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Proposal Writer

POSITION TITLE:  Proposal Writer

DEPARTMENT:  Marketing – Federal Program Team

LOCATION:  Niagara Falls, NY

JOB NUMBER2020-7601-9999-01

Sevenson, a national leader in remedial construction and environmental dredging, seeks a Proposal Writer to join our Federal Program team.  Proposals focus primarily on the development of responses to environmental remediation contracting opportunities issued by the Department of Defense (US Army Corps of Engineers and US Navy) and the US Environmental Protection Agency.

The daily activities include:

  • Conceptualize, develop, and review written/graphic content in support of proposals for federally funded projects
  • Interface with company staff and field personnel to collect and research project data
  • Organize, schedule, and facilitate company peer reviews for proposal development and compliance
  • Work collaboratively with project managers, marketing staff, and other writers to develop proposals
  • Contribute to developing company marketing/publicity literature
  • Participate in business development initiatives (internal company meeting, national conferences, meetings, and tradeshows; air travel is required)

Bachelor’s Degree in English, Literature, Communications, Environmental Studies, or Liberal Arts and one year of professional writing experience (in lieu of the latter, at least one commensurate writing-related internship). Equivalent years of experience in marketing or the engineering/construction industry will be considered.    Ideal candidates should be growth-minded, curious, creative, and diligent individuals who enjoy working both independently and collaboratively.  Other job requirements include:

  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Suite and Adobe Illustrator
  • Must be organized and detail oriented


Hourly position; commensurate with qualifications.  Sevenson participates in E-Verify and must verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.  Sevenson will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa, etc.) to fill a position.  References will be required.


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