Team: New Business Development | Commitment: Consulting | Location: Washington DC

STTA – Technical Writers

CNFA is seeking the services of lead technical writers for a short- to medium-term assignments to support global new business opportunities. Selected consultants will work closely with CNFA staff and be responsible for conducting research, drafting, editing, and reviewing proposal technical sections. 

Tasks & Deliverables

  • Conduct background reviews to learn the context and donor priorities in target technical areas and geographies;
  • Support proposal teams with technical design and lead the drafting of technical narratives;
  • Support the team in writing other sections of the proposal, as required.
  • Conduct capture trip(s) as agreed with the team.  


  • Demonstrated expertise in agricultural value chains, market systems, trade, and exports required;
  • 5+ years of proposal writing and/or project management experience in the international development field required;
  • A Master’s degree in agriculture, economics, management, international development, or a related field of study, or equivalent work experience required;
  • Strong writing and editing skills required;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required;
  • Familiarity with CNFA’s technical and geographic program areas preferred;
  • Experience in devising an approach for graphic designs strongly preferred.