Executive Assistant: Strategic Growth Operations

Location
US-VA-Arlington

Overview

The Strategic Growth Analyst is self-motivated and detail-oriented with a strong work ethic. This key team member is well organized and has excellent written and verbal communication skills to assist with the day-to-day operations within the Strategic Growth team. This individual is responsible for executive administrative support to the COO and Vice President of Strategic Growth.

This position reports directly to the Vice President of Strategic Growth.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Market Owners, Strategic Growth Leads, Capture Managers, and Proposal Managers to anticipate and communicate team needs (SharePoint, IT, reproduction, proposal facilities, etc.)
  • Triage task order proposal requests on select GWACs, ID/IQs and other vehicles as requested
  • Analyze solicitation documents, including all amendments, to assure the response plans account for requirements and changes
  • Coordinate proposal schedules and assure deadlines are realistic and disseminate information to proposal teams accordingly
  • Establish and manage the capture team contact roster
  • Track weekly updates and statuses on each assigned opportunity and prepare materials for business development pipeline meetings
  • Established as the Strategic Growth team’s point of contact among executives, employees, clients and other external partners
  • Support proposals by crafting and completing data calls including but not limited to past performance and capability templates
  • Review and qualify inbound RFIs, RFPs, and Task Orders for fit and making pursuit recommendations to Capture Managers, Market Owners or Strategic Growth Leads.
  • Prepare, research, edit and format information for internal and external communication- emails, presentations, reports, etc.
  • Take minutes and/or actions in Decision Gates and other meetings as requested and document assignment of responsibility
  • Manage COO and VP of Strategic Growth calendars and schedule
  • Manage internal events, travel, and other arrangements as assigned
  • Manage other projects and tasks as assigned by the COO and VP of Strategic Growth

Qualifications

  • Experience supporting C-level executives, sales teams and processes
  • Strong understanding of services and sales cycles
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with high attention to detail are essential
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to self-prioritize and streamline day-to-day activities
  • Must exercise discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Excellent MS Office knowledge
  • Experience using a CRM

About Excella

Excella is a leading provider of Agile software development and data and analytics solutions to clients in the federal, commercial and non-profit sectors. We believe that great work leads to great things –- our experts measure success by the positive impact we make on our clients, community, and colleagues. We are growing fast and need passionate, innovative people who love working with technology and are ready to make an impact.

 

Here's what you can expect from us:

  • Workplace sites look different for everyone – whether it’s your home or the office, we believe in a flexible work/life balance that supports you regardless of your location. We offer a home office allowance that can be used for home office furniture/equipment, a daily pass for a coworking space, etc. Our commute reimbursement plan has you covered for whether you bike, Metro, or drive to work.
  • We offer top of industry medical, dental, and vision benefits with multiple options to choose from such as an employer-contributed health savings account, infertility coverage, and orthodontia so you can select the plan that works best for you.
  • Regardless of what stage of life you’re in, Excella wants to support you. We provide 8 weeks of Parental Leave, discounted pet insurance, and a Care.com membership with 3 back-up emergency child or elder care days annually – all available to you on your first day.
  • Starting day one, every employee is bonus eligible and receives 15 days of paid vacation, 6 federal holidays, and 4 floating holidays.
  • Diversity and inclusion matter. Excella created and continues to support employee led-affinity groups and the Inclusion Diversity Equity Ambassador (IDEA) team, a cross-functional employee-led initiative to continually foster innovation and increase inclusion within Excella.
  • We have a "bring your own device" workplace and will share the cost of a new computer of your choice -- Mac or PC. It's up to you.
  • We'll invest in your career by providing 3 days of paid professional development every year, including travel and registration fees to attend classes and conferences.
  • We encourage mindfulness and overall well-being through employee wellness events, a HeadSpace membership, as well as access to TalkSpace and mental health coverage through our medical plans.

 

Excella is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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