RFP Writer

Business Development/Sales
A0300089 Requisition #


The RFP Writer will be responsible for providing RFP functions in the Scholastic Education Division. The person will be responsible for essential tasks in creating competitive bids for Scholastic Education products and services. This person shall be cross-trained in all functions and be a strong contributor to the entire bid process. The RFP Writer shall be responsible for maintaining the RFP electronic folders to maximize efficiency, creating documents that support the timely submission of bids, generating reports to show bid trends and effectiveness, and completing special projects as assigned. Strong writing skills and accuracy are high priorities. Experience with Educational Products for K-6 a plus.


• Write content for RFPs as needed and assigned, including narratives, alignment charts, letters, table of contents, and other text conforming to the specific needs of the RFP and customer
• Write bid boilerplates, which can be used for cutting and pasting information or as a ready-made part of a bid response
• Collect information and add it to the RFP electronic folders, such as written product information, graphics of product components, logos, workshop descriptions, pricing, state correlations, etc
• Suggest ways to make processes more efficient
• Organize Bid Process, which starts the bid response
• Create RFP Initial Review Summary Grids that are emailed to stakeholders
• Write stakeholder call summaries to send to team, noting decisions made and follow up needed
• Design bid submissions and create Checklists of tasks and due dates required to complete the bid on time
• Create bid response templates, which are used to write the bid response completely and uniformly
• Perform other duties as assigned to fulfill special requests or the smooth operation of the RFP Department, such as, but not limited to:
o Researching information about agencies, funding, RFPs, or Scholastic programs and services
o Creating PowerPoints or other materials for in-house training or training freelancers
o Working with freelancers during peak bid-writing times
o Writing custom documents as needed


• Bachelor's degree
• 5-8 years of experience in technical writing.
• Must be very detail-oriented with a high degree of writing accuracy.
• For-profit writing experience is a plus; education industry knowledge is a plus.
• Must be flexible in accepting assignments.
• Must be both analytical and a creative problem solver. Must be able to work independently. 


Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 100 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.

Some benefits that we offer:

• 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment
• Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.

Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

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