U.S. Bank Proposal Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota
At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
This position is responsible for writing responses to Requests for Proposal (RFPs) under strict deadlines and creating additional documents, including pricing proposals, standard program proposals and ad hoc documents for external clients. Projects are coordinated with sales representatives and relationship managers in field offices. Manages projects independently and with adherence to detailed client specifications, with turnaround times in a typical range of one day to three weeks. Interacts with sales/relationship management staffs to integrate pricing into formal proposal documents, and interacts with product, marketing and sales/relationship management staffs to update product information and sales positioning and to customize proposals to the agreed-upon sales strategy.
Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing or related field, or equivalent work experience
Three to five years of business writing experience in sales support, proposal generation, marketing, communications, publishing or print media
Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
Ability to communicate effectively on unfamiliar topics to elicit technical and program information necessary to answer client questions
Ability to quickly assimilate new information regarding specific product and technical topics and write accurately about those topics or concepts immediately after introduction
Possesses technical ability to adapt to proposal tools and software used by the company
Strong organizational skills and an eye for presentation and details
Ability to manage routine administrative tasks
Ability to work under tight deadlines while managing multiple projects
Proficient computer navigation skills using a variety of software packages including Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .
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U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.