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Proposal Specialist - Remote

  • Vera Whole Health
  • Washington, USA
  • Jun 14, 2019

Job Description

Vera Whole Health is transforming healthcare. For insurers and employers alike, Vera helps take control of perpetually rising healthcare costs. Vera?s behavior change model via onsite primary care clinics improves health and productivity, reducing claims and overall cost of care by as much as 25% in the first year.
Vera?s model is anchored by three core elements: high engagement, managed care and organizational culture change, which combine to drive down utilization of costly services like ER, inpatient/outpatient visits, specialty services, labs and prescriptions, and transform the overall health of the organization.
Vera is the first plan-sponsored health center in the United States to earn a Certificate of Validation by the Care Innovations??Validation Institute. This endorsement substantiates Vera?s claims that its approach reduces overall healthcare spending for employers, justifies Vera?s 100 percent money-back guarantee, and recognizes Vera for its sound population health cost outcomes.
Position Summary:

This position has potential to be remote for candidates with a strong background working as a proposal specialist and/or proposal writer.
Vera Whole Health seeks an?experienced Proposal Specialist to join our Sales team located at Field Support in Seattle, WA.?This individual is responsible for drafting and managing all responses to proposal, RFP and RFI requests, strategically and clearly communicating differentiators, and maintaining the response database.
Position Qualifications/Essential Functions:??
  • Lead the creation, execution and fulfillment of all proposal, RFP and RFI requests (hereafter referred to as ?proposals?)
  • Proactively partner with sales team members on all proposals
  • Run end-to-end project management of the Vera proposal process, proactively marshalling resources across internal and external teams, often with multiple active proposals at once
  • Produce clean, compelling drafts, and perform QA to ensure effective, compliant responses that meet sales team and prospect requirements, often within short deadlines
  • Effectively communicate, in partnership with sales team members, the Vera Whole Health value proposition, win themes and strategy in all proposals
  • Lead regular, periodic reviews of proposal process with all members of the sales team
  • Populate and maintain proposal database, partnering with subject matter experts within the sales team and across departments on a regular basis to ensure responses are on point and accurate, staying informed and up-to-date on product and process changes
  • Craft and update database content based on new product and process information
  • Utilize Salesforce CRM platform to manage and report on bid opportunities
Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor?s degree in English, Communications, or Journalism preferred, or 2 years equivalent experience in professional or healthcare business-oriented industry
  • 2+ years of experience in RFP and proposal processing and technical writing, preferably in the on-site clinic, medical, healthcare, or employee benefits industry
  • 2+ years CRM experience, preferably with Salesforce
  • Experience with proposal software, preferably with Loopio
  • Experience with grant writing or journalism
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and comfort using other RFP related software tools
Demonstrated Attributes:??
  • Self-starter who can work independently with a proactive attitude and willingness to take a ?hands on? approach
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • High degree of flexibility with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment across multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize based on prospect timelines
  • Highly analytical and detail oriented with an ability to use strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to grasp, interpret, distill and clearly communicate complex information
  • Team-oriented with ability to collaborate with internal departments
  • Willingness to learn, be curious and grow within the company
Physical Demands:
  • Occasionally lift and carry items up to 50 pounds
  • Requires standing, walking and sitting for extended periods of time
Vera Whole Health is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to? ?to let us know the nature of your request. NMHPTracking.aspx?RB5WBZIP70sthH96cKuAzge