Senior Technical Editor/Proposal Coordinator

Quanta Technology is an independent technology, consulting, and testing company providing business and technical expertise along with advanced methodologies and processes, to utilities and others in the power and energy industries. Our mission is to provide unparalleled value to our clients in every engagement across the value chain by using advanced software and hardware, laboratories, and custom tools for a holistic approach to practical service and the most insightful thought leadership in the industry.

At Quanta Technology, our people define us. We value a company culture based on core values of diversity, teamwork, respect, accountability, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit. Not only will you get the chance to work alongside industry thought leaders, but the opportunity to become a thought leader yourself. We’re focused on creating an environment committed to employee growth. That is achieved by ensuring a quality workspace, allowing flexible schedules, and through our training & mentoring programs. Quanta Technology is committed to an equal-opportunity workplace.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Proposal Coordinator/Technical Editor is responsible for providing coordination of the proposal process and editorial support to reports, proposals, and presentations. The person in this position works with consultants, other technical editors, and business development staff. Proposals, reports, and presentations vary in size and complexity, ranging from one to two pages/slides to large multi-author works spanning hundreds of pages or dozens of slides. The ideal candidate should have 10 to 15 years of technical editing experience (electrical engineering is a plus) in a deadline-driven environment. He/she/they also has exceptional internal communication skills and will do what it takes to deliver the highest quality work to our clients on time. In addition to proposal coordination and document editing, the Senior Proposal Coordinator/Technical Editor will be responsible for administrative functions. Some of these assignments may involve ongoing activities, filling in when other staff are absent, or taking on short-term administrative projects on an as-needed basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership and editorial support to reports, proposals, and presentations
  • Maintain and update the company editorial style guide and editorial quality checklists
  • Coordinate, prepare for, and participate in report, proposal, and presentation meetings
  • Provide administrative support and leadership to proposals and company initiatives
  • Collaborate with Quanta Technology staff at all levels
  • Be a team player, promoting overall Quanta Technology
  • Follow the Quanta Technology processes, strategic directions, and vision
  • Keep abreast of related technical developments in the field

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 10 years of proposal and technical editing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Business, Marketing, or another related field

SKILLS & SYSTEMS

  • Experience in writing, coordinating, or producing proposals.
  • Proven ability to edit technical documents and correct verbiage, sentence construction, and concept communication.
  • Proven ability to generate a professionally formatted document or slide deck presentation.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must understand key MS Word functionality, such as using styles, cross-referencing, figure/table captions, headers, footers, etc.
  • Excellent “people skills”—able to work with teams of varying sizes, technical abilities, and levels of authority.
  • Able to distill and communicate complex information
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to understand client RFPs, prepare outlines, schedules, and templates
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive space
  • Ability to work in a team dynamic

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 15 years of proposal and technical editing experience
  • Proposal coordination or management
  • Use of commercial procurement portals

LOCATION

Quanta Technology has offices in Raleigh, NC, Markham, ON, Lombard, IL, and San Clemente, CA. This is a remote-only position. Occasional visits to a local Staples, Kinkos, Office Max, etc., to print and ship proposals may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Working conditions are normal for a professional office environment. Work may require overnight national and international travel.

 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.  The employee may be asked to perform other job-related duties as required.

At Quanta Technology, we offer a challenging and rewarding work environment where our employees are encouraged to grow and develop their skills. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all individuals and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. If you are interested in becoming a part of our team and possess the required qualifications and experience, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

 

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