Title:  REMOTE- Proposal Content Associate Sr

Requisition Id:  31467
Job Function:  Marketing
Career Area:  Corporate Jobs
Work Location:  Bannockburn 1 - 2355 (CORP)

About Us:

Stericycle is a U.S. based business-to-business services company and leading provider of compliance-based solutions that protects people and brands, promotes health and well-being, and safeguards the environment. Since our founding over 30 years ago, we have grown from a small start-up in medical waste management into a leader across a range of increasingly complex and highly regulated arenas, serving healthcare organizations and commercial businesses of every size. Every day, we help our customers solve complex challenges by safely managing materials that could otherwise spread disease, contaminate the environment, or compromise one’s identity.

Join us on our mission to protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

The Senior Associate, Proposal Content reports to the Manager RFP PMO and is responsible for the development of proposals, bids, quotations, RFP and RFI responses, or other documentation describing organizational products and services in response to requests from prospects or customers. This team member will be responsible for ensuring high quality responses by proofreading and copyediting RFP and RFI responses and writing proposals. This team member will also support the Manager RFP PMO with day-to-day program management activities.

The Senior Associate, Proposal Content is responsible for developing an accurate content database of standard / common responses to RFPs through leveraging prior experience with latest content and messaging trends. This team member will also ensure that standard responses and distribution channels are consistent with current industry standards while correctly capturing the complexities and regulatory requirements of the industry.  This is not a social media position.  This can be a 100% remote work from home position. 

Key Job Activities:

  • Own the creation and ongoing maintenance of proposal templates, which will be used as the consistent baseline for all proposals produced by Stericycle.  Templates will include an executive summary, overview of the company, details on our customized solutions, and pricing information.
  • Lead proposal writing efforts, including taking ownership of content creation for specific sections of the document and supporting content refinement in sections owned by others.  Content must clearly articulate our value proposition in a way that resonates with the buyer and addresses their needs.
  • Proofread materials for accuracy, correct use of grammar, punctuation, and content. Ensures all documents and materials meet established content standards.
  • Support collection of RFP and RFI questionnaire responses.
  • Ensures successful RFP/RFI program management through support with day-to-day meetings and tracking deadlines
  • Maintain self-serve materials for RFP response, including standard responses, tools, and templates. 
  • Maintain content library tool within an RFP management tool (e.g., refreshing responses, cleaning up answers that are out of date, flagging popular ones, etc.).
  • Comfortable working under limited oversight while handling large volume of RFP/RFI activity with varying degrees of complexity.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


Preferred Education: in Bachelor`s Degree

Experience :

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, ideally in in marketing, journalism, or communications discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a content development or management role, preferably in a B2B services environment within a complex and highly-regulated industry.
  • Experience in writing and editing proposals and RFP and RFI responses in alignment with business objectives and key messages.


Licenses and Required Competencies

  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Sharepoint.
  • Strong attention to quality, detail, and timelines.
  • Strong business writing skills.
  • Proven track record as a collaborator and self-starter who exercises discretion and independent judgment.
  • Strong knowledge RFP management tool (e.g., Qvidian) is preferred.
  • Strong time and project management skills.

Our Promise:

Stericycle is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce, and to valuing unique perspectives and identities. We foster a culture of belonging that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members. It fuels our innovation and strengthens our connection to our customers and the communities we serve. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  


The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and it does not constitute any right or guarantee of employment condition. This position is open to people with disabilities.  Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources and risks prevention policies and local laws.  To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago