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Mid Atlantic Professionals, Inc. (dba SSI) is an 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), providing cleared professionals and solutions since 2002 for the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of State (DOS), Special Operations (SOF), Intelligence Community (IC), Law Enforcement, Healthcare Community, and other government agencies.

Our employees are our most valuable assets. We recruit the brightest and most talented team available. SSI is looking for motivated, skilled, and qualified people to have a direct impact on the success of our business.

When you join the dynamic team at our Corporate Headquarters, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental and Vision Insurances, Company Paid Life and Short-Term Disability, 11 paid holidays, 3 weeks of paid time off to start, a 401(k) retirement plan with company matching, an Employee Assistance Program, and a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off. Please visit our website for more information at

This position will be stationed in Germantown, MD (HYBRID).

As our Proposal Specialist you will be responsible for providing the full lifecycle proposal support to the Contracts and Business Development departments, with a primary focus on proposal writing, coordination, and management. The Proposal Specialist plays an important role in our rapidly growing, fast-paced, and fun environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides proposal coordination, management and writing support for all proposal volumes (technical, management, past performance, business, etc.)
  • Provides proposal support for federal government opportunities, including responding to market surveys and RFIs, and writing and coordinating responses to task orders, RFQs, and RFPs
  • Reviews formal RFPs, establishes a proposal plan/outline/schedule, write and coordinate responses, and work with internal and team member staff on proposal deliverables, writing, reviews, etc.
  • Ability to review and interpret terms and conditions of RFPs and contracts.
  • Opportunity to also contribute to BD and capture.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field
  • 3 years of experience in similar proposal development roles
  • Federal Government proposal experience working in large and small sized organizations
  • Experience with high volume proposal/contract activity
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet hard deadlines
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated highly effective communication (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, fun, and team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Local to Germantown, MD area Hybrid schedule
  • Certified by APMP
  • Shipley proposal training or equivalent
  • Security clearance

SSI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that treats all employees and applicants equally without discrimination because of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We comply with all applicable laws governing employment practices and do not discriminate. SSI complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the EEO is the LAW poster. You can view SSI's EEO Policy. SSI does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees. We comply with all laws and regulations set forth in the Pay Transparency poster.

As a federal government contractor, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, SSI is required to develop annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs). Any employees or applicants who wish to review the Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) for Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities can contact us at (301) 540-8864. If you are a disabled individual or disabled Veteran and require a reasonable accommodation in applying for any posted position, please contact us at or call (301) 540-8864.

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