Samsara, founded in 2015, is a leader in Industrial IoT and our mission is to increase the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of the operations that power our economy. Our solutions combine hardware and software to bring real-time visibility, analytics, and AI to operations across various industries. Samsara’s fast-growing team is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in San Jose, Atlanta, and London. Our team has raised over $530M from Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Tiger Global, and Dragoneer.
We are looking for experienced writers with a passion for helping others and who are eager to take on a variety of projects in a dynamic environment. Proven project management, communication skills and technical aptitude are required.
The position is based in our San Francisco HQ location - remote opportunity not available.
The Proposal Writer will work on:
Delivering moderate to high complexity customer Request for Proposal (RFP) responses
Develop / deliver world-class proposals to our largest customers through effective development of multiple proposals in a high performance environment
Work with Samsara subject matter experts and account executives to inform responses to RFPs and maintain our knowledge base of Samsara information
Take ownership and responsibility for the entire RFP process for federal and public evaluators
Analyze customer RPF/requirements documents and develop proposal schedules and outlines/templates to control proposal development
Facilitate proposal strategy, win themes & strategic business writing
Process and quality control
Ensure compliance with customer's requirements and deadlines
Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Obsess Over the Customer, Build for the Long Term, Growth Mindset) as we scale globally and across new offices
An ideal candidate would have:
A Bachelor’s degree (Technical Writing, Business Strategy, English, Communications, Marketing, or related disciplines)
Project Management skills
1-2 years of writing experience
High-level writing skills to author and edit technical content
Experience developing winning proposals and coordinating RFP responses in an IT or software sales environment
Familiarity with state and local government bidding processes and procedures a plus
At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colors, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.