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Proposal Writer (Remote)

CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike

Marketing & Communications
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced Proposal Writer to join our Global Proposals Team and serve as a key contributor to support the development of proposals and business development materials. The ideal candidate will have a blend of excellent business writing and project management skills, comfort in cloud security, and the ability to understand the complexity of our market and customer needs.

This is a remote opportunity open to qualified candidates in any major metro in the USA.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage overall RFI, RFQ, RFP, and other questionnaire activities – from initial receipt to final submission – to ensure an on-time submission
  • Proactively manage a workload that includes responsibility for multiple proposal assignments and other tasks, as required, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Take responsibility for driving the proposal process and ensuring critical milestones and all deadlines are met, as well as coordinating reviews with key stakeholders providing final quality assurance and adherence to department, corporate and legal compliance
  • Review and analyze customer requirements, create outline of tasks and schedule of events
  • Participate in team alignment calls and strategy discussions to clarify scope of work, gain insights into the business opportunity, understand key messages/differentiators and develop win themes
  • Coordinate the contributions of the contributing team members (i.e., sales, solution engineers, product, strategy, IT Security and other SMEs, as needed) to develop high quality, compliant responses that put CrowdStrike in the best position to win
  • Create the customer response template and manage project workflow through the RFP process (i.e., draft, review, approval)
  • Prepare final document for submission; format, proofread and edit for accuracy, clarity and readability
  • Train Sales and other cross-functional organizations on proposal best practices, policies, and procedures
  • Assist in management of our proposal content library to include the most timely, consistent, and currently relevant market, product, and company information

What You'll Need:

  • 5+ years’ experience managing complex proposals in a fast-paced SaaS technology strongly preferred
  • Proven critical thinking and effective decision-making abilities
  • Superior project and time management skills, able to effectively coordinate various levels of SMEs effectively to deliver complicated responses on-time – able to work successfully under time sensitive deadlines and in stressful environments
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects with overlapping or competing timeframes
  • Excellent communicator, both written and oral
  • Expert knowledge in MS Office, Salesforce and proposal software such as RFPIO
  • Strict attention to detail and accuracy; expert formatting, editing and proofreading skills
  • Team player, able to work both collaboratively and independently
  • The ability to comprehend, communicate, and cohesively orchestrate complex business, technical and legal requirements, information and materials
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, the ability to build rapport and relationships, and the ability to collaborate with a broad and diverse population of internal and external team members
  • The proposal team supports a global organization; the candidate’s ability and willingness to work across time zones and geographies, as needed to meet the client’s proposal deadline

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Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements

  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact [email protected], for further assistance.

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Right to Work

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $80,000 - $135,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.Expected Close Date of Job Posting is:06-29-2024