Proposals & Adoptions Writer

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Proposals & Adoptions Writer

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an entry-level Proposal Writer.


COMPANY PROFILE

Great Minds brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs over 1,000 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org

OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

Position Summary

In this remote position, the Proposals & Adoptions Writer will report to the Proposals and Adoptions Manager and will coordinate closely with others on the team. This role demands highly developed written communication and editing skills, experience with proposal development – ideally in the K-12 market – and a strong ability to multitask on several projects at once. The ideal candidate has a strong attention to detail, is capable of meeting narrow deadlines, and an ability to coordinate effectively with team members to accomplish complex goals.

Location: Remote

Core Responsibilities

  • Review and analyze RFIs/RFPs/RFQs and state adoption documentation for requirements – including state standards and deadlines.
  • In consultation with Proposals and Adoptions Manager and team members, develop clear, concise state adoption submissions and RFP proposal language.
  • Collaborate with Proposal Team colleagues to determine proposal response priorities and needs for coverage.
  • Complete content sections for state adoption bid materials and RFPs, often found in electronic forms/online portal.
  • Understand and communicate state standards requirements to others on the Sales and content teams.
  • Manage the completion of all assigned RFPs and state adoption documentation in accordance with strict deadlines.
  • Create outlines, build templates, proofread, prepare review drafts and final editions, schedule meetings, and track the completion of assignments.

Requirements

Requirements

  • Superior writing skills with demonstrated proposal writing ability (writing sample required).
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a K-12 content writing role is highly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Liberal Arts, or Natural Sciences or equivalent business experience.
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent copy-editing skills.
  • Proficient at establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Capability to work in fast-paced environment, with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple, competing tasks and demands.
  • Ability to work in a positive and collaborative manner with fellow team members.
  • Professional, punctual, dependable, reliable, with a desire to learn.

Ideal Attributes

  • Previous experience with K-12 content writing – ELA, Math, and/or Science
  • Experience with online document submission
  • Solid organizational skills and proactive problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Commitment to high standards

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.

Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.

Candidate must have reliable Internet connectivity.


Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.