Great-West Corporate Sr RFP Writer in Boston, Massachusetts
Be Bold Be Brilliant
Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Great-West Financial is the nation’s second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation’s second largest retirement plan provider.
Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:
30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans
8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan
467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts
$460 billion+ total assets under administration
Research, write, and produce timely responses to retirement plan Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Information (RFI), intermediary databases, publisher surveys, ad-hoc requests, and other related inquiries from prospective and current clients. Partner with the retirement sales division to deliver high quality, competitive output
that drives sales results.
Collaborate with Sales partners to produce complex, high quality proposals that contain responses obtained through a variety of resources including the RFP content management system, Product Managers, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and other colleagues across the organization as necessary.
Manage overall project requirements and milestones, communicate proactively, coordinate internal strategy meetings, outsource questions, format documents, create compliance-approved custom content, and provide document quality review.
Oversee project milestones and ensure output is consistent with all required proposal standards and business objectives.
Coordinate final document distribution and ensure external deliverables are met.
Train and mentor team members, and serve as a resource for market-specific support. Clearly articulate challenges through verbal and written communication to build consensus with our business partners.
Collaborate with business partners across the organization to deliver consistent messaging in the marketplace.
Assist with internal content library maintenance by submitting material and non-material change requests as well as new Q&A pairings.
Update internal tracking systems for real time reporting purposes. Impact a range of ongoing product and process initiatives.
Lead and serve as a key contributor on cross-functional projects, process enhancements, special projects.
Support a range of project complexities; primarily above average and complex projects, with added supoort for simple and average projects as volumes demand.
Perform review of proposals to ensure accuracy of data and provide constructive feedback and guidance to team members.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
BS/BA in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or related discipline
Minimum five to seven years’ experience in retirement plan services or RFP-related role desired
Understanding of investment and retirement terminology desired
Excellent interpersonal, project management, and organizational skills
Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure with attention to detail
Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results and resolving issues in creative ways
Ability to think critically and draw from several resources to create simple, unified, persuasive output
Mentor others with less tenure or expertise
Network with key contacts outside own functional area
Proficiency with MS Office, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and Qvidian
FINRA Series 6 registration required within 90 days of hire
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Normal Office Working Conditions
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills.
At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,000 associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.
External Job Title: Sr RFP Writer