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Bid Writer

Location: Tyne & Wear

Salary: £15.38 PER HOUR

Job Type: Temporary

Job ID: 168310

Purpose of the role

To work as part of the Development Directorate with a focus on bid & tender writing, service development and growth.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Understanding and interpreting customer needs from meetings, wider research, content and interpreting this into an effective winning bid

  • Participation in key meetings to ensure bid solutions and content exceed customer needs, and show innovation and best practice

  • Writing high quality, customer focused bids from start to finish, including format, look, and other bid content

  • Editing and proof reading bids

  • Participation in production of presentations related to bids

 

Skills and Experience:

 

  • Have proven and demonstrable bid writing experience and ability

  • Have a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline (English, Journalism)

  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Flexible and adaptable to meeting bidding deadlines

  • Ability to develop relationships and communicate at all levels within the business

  • Demonstrate an open mind, listening to people with different opinions

  • Take a proactive role in sales and pre-tender meetings with the Bid Team and other key personnel from across the business

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • Strong team ethos, self-starting and enthusiastic

  • Clear, concise and creative writing style

  • Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to multi-task, whilst maintaining an eye for detail

  • Previous experience as a Bid Writer in either the Public or Private Sector (3rd sector experience preferred but not essential)