Proposal Editor III

2 months ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Business Development
Minimum Clearance
Top Secret

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is looking for an experienced technical editor to support federal proposals as an integral part of the proposal production team. Successful candidate will edit sections of competitive proposals, including technical, management, transition, resumes, past performance, cost narratives, and resume/staffing solutions. Candidate will implement the Government Printing Office (GPO) editorial standard as well as custom Engility standards for support services proposals. Candidate will work closely with all members of a proposal team. Extended work hours may be required to meet production deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Engility business professionals to develop a proposal that clearly articulates winning strategy, compelling solutions, and substantiated themes. 
  • Edits and at times writes clear, persuasive, and articulate proposal sections; translates technical and other ideas into easily understandable text; rewrites and/or reviews proposal sections and related proposal documents. Able to edit in active voice.
  • Applies GPO editorial standard and custom Engility standards to create compelling, compliant proposals. 
  • Uses interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather needed information from Engility professionals.

Required Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret clearance.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience with proposal work. 
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience with government proposal development and processes. 
  • Experience reading and analyzing requests for proposals. 
  • Detail oriented and able to work with minimal supervision. 
  • Superior communications skills. 
  • Experience editing proposal content for readability, consistency, clarity, and compliance with requirements. 
  • Proficiency in grammar, spelling, and punctuation and accurate proofreading skills. 
  • Familiarity with GPO and AP style guides. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially MS Word 2013. 
  • VPC proficiency desired.
  • Mentoring skills.


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