Administrative Assistant - Will Train as Bid, Proposal and Pricing Coordinator

Up to $47,000 to start with excellent company-sponsored benefits

Elk Grove Village

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Administrative Assistant - Will Train As
Bid, Proposal and Pricing Coordinator
Up to $47,000 to start with excellent company-sponsored benefits
Elk Grove Village, IL

As an Administrative Assistant who is training to be a Bid, Proposal and Pricing Coordinator, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Assisting in the Sales Department
- Learning to analyze bid requests and RFPs (Requests for Proposals) from major customers
- Learning to prepare bid paperwork and proposals
- Learning to provide pricing information in response to RFPs (Request for Proposal)
- Learning to

Identify the items that suit your customer's needs
- Learning to submit pricing requests to various manufacturers
- Providing accurate pricing to customers
- Obtaining additional information that is required by customers
- Coordinating information in order to complete all aspects of the bid request
- Submitting completed bid packages
- Obtaining bid results
- Reporting bid results and feedback to manufacturers
- Making suggestions on bid process improvements to maximize the efficacy of future requests for proposals
- Assisting with special projects and performing other duties within the Sales Department as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- Any Associate's or Bachelor's Degree
- At least two years of full-time Administrative Office Assistant or Administrative Assistant experience
- Intermediate to advanced Word and Excel skills
- Strong reading and writing skills
- Strong analytical abilities
- Strong problem-solving skills

In addition to the following qualifications:

- Comfort working with lots of numbers
- Strong organizational and follow-up skills
- Accuracy and attention-to-detail in your work
- Relationship-building and interpersonal skills
- Strategic planning skills
- The ability to thrive in a team environment
- The ability to consistently meet deadlines

PLUSES... That may enable you to stand out as a candidate for this job include:

+++ Any amount of experience working with Proposals, Quotes, Bids, RFPs (Request for Proposal) or Product Pricing

Our client represents manufacturers of food, packaging, supplies and services.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1077 - Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Management Skills - People or Projects Administrative Skills Management Skills - People or Projects, Wholesalers, Brokers, Distributors, Retailers, Importers, Trade, Exchange

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