Who we are?
ARI, a billion-dollar global vehicle fleet leasing and management company, prides itself on its people. ARI was recently named to the list of Best Workplaces in Canada for the second straight year and was voted 2017 Mississauga Employer of the Year by the Mississauga Board of Trade.
Founded in 1948, ARI continues to offer its 2,800 employees a place where their careers and personal development can thrive.
ARI has an outstanding opportunity for RFP / Proposal Writer based in our Mississauga Location.
What will you do?
Create compelling sales proposals, presentations, sell sheets, executive summaries, and other sales collateral, customized as needed to reflect the unique needs and circumstances of a buyer.
Own and facilitate the bid process
Meet proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval;
coordinating requirements with contributors; writing and assembling proposal requirements; facilitating approvals; and transmitting proposals.
Facilitate project strategy discussions including kickoff and draft review calls.
Develop proposal strategy by performing due diligence, studying RFP, identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, and collaborating with account owners.
Gather proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
Re-write / edit proposal contributions from a variety of stakeholders, including sales, marketing, technical / operations teams, finance, and legal.
Write persuasively, including original content or customizes existing content for prospects and clients.
Provide additional support for the sales team, including due diligence, client references, program descriptions, industry information, and additional support as needed.
Ensure 100% compliance with deadlines and submission requirements.
Adhere to ARI’s brand voice, templates, style guidelines, and messaging methodology.
Exhibit consistent quality of work, including clear, concise and grammatically correct writing.
Demonstrate ongoing proficiency in subject matter knowledge including ARI and Holman organization, products and services, sales process and strategy, as well as industry and competitive differentiation.
Liaise with subject matter experts, marketing team, peers, and leadership to develop sales content.
Maintain proposal content database and library of sales tools and collateral.
Support all stages of the ARI sales process and company marketing efforts as needed.
Cross-train with department on other tasks; performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
What are we looking for?
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Strong writing skills
Professional business writing experience required; experience writing RFP responses strongly preferred
What we offer :
Benefits include competitive pay and bonus, health, dental and life insurance, 100% tuition reimbursement based on grade performance, Group RRSP, on the job training and development and much more.
ARI is committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview process. If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs