At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.
Join the momentum. We are currently seeking a Proposal Coordinator for our growing Consulting team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Consulting team works with organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to provide innovative strategies tailored to maximize efficiencies, enhance performance and increase profitability.
Contribute to the proposal process from production to delivery; ensure content adheres to firm strategic objectives and MNP brand standards
Champion best practices and guidelines to ensure the consistent production of high quality, client focused proposals
Analyze request for proposal (RFP) requirements in the development of clear and focused response strategies
Assist in proposal development initiatives; lead proposal meetings (kick-off, daily/weekly), assign proposal responsibilities and milestones to include technical, graphics/marketing and writing plans
Develop proposal content and graphics, as required
Develop proposal timelines; communicate and maintain proposal deliverable deadlines
Develop and follow comprehensive proposal management plan
Conduct market research and gather opportunity information from multiple sources
Collect and summarize opportunity information; publish opportunities to be shared to interested stakeholders
Research and target prospects using a variety of sales tools.
On a daily basis, track prospects - identify decision makers, timelines, hot-buttons, and specific qualifications and enter data accurately and consistently into the company's CRM.
Manage and maintain database of project qualifications, proposals and team member resumes
Manage multiple projects ensuring strict adherence to deadlines
Ensure high quality preparation and production of materials
Interact with key stakeholders and business groups, as required, to coordinate and develop proposal content
Write proposal narratives and executive summaries; ensure brand and messaging is consistent and compelling
Completion of a post-secondary education in Communications, English, Creative Writing, Journalism or another related field
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience in strategic writing, including business or proposal writing
Experience in conducting market research and searches for project opportunities
Experience in a professional services industry is considered an asset
Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Graphic design skills and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is an asset
Working knowledge of proposal management software programs is an asset
Is a solid team player with demonstrated skills in creative and business writing and editing
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability and willingness to work overtime as required
Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics
MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.
MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.