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PFM Asset Management Proposal Writer

U.S. Bancorp

U.S. Bancorp

Marketing & Communications
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

This position is part of the PFM Asset Management Sales Enablement team and is responsible for providing sales support to relationship managers for both new and existing business. Primarily responsible for writing responses to Requests for Proposal (RFPs) under strict deadlines and creating additional documents, including presentations and ad hoc documents for external prospective clients. The successful candidate is a strong collaborator yet manages projects independently and with adherence to detailed specifications, with turnaround times in a typical range of a few days to three weeks. Collaborates with the broader sales enablement team as well as relationship managers and subject matter experts to write standard proposals and integrate positioning into customized proposals. This position may support broader sales strategy initiatives across the firm.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Two to three years of Institutional experience in sales support with a focus on proposal generation, marketing and/or communications.
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Financial services experience and familiarity with asset management a plus.
  • Ability to communicate effectively on unfamiliar topics to elicit technical and program information necessary to answer client questions.
  • Ability to quickly assimilate new information regarding specific product and technical topics and write accurately about those topics or concepts.
  • Possesses technical ability to adapt to proposal tools and software used by the company.
  • Expert level computer navigation skills using Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational skills and an eye for presentation and details.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and multitask while managing multiple projects.

Hybrid/flexible schedule:

The role offers a hybrid/flexible schedule, which means there's an in-office expectation of 3 or more days per week and the flexibility to work outside the office location for the other days.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants.


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program.

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, U.S. Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401(k) contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $69,360.00 - $81,600.00 - $89,760.00Job postings typically remain open for approximately 20 days of the posting date listed above, however the job posting may be closed earlier should it be determined the position is no longer required due to business need. Job postings in areas with a high volume of applicants, such as customer service, contact center, and Financial Crimes investigations, remain open for approximately 5 days of the posting listed date.