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Business Development and Proposal Specialist Intern
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Parsons | Centreville, VA
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Parsons is seeking a Business Development and Proposal Specialist Intern to work in the Proposal Center at our Centreville, VA Headquarters beginning in May 2020. The Proposal Center provides services related to developing, coordinating and publishing technical documents, proposals, white papers. As an intern within the Proposal Center, you will be exposed to all market teams, to include Cyber & Intelligence, Defense, Missions Solutions, and Engineered Systems. Great opportunity to learn all aspects of the Business Development lifecycle, while applying engineering and analytical skills to support growth initiatives and tool development.


* Work with Proposal Operations Team to field incoming requests for proposal development to include:
* Interviewing technical subject matter experts to obtain details for developing strategy and solutions for proposal preparation and development.
* Research and compile corporate experience datapoints and development of proposal artifacts, to include proofs points, employee metrics, aware metrics, etc.
* Tool development to enhance efficiency and automation.

* Collaborate with business development, contracts, operations, and technical experts to develop proposals in compliance with Government/customer requirements.
* Support ongoing content re-organization efforts and support transfer to SharePoint site. Implement a content management and federated search capability to enable access to a variety of data types. Ensure metadata strategy enables rapid indexing and dissemination. Work directly with our R&D team to pilot new content search tools.
* Maintain Salesforce Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool, developing required reports to present Proposal Center operation and workload metrics.
* Meet with Proposal Operations Director weekly to review goals and objectives.


* Skilled communicator, writer, and editor.
* Strong analytical and verbal communication skills, organization skills, and attention to detail.
* Ability to work independently, multitask, and coordinate activities across a range of functional areas.
* Ability to communicate clearly and convey information appropriately for a variety of audiences.
* Ability to adhere to detailed instructions.
* Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and on teams.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and preferred familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint and Salesforce.
* Experience with federated search and content/document management strategies.
* Working towards a bachelors degree.
* 3.0 GPA minimum.


Ready for action? Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

About Parsons

About Parsons - Parsons, with over 60 years of setting industry standards, is a leader in many diversified markets such as transportation, aviation, infrastructure, planning, facilities, industrial processes, communications, water, environmental, and advanced technology. Parsons provides technical and management solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as federal, regional, and local government agencies.