Senior Proposal Specialist - Boise, Idaho

Location US-ID-Boise
ID 2023-1395
Business Development
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Congratulations on exploring your career opportunities with FAST and taking the first step to becoming a FASTie! A FASTie? Yes, a FASTie. 

FAST-ie \’faeste\ noun 

1. an energetic, intelligent, enthusiastic person who works at Fast Enterprises. 2. a person dedicated to modernizing government technology to better serve the general public. 3. someone who is open to adventure and wants to experience new places around the world. 4. someone who enjoys collaboration with clients and camaraderie with teammates while solving business and technology problems.

If the description below speaks to you, take 5 minutes (seriously, only 5 minutes) to apply!


FAST Introduction

Fast Enterprises is a provider of essential software and services for citizens and government. In 1998, we changed the way government revenue agencies support their business with the introduction of GenTax®. We have expanded beyond Tax and now also perform implementations for Motor Vehicle, Driver License, Unemployment Insurance, and Child Support Engagement agencies.

Your FAST career has a meaningful and lasting social impact. 


FAST Proposal Specialists are responsible for developing compelling and compliant proposals, strategic messaging, marketing materials, white papers, and additional sales documents that support FAST’s business development activities. Their primary focus is on the development of written responses to government agencies that have issued requests for proposals (RFPs) related to FAST’s software platform, products, and services.


As a FAST Proposal Specialist, you’ll be involved in all aspects of proposal development and management, from initial RFP review and assessment to proposal development and final delivery. In this role, you’ll work with individuals from multiple FAST teams, including our graphics and communications team, legal team, finance team, client-engagement team, technical teams, and executive leadership. The role requires excellent attention to detail, creative and critical thinking, and strong writing and editing skills. It also requires the ability to effectively communicate technical information in written format in a manner that resonates with both technical and non-technical audiences.


This Proposal Specialist position is based in Boise, Idaho as part of FAST’s proposal and marketing team; The ideal candidate will be located in or near Boise, ID. The role includes occasional travel. Salary is commensurate with experience.


  • Successful candidates will possess many of the following characteristics:
  • Proposal development or related experience
  • Very strong writing and editing skills.
  • Adept at critical thinking, the identification of customer key issues, and the development of strategic messaging and win themes.
  • Methodical attention to detail – a key component of developing proposals that comply with all customer requirements.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills and the ability to convey information effectively and persuasively to a variety of audiences and proposal evaluators.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, technical writing, marketing, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

FAST Benefits

  • Throughout your career, you will be rewarded through our merit-based pay structure, 401(k) matching program, and annual bonus account.
  • Our exceptional benefits package includes coverage for FASTies and their families. Health, dental, and vision insurance are 100% employer-paid, providing the peace of mind of top coverage without financial burden.
  • Every four years, you will be eligible for our sabbatical program, known as the FAST Pause. This program provides you with a month of paid leave to pursue your passions and recharge in any way you would like.
  • We provide paid parental leave.
  • We provide paid holidays, as well as vacation and sick time.
  • Bonus time compensation values your work and efforts.
  • Our gift matching program matches annual volunteer hours or monetary donations.
  • Team-building activities are offered throughout the year.
  • Make a difference by driving meaningful and positive change in government agencies.


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FAST is an equal opportunity employer. 
Voluntary Self-Identification Information is requested for U.S. applicants during the application process.  
Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and location of the applicant.