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Assistant Proposal Specialist

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Date Posted: Mar 29, 2023

Location(s): Remote, US, 0

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : Illinois : Aurora  

Alternate Job Location: United States : Illinois : Aurora || United States : Florida : Tampa || United States : Georgia : Atlanta || United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater || United States : New Jersey : Whippany || United States : New York : New York || United States : New York : Oriskany || United States : North Carolina : Cary 

Work Arrangement: Virtual 

Key Responsibilities 

• Performs the mechanical aspects of proposal production including word processing, assembly, presentation, packaging, and shipping independently or with other team members.
• Maintains case file templates by market segment to maximize efficiency in proposal production.
• Interfaces with Product and Marketing areas, and Customer Units to ensure consistent and up to date information is utilized at all times. 
• Provides general marketing support for New Business and Client Service Consultants/Account Executives. 
• Contributes to the maintenance and enhancement of the proposal Q&A database and Marketing Library. 
• Handles the RFP intake process: Complexity evaluation, notification of assignement,coordinates and schedules strategy calls, and data entry of opportunities.
• Handles a variety of customer/prospect related projects as needed.
• Evaluate individual RFPs to determine appropriate reporting requests.
• Creation of accurate and timely reports by product, segement and/or initiative.
• Manages partnerships with the Global Operation Service Center and vendor partners.
• Participates in training programs; engages in the development of procedures and guidelines to enhance the RFP process and communicates these internally. 
• Identifies and implements process changes to gain efficiencies and improve workflows; plays a lead role in piloting new processes and services related to our acquisition process; participates in project management groups. 
• Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills 


  • An associate or four year degree from accredited institution with no prior experience required.

Business Category

U.S Business

Number of Openings


At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.





MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”      


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.