Before you read anything else, the first thing that you need to understand is that proposals can be a huge waste of time for you and for your prospect. If they are not created the right way, and if the proper foundation hasn't been built, then you'll be spinning your wheels. Most proposals have a 25% win rate. If done right, your rate should jump to 60% _ 80%.
The introduction section is the shortest. Start out with a Cover Letter and a Title Page. Keep the Cover Letter brief: simply write a personal introduction to explain who you are and provide your contact information. The Title Page should be exactly what it sounds like: a title that introduces your proposal and provides a clear message about the ideas and/or services you are pitching. Some examples might be "Proposal to Create a New Executive Assistant Position", "Proposed Temporary Services to Benefit the Stuart Corporation", "Executive Search Services Proposed for Jameson Company", or "Suggested Candidates for the Vice President Position".