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Location:Charlotte, NC
Company:Compass Group USA
First posted:May 17, 2017



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As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you've been hungry and away from home, chances are you've tasted Compass Group's delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 200,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states.

Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

great people. great services. great results.

Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

Job Summary:

Compass Group, the world's largest contract foodservice company, has a Great Opportunity for career development as a part of our Proposal Development team based in Charlotte, N.C., as a Proposal/Layout Editor.

This position provides support for the editing/proofreading and writing of sales proposals for the Proposal Development Center at Compass Group. This position coordinates the development of high-quality sales proposals and special projects to meet the objectives of increased business and organic growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create guidelines for all customer facing proposals materials
  • Manage the process of extracting good narrative form proposals, gaining subject matter approval, and uploading on to the knowledge base. 
  • Keep up to date on messages around branding, offers and other information that frequently needs to be incorporated in our proposals response
  • Develop and publish clear style guides for use in writing answers to all future proposals
  • Proof read and edit responses
  • Develop content in knowledge library using the agreed naming conventions - work closely with counterpart to ensure consistency
  • Interact with proposal editors and project specialists, graphic designers to ensure all good responses in proposals to go into collateral templates
  • Develop a best practice writing techniques guide and facilitate training session to all new sales reps and strategic partners
  • Knowledge of all sectors - operations, marketing, brand (tone of voice etc....)

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Journalism and/or English
  • Five+ years' work experience
  • Proposal Environment experience desirable
  • Excellent verbal communications skills
  • Experience in project management
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel particularly)
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InCopy)
  • Knowledge of AP style is required
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Inquisitive and Self-assured
  • Team player: work with entire PDC team to achieve deadlines


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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Location: North Carolina-Charlotte
Activation Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Expiration Date: Friday, May 18, 2018
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