Local Governance Proposal Writer – Consultancy


  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Date Posted: September 21, 2017
  • Application Deadline: rolling
  • Job Type: Consultant (intermittent work schedule)


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based international development organization promoting civil society strengthening, good governance, and economic development, is accepting applications for a Proposal Writer to support new business opportunities in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

EF is seeking a Proposal Writer with experience serving as a lead technical writer in response to USAID, US Department of State, and other USG solicitations. The Proposal Writer will work closely with Proposal Managers to design and develop technical program narratives and other proposal sections, as requested. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience writing winning proposals in response to Democracy and Governance solicitations, will demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of USAID and USG priorities, and will have a strong technical background in the fields of public administration, local governance, and transparency/accountability.

Assignment will begin immediately.


  • Support the development of competitive technical applications in response to solicitations from USAID by contributing to the technical design and lead the drafting of key technical proposal sections
  • In collaboration with the Proposal Manager and Technical Lead, identify and persuasively articulate win themes in the technical application
  •  Participate in bid team, partner, and stakeholder meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Proven track record of writing successful proposals in response to USAID Democracy and Governance-related RFPs/RFAs
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills
  • Technical expertise in local governance and civil society
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments in deadline-driven environment and strong attention to detail
  • Fluency in English required


To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@eurasia.org with “LGPROPW” in the subject line. Due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to respond to those we select for interviews.

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