• Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Full Time


ME&A is seeking a Mid-Level Proposal Writer to aid in proposal development and support for a range of international development projects funded by USAID, the U.S. Department of State, and other donor organizations. ME&A specializes in monitoring and evaluation, water resources and climate, democracy and governance, economic growth, human and institutional development, capacity development, communications and knowledge management.



  • Write proposals that convey factual, objective, and technical information while incorporating compelling language that communicates the benefits of the organization's products/services and meet or exceed proposal technical evaluation requirements.
  • Works cross-functionally to gather material and synthesizes information into a final product.
  • Serve as a lead proposal writer for proposals, in accordance with ME&A and donor requirements.                                                            
  • Facilitate technical design sessions to set proposal strategy and criteria for successful development of proposals.                                                                                               
  • Integrate and assure the quality of technical writer's contributions to the proposal.                
  • Liaise and coordinate with ME&A HQ staff, technical specialists, consultants, and partners to provide clear, complete, and timely instructions and feedback for proposal deliverables.                                    
  • Review, revise, edit, and improve the quality and responsiveness of proposal documents and materials.                            
  • Participate in technical reviews and incorporate feedback in a timely manner.                              
  • Review and integrate all background materials to ensure that the technical application is compliant with all technical and formatting requirements.                                                                                       
  • Lead the preparation and delivery of proposal design workshops.
  • Work effectively with the Proposal Director, Proposal Team including sub-contractors.



  • Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) in International Development, or similar field.                     
  • At least 4 years of related experience in proposal writing and management.                         
  • Experience writing successful USAID proposals desirable.                                 
  • Knowledge of USAID programming and technical procurement requirements desirable.    
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills.                                                                       
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills                                                                      
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize knowledge (inputs) into high quality proposal outputs.               
  • Ability to successful collaborate with others and work in teams, especially under pressure


All applications and CVs must be submitted in English.

ME&A, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. ME&A will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For our EEO Policy Statement and a copy of our EEO Policy Statement and information on your EEO rights under the law.

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