TITLE/POSITION:      DoD SkillBridge Fellowship - Proposal Coordinator (Full-Time) 

REPORTS TO:          Proposal Manager 

REGION:                   Remote, US 


 **This position is only open to eligible DoD SkillBridge Applicants**


Are you skilled at the art of persuasive writing?

Do you enjoy taking the seemingly complex and making it simple?

Are you the one who researches everything?

Are you the person who spots every tiny detail?

When given a task, do you think “challenge accepted”?


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Who Are We? 

Long Capture has an established track record of helping get the nation’s best technologies to the hands of the warfighter by promoting the advancement of commercial companies and their technology through government funding programs. Long Capture guides their clients through the federal acquisition process by facilitating DoD strategy development, contract advising, proposal preparation, and business development activities. By leveraging its network of government officials, industry partners, and universities, Long Capture drives growth for their clients in the DoD space. 


Long Capture's DoD SkillBridge Internship Program 

Long Capture is a proud and approved DoD SkillBridge Industry Partner. 

We're excited to offer a unique opportunity through the DoD SkillBridge program. SkillBridge is a valuable initiative that allows active-duty service members of all supporting branches and military spouses the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and training with civilian employers. 

Participants are not eligible for compensation from Long Capture, as the active-duty service member continues to receive military compensation and benefits.  

You may be eligible to participate in SkillBridge if you: 

  • Have 180 days of service or fewer remaining prior to your date of discharge and you have at least 180 continuous days of active service.
  • Obtain approval from your unit commander.
  • Agree that participation in SkillBridge can be terminated at any time by the service if mission requirements dictate.


What is This Position About? 

A Proposal Coordinator is responsible for managing a portfolio of client proposals, with the primary tasks of preparing and submitting proposal packages throughout the various phases of the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and other Department of Defense (DoD) processes and proposal opportunities. Through collaboration with clients and their Capture Strategists, he or she is responsible for drafting clients’ technical volumes, presentation decks, and other supporting documents. He or she is responsible for ensuring that each client's proposal submission is reflective of best-known practices for proposal development.  


Who is This Role For? 

A competitive candidate for this position will be an experienced professional writer with the ability to communicate via written content in a persuasive, clear, and concise manner. He or she will also possess marketing and graphic design skills that will be used to produce professional quality presentations. He or she will rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and perform a variety of tasks. A wide degree of latitude is expected. He or she will also enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. 


What Will You Be Responsible For? 

  • Develop and submit proposal packages in accordance with Company best practices

  • Conduct research on client technology and government use cases for the purpose of drafting compelling problem statements

  • Manage client relationships and proposal submission timeline

  • Participate in client meetings with Capture Strategists for the purpose of learning about clients’ technology and gathering information needed to craft and submit compelling proposal packages

  • Lead Kickoff, Review, and Submission Meetings with clients

  • Prepare templates and other internal documents

  • Read and analyze DoD solicitations

  • Revise and rework existing pre-written content where relevant

  • Team administrative tasks as assigned

  • Other duties as assigned 


What Qualifications Do You Need? 

**This position is only open to eligible DoD SkillBridge Applicants**

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent required  

  • B.A. in English, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, or other related field preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in proposal writing, grant writing, and/or marketing content creation, preferred  

  • Powerful storytelling skills with the ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner  

  • Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office programs  

  • Strong graphic design skills, experience with Canva a plus   

  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines simultaneously and to prioritize tasks effectively  

  • Demonstrated sense of responsibility and ability to work independently  

  • Ability to interpret complex guidelines  

  • Dynamic presentation and communication skills  

  • Meticulous attention to detail and follow up  

  • Ability to handle repetitive tasks 

  • Growth mindset and adaptability to keep up with frequently changing industry  

  • Minimal travel required  


What Benefits Do We Offer? 

As a full-time role, this position offers a competitive benefits package: 

  • $65,000 annual salary 

  • Fully remote position 

  • Flexible work schedule 

  • Unlimited PTO 

  • Employer subsidized health insurance 

  • 401(k) with 4% company match 

  • Tuition assistance 

  • Company provided laptop & annual office supply budget 

  • Paid maternity & paternity leave 

  • Paid military leave for employees in the Reserves or Guard 

  • Company paid travel for occasional in-person events 


Application Deadline: June 30, 2024


Other: Candidate must successfully pass a criminal background check prior to employment.


This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" relationship.