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Senior Proposal Writer - Maravai LifeSciences

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Job Title
Senior Proposal Writer
Job Location
San Diego, CA, US
Job Description

Who we are: 

Maravai LifeSciences translates extraordinary science into everyday miracles, helping biotech, biopharma, and life sciences companies everywhere deliver novel vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics. We are global leaders in providing products and services within the fields of nucleic acid production and biologics safety testing to many of the world's leading biopharma, vaccine, diagnostics, and cell and gene therapy companies.  

At Maravai, we believe that diverse perspectives are the foundation of innovation. Through an inclusive and equitable culture where every team member is inspired to bring their best selves to work, we cultivate an environment in which we can lead together, providing differentiated value to our customers, and enabling the miracles of science. For over 35 years, Maravai’s portfolio companies have served as a catalyst for innovative, lifesaving technology for humanity. Pioneering nucleotide research since its inception, we are now leading the way in the rapidly expanding mRNA market. 

Your next role as a Miracle Maker 

Maravai LifeSciences is seeking a #MiracleMaker to join our Sales team as a Sr. Proposal Writer. As a Sr. Proposal Writer you will focus on crafting and maintaining award-winning documents for our clients in response to inquiries. A Sr. Proposal writer is responsible for fulfilling expectations regarding their proposal assignments. They are responsible for understanding TriLink's products and services capabilities and creating proposals and documentation that outlines how TriLink can meet client’s needs. This role requires problem solving skills and the ability to develop unique solutions to solve client's problems. This role reports to the Director of Proposals and delivers on our promise of enabling the miracle of science through our expertise in nucleic acid production

How you will make an impact: 

  • Design and implement processes related to Proposals and documentation drafting, routing, approval and delivery to client 
  • Craft documents, visuals and tools for use by the internal team for positioning and deal making 
  • Author and revise document including proposals, SOWs, HLEs and COs for TriLink's GMP service offerings and Client specific projects 
  • Facilitate proposal and documentation draft review by appropriate team members or review committees. Incorporate edits as a result of internal review as needed to generate finalized documentation 
  • Host and serve as a subject matter expert during proposal review meetings with clients to provide live feedback and capture changes.  
  • Work cross functionally to contribute to the vision of the win strategy on client deals 
  • Brainstorm and present unique solutions to Business Development in order to increase win rates of proposals and SOWs 
  • Be a liaison between external Business Development and internal Business Operations teams to support natural, efficient flow of information between teams. 
  • Maintain organized records and tracking of document drafts and revisions 
  • KPI compilation  and report out scheduled cadence to department  
  • Participate in Proposal to Program handoff activities to ensure operational success for client 
  • Support of bid/no bid meeting and decision for non standard client requests 
  • Performs other functions and duties as required 

 The skills and experience that you will bring: 

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience 
  • 3-5 years relevant life-science/biotechnology industry experience required 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong client facing communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a face-paced environment 
  • Experience in executing, authoring, and revising customer-facing documents preferred 
  • Self-motivated and able to organize and prioritize multiple tasks 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 

The anticipated salary range for this position is $90,000 - $102,000. In addition, highly competitive long-term incentives in the form of company equity, bonus participation and company sponsored benefits are provided as part of the total compensation package. The salary offer will depend on multiple factors which may include the successful candidate's skills, experience and other qualifications, as well as the location of the role. 

The benefits of being a #MiracleMaker: 

  • You have the potential to change, improve, and save lives around the world. 
  • You have the opportunity to be a part owner in Maravai through RSU grants and optional employee stock purchase plans. 
  • We offer comprehensive medical plans and HSA/FSA options. 
  • Fertility & family planning assistance. 
  • A variety of additional optional benefits and insurance options, including pet insurance. 
  • Retirement contributions. 
  • Holidays & Paid Time Off. 

See a comprehensive list of benefits at our Benefits & growth site at  

To view more opportunities to become a #MiracleMaker, visit our career site at  

Maravai LifeSciences is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation, and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

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Recently, individuals impersonating Maravai LifeSciences Human Resources members have offered fraudulent interviews and job offers to unsuspecting candidates. To help protect you from these scam artists, please be aware that: 

  • Maravai LifeSciences will never interview a candidate over RingCentral, similar messaging apps or social media (e.g. Telegram, Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, etc.) 
  • Maravai LifeSciences will never send a company check or ask an applicant to pay a fee or purchase at home work/training materials in connection with an application for employment. 
  • Maravai LifeSciences will never provide excess money to an applicant and ask the applicant to write a check for repayment. 


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Maravai LifeSciences Headquarters Location

San Diego, CA

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Maravai LifeSciences Company Size

Between 500 - 1,000 employees

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  • Post Ipo Equity

    $1,000,000,000 USD

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