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Proposal Manager
Insight Enterprises, Inc. | Addison, Illinois
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Job Description

Req ID: 49741

As a Proposal Manager for Insight, you will enter a high-energy and tech savvy world. We are looking for someone who is a team player, an excellent communicator and has experience preparing and producing RFP’s for large, complex I.T. sales opportunities.  If you’re a strong leader who is self-starting, a great problem-solver, and has exemplary organizational and writing skills, then you could be the perfect fit! 


As a Proposal Manager, you can expect to:


  • Multi-task You will collaborate with your proposal team and develop multiple proposal responses for assigned bid opportunities. You will be interacting with people at all levels of the company including Sales, Technical and Services Organizations.
  • Take Ownership – You will develop a practical knowledge of Insight’s offerings including Hardware, Software, and Services, manage Insight’s Proposal Governance Process  and oversee production and on-time delivery of RFP’s to clients. You will ensure the proposal team follows all bid processes and coordinate the review process.
  • Be a Leader – You will manage your proposal team by scheduling and facilitating team meetings, communicating and tracking assignments, and controlling/completing the proposal response documents from initial draft to final submission.
  • Be Challenged – Your job is never done as a Proposal Manager. You will manage and drive larger, more complex and important strategic opportunities within the marketplace. You will participate in sales opportunity reviews and help guide sales strategies and consult and present bid/no-bid recommendations all in the same day.
  • Use your knowledge – This position requires a broad understanding of legal, bid and contract management processes to mitigate risks to Insight. This also requires working knowledge and experience responding to bids that include I.T. Hardware, Software and Professional Services.
  • Share in the company’s success – This is a full time position that includes a base salary, quarterly bonus and benefits package.


What we are looking for:


  • Bachelor’s degree in General Business, Marketing, English, Communications (or equivalent). 
  • Five years professional work experience in an I.T. bid/proposal development environment.
  • Excellence in technical writing and outstanding editing skills.
  • Previous experience scheduling time with flexibility to handle varying workloads while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Exemplary organizational skills including accuracy, timeliness and detail oriented with the ability to work well under pressure managing multiple activities and meeting established goals in a deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to work well with various levels within the organization.
  • Extensive experience with desktop publishing and document formatting tools including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat.
  • A high level of energy and a positive professional attitude.

The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here.


Do you know someone who would make a great Insight teammate?

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About Insight

Insight’s success begins with our people making meaningful connections every day. Our culture lives in our teammates. Insight is looking for great people who will embrace our values of Hunger, Heart and Harmony. Hunger to create new opportunities for our clients. Heart to make a positive impact in people’s lives. Harmony to celebrate each other’s unique contributions to bring solutions to clients.


Join our team as we work to deliver the best solutions through Intelligent Technology Solutions™, the new IT.

  • Global technology provider of IT hardware, software and service solutions
  • Fortune 500 company founded in 1988 with clients around the globe
  • $5.5 billion in revenue for 2016
  • 6,400+ teammates worldwide
  • 2016 Best Places to Work (Phoenix Business Journal), Great Place to Work Certification
  • 2017, Dell EMC Titanium Black Partner, 2016 HP US Personal Systems Reseller of the Year, 2016 Cisco Gold Certification in North America, Microsoft’s largest global partner


Today's talent leads tomorrow's success. Learn about careers at Insight: jobs.insight.com.


Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.


Posting Notes: Addison || Illinois (US-IL) || United States (US) || OPS || None || Addison, IL; Tempe, AZ ||


About Insight Enterprises, Inc.

Insight Enterprises, Inc. (Insight) is a provider of brand-name information technology (IT) hardware, software and services to large enterprises, small to medium-sized businesses (SMB) and public sector institutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. The Company operates in three geographic operating segments: North America; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia and Pacific (APAC). Insight is located in 22 countries, and supports clients in 170 countries, transacting business in 17 languages and 13 currencies. The Company's offerings in North America and the United Kingdom include brand-name IT hardware, software and services. Its offerings in the remainder of its EMEA segment and in APAC only include software and select software-related services. In March 2007, the Company completed the sale of PC Wholesale, a division of its North America operating segment, which was engaged in the business of selling IT products. (Source: 10-K)

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