Desktop Publisher/Proposal Coordinator/Editor

Got the Government Contractor Blues? Looking for a company that cares and goes beyond just filling another contract billet? Well look no further! Experience this family oriented company who takes pride in you and will help you grow where your passions lie. Holding many Defense & Federal government contracts around the globe, with Systems Plus you have the opportunity to take on new and evolving challenges, aim beyond what you think you are capable of and work in collaborative, dynamic, and high-tempo environments.

Our employees are our most valued asset and we invest in our people because we are in it for the long term. We are committed to your success and well-being and offer competitive benefits packages, salaries, bonus/award programs, and a high potential for professional growth and job opportunities world-wide.

Systems Plus is the company for you! Experience the difference and let’s talk about your future at Systems Plus today.

Position Title Desktop Publisher/Proposal Coordinator/Editor
Position Type Full Time
Position Location Rockville, MD
Tracking Code 00747
Daily Responsibilities
  • Work to communicate the proposal in various ways, including graphic layouts and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Develop a template for all future proposals or ensuring that an established template is followed.
  • Work with the proposal team to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Responsible for communicating the progress of proposals to management.
  • Allocate space for the text, photos, and illustrations that make up a story
  • Create and format placemats, flyers, newsletters, brochures, and more.
  • Find and edit graphics, such as photographs or illustrations
  • Use company templates and custom-designed PowerPoint layouts
  • Import text and graphics into desktop publishing software programs
  • Format copy and graphics into design templates
  • Design graphics for traditional and online advertising, social media, and promotions
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve document or file issues
  • Select formatting properties, such as text size, column width, and spacing
  • Proofread final copy and edit graphics
  • Finalize formatted documents for printing or electronic publication
  • Approve final versions submitted by staff
Required: Years of Experience (min)
  • 5+ years of experience and familiarity with Federal IT proposal support and corporate documentation.
Required: Degree
  • Associate’s degree required; BA/BS preferred
Required: Experience

Required Skills:

  • Graphic Design – Familiarity with the principles and best practices of graphic design to ensure that page elements work together and are laid out attractively
  • Spatial Reasoning – Involves spatial reasoning, particularly when placing page elements like text blocks and graphics on the page
  • Editing – Have some familiarity with editing text since they may need to make changes to words on the page throughout the process
  • Team Collaboration – Work closely with writers, editors, and managers. The ability to collaborate across teams is vital in this role
  • Communication – Effectively communicating with team members and clients is also important in this role, from the initial client meeting to delivering updates throughout the publication process
  • Attention to Detail – This role requires a great deal of attention to detail, particularly when reviewing proofs and checking to ensure that published materials are free of errors
Required: Clearance
  • N/A

About Systems Plus

Systems Plus is headquartered in Rockville, MD with over 2 decades of experience providing Global Enterprise Management, Technology, Engineering and Professional services and solutions across Defense and Federal Civilian government sectors.

From Discovery to Delivery, Systems Plus brings a greater measure of confidence, commitment and value to our clients. With various Defense and Federal contracts across the United States, Europe and Pacific/Asia, we are driving innovation and excellence within the Special Operations Forces Components and Commands, Defense Health Agency, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, National Institute of Standards and Technology, House of Representatives and more.

Through our diverse portfolio of clients and capabilities we power vision and insight—discover what’s possible with a Small Business that thinks BIG!

Interested individuals should email their resume with salary expectations and with a cover letter to or fax them to (301) 948-3918.