RFP Manager

Posted 02/16/23 • Santa Barbara, CA or Remote • Full-Time

Who We Are

ParentSquare is a growing company that’s changing the way schools and parents communicate every day. Sounds simple? We strive to keep it that way! Over 10,000 schools and 6.5 million parents across the U.S. utilize our platform to stay informed and involved from the way they prefer to be notified – email, text, voice, web, app, social, web – to the ways they can interact with schools – forms, sign ups, payments, RSVPs, language translations, chat and more. We just celebrated our 12th anniversary and are excited to continue advancing K-12 communications equity with our intuitive and easy-to-use platform so districts and schools can connect with all parents and guardians.

Who We’re Looking for

We are searching for a skilled RFP Manager to help us manage and deliver compelling proposals to prospective clients. Additionally, you’ll help in navigating DPA’s, new vendor packets and other procurement documents. You are a highly organized and results driven professional who can analyze and improve our existing work flow and motivate others in your mission.

Someone who is: 

  • Highly organized
  • Successfully coordinates workflows across multiple departments 
  • Takes pride in improving workflows and win rates
  • Works well with others.

Most importantly, you’re someone who shares in our passion to improve the lives of students through communication.

This role will include:

  • Managing a small team and build out for future volume forecasts as needed
  • Incorporate purpose built software into process to build efficiencies and improve win rate (using RFP management software).
  • Ability to manage end-to-end process including pre-RFP review, content, design and timely delivery of RFPs
  • Beyond RFP’s, you will also be responsible for coordinating and completing data privacy agreements, vendor agreements, partnership agreements, contracts and other administrative documents, based on guidance from subject matter experts, such as legal counsel.  
  • You will report to SVP Sales but also interact across all departments as needed

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Proposal writing / RFP writing experience
  • Contract management experience a strong positive
  • Management experience
  • Familiar with RFP workflow software a plus (ParentSquare uses RFPIO)
  • Familiar with K-12 vertical
  • Track record of improving workflows and win rates

The perks of working for us are great!

You’ll get your foot in the door as our company continues to grow. We’re big believers in work-life balance and provide:

  • Employer-paid health insurance (including dependent coverage)
  • An employer-matched 401K retirement savings program from day 1 
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Stock options
  • Health + wellness reimbursements
  • Generous PTO 
  • 14 paid holidays, including your birthday!

As a fully remote team, we’ll make sure you have all the tools and equipment you need to make your home office a place where you can thrive.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

The salary range for this role will be $80,000 to $120,000, DOE. 

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