Vector Solutions

  • RFP Manager

    Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
    ID
    2020-1102
    Category
    Sales
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    At Vector Solutions, it is our distinct privilege to serve the everyday heroes who serve others – the engineers who keep our buildings safe, the manufacturers who make the products we use every day, the first responders who protect us, and the educators who take care of our children. Through our award-winning online education, safety compliance, and performance optimization solutions, our mission is to change the world by saving lives, inspiring professionals, and elevating performance.

    Our extended Vector Solutions family has grown and evolved tremendously over the past 20 years, and we have no intentions of slowing down. Our creativity and drive have taken us from a handful of employees in Tampa, Florida to more than 400 team members all over the country. We believe in fostering a positive workplace culture that attracts talent, drives engagement, increases performance, and invests in employees’ happiness and satisfaction.

    So, if you’re innovative, passionate about what you do, and driven by the need to push boundaries in order to serve the everyday heroes that serve all of us, then search for your forever career with us at Vector Solutions.

    Responsibilities

    • Organize programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of Vector Solutions
    • Organizes the RFP meeting process with marketing & sales 
    • Reviews potential RFP’s from subscription based programs and identifying and filtering opportunities 
    • Takes ownership and responsibility for the end-to-end RFP Process
    • Provides final quality control check, including proofreading for grammar, Request for proposal compliance and conformance to established strategies and plans
    • Collaborates with members of the sales, marketing, client success, product development, legal or finance teams to ensure content is complete, accurate and timely

    Collaboration with Other Teams:

     

    Sales Team / Sales Management:

    • Helping with the initial process of understanding RFP requests with sales team and going through the filter and prioritization elements  
    • Establishing specific RFP guidelines, procedures and expectations with sales team on needed action and due dates
    • Working with respective sales team members addressing ongoing needs and requirements

    Marketing

    • Working with Marketing Team lead in efforts to gather the needed marketing information needed for RFP requirements 
    • Partnering with Marketing to help optimize marketing messaging for RFP requirements 
    • Helping to create templates and repositories from previous RFP’s for the Loopio management system

    Product Management:

    • Working with Product Management Team to gather product specific and IT specific requirements of the RFP 

     

    Client Success:

    • Helping to obtain and coordinate Implementation plans as outlined by the RFP guidelines

     

    Sales Operations:

    • Working with Sales Operations Team and the Loopio RFP Management system 
    • Helping to build out the content in the Loopio RFP Management System

     

    Legal:

    • Submitting the prospective agreement for the RFP to be reviewed by legal 
    • Working with Legal team to ensure comments and/or exceptions are fully incorporated into the response.  
    • Helping to coordinate communication between legal and the sales team lead 

     

    Finance:

    • Working with Finance to obtain needed business licenses and corporate related needs of respective RFP’s 
    • Requesting of the COI (Certificate of Insurance) documentation

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Technical writing, Business Strategy, Communications, Marketing or related disciplines)
    • Strong planning and organization skills with a sense of urgency 
    • Detail-oriented and efficient
    • Strong and effective communication, verbal, writing, and computer skills are essential 
    • Ability to work with diverse and multi-disciplinary internal teams
    • Proven analytical and project management skills required
    • Excellent time-management skills
    • Must be able to independently manage a challenging workload when faced with unexpected changes in priorities and deadlines. 

    Benefits:

    • Uncapped commission structure
    • Potential to earn a spot on our annual trip to an exotic destination
    • Medical, dental and vision coverage
    • 401(k) matching
    • Generous paid time off
    • 10 paid holidays
    • Professional development reimbursement
    • Casual work environment (ditch the suit & tie)
    • Advancement opportunities and challenging career paths
    • Company social events
    • Philanthropic opportunities 

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