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Proposals Specialist, US Region

St. Louis, MO, US Dallas, TX, US New Orleans, LA, US San Diego, CA, US Phoenix, AZ, US Miami, FL, US Washington DC, DC, US Newport Beach, CA, US Houston, TX, US Honolulu, HI, US Boston, MA, US Oakland, CA, US Chicago, IL, US Kansas City, MO, US Los Angeles, CA, US Atlanta, GA, US Oakland, CA, US Short Hills, NJ, US

Dec 6, 2022

Dentons is currently recruiting for a US Region Proposal Specialist to be resident in any Dentons office in the US, excluding Denver and New York. The Proposal Specialist will draft, coordinate and project manage proposals and related content to help ensure our distinct go-to-market strategy is delivered through one “Dentons voice” throughout the US Region. This position will report into a Senior Proposal Manager and will work closely with business development team members across the US Region to help drive growth, build brand and expand relationships. The successful candidate is a talented, experienced professional who will become part of a dynamic, innovative and creative team that directly supports the US Region in winning new business by writing compelling and persuasive responses to pitch, proposal, and RFP requests. The Proposal Specialist  will be an integral part of a larger team focused on defining and articulating Dentons’ go-to-market strategy and aligning with global initiatives and best practices.


•    Draft, manage and deliver on high profile/priority opportunities, multi-regional/practice RFPs and collaborate among the member firms on qualified opportunities 
•    Coordinate with others on the team in, support of practice/sector leads to create or enhance value propositions for pitches or cross-selling initiatives to secure panel placements and expand areas of work
•    Support the development of a process to create a distinct go-to-market strategy and to ensure a “one firm” approach  
•    Lead the proposal production across the US Region, specifically:
      •    Standardize materials used in pursuits across all offices in the US Region
      •    Manage intake and qualification of opportunities
      •    Provide regular reporting on pursuits
      •    Coordinate with team members to promote best practices and build proficiency
      •    Enable opportunities for more advisory/strategic go-to-market conversations
•    Support multi-region opportunities led by other global proposal teams by providing input on content and experience, e.g. collating credentials and identifying lawyers with matching expertise
•    Utilize creativity to enhance graphics and content placement in line with the Firm’s brand guidelines 
•    Maintain accurate and detailed proposal records 
•    Prepare high quality supporting materials for in-person client/proposal meetings 


Experience & Qualifications:
•    A minimum of 4 years of proposal experience working in a professional services environment
•    Prior success in proposal writing is required
•    Demonstrated success in achieving results with proposal outcomes 
•    Strong project management skills 
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Experience in developing visually compelling and persuasive content in a variety of media  
•    Ability to problem-solve and think critically
•    Demonstrates initiative and the ability to be proactive, anticipating needs
•    Methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy, attention to detail, consistency and quality
•    Ability to manage a number of tasks simultaneously and work well under pressure
•    Trustworthy with sensitive and confidential information
•    Ability to work within a diverse team and work cohesively in order to achieve high quality results
•    Must have experience working in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and other presentation or proposal software






Dentons US LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We are an Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


About Dentons

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, connecting talent to the world's challenges and opportunities in more than 75 countries. Dentons' legal and business solutions benefit from deep roots in our communities and award-winning advancements in client service, including Nextlaw, Dentons’ innovation and strategic advisory services. Dentons' polycentric and purpose-driven approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client and community interests in the New Dynamic.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis