Proposal Writer 

We are searching for a proposal writer to join our team at X-Bow Launch Systems in creating engaging and persuasive proposals. A proposal writer is responsible for gathering information, formatting each proposal according to company guidelines, and obtaining approval before sending proposals out to sources. You must have excellent organizational skills, work well under deadlines, and be able to communicate effectively in writing. The perfect candidate for this position cares about facts and details as well as writing in a convincing manner. 

Typical duties and responsibilities 

·        Attend kickoff meetings to determine project scope 

·        Help create project schedules and deadlines 

·        Conduct research 

·        Edit documents for accuracy and clarity 

·        Incorporate feedback and revisions 

·        Collaborate with graphic designers during layout 

·        Present proposals to potential investors and business partners 

Education and experience 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, mass communications, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related field. 

Required skills and qualifications 

·        Strong attention to detail 

·        Experience in the aerospace or defense industry 

·        Ability to adhere to brand voice, tone, and style guidelines 

·        Excellent organization and communication skills 

·        Solid background in Microsoft Word and Excel 

·        Strong interpersonal and presentation skills 

·        Ability to work on tight deadlines 

Preferred qualifications 

·        8+ years of prior relevant experience 

·        Exceptional written and oral communication skills 


General Requirements 

Must be a US Citizen. May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information; having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.  



X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. (pronounced “Crossbow”) is an U.S. defense technology and rocket propulsion company that has developed an innovative, low-cost method to manufacture solid rocket motors. Our propulsion technology, combined with our space launch and modular boost platforms, make us a unique and highly desirable aerospace supplier to the defense and national security industries.  

As an employee at X-Bow, you will be given the opportunity to participate in a range of diverse activities to apply X-Bow’s unique technologies as well as the flexibility to focus on areas that will further your individual professional interests and career path. In this position, you will serve a critical role in helping us execute advanced technology projects and conduct space launch programs for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other government agencies.    

We are looking for a candidate who combines strong communication, organization, and management skills with broad interests and experience in the aerospace industry. As a key member of a small, dynamic, and highly skilled team you will be expected to actively collaborate with others as well as work independently to successfully accomplish assignments and responsibilities. Creativity and methodical problem solving are both required.    

Additionally, we are looking for someone energetic, flexible, and adaptable, who is enthusiastic about being an integral part of a highly competent and successful team.   


ITAR Requirements 

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.   


General Disclosure 

X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. is based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Whatever you intersection of identities you are welcome at X-Bow. 


We are a Covid-19 Vaccine Mandated Employer. As a Federal Contractor, we require background check as a condition of hire. 


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