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Proposal Writer - San Diego, CA

San Diego, California
Job Type
4 Aug 2022

Join Aya Healthcare, named the #1 top workplace in the large company category by the San Diego Union-Tribune.

The Proposal Writer will support the proposal development process in response to private, federal, and municipal requests for proposals (RFPs) and request for information (RFI's). The ability to meet deadlines, a commitment to teamwork, and detailed follow-through will be the key to success in this role.

Who We Are: 

We're a $5.8 billion, rapidly growing workforce solutions provider in the healthcare industry. We deliver tech-enabled services that help healthcare organizations meet and manage their contingent labor needs. We build and manage tech-enabled marketplaces for national and local healthcare talent and deliver contingent labor management solutions through our proprietary software platform.

At Aya, we're obsessed with creating exceptional experiences for our clients, clinicians and employees. In fact, we put employee satisfaction above all else. Our team members are responsible for incomparable customer experience and we know that happy employees are critical to maintaining happy clients. We foster an entrepreneurial, high-energy, low-bureaucracy culture and value innovative thinking and creative problem solving. We embrace diversity in thought and backgrounds unified by a commitment to high achievement. When you join Aya, you'll be surrounded by teammates who care about you as an individual and leaders who will help you grow both personally and professionally.

We Are Looking For Team Members Who Are: 

  • Self-motivated and achieve goals
  • Obsessed with creating great experiences for our clients
  • Outside the box thinkers
  • Career oriented with a desire for advancement
  • Enthusiastic about being part of an organization that recognizes your talent


  • Reads, reviews, and dissects requests for proposals (RFPs) in accordance with Proposal Management processes and procedures
  • Coordinates and drives the RFP and RFI process including proofreading all materials
  • Conduct in-depth research on RFP technical/functional areas
  • Actively look for new RFP opportunities to support business lines
  • Writes clear and persuasive proposal sections for competitive proposals. Assignments may range from producing discrete subsections to gather content to writing and leading entire proposal volumes
  • Collaborates with other subject matter experts (SMEs) to gather information to obtain the necessary information to clearly articulate a winning strategy, compelling solutions, and substantiated themes
  • Researches and combines information from multiple sources into a cohesive, easy-to-read, and persuasive final product
  • Create and organize a RFP database solution to support the RFP process ongoing
  • Take "bullet points" from others and then write up RFP responses; translate complicated ideas into language easily understood by others
  • Solicit and use constructive feedback to make needed changes to documents and proposals.
  • Support and Write RFP's across multiple brands, with multiple brand voices
  • Act in a mentorship capacity to other proposal writers
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proven success winning proposals
  • MUST have at least 7 years of Proposal Writing experience within Staffing or Workforce Solutions, and / or experience in an Enterprise Sales Position in Healthcare Staffing
  • Client centered mentality and passion for customer
  • Ability to relate to a variety of people and establish meaningful relationships
  • Innate aptitude for problem solving
  • Incredible work ethic
  • Strong motivation to achieve results and meet goals
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and maintain a sense of urgency

What We Offer:

  • Free premium medical, dental, life and vision insurance.
  • Generous 401(k) match.
  • Celebrations! We hit our goals and reward ourselves. Company-sponsored virtual events, happy hours and team-building activities are always on the horizon - plus, you get a special treat on your birthday!
  • Unlimited PTO - we believe in time off!
  • Virtual yoga, meditation or boot camp classes offered daily.

Compensation: DOE

Aya Is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including Disability / Vets, and welcomes all to apply. Please click here for our EEO policy.

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  • Job Reference: 677090192-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Ayahealthcare
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent