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Virtual Learning Senior Proposals Analyst in United States

Sr Proposal Analyst – Virtual Schools

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us too always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large, and small.

Proposals is a strategic, high priority area for Virtual Schools. The Senior Proposal Analyst is a pivotal role within our organization, responsible for crafting persuasive proposals and applications that drive our business growth. With a focus on renewal applications, district partnership pricing proposals, RFPs for district partnerships and content management, the Senior Proposal Analyst plays a critical role in creating impactful materials that win contracts and secure partnerships. The ideal candidate is an exceptional writer, adept at managing multiple projects, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Prepare comprehensive proposals, ensuring accurate formatting, proofreading, and compliance with submission guidelines.

  • Customize proposal text, drawing from the proposals team's resources, to align with the specific requirements of each proposal.

  • Manage the production of both physical and electronic copies of applications/proposals, including hard copies and digital submissions.

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to the Proposal Analyst as needed, contributing to their growth and development.

  • Assemble final applications/proposals, adhering to authorizer/client-specific instructions for both hard and soft copies.

  • Oversee the management of RFA/RFP forms, maintaining a well-organized record of relevant documents and information.

  • Create and manage tasks/tickets to accurately reflect the status of the application/proposal process.

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) to customize and finalize pricing details for proposals.

  • Review and revise application/proposal inputs, working closely with internal teams and management to ensure accuracy and consistency.

  • Ensure the use of templates to uphold quality standards and streamline the proposal creation process.

  • Follow established application/proposal writing standards, emphasizing readability, consistency, and tone.

  • Edit applications/proposals and related documents to ensure completeness and compliance with editorial standards and RFA/RFP requirements.

  • Ensure that all public applications/proposals are accessible for posting on appropriate platforms.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the company's key aspects, including curriculum, finance, operations, and data.

  • Foster open communication with cross-functional teams and leadership members to facilitate collaboration.

  • Infuse win strategies and themes into proposals and applications to enhance their persuasiveness and competitive edge.

  • Stay current with Pearson products and services to effectively communicate their value in proposals.

  • Review and adapt competitive standard language to optimize proposals, RFPs, or charter applications for success.

  • Update content library data upon completion of projects.

  • Attend required applicant/bidder meetings, participating virtually or in person, as necessary.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Business, Journalism, Education, Marketing or Communications; advanced degree not required but preferred.

  • 10 + years experience in a writing, with a strong track record in proposal creation.

  • 5 - 7 years working with project management experience

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in proofreading, formatting, and producing high-quality documents.

  • Familiarity with RFA/RFP processes and requirements.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), SharePoint, and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and leadership.

  • Knowledge of education (K-12 public/private/charter schools).

  • Adaptability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive attitude.

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, New York State and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

The minimum full-time salary range is between $75,000 - $85,000.

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing TalentExperienceGlobalTeam@grp.pearson.com.

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Job: SALES

Organization: Virtual Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Workplace Type: Remote

Req ID: 15850

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