Technical Proposal Writer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

51-200 employees

Veteran-owned firm providing strategic, tech-enabled government solutions.
Company Overview
Barbaricum stands out as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small business with a strong focus on leveraging emerging technologies to support long-term client goals, particularly in the realm of National Security. The company's commitment to quality and continuous improvement is evident in its ISO 9001: 2015 certification and CMMI Level 3 appraisal, and its rapid growth and recognition by institutions like Inc. Magazine and GovCon attest to its industry leadership. With a dynamic team providing global support across five continents, Barbaricum fosters a vibrant corporate culture that has earned it the title of a Best Workplace for 2017 by Inc. Magazine.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Washington, District of Columbia

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Content & Writing
  • 5 to 8 years of related experience in proposal writing; 3-5 years of experience writing for Federal government contracts
  • Bachelor's degree, ideally in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field; may substitute degree with 6 to 8 years of Federal government procurement experience
  • Strong written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multitask multiple proposals simultaneously
  • Extensive experience/advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, and SharePoint
  • Ability to develop relationships, gain internal support and establish a solid working relationship with a variety of stakeholders, including technical staff, program managers, leadership, and peers within Barbaricum and with external partners to ensure continuous improvement
  • Proven work ethic and ability to operate independently with limited supervision and feedback to drive the desired results
  • Self-starter and ability to manage time independently without direct supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to research, refine and develop proposal content
  • The ability to operate at the senior level to inform, discuss, and come to agreement on proposal content
  • Flexibility and willingness to adjust to shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • At times, have the ability to work non-traditional hours/weekends to meet proposal deadlines
  • Write draft content and/or edit proposal content drafted by other contributors, including technical sections, management and staffing sections, resumes, past performance, and other proposal sections
  • Research written materials and interview SMEs to understand and develop relevant, often technical, information for use in proposal writing
  • Edit completed sections for accuracy, grammar, and formatting
  • Read proposal text and improve it by rewriting to one voice in proposal
  • Turn passive into active voice and write persuasive content
  • Ensure all text conforms to company style guide and proposal-specific message and voice
  • Ensure all text is grammatically correct and responsive to proposal requirements
  • Help coordinate editorial schedules with proposal management staff while communicating needs and deadlines
  • Review and understand customer hot buttons, features, and benefits of proposed solution to skillfully incorporate win themes into proposal sections
  • Contribute to multiple proposals simultaneously, as needed
  • Support the ongoing development and maintenance of reusable proposal content for the Proposal Development Resource Library
  • Work with the CGO and Proposal Manager to establish a well-organized proposal process as well as a structured repository for data to optimize the proposal process to reduce cycles and increase PWIN