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Reference: 84019

Date Added: 11 May 2022
Closing Date: 22 May 2022

Job Title: Bid Writer

Working For: The Growth Company

Location: Internet

Salary: Up tp £34,000 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The Growth Company’s (GC) Business Development Team have a fantastic vacancy for someone with excellent writing skills. The Bid Writer role will be focused on writing clear and persuasive proposals to win new and retain existing business across our key markets (Employment Services, Justice, Youth, Skills, and Business Support).

The scale of challenges we now face as a country means our work has never been more important and our approach is in high demand. We are looking to recruit a Bid Writer to help us to fulfil our mission further.

This position will primarily be based working from home, with occasional (e.g. monthly) travel to our head office (Central Manchester). This is common for all our central Business Development Team and means we can recruit the very best candidates, irrespective of where they live. You will be joining a team of high performers who thrive on collaborating, using remote working technology and leading projects independently.

Key Responsibilities:

Write excellent high scoring bid responses including editing and amending following stakeholder feedback and reviews.
Undertake research to support the bid response.
Aid the completion and submission of different types and stages of tender documents.
Support the bid management and submission process.
Manage research and intelligence resources, including bid library, core policies and procedures, and Management Information.
Organise and attend Business Development Team meetings and produce minutes/actions.

About You:

Self-driven with high capacity to plan and manage competing demands, tight deadlines. and diverse and multiple tasks/workflows.
Calm under pressure and able to support others effectively at times of pressure.
Articulate, energetic and proactive.
Flexible and adaptable to change and to meeting deadlines with a ‘can-do’ approach.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to produce high quality bid responses.
Ability to interpret and summarise complex information.
Strong project management / organisational skills.
Managing extensive information sources to secure high quality business and market intelligence outputs aligned to business needs and/or opportunities.
Excellent administrative and organisational skills.
Ability to prioritise within a busy workload, and work effectively to tight deadlines.

Closing Date: 22 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Advert on website closes on the 15th but we are open to applications until the 22nd May.

2 stage interview process: 1 x written test and a MS Teams comptenecy based interview.

Application Details

Please email olivia.redfearn@growthco.uk or see our website link https://careers.growthco.uk/vacancy/bid-writer-482685.html 

Website: https://www.growthco.uk/

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