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Applicants preference to have a minimum of 2 years experience in the following:
Prepare proposals by determining concept, gathering and formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining approvals.
Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for proposal (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings.
Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal.
Enters and monitors tracking data.
Coordinates requirements with contributors and contributes proposal status information to review meetings.
Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information, coordinating submissions and collections, and identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation.
Writes, revises, and edits drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding and coordinating printing.
Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.
Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
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Jacqueline Pereda is a lifelong area resident who was born in Chicago and raised in Little Village. She learned her values from hardworking immigrant parents who have been small business owners throughout their lives. She is a graduate of Lourdes High School and The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, where she was awarded a full academic scholarship. As a member of Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, she volunteered to teach English to the local immigrant population and visited senior citizens in nearby nursing homes. She interned at CNA Insurance, Bank of America and Pederson and Houpt Law Offices, on her way to earning her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with a Minor in Latino/a Studies. READ MORE