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Business Development Manager

Supports business development efforts including long term business relationships and strategic outreach efforts as well as the proposal process including technical writing, coordination, and compliance efforts.  Experience working in a small business environment, and an understanding of issues affecting the Native American community desired.

Location: Alexandria, VA

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of a targeted strategy
  • Sheppard opportunities brought by leadership and Subject Matter Experts
  • Liaison and support all teaming partners
  • Provide support shaping acquisition activities and building pipeline of long-term targets
  • Lead all phases of proposal activities with the Bids and Proposals Coordinator, including the development of compliance matrices, scheduling key milestones, assembling existing technical content, coordinating with technical experts and external partners, and developing preliminary proposal templates
  • Represent TT at conferences and events to network and create more business opportunities
  • Support the development of topical white papers and presentations for potential clients, teaming partners, and events
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task multiple pursuit targets and opportunities
  • Demonstrated outstanding organizational skills
  • Strong writing, oral communication, and networking capabilities; presentation experience a must
  • Ability to work and manage the business development effort with minimum supervision
  • Excel at working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Comprehensive understanding of federal capture management processes that entails the development of management and technical approaches, teaming, pricing strategies and competitive assessments preferred
  • Understanding of business environment including familiarity with FAR, SBA and federal contract vehicles as they relate to the 8(a) program, WOSB and small business a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage capture teams to produce a winning proposal within budget and schedule constraints preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, SharePoint, database management, and GovWin IQ
  • Experience with marketing strategies and conducting market research in the federal environment

Education and experience:

  • Bachelors in business, marketing, or related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience supporting business development and/or capture activities in the Federal sector focusing on capturing federal bids is desirable
  • Previous work with contracts related to the American Indian/Alaska Native communities desired
  • Relationships and work performed at civilian agencies is desired (e.g. HHS, Education, Energy)
  • Ability to travel 10-20%

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Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Coordinator

Provides training and technical assistance (TTA), both virtually and onsite, to a portfolio of American Indian/Alaska Native tribes receiving federal grants to prevent substance use and misuse, prevent suicide, and promotion of mental health with a focus on opioid prevention.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide training & technical assistance (TTA) to a portfolio tribal grantees, around the prevention of substance use/misuse, prevention of suicide, and promotion of mental health
  • Assist tribal grantee communities with development of strategic action plans and prevention plans through onsite and virtual support
  • Provide TTA to implement programming to meet an approved strategic action plan
  • Conduct regular webinars, conference calls, telephone support and email with tribal grantees to provide virtual TTA
  • Assist grantees in strengthening existing services and/or begin building infrastructure for prevention efforts
  • Provide assistance to grantees in the development of Community Readiness Assessments
  • Coordinate with other TA Coordinators and the contract staff to ensure collaboration, communication, joint development of materials, and training

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge and expertise in substance abuse prevention, promotion of mental health, suicide prevention, and/or youth suicide risks
  • Experience and background working Tribal communities providing onsite and virtual training and technical assistance
  • Knowledge of tribal action plans, strategic action plans, and/or prevention plans
  • Demonstrated knowledge of clinical issues/culturally appropriate intervention techniques
  • Effective communication skills including how to summarize and convey complex information to multiple audiences
  • Proven ability to form positive, effective and culturally competent relationships with clients and team members
  • Strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and deliver quality results under tight deadlines, with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, and SharePoint

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred; Masters of Social Work (MSW) highly preferred (extensive professional experience in related areas can be substituted for the education requirement)
  • Two or more years of professional experience (substance abuse prevention, suicide prevention, tribal youth suicide prevention, mental health, children’s mental health, etc.)
  • Licensure or certification in related area highly preferred
  • Previous work in American Indian/Alaska Native communities required

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Program Specialist

Support and manage a portfolio of federal grantees from initial applications through implementation to evaluation of success.

Location: Washington, DC

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a grant portfolio of social development, economic development, native language and environmental projects
  • Develop methods to maximize quality and availability of social and economic development services
  • Analyze and evaluate applications for federal financial assistance
  • Assist with the review and analysis of community-based projects and associated costs
  • Compile results and provide trends and best practices
  • Communicate with grantees on a regular basis on project management concerns and required reporting activities
  • Work closely with senior management level staff, to include providing written analysis and reports on various activities
  • Support the development of Funding Opportunity Announcements, Federal Register Notices, and other documents for grant announcements and awards
  • Provide guidance on community development projects via the development of resource aids, issue papers, and other written materials
  • Provide support for management and analysis of training and technical assistance activities
  • Participate in off-site Technical Assistance quarterly meetings
  • Conduct on-site project visits to assess project activities and ensure objectives are achieved
  • Requires travel up to 10%
  • Other duties as assigned

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to manage conflicting priorities and multi-task
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate numerous activities within tight deadlines and a proven record of workflow management and ensuring tasks are accurately completed
  • Ability to provide assistance and recommendations in the design of new programs and the enhancement and maintenance of existing programs
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment/decision-making skills and to take initiative
  • Must be dependable and trustworthy
  • Detail orientated with strong ability to anticipate needs and problems and act accordingly
  • Extensive working knowledge of MS Word, Advanced MS Excel, Advanced MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, and SharePoint (use only) is highly desired.  Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, MS Project and other software also helpful

 Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration or closely related field, or combination of education and experience, Master’s degree highly preferred
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience; working knowledge of federal agencies and/or federal grants preferred
  • Experience working with distressed and diverse groups/communities, or on issues that affect these communities required; working with the American Indian/Alaska Native communities highly preferred
  • Experience researching, developing and presenting analyses, recommendations, and options papers for senior level decision makers

 

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Internship

Seeking Interns for Fall semester

Location: Alexandria, VA

 Intern will learn and be exposed to:

  • Real world professional business environment
  • Business development and how government contracts are awarded
  • Office and operations management for a small business
  • Range of contract projects done at Tribal Tech

 Responsibilities:

  • Clerical assistance, such as creating and organizing online file systems and preparing older files for storage
  • Research government spending trends and other business development preparation
  • Projects assigned by the contract Project Managers

 Qualifications:

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-directed, able to work independently and high motivated
  • Must be detail-oriented, dependable and trustworthy
  • Extensive working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is highly desired. Working knowledge of MS SharePoint also helpful
  • Knowledge of scanning equipment and standard office equipment
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university

Schedule and Compensation:

  • 10- 20 hours per week, during regular business hours (Monday- Friday 8:00am-5:00 pm)
  • $10 per hour

About Tribal Tech, LLC:
We are an American Indian woman-owned small business, founded to provide Training and Technical Assistance, Grants Administration and IT Services to federal, state, tribal and corporate clients. Our guiding principles of “People, Performance, and Partnership” embody an environment where our employees can flourish and our clients may fully benefit from our capabilities. 

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