Technical Writer, Medicaid LTSS job



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Austin, United States Sellers Dorsey & Associates, LLC Full time

Description/Job Summary

The Technical Writer develops content and proposal responses focused on long term services and supports (LTSS)for Medicaid managed care Request for Proposals (RFP) for Sellers Dorsey’s National Consulting Practice. The National Consulting Practice provides consulting services to a diverse portfolio of clients including Medicaid and Medicare health plans, state and governmental health-related agencies, health care companies and providers, private equity firms, and health-related trade associations. The Technical Writer collaborates with internal and external teams and subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop LTSS proposal responses that are compelling, compliant, and competitive. The Technical Writer facilitates the review and compilation of content and SME feedback during Color Team meetings (e.g., pink team, red team, gold team) for assigned LTSS sections, ensures content conveys appropriate win themes and messages, and incorporates proof and evidence into proposal responses to substantiate our client’s offering.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely from anywhere within the U.S. as you tackle challenging and rewarding assignments. Sellers Dorsey offers market-competitive compensation that includes merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, wellness programs, and financial education resources.


Provides LTSS proposal writing support on client consulting engagements including:

Participate in procurement strategy sessions to help clients prepare for upcoming RFPs

Work with client’s SMEs to develop proposal content for Medicaid Managed Care procurements

Participate in proposal review process (e.g., pink team, red team, gold team) with client project team

Work with client’s SMEs to refine content throughout proposal review process

Ensures timely delivery of deliverables by establishing and adhering to proposal timelines and proactively engaging and communicating with proposal stakeholders

Provides other writing support and LTSS subject matter expertise on current client engagements:

Works with Sellers Dorsey Directors and staff to develop client deliverables (e.g., white papers, market research reports, strategic plans, presentation materials)

Reviews/edits client deliverables and presentations for internal project teams upon request

Strong writing, organization, critical thinking, problem solving, facilitation, and communication skills with an emphasis on LTSS programs. Adept at handling multiple priorities, prioritizing tasks, and meeting deadlines. Ability to effectively collaborate with others and work in teams.

Required Qualifications

Education and Work Experience:

Bachelor’s degree

5+ years of writing experience with expertise in LTSS programs in a professional business or government setting is required

3+ years of experience in Medicaid or other health care programs is required

Experience meeting deadlines is required

Experience in response preparation for government and commercial procurements is required

Experience or knowledge in Managed Care Organization operations preferred


Demonstrated oral and written communication skills (writing exercise and/or samples will be required)

Immaculate attention to detail

Familiarity with the Shipley method

Highly efficient, flexible, and motivated

Proven group presentation and facilitation skills

Excellent analytical and organizational skills

Ability to work independently and in teams

Ability to manage multiple priorities while adhering to timelines and meeting all deadlines

Ability to exercise mature judgment to identify problems and offer solutions

Ability to interact professionally with team members and clients

Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Able to work evenings and weekends as proposal schedule requires

Ability to travel 15%


Core Behaviors and Competencies:

Build positive relationships within and outside the Firm

Treat clients, strategic partners and fellow employees with respect and professionalism in all interactions

Take ownership for one’s professional development by increasing knowledge, skills and abilities in areas that are critical to the Firm’s success

Collaborate and share knowledge with other Firm staff

Demonstrate formal and ad hoc team leadership in projects, issues or organizations that are critical to achieving the Firm’s strategic goals

Be self-motivated, and be an advocate for one’s abilities and talents, both internally and externally

Key Performance Metrics/Expectations:

Successful completion of deliverables, tasks, projects

Professional development



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