Ignite your potential. Impact what matters.

Hi, we're HUB.

We advise businesses and individuals on how to reach their goals.

When you partner with us, you’re at the center of a vast network of risk, insurance, employee benefits, retirement and wealth management specialists that bring clarity to a changing world with tailored solutions and unrelenting advocacy.

So you’re ready for tomorrow.

Company Profile

HUB International was born in 1998 with the merger of 11 privately held insurance brokerages. Today, HUB is one of the largest insurance brokers in the world and represents a broad, deep, one-of-a-kind aggregation of insurance entrepreneurs.

15,000+

employees across North America.

5th

ranked among the world's largest insurance brokers.

530+

offices across North America.

HUB Mission

To protect and support the aspirations of individuals, families and businesses. To empower our employees to learn, grow and make a difference in their communities.

HUB Vision

To be everywhere risk exists—today and tomorrow. Helping Protect what matters most.

Our Core Values

  • Entrepreneurship - We encourage innovation and educated risk-taking.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing every time.
  • Teamwork - We work together to maximize results.
  • Accountability - We measure and take responsibility for outcomes.
  • Service - We serve our customers, communities and colleagues.

Why Choose HUB?

Throughout our network of more than 450 HUB offices in North America, we offer a competitive, exciting and friendly work environment that strategically positions our employees for longevity and success. At HUB, we believe in investing in the future of our employees, and provide continuous opportunities for growth and development. Our entrepreneurial culture fosters an environment that empowers our people to make the best decisions for our customers and organization, focusing on expanding the industry knowledge of our insurance professionals to better serve our valued clients. We are committed to providing you with competitive and flexible benefits options that are rooted in your current needs, yet evolves as your needs change over time. Join us in taking the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction.

We are the perfect fit if you:

  • are seeking a progressive work environment at a rapidly growing organization
  • have a desire to help others protect their future
  • have an entrepreneurial spirit and are challenged by the opportunity to grow the business
  • are focused on learning and development to enhance your industry knowledge and expertise
  • are a self-starter willing to invest time and energy to learn the technical aspects of our business
  • believe in integrity and building success by developing relationships with others

Benefits

We offer a dynamic benefits program that is rooted in your current needs yet evolves as those needs change over time. We are committed to providing you with the tools and resources you need to maximize your benefits portfolio.

We believe in the value of a wellness strategy to build morale and support the personal health goals of our employees. We’re proud to offer our employees medical plans that not only provide coverage for illness and injury, but also enable you and your family to focus on staying well. Outside of offering a portfolio of medical plans to support our employees’ well-being, we’ve worked hard to build a comprehensive program reflecting our values and vision to boost engagement and motivation.

HUB Healthy Habits was created to educate, activate, and support employee engagement in total health and wellbeing, encouraging employees to put healthy ideas into action in and out of the office. On-site health committees lead in-office health initiatives, including monthly educational health and fitness activities.

  • Technology: Portal on the HUB intranet and mobile app delivers health campaigns and contests.
  • Tools: Break rooms designed by our employees outfitted with balls, bands, and light weights.
  • Healthy challenges: Challenges and campaigns with prizes for meeting fitness and nutrition goals.
  • Health screening & coaching: Track your health and performance. Health coaches are available to all employees.

Retirement savings plans: You choose how much to deposit each pay period and how your money is invested.

Travel accident insurance: HUB’s Travel Accident benefit covers injuries and death sustained during business travel. We also provide 24/7 access to personal and emergency assistance when you are traveling for business or personal reasons, including dependents traveling with you.

Flexible spending & parking and transit programs: Flexible spending accounts allow you to pay for eligible health and/or dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. You can also use pre-tax dollars to pay for parking and transit expenses and can enroll in the program at any point during the year.

MyHUB Discounts: All HUB employees have access to discounts on automotive, electronic, consumer, educational assistance, home security, travel, home, and work-life products and services.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): We understand it can be difficult to manage family, work-related and personal issues. That’s why we offer an EAP at no cost to you. To help guide you through difficult situations or simply assist you with day-to-day tasks like finding a last-minute dog sitter, trained professionals work with you as you search for solutions. The program is completely confidential and can help you work through issues related to: emotional well-being, family life, healthy living, and legal or financial matters.

Group auto & home insurance: You have the option of purchasing personal lines of auto and home insurance at discounted rates.

Group legal plan: You have the option of enrolling in the group legal plan. This plan provides access to legal assistance for matters concerning estate planning, real estate, family law, consumer protection and more.

Other voluntary extras include: critical illness insurance, accident insurance, group indemnity insurance, long-term care coverage, and more.

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Hub International Proposal Writer in Chicago, Illinois

About HUB

In a rapidly changing world, HUB advises businesses and individuals on how to prepare for the unexpected. As one of the world’s largest insurance brokers, our focus provides our customers with the peace of mind that what matters most will be protected — through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions that put our clients in control. Our growing team of professionals across North America represents a broad, deep, and one-of-a-kind aggregation of entrepreneurs and leaders recognized for their excellence throughout the insurance community.

Why Choose HUB?

Throughout our network of more than 550 HUB offices in North America, we offer a competitive, exciting, and friendly work environment that strategically positions our employees for longevity and success. At HUB, we believe in investing in the future of our employees and providing continuous opportunities for growth and development . Our entrepreneurial culture fosters an environment that empowers our people to make the best decisions for our customers and organization, focusing on expanding the industry knowledge of our insurance professionals to better serve our valued clients. We are committed to providing you with competitive and flexible benefits options that are rooted in your current needs yet evolve as your needs change over time. Join us in taking the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction.

We are the perfect fit if you:

  • are seeking a progressive work environment at a rapidly growing organization

  • have a desire to help others protect their future

  • have an entrepreneurial spirit and are challenged by the opportunity to grow the business

  • are focused on learning and development to enhance your industry knowledge and expertise

  • are a self-starter willing to invest time and energy to learn the technical aspects of our business

  • believe in integrity and building success by developing relationships with others

Summary

The Proposal Writer will be instrumental in creating highly competitive, winning proposals by working closely with HUB International team members to formulate our proposal strategy, gather and format information, write drafts, obtain approvals, and submit the official response. This role will use a variety of resources to accomplish these tasks, including product expert interviews, marketing, and sales collateral, proposal templates, past proposals, proposal libraries, and other available resources. The proposal writer will work closely with sales consultants who are key team members responsible for delivering the commitments outlined in the response. This position sits on our National Employee Benefits Team and reports to our COO of Employee Benefits. The purpose of this role is to manage proposal response efforts from beginning to end by creating highly competitive, winning proposals.

We are looking for a superstar who delivers excellence daily, proactively communicates with others, pursues growth and learning, and builds lasting relationships based on trust. You must be character-first, efficient, detail-oriented, independent, and want to be part of our exciting future. If this sounds like you, we want to meet you and encourage you to apply! This position can be based anywhere in the U.S.

Job Duties

  • Acquire and maintain a thorough understanding of HUB International services

  • Help lead strategy discussions and work with internal subject matter experts (SME), sales team, and executives to develop a winning approach for each opportunity, leading the team through the proposal process from start to finish

  • Review RFP submission requirements, create timelines, and ensure all project deadlines are met

  • Research, write, rewrite, and edit materials for document development within proposals, supplying tailored boilerplate/templates and/or writing new answers based on SME interviews to questions as needed

  • Manage multiple proposals simultaneously

  • Participate in individual and group proposal reviews with senior leadership and other key individuals; incorporate changes and improvements to proposals

  • Monitor, track, and report out to senior staff proposal submissions, wins, and losses

  • Proactively review, revise, and improve proposal communication processes, workflows, and deliverables

  • Evaluate and summarize strengths and weaknesses of competitor proposals when available

  • Develop, organize, and maintain the content library

  • Contribute to department special projects such as reviewing and updating sales collaterals, and marketing campaign materials, completing ad hoc requests and helping develop departmental documents (style guides, proposal management tools, etc.)

  • Build a business case for proposal team growth and long-term proposal strategy

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English, or related field required

  • APMP Certification (highly desirable)

  • Employee Benefits or Insurance Experience (highly desirable)

  • 5+ years of experience writing business proposals for professional services opportunities

  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of the proposal process end-to-end

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Writing style is engaging and effective at communicating key points

  • Flexibility to respond quickly to changing specifications and requirements

  • Skilled at communicating complex technical concepts in an easy-to-understand manner

  • Expert Microsoft Word skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Exquisite attention to detail

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently while meeting all deadlines

  • Results-oriented

  • Strong project management skills

You will succeed in this role if you:

  • Are A Writer First – you love to write and create new, effective messaging from scratch

  • Work Well With Sales – sales professionals are a breed of their own - you can keep them on track (and on scope) without bruising their ego

  • Can Project Manage In Your Sleep – You can manage multiple proposals, deadlines, and stakeholders in an organized and deadline-driven manner

  • Love To Win – You track RFP success, love to win (almost as much as sales), and look for opportunities to one-up the competition

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Department Account Management & Service

Required Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)

HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.

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Hi, we’re HUB.

In a rapidly changing world, we advise businesses and individuals on how to prepare for the unexpected.

When you partner with us, you're at the center of a vast network of experts who will help you reach your goals through risk services, claims management, and compliance support.

And this gives you the peace of mind that what matters most to you will be protected — through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions that put you in control.

About HUB International

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.