United States of America: Proposal Editor I

Organization: FHI 360
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Proposal Editor


Proposal Development within Business Development

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

Provides editing and writing support on proposal and proposal related documents. Contributes to the development of formats and guidelines to ensure final product reflects organizational quality and branding.

Responsibilities: Coordinates with content experts to resolve substantive questions, meaning, language and context of material. Interviews content experts and translates information into accurate, clear and concise prose. Independently writes, reviews, revises original material for proposal and proposal related documents. Maintains consistency of voice, style, punctuation, spelling and grammar. Conducts literature searches. Serves on organizational process improvement working groups as needed. Supports and develops document standards in compliance with customer and organizational standards and procedures. Support proposal teams with boilerplate language, example text, and resume/biosketch formatting and editing.


Experience: 3-5 years of publication experience. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Preferred experience on governmental, commercial, and foundation competitive proposals.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in Journalism, English, Communications or related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Education: Master degree or its international equivalent in Journalism, English, Communications or related field. Familiarity with EndNote or other bibliography, citation, reference tools.

Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with publication production, writing, and editorial processes. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent project management and multi-tasking skills. Ability to meet deadlines and manage projects effectively to accomplish goals.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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