Proposal Writer - State, Local, Education

The AWS Proposal Technical Writer is an integral part of the bid and capture team. The Technical Writer is in a key position to help grow our cloud computing business and make an impact in an exciting, growing market. The Technical Writer is responsible for researching and documenting internal AWS information and drafting clear, concise, accurate, and compliant responses to RFx, partner, and customer inquiries. This person is responsible for working with the AWS Public Sector Capture and Proposal team to maintain a library of approved content and ensure that this content is updated on a continuous basis.

The Proposal Technical Writer role requires a collaborative team member who can effectively work across all levels of AWS, gathering information and producing critical content under tight deadlines. The candidate must be able to proactively engage with key AWS stakeholders to ensure that all written content is appropriate and up to the highest quality standards. The Technical Writer must be an outstanding writer with the ability to convey complex technical solution, security, and compliance information within the Enterprise IT / Cloud Computing domain space in a highly readable, customer-focused format. The Technical Writer must be able understand RFx requirements, synthesize technical discussions with AWS technical resources and leverage existing documentation to develop effective responses including both written and graphic content.

Roles and Responsibilities:
– Works directly with the AWS Public Sector Capture and Proposal Managers to identify required content for responses
– Effectively utilizes pre-approved documentation to address recurring content inquiries and develop tailored RFx responses
– Engages with Account Executives, Partner Development Managers, Solution Architects and other AWS technical resources to draft content for RFx responses and other required documentation for partners and customers
– Engages with key AWS stakeholders to conduct research, develop appropriate content, and garner approvals
– Organizes material and completes all writing assignments in a timely manner with quality and adherence to both RFx and internal AWS standards
– Documents and maintains a library of approved content, which is updated continuously
– Drives and organizes proposal content on content management system to maximize reuse effectiveness and utility
– Reviews final documents for editing and content review
– Acts in accordance with vision, mission, and established goals

Basic Qualifications

· 3+ years corporate experience in Proposal writing role
· 2+ years experience with public sector procurement processes and developing winning RFx responses
· 2+ years of experience with proposal content management systems, MS Word and graphics applications such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, MS Visio or similar graphics tools
· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

· Proven ability to create new content in response to emerging requirements while leveraging approved content and approaches
· Experience in the Enterprise IT / Cloud Computing industry
· Ability to work with company stakeholders across functional competencies and management levels
· Ability to review and correct material for content, style, and compliance with internal and external standards
· Ability to document complex technical, legal, and compliance concepts and processes in a clear and concise manner in both written and graphic formats
· Be able to identify grammatical, spelling, and other editing errors
· Capability to handle sensitive material in compliance with all internal and external requirements
· Graduate degree
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age