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CACI International Senior Proposal Volume Lead Writer and SME in Reston, Virginia

Senior Proposal Volume Lead Writer and SME

Job Category: Business Development and Marketing

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: None

Type of Travel: None

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI is seeking a Senior Subject Matter Expert and Proposal Volume Lead Writer with the knowledge and experience to lead and manage teams who are responsible for the writing winning proposals including driving the success of requirements, planning, and creation of winning proposals and orals presentations.

In this role you will work closely with our Business Development and Executive Management Team, and our Capture and Proposal Managers to lead the development pursuit artifacts including but not limited to capture, and proposal readiness review, milestone reviews, as well as proposal artifacts. Expertise should include large-scale program management, transition, staffing, and FEDSIM procurement models. Knowledge of Infrastructure Modernizations, Operations, and Sustainment, Applications Development and Sustainment, and Agile methodologies, Business Process Services helpful.


  • Working for the Capture and Proposal Team on specific pursuits you have an opportunity to contribute to the developing the winning proposal strategy by leading compliant proposal volumes and refining themes and discriminators.

  • Must be able to write clear, persuasive, compliant, and compelling proposal sections/volumes

  • Must be able to conceptualize complex graphics to communicate disparate management and technical information in a concise manner

  • Must thoroughly understand proposal compliance and the importance of document architecture and integration

  • Must work with proposal operations, functional, and business line contributors to clearly define and articulate CACI’s solution and strategy, win themes, and discriminators.

  • Research, organize, write, edit, and produce sections for major proposals, White Papers and Requests for Information (RFIs).

  • Apply journalistic skills to subject matter by interviewing program managers and other management and technical experts, attending meetings, and researching online sources and other substantive source material to write technical proposal materials.

  • Develop oral presentation slide content and work with orals teams to refine presentations

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Journalism, English, Business, information technology or related field

  • 10+ years of related Federal proposal writing experience in a government contracting environment for multi-teammate, solutions-based proposals ranging in value from $75M to $2B

  • Proven ability to manage several tasks on multiple proposals simultaneously, while meeting deadlines

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.