Charles Schwab Proposal Writer in Richfield, Ohio
Richfield - OH, OHRICH, 4150 Kinross Lakes Pkwy, 44286
Christal Lynn Fortunato
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Schwab Retirement Plan Services, an affiliate of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is one of the leading providers of bundled retirement plan services. For mid-to-large-sized companies, Schwab offers full-service retirement plans featuring complete retirement services from a single source. Schwab’s combined expertise in recordkeeping and related services, investment choice and award-winning participant experience (including retirement plan advice) and high-end technology helps employers offer competitive employee benefits.
The National Business Development group is responsible for new business efforts overseeing Sales Support, Consultant Relations, Business Acceptance, and Sales Presentations & Proposals. The individual selected for the Proposal Writer position will be responsible for the analysis and completion of new business proposals for all related retirement plan products and services.
What you’ll do:
The Senior Proposal Writer will be responsible for the development and delivery of responses to proposal requests from consultants and prospects; managing workload and deadlines; understanding the business processes of Schwab’s retirement plan products and services; and translating said information into a concise written form. The writer will work closely with sales personnel and other members of the Business Development team to produce high quality proposals in a deadline driven environment.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Prepare responses to Requests for Information (RFIs) / Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from prospects, consultants, and clients
Manage the proposal process from receipt of RFP through production and distribution to ensure on-time delivery
Manage the information gathering process from various sources (Proposal Knowledgebase, Sales, Subject Matter Experts, Business Acceptance, Investments, etc.) to ensure a high quality proposal response
Respond to related follow-up questions and other miscellaneous information requests
Work with Knowledgebase Manager to review and edit proposal responses on a periodic basis
Participate in continuous improvement and quality control projects to further enhance support of the business development sales process
What you have:
4+ years of relevant financial services experience in retirement plan administration or recordkeeping services; or stock plan administration
3+ years of experience in proposal writing and/or business communications preferred
Proven ability to communicate technical information in a clear manner
Strong business communication skills in command of the English language including grammar, sentence structure, and proofreading ability
Ability to work well under pressure in a high-demand deadline driven environment
Familiarity with industry standard proposal management tools (PMAPS, Qvidian, etc.) is a plu
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Ability to self-manage project details and work with different organizational levels within the organization
Ability to operate independently and as part of a team
Attention to detail is imperative
Work is performed under moderate supervision and is subject to regular review for soundness of judgment, accuracy, and progress toward completion
Exceptional time management and organizational skills with demonstrated experience in managing multiple, deadline-driven projects
Ability to quickly learn and gain in-depth understanding of existing and new products and services Excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skills
What you’ll get:
Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life
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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: Financial Services-6+ yrs, Retirement Services-2-5 yrs, Financial Services-2-5 yrs, Retirement Services-6+ yrs
Position Located In: TX - Austin, OH - Richfield, CO - Lone Tree
Job Type: Full Time
Activation Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Expiration Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018