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The position will be responsible for generating new federal business and will lead federal business development and capture efforts, sales and marketing and proposal development. 


Includes the following:

  • Align activities with capturing work competitively.
  • Support competitive procurement efforts.
  • Identify and drive work to task orders on established IDIQ and GSA contracts.
  • Develop projections and reporting for monthly, weekly and daily sales and sales contacts.
  • Use a sales contact database system, such as Salesforce.
  • Coordinate the research and development of capture and account plans.
  • Execute capture plan to convert opportunities to awarded multi-year revenue contracts.
  • Participate in local network organization.
  • Develop and manage marketing/sales material.
  • Maintains good communication with the client, supervisor and peers within the organization to ensure both positive and negative feedback is communicated.
  • Serves as customer liaison, listening and understanding the customer issues and problems, providing a solution if possible, and following through on all commitments.
  • May perform other job-related duties as assigned.


Manage a team and provide input towards hiring/firing/performance decisions.


Bachelor’s Degree Business, Marketing or, depending on the company, a degree related to that field and 8 or more years of experience in business development role working with federal government clients with at least  5 or more years of  experience capturing competitive work in the federal government market space.


  • Exhibit knowledge and experience in the federal sales capture process.
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication, presentation, follow-up, negotiation and closing skills.
  • Establish and build relationships within all levels of client management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite and in contact management database software.
  • Demonstrated use of the Shipley Capture Process.



This position is primarily performed in a climate controlled office setting.  Travel will be required, including overnight stays.

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