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United Rentals Request For Proposal (RFP) Specialist in Stamford, Connecticut

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

As an RFP Specialist, at United Rentals, you will work closely with our senior sales force to coordinate and submit timely, professional, and influential sales documents necessary throughout the contracting process. This process includes creating, organizing and submitting all components of large bids and requests for proposal that impact United Rentals’ largest customers and prospects. You will function within a group called the “deal desk” that functions as the main production hub for large account sales proposal materials.

If you would enjoy the chance to make your mark with the world’s largest equipment rental provider, consider a future with United Rentals. We'll provide the tools, the technology and the support you need to do the job right. You will also be supported by a strong management team that will help you achieve your goals.

Additional duties include the following:

  • Coordinate with account managers and regional sales leadership to develop sales-focused proposal materials related to each customer as required. Includes – RFP/RFQs, executive summaries, proposal documents, formal bids, roll-out documents, customer mapping analyses

  • Contribute to the departments proposal response database where the most common proposal questions have well-developed, relevant answers are kept and referenced

  • Constantly develop computer design skills and abilities

  • Present at internal sales and operations meetings as required

  • Serve as a design expert, able to advise stakeholders on relevant content, layout and professional appearance in accordance with brand standards

  • Organize and lead teams of stakeholders to bid/RFP completion. Groups often include sales leaders, district/branch managers, specialty business unites, legal, risk management and pricing

  • Identify and train new account managers on the capabilities and skills of the department

  • Ensure that all deal desk materials are completed with correct company information at all times (safety stats, publicly traded company financials, number of locations, etc.)

  • Report work activities with the company’s Salesforce.com platform

  • Other duties assigned as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 2 – 5 years of experience writing and creating Proposal Documents for B2B company

  • Strong command of MS office product

  • Working knowledge or better of Adobe design software suite to include InDesign and Illustrator

  • Excellent verbal and written communications

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

What's in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Part Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match/RRSP; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, part time eligibility in select provinces

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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