Bid Writer

£40,000 - £45,000

UK / Greater London

Permanent

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Henry Tye
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Henry is a Practice manager for the Bids team at Bid Recruitment specialising in recruiting Bids and Work Winning professionals into the Property, Real Estate and Consultancy markets. After studying at Ardingly College Henry then pursued his ambitions to become a professional cricketer

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Job Description

REF: 16866
Posted: 18 April 2022
Closes: 24 June 2022
Bid Writer
£45,000
Remote work

Role

This is an exciting role within our London based Bid Team to be a key part of the growth of

our company. You will be responsible for devising “win-themes”, coordinating inputs from

our supply chain, creating draft responses, liaising with suppliers and partners for reviews

and producing final responses, written to a high standard. You will also take ownership of

our library of responses, including company CVs and case studies, re-writing them to

improve their impact.

You will produce professionally written proposal content that clearly articulates the

company’s value proposition and in accordance with the McBains brand “tone of voice”.

This important role requires an ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines

and, ideally, you will be able to demonstrate a track-record of thriving in a busy

environment.

Experience

Proven skills in producing and editing proposal content within a complex business environment. The proposal writer will be experienced in leading bid briefing and strategy sessions, participating in key review meetings / final document review, content sign off and document production. Experience of coordinating and updating a knowledgebase system is beneficial.

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead bid strategy sessions with bid / proposal team members and key stakeholders
  • Proactively develop and manage a network of professional services experts
  • Assist the Group Bid Manager (GBM) in developing a proposal structure
  • Identify and re-work existing pre-written content where relevant
  • Deliver completed written proposal responses to the GBM or Bid Manager (BM) against agreed RFP deadlines, escalating issues as required
  • Re-write / edit proposal responses from a variety of stakeholders, typically involving contributions from sales, marketing, technical / product teams, finance, commercial, legal and delivery
  • Ability to coach sales teams and professional services experts in writing best practice
  • Present all new proposal content to the GBM for potential re-use
  • Proposal automation software (or similar) experience
  • Communicate and influence at a senior level
  • Strong time management / prioritisation skills
  • Strong written English language skills
  • Excellent attention to detail.