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Welcome to IPS Group Careers. IPS is the leading provider of Smart Parking solutions and we strive to continually develop and invest in future-proof technology to meet our customers’ goals. We achieve this by bringing together a distinctive mix of diverse skills, experiences, and backgrounds. We work as a team––creating an open forum for innovation that fosters a culture of mutual respect.

We are always on the lookout for talented professionals in sales, marketing, engineering, product support, customer support, warehouse and manufacturing. Please review the openings below. If you don’t see an opening that fits, you can submit your resume to careers@ipsgroupgroupinc.com. IPS Group is an EEO employer.

Marketing

Bid/Proposal Writer

Job Description

Bid/Proposal Writer

Prepares bids and proposal documents by determining concept; gathering and formatting information; writing drafts; obtaining approvals; printing and arranging shipping.

Bid Writer:

  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attends strategy meetings.
  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals.
  • Gathers proposal/document information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
  • Develops proposal/document by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
  • Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing.
  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.

Qualifications include:

  • Proven success with bid/proposal writing in high pressure, short timeline situations. Can complete independently as well as collaborating with a team. Experience compiling large comprehensive proposals and responding to multiple RFPs, simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and excellence-focused attitude. Committed and passionate -will go the extra mile.
  • Ability to learn quickly, conduct research, assimilate information and turn thoughts into written word
  • Collaborate well with others to meet objectives and are open to suggestions that allow you to produce superior work.
  • Excellent time management abilities; able to prioritize time and resources efficiently, and prepare for and welcome the unexpected. Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • Solid knowledge of MS word and use it as a tool to create aesthetically pleasing documents.

Desired Skills & Experience

Skills/Qualifications:

Presentation Skills, Written Communication, Layout Skills, Problem Solving, Deadline-Oriented, Process Improvement, Coordination, Strategic Planning, Market Knowledge.

  • Solid knowledge of MS Word and its use as a tool to create aesthetically pleasing documents
  • Intermediate level proficiency in Adobe InDesign a plus
  • Foreign language skills a plus

Experience/Education

  • 6+ years’ experience writing RFP’s, proposals, bids
  • BA or BS or Masters in one of the following disciplines: Journalism, Communications, English

Physical Demands, Equipment and Machinery

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sitting, standing, walking, lifting, and storing supplies and materials throughout the day could be typical of this position.  Performing work on a desktop or laptop computer requiring manual dexterity to operate keyboards, fax machines, calculators, photocopying equipment, cell phone and multi-line phone could be typical of this position.

Work Environment

The work environment described here is representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The position is in an office. The environment is clean and typically free from dust and hazardous materials. This indoor environment is temperature controlled. Occasional travel may be required.

Note: The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this classification. Nothing in the job description restricts IPS Group, Inc. from the right to change, assign, or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time for any reason. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment as this is an “AT-Will” employer.

It is the policy of the Company not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Marketing Writer

Seasoned marketing writer. Content manager as well as content creator, responsible for interviewing and writing trade publication articles, advertising copywriting, case studies, and more. Assists in drafting copy for bids and documents by determining concept; gathering and formatting information; writing drafts; obtaining approvals. 

Marketing Content Writer Deliverables:

  • Case Studies
  • Proposals
  • Ad Copy
  • Email Campaign Copy
  • Web Copy
  • Social media
  • Press Releases
  • Blogs
  • Whitepapers
  • Copy editing
  • Presentations
  • Direct Mail
  • Overall content management
  • Articles
  • Bids

Qualifications include:

  • Experienced marketing copywriter with the creative knack to turn promotional messages into compelling headlines and body copy. Experience partnering with design to craft compelling creative solutions. Excellent copy-editing skills.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and excellence-focused attitude and are passionate about experiencing team wins.
  • Ability to learn quickly, conduct research, assimilate information and turn thoughts into written word.
  • Collaborate well with others to meet objectives and are open to suggestions that allow you to produce superior work.
  • Excellent time management abilities; able to prioritize time and resources efficiently, and prepare for and welcome the unexpected.  Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • Solid knowledge of MS word and use it as a tool to create aesthetically pleasing documents.
  • PREFERRED – Proven success with bid/proposal writing and enjoy collaborating with a team compiling large comprehensive proposals and responding to multiple RFPs, simultaneously.

Content Writer Duties and Responsibilities

  • Time split between proposal/RFP writing and marketing writing such as case studies and emails
  • Consistently brainstorming and collaborating with team for new ideas and strategies for content across e-mail, web, and social platforms
  • Collaborating with writers, creative team, and designers
  • Writing a wide variety of topics for multiple platforms (proposals, website, blogs, articles, social updates, banners, case studies, guides, white papers, etc.)
  • Collaborating with subject matter experts to create accurate and engaging content including, but not limited to blogs, whitepapers, webinars, and proposals.
  • Crafting copy for email blasts and campaign content geared toward various audiences (e.g. leads, prospects, customers)
  • Assisting in the development of and adherence to a style guide for written materials
  • Produce, maintain, and proofread all marketing collateral including brochures, campaign materials, and presentations
  • Develop staff communications
  • Write all press releases and outside communications
  • Develop and maintain editorial standards for the Company
  • Other copywriting as needed.

Please submit your resume and writing samples of work listed above to careers@ipsgroupinc.com.

 

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