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National Express Proposal Specialist in Lisle, Illinois

Description

Safety, Customers, People, Community & Excellence

A leading provider of student transportation, National Express LLC (NELLC) is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. NELLC operates 250 branches in North America, employs 30,000 individuals and has revenues of $1.2B. National Express consists of Durham School Services, Septran, Petermann Bus, The Provider, Safeway, Smith Bus and TransExpress in the Unites States and Stock Transportation in Canada. As a leader in student transportation, National Express, LLC (NELLC) is committed to exceptional safety, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. We are currently seeking a Proposal Specialist to work from our office in Cincinnati, OH.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares proposals by determining concept, gathering and formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining approvals.

  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal.

  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information, coordinating submissions and collections, and identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.

  • Develops proposals by leveraging trends, services, and programs inherent in the public transportation industry.

  • Writes, revises, and edits drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.

  • Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.

  • Liaise with stakeholders across the organization to obtain required bid information while meeting RFP deadlines;

  • Edit final submissions for grammar and consistency with Company policies;

  • Participate in the development of formats, tools, and procedures to support the Company‚Äôs bid proposal process;

  • Liaise with stakeholders across the organization (e.g. Finance, Operations, etc.) to collaborate and/or clarify proposal boilerplate content;

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing/related field or equivalent experience;

  • Experience with effective presentation/marketing methods and contract administration policies

  • Experience working in the transportation industry preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of information technology and relevant software/databases including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Outlook, Customer Relationship Management Systems, Photoshop, Adobe, Visio, UPS and Fed Ex Shipping Software, Web Browsers,

  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

National Express LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information please visit http://www.nellc.com at http://www.nellc.com/ .

Job: Sales & Marketing

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Lisle-US Headoffice

Work Locations US Headoffice (1002_US Headoffice)2601 Navistar DriveLisle, 60532

Organization United States Bus

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Individual Contributor

Job Shift Day Job

Travel No

Req ID: 193785

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