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Writer, Editor, Proposal Manager for Renewable Energy/Clean Tech

Location:
Crofton, Maryland, United States
Posted:
January 29, 2018

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Christy Bracey Scott

CLEAN TECHNOLOGY WRITER

*0+ YEARS EXPERIENCE

• PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT

• COPYWRITING, SALES CONTENT DEVELOPMENT

• WEB CONTENT, DESIGN, AND MANAGEMENT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CONTENT CONSULTANT

PENCILBOX BUSINESS RESOURCES, MD

2016-Present

• As a consultant to renewable energy and federal contracting clients, I provide content development for sales, proposal, marketing and trade show deliverables. For clients with limited proposal resources, I provide full proposal management for complex or high-value opportunities.

• Website services include content refresh and expansion, design,and ongoing site management.

• Marketing services include copywriting, project case studies, data sheets, white papers, trade show backdrop designs and promotional giveaways.

• Content development includes base proposal template design and content, as welll as file organization and existing content review and crtitique.

• For clients with in-house proposal staff, I review and recommend improvements for proposal development workflows.

• As a value add, I provide competitive research to identify and position specific market strengths for targeted messaging,

COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST

NIST/WIDE HORIZON MEDIA, MD

Jan 2016 – Sept 2016

• Revised and published 100+ web pages, including new content, graphics/ images, and style, for the National Institute of Standards and Technology

(NIST) Biosystems and Biomaterials Divisionunder contract with Wide Horizon Media.

• Provided marketing and public relations support, including development and production of brochures, press, and direct mail event promotion. INDUSTRY

EXPERTISE:

• Solar Energy

• Energy

Conservation

• Energy Efficiency

• Staffing (Federal)

• IT (Federal)

APPLICATION

SKILLSET:

• Adobe InDesign,

Photoshop,

Acrobat

• Microsoft

Word, Excel,

PowerPoint, MS

Project

• Salesforce,

SharePoint

• LucidChart

• Drupal,

WordPress

EDUCATION:

• B.A. Comm.

Arts/Journalism,

minor in

English

Creative, self-motivated professional writer wtih over a decade of success developing proposals, marketing collateral, web content, and related materials for clean technology companies and federal contractors. Core strengths include developing SENIOR PROPOSAL MANAGER

SUNEDISON, MD

2013-2016

• Led the global company’s solar and solar storage proposal team.

• Doubled the win rate in less than a year.

• Created new proposal content, and tailored templates for individual markets and project types, including Remote Net Metering, Community Solar, Wholesale Distributed Generation, Landfill Projects, Large Canopy Systems, and Solar Storage.

• Wins include a multi-million dollar 10 MW solar photovoltaic project with Otis Air National Guard.

• Maintained and presented team win/loss metrics

• Managed the development of targeted, unsolicited proposals for Commercial &Industrial multi-site potential customers using site data to estimate roof square feet, available incentives, and other factors to provide indicative pricing.

BIDS & PROPOSALS TEAM LEAD

FORCE 3, INC., MD

2011-2013

• Led Bids & Proposals team, and managed federal and commercial IT and technology staffing proposals.

• Developed complex, multi-team member proposals with up to 30 external partners and numerous internal SMEs.

• Ensured bids were compliant with multiple federal contract vehicles, including GSA, SEWP, GWACs and BPAs.

• Supported ISO 9001 department certification and audits.

• Compiled, managed and reported team metrics to Vice President of Sales.

• Led event management for the Business Development Team, including team-building and budgets. PROPOSAL CONSULTANT

MULTIPLE CLIENTS

2010-2013

• Managed successful proposals for federal, utility, and DOE Funding Applications for multiple renewable energy companies, including SunEdison, Carlisle Construction, and NRG. PROPOSAL MANAGER

SUNEDISON, MARYLAND

2008-2010

• Maintained over 60 percent win rate on commercial and utility-scale solar energy proposals, including a 40 MW PV system for a major western US utility and a 14 MW system for Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona.

• Wrote winning, compliant, tailored solar PV energy system proposals in response to Federal, State, Municipal, Commercial, and Utility Requests for Proposals (RFP) including NAVFAC, Air Force, GSA, and NREL.

EDUCATION

• B.A. in Communications/Journalism, Minor in English, Carson-Newman University.

• First two-time recipient of the Carson-Newman Print Media Arts Award. MARKET SEGMENTS:

• Federal

• State

• Municipality

• Commercial

• Utility

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