KPMG Proposal Editor in McLean, Virginia

Proposal Editor

McLean, Virginia

Requisition #: 39260

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: McLean, VA

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Proposal Editor, Federal Proposal Operations to join our Management Consulting organization.


  • Edit all levels of federal proposals, from substantive editing and rewrite to copyediting clarity, sentence structure, and grammar

  • Support Federal Proposal Operations (FPO) Proposal Managers in providing editorial guidance for subject matter professionals regarding solicitation requirements and proposal themes

  • Review proposal drafts to ensure sections reflect RFP requirements, are well written and well structured, and communicate win strategies and win themes

  • Help position proposals to align with the client objectives and goals via messaging and tone

  • Support proposal production through preparation, editing and final binding of proposals

  • Perform other proposal support tasks to ensure quality and compliance, including meeting arrangement


  • Minimum of two years of editing experience, with at least three years editing Federal Government proposals, preferably within a professional services firm

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Able to edit quickly and efficiently for quick pass-through edits as well deep, substantive edits and to ensure that the final proposal is in one, unified voice

  • Strong command of punctuation, syntax, grammar, and style, and aptitude for improving organization, flow, readability, completeness, and clarity of documents

  • Understand all essential aspects of the Federal Government procurement process; Proven flexibility to handle changing priorities and managing multiple projects and deadlines efficiently, while working in a team environment and working with cross-functional teams

  • US citizenship is required

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.