At AOC Key Solutions, Principle-Centered Winning is at the heart of our culture and strategy

You may have seen the phrase “Principle Centered Winning” on our logo or heard us talk about it before. Principle-Centered Winning is our code of conduct, a set of ethical principles we strive to maintain. At AOC Key Solutions we are focused on winning for our clients but winning the right way. This means we only take on one client for any given contract opportunity and always act in their best interests. We may ask alot from you, and we’ll provide a lot in return. Competitive pay, great benefits, a flexible work environment, and the opportunity to learn on every proposal and build your skills. Will you join us?

Full Time Proposal Specialists

We are currently accepting resumes for the following full time positions. To apply please send your resume to resumes@aockeysolutions.com with the job title in the subject line.

Proposal Specialist:

AOC Key Solutions is looking for dynamic, self-motivated, service-oriented leaders who are accustomed to working in high energy, fast-paced environments. Our full-time Proposal Specialist will provide multiple KSI clients with expert proposal writing support. On a project-by-project basis, the Proposal Specialist will be responsible for overall leadership, management, and direction of the range of activities associated with the proposal writing process from pre-RFP to Gold Team, in close conjunction with our clients. The ideal candidate can be “dual hatted” to write two or more major proposal sections.

Full Job Description

• Collaborate closely with client representatives throughout entire proposal process to ensure clients are satisfied with quality of proposal work
• Lead proposal development activities for an entire section of large proposals or entire proposals for smaller efforts
• Research and gather technical and/or business information for use in proposal development activities
• Apply winning proposal concepts, practices, and procedures along with solid writing methodologies to incorporate information and themes into assigned proposal sections.
• Interview client leads to collect technical and methodology information and incorporate that information proposals
• Assist in the development and generation of “win” strategy and themes and discriminators as the framework for response
• Ensure that assigned proposal sections are compliant with the applicable RFP or RFI instructions.
• Work as an integral project team member in close partnership with capture team members, and the project manager to determine and respond to proposal requirements.
• Perform all assigned activities within expected quality and schedule parameters.
• Engage in other responsibilities as identified by KSI or clients
• Assist with internal KSI tasks at KSI offices during gaps in support to client proposals
• This is a direct hire, full-time position with benefits.

Qualifications:
• History of successful proposals worked across Government agencies and deep understanding of the logistics and operations of proposal writing
• Knowledgeable in business development and the Federal procurement processes
• Strong ability to organize material, rapidly assimilate information, and provide guidance and direction to SMEs
• Demonstrated leadership skills and “command presence”: excellent interpersonal and team skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to work independently and be a self-starter, and ability to multitask
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent proven record of successful business development, capture management and/or proposal management experience
• Expert usage of MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
• Must be able to commute to client offices around the NCR and work long and unusual hours based on volume of work

To Apply: Email your resume to resumes@aockeysolutions.com with “Proposal Specialist Position” in the subject line.

Senior Proposal Specialist:

AOC Key Solutions is looking for dynamic, self-motivated, service-oriented leaders who are accustomed to working in high energy, fast-paced environments. Our full-time Senior Proposal Specialist will provide multiple clients with expert proposal management and writing support. On a project-by-project basis, the Senior Proposal Specialist will be responsible for overall leadership, management, and direction of the range of activities associated with the proposal development process from pre-RFP to final production, in close conjunction with our clients. The ideal candidate can be “dual hatted” as a manager and writer on smaller proposals.

Full Job Description

• Collaborate closely with client representatives throughout proposal process to ensure clients are satisfied with quality of proposal work
• Assist capture managers in the strategy, win themes, competitive analysis, or gap analysis associated with a given proposal
• Lead the preparation and delivery of all proposal volumes and other required proposal deliverables.
• Prepare detailed proposal outline and defines the proposal schedule from kickoff to final production
• Run all proposal meetings, including kickoffs, daily stand-ups, and color teams
• Delegate responsibilities and resources to proposal personnel
• Integrate the efforts of all involved technical, management, contracts, pricing, and business staff with proposal team staff, and of proposal team staff with production staff
• Issue effective proposal instructions and memoranda to proposal team staff
• Control implementation of proposal strategy, including theme, discriminator, proof point, and ghost implementation
• Write or assist with writing persuasive proposal sections, including management plans, past performance, technical approach, and resumes
• Interview SMEs with the ability to turn complex technical information into proposal prose
• Engage in other responsibilities as identified by KSI or clients
• Assist with internal KSI tasks at KSI offices during gaps in support to client proposals
• This is a direct hire, full-time position with benefits.

Qualifications:
• History of successful proposals worked across Government agencies and deep understanding of the logistics and operations of complex proposals
• Knowledgeable in business development and the Federal procurement processes.
• Strong ability to organize material, rapidly assimilate information, and provide guidance and direction to proposal teams
• Demonstrated leadership skills and “command presence”: excellent interpersonal and team skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to work independently and be a self-starter, and ability to multitask
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent proven record of successful business development, capture management and/or proposal management experience
• Expert usage of MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
• Must be able to commute to client offices around the NCR and work long and unusual hours based on volume of work

To Apply: Email your resume to resumes@aockeysolutions.com with “Senior Proposal Specialist Position” in the subject line.

Associates (1099 Consultants)

We are always hiring associate (1099) subject matter experts, proposal writers, proposal managers, and graphic artists. If you would like to consult with us as a 1099 associate please send your resume to resumes@aockeysolutions.com and put “Associate-1099 Position” in the subject line.