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Senior Proposal Manager

Senior Proposal Manager

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The Cadmus Group has an opening for an experienced proposal manager to join our Energy Services team. The ideal candidate for this position is experienced at technical sales writing, business capture, and leading and supporting business development teams. The successful candidate will work with our business development team and technical experts to plan and develop winning proposals, deliver top tier writing and organizational capabilities in responding to RFPs and other sales opportunities, participate in business capture activities and support process improvement and growth of Cadmus Energy Services.


Cadmus is a leading provider of consulting services to utilities, government agencies and the private sector. Our Energy Services practice delivers solutions to clients in the areas of energy efficiency and demand response, renewable and distributed energy, sustainability, utility planning and forecasting, and other professional services.



  • Work with senior staff and subject matter experts to develop compelling proposal content customized for specific client needs
  • Mentor and support proposal managers in the areas of content development, project management, and executing winning proposal strategies
  • Contribute to business capture activities, including account management and regional management planning
  • Monitor, track, and report out to senior staff on progress with live proposals
  • Support and participate in internal and external debrief efforts
  • Support best practices and process improvement in proposals and business capture activities
  • Other projects as planned or requested by the executive team, including participating in the development of cross-service selling resources



  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Minimum seven years’ experience with competitive, private sector proposal environments
  • Demonstrated track record of strong marketing or persuasive writing to develop strong proposal narratives that are reflective of the client RFPs
  • Minimum three years’ experience in the energy or utility industry
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate with SMEs in proposal process from development to delivery
  • Excellent communicator and team player who approaches work with a positive, constructive attitude
  • Detail oriented and committed to quality proposals
  • Expertise with MS office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint



  • Experience working with CRM systems and SharePoint
  • Experience using Adobe InDesign and Acrobat and MS Visio


Additional Information

The preferred locations for this position are Portland, OR and Boulder, CO however we are open to other locations for candidates who are a strong fit.


Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran’s status, or disability.


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