MITEL RFP Content Editor in Kanata, Ontario
RFP Content Editor
Kanata, ON, Canada
Date published: 10-Apr-2018
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Business Proposal/RFP Database Content Writer/Editor, Global Bid Management
A global market leader in enterprise and mobile communications powering more than 2 billion business connections and 2 billion mobile subscribers every day, Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) helps businesses and mobile carriers connect, collaborate and provide innovative services to their customers. Our innovation and communications experts serve more than 60 million business users in more than 100 countries, and 130 mobile service providers including15 of the top 20 mobile carriers in the world. That makes us unique, and the only company able to provide a bridge between enterprise and mobile customers. For more information, go to www.mitel.com and follow us on Twitter @Mitel.
This position reports to the Director of Bid Management to create, edit and manage customer facing text for the corporation’s global RFP/Proposal Content Database. The Business Proposal/RFP Database content editor will be responsible for delivering quality writing that is compelling, on point with the win strategy, and meet compliance for best practices and RFPs. The position requires an ability to assimilate large volumes of information, understand technical/operational and environmental issues and standards, and complete work under pressure to meet deadlines.
The Business Proposal/RFP Database Content Editor must be highly organized, demonstrate initiative, and be able to extract key technical and services information from busy professionals. Ability to anticipate problems, develop solutions, and work with strong personalities is paramount. The Business Proposal/RFP Content Editor is a strategic thinker and excellent writer that can craft compelling materials under tight time pressure.
Identifies and establishes relationships with internal experts to maintain current and timely information
Conducting interviews and research to create clear, persuasive and compliant proposal text
Responsible for analyzing the need for updates/maintenance of proposal documentation
Editing/proofreading and providing changes to documents (online and hardcopy) to ensure consistency in style, tone, and quality across all proposal related materials
Publish to the global RFP Content Management Database on a regular basis to ensure all content is accurate, reflects Mitel’s branding and global policies
5+ years of content writing/editing experience in a higher technology industry
Experience in telecommunications industry a plus
Outstanding English writing, editing, and communication skills
Ability to communicate effectively on unfamiliar topics with experts
Demonstrated ability to work and solve problems under pressure and meet multiple simultaneous deadlines consistently
Ability to quickly learn and organize complex technical information
Ability to engage in creative problem solving and effectively manage changes in processes and methodologies
Present technical concepts in a compelling, persuasive manner
Must be highly computer literate and proficient in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) t
Must have excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, professional demeanor, and the ability to multi-task while working independently
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
- 4-year degree in English, Marketing, or related discipline required. A Background in journalism is considered an asset
Mitel is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, accommodations will be made available throughout the recruitment process for persons with disabilities. For further information, please contact the Human Resources department.
Mitel’s recruitment practices are dedicated to identifying top talent. As an equal opportunity employer, we support a culture of diversity and equality and recognize the need for our workforce to be reflective of our global communities and customers. All decisions regarding recruitment will be made without regard to race, religious beliefs, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, physical and mental disability, age, ancestry or place of origin.