Bid Writer

Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All Permanent March 19th 2019 £40,000 - £45,000 APH/FP/2019/1903BW40 Pippa Holland

Bid Writer

£40,000 - £45,000


Job Purpose: To assist the Bid Manager in the creation and submission of Pre-Qualification Questionnaires and Tenders.

Job Role:

  • Completion of Pre-Qualification Questionnaires and Tender responses to a high standard
  • Collection of information from across the company to feed into tender submissions
  • Assisting in the creation of a ‘Bid Library’ of exemplary responses to improve the quality of our submissions
  • Write and edit compelling text tailored towards the individual client
  • Ensure the submission of quality documents by prescribed deadlines
  • Research clients, opportunities and competitors
  • Ensure that submissions are laid out professionally
  • Assist in analysing wins/losses and logging information for future reference
  • Administration & coordination tasks as required
  • Provide technical and commercial writing skills, displaying creative flair
  • Collate information, often of a technical nature, into persuasive question responses

Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate is a graduate in English, Journalism or similar who has pursued writing outside of the academic field. It is important that you are passionate about writing and interested in building a successful career.

  • Educated to degree level
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail in your work
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload
  • Quick learner with a common sense attitude and some commercial awareness
  • The ability to build relationships and interact with colleagues
  • Self-motivated with a desire to progress
  • Proficient in the use of IT programmes such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines, often going above and beyond to ensure that submissions are completed
  • Comfortable working under pressure and interacting with senior management