  • Working closely with attorneys, business development staff and various administrative departments to gather content, client relationship data, Firm statistics and competitive intelligence
  • Establishing a work plan and ensuring strict adherence to interim and final deadlines leading up to proposal submission
  • Drafting, editing, formatting and reviewing proposal documents, and ensuring the Firm's final submission adheres to all RFP requirements
  • Archiving proposal content to experience database as part of proposal completion procedure
  • Tracking completed proposals to help maintain firm wide proposal statistics
  • Working with other business development and marketing staff to identify creative new ways to enhance proposal and presentation products
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in English, communications or journalism desired. Experience in writing for a business audience is a plus
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good written and oral communication skills and editing and proofreading capabilities
  • Dependable team player who works collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. Must also be able to work well independently
  • Strong client service orientation, exceptional time management skills and the ability to organize and prioritize multiple, simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be poised and able to exhibit professional diplomacy amid high stress situations
  • Flexibility to work beyond standard business hours as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Successful candidates must be proactive, customer service oriented, energetic and reliable. As with all Firm positions, impeccable integrity, excellent judgment and sensitivity to others are essential. Enthusiasm, diverse interests and a good sense of humor are also useful and appreciated.

We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package. Interested candidates are invited to apply online.

Nossaman LLP is an innovative mid-sized law firm working on cutting-edge issues across seven U.S. offices. Our expertise is focused in distinct areas of law and policy, as well as in specific industries. With a strong foundation in California, we have built nationally recognized practices in infrastructure, litigation, healthcare, environmental, real estate, public policy and corporate law.

Nossaman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability status or any other category protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of Nossaman’s employment lifecycle including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities.

Agency submissions by invitation only.
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