Manager - Proposal Solutions
- 2911 Peach St, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, USA
When you join Renaissance®, you join a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology! Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters—creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom.
Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide. Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve.
Our proposal solutions team is responsible for creating compelling and persuasive responses to hundreds of RFPs every year. As a member of this team, you will oversee the team of proposal administrators who are responsible for the proposal development process for RFPs to ensure timely, accurate, and high-quality submissions. You will work and collaborate as part of a leadership team, focusing on employee engagement, process, and efficiency, while being strategic and innovative.
In this role, you will:
Serve as a leader/mentor for the Proposal Solutions’ proposal administrator team. This includes coaching team members for continued growth and development as well as creating team unity that drives results.
Support the team by providing strategic guidance and fixing roadblocks for success. This includes resolving escalated issues and serving as a liaison during conflict, as well as looking deeply at projects and initiatives to provide recommendations on a go-forward-plan.
Identify and develop networks with Sales leaders and team members to ensure our proposal processes and resources hit the mark for everyone involved.
Develop and maintain a knowledge base of current education initiatives and correlations to Renaissance products and services.
Serves as a role model for Proposal Solutions department with professionalism under pressure and tight deadlines and allocation of time to support the team whenever needed. Serves as a resource for both proposal administrators and other positions within the department for questions, input, and assistance.
For this role, you must have:
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in a related field, and
Two to five years of leadership experience, or
Equivalent combination of education or experience
Bonus points for:
Previous sales or proposal development experience preferred.
Association of Proposal Management Professionals Foundation Certification. If not currently certified, will be required to acquire certification within 18 months of hire.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
- Medical, Dental & Vision
- Generous Tuition & Professional Development Reimbursement
- 10+ paid holidays plus Vacation Time Off
- 2 Volunteer Days off yearly
- 14 weeks fully paid family leave
At Renaissance our mission is: “To accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.” Inherent in a mission that strives to serve “all children and adults” who represent “all ability levels...and backgrounds,” is the need to recognize the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented minorities will only apply to roles if they feel they meet all of the qualifications. At Renaissance, we encourage you to break through that statistic. Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need into the future. NO ONE ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We hope you're open to learning new skills in order to grow with us. We are also committed to ensuring individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview. Please reach out to us if you need to request accommodations. Make our team, your team!