Job Summary:

The Proposal Manager contributes to the development of written content in RFP submissions to differentiate Aperture Education from competitors.  As a Proposal Manager you will work with cross-functional teams to ensure on-time delivery of proposals to districts/states.  Previous experience writing RFPs or grants in the K-12 education space is required.  You are an ideal candidate if you have an eye for detail, can coordinate schedules, have strong editorial skills, and have a proven track record of writing and securing RFPs and/or grants. 

  • Project manage the creation, design, tools, and processes for RFP/RFI responses.
  • Coordinate with multiple departments: partnership, marketing, professional development, research and development, customer success, and engineering to provide proposal responses.
  • Identify gaps and improvements needed in the current process for proposal writing.  Present these ideas to internal stakeholders and secure support to execute improvements.
  • Track, evaluate, and improve RFP responses based on customer feedback, sales needs, and market research. 
  • Train all departments on the RFP processes. 
  • Work closely with the Strategic Accounts team to understand the needs of the customer and support this team, as needed 

Required Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work without direct supervision, and efficiently manage tasks and time 
  • Passion for SEL and a curiosity and willingness to learn 
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems

Educations and Experience:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in education or relevant field
  • 5+ years of experience required in K-12 education writing RFPs and or grants
  • Experience designing, developing, and coordinating across departments to develop a gold standard RFP proposal
  • PMP or similar experience, preferred

Work Environment:
  • Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment.
  • This job requires occasional travel.

    We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer |  Aperture Education does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

    Aperture Education, in compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 provides a drug-free workplace for all employees