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Proposal Consultant

Austin, TX 78701

ADP is hiring a Sales Proposal Consultant within its Commercial Operations Center of Excellence.


The primary focus of the Sales Proposal Consultant: Enhances sales performance through message and content development for highly visible and innovative sales opportunities. Enhances quality of service by building relationships with sales and other departments to have the strongest possible impact on potential clients. Contributes to the project management cycle by implementing, maintaining, and adjusting project plans to track project changes and delays. Develops in-depth, broad product knowledge and solution design by focusing on modern language and approach that explains the product to ensure accuracy, completeness, and consistency. Uses a concise writing style that focuses on the intended audience while developing responses in the appropriate medium to meet sales' needs. Develops and recommends enhanced and modern content for the content library. Forms effective business relationships with a variety of internal clients while providing best practice processes. Monitors and reports on interaction with response team and internal subject matter experts to escalate necessary issues.


At ADP we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at ADP.


Insightful Expertise is a core value at ADP. It is one of the reasons the world's largest companies - including 80% of the Fortune 500 - count on our solutions. We bring the proven expertise and responsiveness of one company and one team dedicated to unparalleled partnership and an unwavering relationship with our clients. We are a passionate partner committed to their success -- and are looking for like-minded individuals who want to be part of our winning team.

We strive for every interaction to be driven by our CORE values: Insightful Expertise, Integrity is Everything, Service Excellence, Inspiring Innovation, Each Person Counts, Results-Driven, & Social Responsibility.


  • Provide initial drafts of RFx (RFP, RFI, RFQ, etc.) responses using the designated software, including resolving issues, drafting executive summaries, customizing responses, creating modern content, customizing existing content.
  • Manage ongoing version control, generating additional drafts of RFx responses by merging information delivered by Operations and Sales.
  • Develop customized executive summaries and cover letters.
  • Provide final edit by reviewing completed document to ensure consistency in tone/voice of response.
  • Develop/Identify new/enhanced responses for the database.
  • Develop/maintain good working knowledge of current service capabilities and future direction.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, English, Business, Marketing or related field.
  • 2+ years' experience in technical or business writing preferred.
  • 2+ years' experience in sales operations or marketing operations preferred.
  • Experience with RFx response software such as RFPIO, Qvidian, etc., preferred.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to candidates who have the following:

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Understand and document moderately complex technical material.
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills (clean, concise, accurate text).
  • Balance two critical aspects of developing user information: thorough product understanding and technical expertise versus audience information needs.
  • Able to focus content to the appropriate audience.
  • Can manage multiple projects and delivery mediums.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Learn to use tools for project work.
  • Estimate time/impacts of project tasks or changes.
  • Flexible and creative.
  • Ability to collaborate with others to obtain information to meet project deliverables.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Explore our COVID-19 page https://jobs.adp.com/covid19/ to understand how ADP is approaching safety, travel, the hiring interview process, and more.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at ADP: ADP affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Ethics at ADP: ADP has a long, proud history of conducting business with the highest ethical standards and full compliance with all applicable laws. We also expect our people to uphold our values with the highest level of integrity and behave in a manner that fosters an honest and respectful workplace. Click https://jobs.adp.com/life-at-adp/ to learn more about ADPs culture and our full set of values.

Compensation range for this role for U.S. Colorado Residents
Compensation Type: Salary



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Posted: 2022-04-26 Expires: 2022-06-19

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