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Company: JCPR
Seeking Business Development Writer
New Jersey
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 8, 2013
Job ID: 1486763


Jennifer Connelly Public Relations is currently seeking a Writer to join its Business Development Team.

Jennifer Connelly Public Relations is an independent public relations agency that has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey for 2011, 2012 and 2013. We are looking for creative, committed and collaborative talent – individuals with sharp minds, big ideas and a willingness to work hard to achieve extraordinary results. In exchange, we offer freedom from mediocrity, bureaucracy and office politics. We are seeking individuals who want to grow, hone their natural talents and be rewarded for their efforts.

The Writer will work within JCPR’s Business Development team to ensure continuity of work flow for our proposal process and submit proposals in a timely fashion by providing the following services:

  • Analyze proposal requests to ensure alignment with JCPR’s overall growth and business goals.
  • Assist in information gathering during the proposal process by participating in phone calls, in-person meetings, etc.
  • Coordinate all contributors to the final proposal product, including marketing writers, graphic designers, PR professionals, digital strategists, media analysts and executive team.
  • Write and edit all responses, including proposals, cover letters and other correspondence.
  • Edit all complete proposals and templates to eliminate inconsistencies in format, fix typos and correct grammatical mistakes, as well as ensuring information is complete and on-target.
  • Research, write and update information related to the business development process, including project descriptions, biographies, capabilities, case studies and other qualifying materials.
  • Assist in the development of presentations, including organizing information, recommending formats (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and coordinating meeting materials.
  • Assist with other corporate writing and communications as needed.

Our ideal candidate has the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in business, public relations or similar fields
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the proposal/RFP process
  • Experience managing multiple deadlines and a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Experience working closely and collaboratively with C-suite executives

In addition, we are seeking professionals who possess the following characteristics:

  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Proactive mindset
  • Collaborative nature
  • Results driven
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong work ethic

About Jennifer Connelly Public Relations

Jennifer Connelly Public Relations (JCPR) is an independent public relations agency developing and executing strategic, multichannel communications campaigns for public and private businesses across a broad range of industries. JCPR maintains specialized practice groups in Finance, Technology, Commercial Real Estate, Professional Services, Health & Wellness and Innovation & Leadership.  

JCPR offers a full suite of communications services including corporate reputation management, crisis and issues management, graphic design, marketing communications, media relations, social media strategy and execution, thought leadership developmentand content development. The firm additionally provides complete visual communications through its production company, Jennifer Connelly Interactive Productions (JCIP).

JCPR is located in Parsippany, N.J., and Manhattan with satellite offices in Washington, D.C. JCPR is an EEO. For more information, visit

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