Proposal Managers

Proposal Manager Meets with Team

Proposal managers direct a proposal development team or group. It is an upper level corporate position. Individuals oversee proposals and contracts which come into a company. They manage all resources necessary to the development, execution, and delivery of proposals.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Proposal Project Managers
Duties Coordinating and managing a company's proposal process; reviewing requests for proposals; ascertaining customer's needs; supervising proposal project team developing proposal schedules; overseeing proposal process
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist in all regions
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Speech
Experience Three to five years experience
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Problem-Solving
  • Leadership
  • Research
  • Writing
Certification or Licensing None
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Capture Manager or Senior Proposal Manager
  • Proposal Manager
  • Proposal Coordinator
  • Section Manager
  • Proposal Writer