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Proposal Writer - 12 Month Contract

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 24, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1489052
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The Opportunity:


We are seeking a highly motivated, confident individual to join the Canada Strategic Proposal team. As a Proposal Writer, you provide strategic and tactical support to help win new business. You actively participate in the proposal management project lifecycle and co-author content for proposals, oral presentations, and other proposal collateral. In the role, you will work with Client Executives, client service professionals, designers, other Proposal Writers across Canada, and an international team of Proposal Coordinators.


Your key responsibilities:

  • Drive the strategic communications process on large, complex and strategically significant proposals
  • Research, write and edit standard and customized proposal content
  • Contribute and/or facilitate meetings with bid response team members
  • Coach and develop collateral for oral presentations
  • Facilitate win strategy sessions
  • Project manage the process which includes the coordination of information from contributors and follow-up on action items to achieve a coordinated team effort
  • Monitor the progress of all proposal activities for adherence to deadlines and quality standards
  • Share leading practices with proposal teams
  • Review final proposal collateral for quality, format and content for adherence to the firm’s brand standards
  • Serve as a liaison between the proposal response team and other support functions
  • Build and leverage relationships within the Markets Organization across the country
  • Manage multiple proposals and priorities simultaneously


Skills and Attributes for Success:

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Organized, detail-oriented and highly deadline-driven  
  • Strong project management skills, the ability to establish priorities, set and manage schedules, and coordinate multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and cloud-based technology

To Qualify for the role you must have:

  • 2-5 years relevant experience
  • Experience in professional services (e.g., accounting, management consulting, legal, architectural, engineering) is highly desirable
  • A background in proposals, content writing or communications
  • Undergraduate degree required (major in Language, Communications, Marketing or Business)
  • This role involves interaction with internal and external clients and professionals nationally and globally. Professional competency in the English language is therefore a requirement of this role. Bilingualism in both French and English is considered an asset.


The salary range for this job in British Columbia is $68,000 to $102,000. Individual salaries within this range are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and work location city.


What we offer


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world. 

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