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Abt Global Inc. Proposal Writer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The World at Abt

Solving the world’s most pressing issues and improving the quality of life for people worldwide is what we do every day at Abt Global. Creating a more equitable world is no small task, but we are driven by big challenges.

We are a team of 3,000+ people in over 50 countries working in unison and focused on the bigger picture. Only by sharing our commitment, energy, and innovation do we affect change and push the boundaries of what’s possible. We welcome diverse ideas, backgrounds, and viewpoints – joining Abt means access to exceptional thinkers at the top of their game.

To thrive at Abt is to embrace flexibility and collaboration. Our open culture allows you to balance your work and personal life as needed to optimize personal well-being. Creating a more equitable world starts from within – we look after people around the world, and we’ll do the same for you.

Ready to embrace rewarding and meaningful work? Now’s your chance.

The Opportunity

The Proposal Writer is part of Abt’s Proposal Center of Excellence and is responsible for producing professionally written proposal content that clearly articulates the organization’s value proposition, win themes, features, and benefits to US Federal Civilian agencies. They ensure responsiveness, clarity, coherence, and compliance with RFx requirements.

Core Responsibilities

Content Development and Persuasive Writing:

  • Author assigned sections of the proposal, ensuring responsiveness and compliance with schedules.

  • Gather relevant information and synthesize it coherently into easily understood sections that are responsive, complete, and compliant with RFx requirements.

  • Leverage strong verbal and written communication skills to craft compelling content that effectively communicates our value proposition

Editing and Revision:

  • Conduct substantive editing of proposal responses to enhance coherence and strengthen arguments.

  • Review and edit for clarity, consistency, and formatting.

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and guidelines, such as Shipley-based proposal development processes.

What We Value

  • Level 3: Bachelor’s Degree + 5 years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + 3 years of relevant experience.

  • 3+ years’ experience in writing and editing proposals for US Government Federal Civilian clients.

  • Attention to detail and complex problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully writing and editing proposal documents for US Federal Civilian agencies.

  • Familiarity with Shipley-based proposal development process.

  • USAID-specific experience preferred.

  • APMP membership preferred.

What We Offer

We foster an environment where you can Thrive Your Way. Our innovative total rewards programs are designed to help balance your work and personal life. The approach toward your wellbeing centers around comprehensive benefits, flexible schedules, and professional development.

Abt Global is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Global provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $62,000 to $105,000   Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis.  

Disclaimer: Abt Global will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

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Abt Global is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Global is regularly ranked as one of the top global research firms and one of the international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.

At Abt Global, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.