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Proposal Response Specialist

Job Category: Sales Strategy & Operations
Location: US - Massachusetts - Remote

Meet Our Team:

If grammatical errors drive you crazy and a nicely formatted excel brings you joy, this small, but mighty team may be for you. A highly collaborative team that focuses on value-add activities, we partner with teams across Pega to manage a rich library of content and provide winning responses to customer proposals.

 

Picture Yourself at Pega:

Come be part of a well-run, fun, and organized team of writers! The RFx team supports all geographies, all industries, and all engagements strategies at Pega by developing proposals. We work collaboratively and closely with all departments, most closely with sales, but we partner with everyone to create strong, winning responses to client needs. We have processes, tools, and metrics in place that make the process smoother and more engaging, ensuring we’re working on well-qualified deals that have a higher propensity of resulting in bookings. So, do you love writing? Love supporting sales? Come join us! We’re excited to meet you

What You'll Do at Pega:

The Proposal Response Specialist will support new bookings and deals by overseeing and managing the response for RFx support requests from Pegasystems’ clients in partnership with the sales organization. Develop effective proposals and processes to support all verticals as well as Pega’s overall business goals through RFxs and ad hoc queries about our capabilities.

In this role, you will:

  • Utilize/rewrite best response answers from database; consolidate answers; ensure final versions are saved; follow up on win/loss decisions by client. 
  • Follow established RFx response processes.  
  • Ensure that RFx response team members (Account Executive, Sales Consultants, etc…) are following process.  
  • Collaborate with other team members, coordinate with partner organizations on proposal submissions. 
  • Ensure responses to RFxs are clear, concise, relevant to client need, and adhere to all industry and client administrative requirements.  
  • Ensure the content library is maintained accurately in line with the latest product updates. 
  • Collaborate with other team members to update content library
  • Maintain user access – removing employees who no longer work at Pega. 
  • Master current software industry; technical details of software; Pega competition.  
  • Lead all aspects of strategic RFx responses within assigned vertical, from qualification to winning proposal creation. 

Who You Are:

The Proposal Response Specialist should be a seasoned RFx writer with a collaborative spirit, the ability to ensure all deliverables are high-quality responses, and a sense of dedication (and humor).

What You've Accomplished:

  • Excellent writer
  • Experience with RFxs
  • Customer service orientation
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Robust research and organization skills
  • Autonomous
  • Collaborative

Pega Offers You:

  • Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities
  • An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment
  • Competitive global benefits program inclusive of pay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company

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Job ID: 20457

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