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Proposal Writer

Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Additional Locations: AZ-Phoenix
TheProposalWriterisresponsibleforensuringthatAetna’sMedicaidProposalsarecomplianttotheRFPspecificationsand requirements; arewritten in acompelling,relevant,and concisemanner; andutilizetheShipley Methodtoconvey theappropriatewin themesand messagestoaddressthecustomer’sneedsand articulateAetna’svalueproposition,aswellasprovideproofandevidencetosubstantiatethecompany’soffering.

Fundamental Components:
  • Determines proposalconcept by identifyingandclarifyingopportunitiesandneeds;studyingrequests for proposal (RFPs);attendingstrategymeetings.
  • Meets proposaldeadline by establishingpriorities and targetdates for informationgathering,writing,review, and approval;entering and monitoringtrackingdata; coordinating requirementswithcontributors;and contributing proposal status information to reviewmeetings.
  • Gathers proposalinformation by identifyingsources of information;coordinating submissions andcollections; andidentifying and communicatingrisks associatedwithproposals.
  • Developsproposalby assemblinginformation including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables,implementation,methods,timetable,standardsofperformance,andevaluation;
  • Writes, revises,andedits drafts includingexecutivesummaries,conclusions, and organizationcredentials.
  • Preparesfinalproposalpresentationby evaluating text and graphics.
  • Maintains quality results by using templates;followingproposal-writingstandards including readability,consistency,and tone; maintainingproposalsupportdatabases.
  • Obtains approvals by reviewingproposalwithkeystakeholdersand subjectmatter experts.
  • Improvesproposal-writingresultsby evaluating and re-designingprocesses,approach,coordination,andboilerplate;andimplementingprocessimprovementchanges.
  • Updatesjobknowledge by participating in educational opportunities and maintaining personalnetworks in thedesignated field of subject expertise.
  • Accomplishesorganization goalsby acceptingownership for accomplishing new anddifferentrequests;exploringopportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Background Experience:
  • Must have excellent skills and competencies in the areas of: oral andwrittencommunications,teamcollaboration,technicaldocumentation, problem solving,organization,processimprovement,andstrategic planning.
  • Mustbedeadlinedriven and beableto workin a fastpaced environment.
  • Musthavehealth careexperience,preferablyin the Medicaid businesssegment
  • Bachelor’sdegree.
  • Preferred experiencewiththeShipley Method

Additional Job Information:
Expertise in communication or editorial work desired.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
25 - 50%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
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