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Bid Writer/Manager

£40K - £50K Basic Salary

Location London
Sector E-learning, Learning and development, Learning technologies, Training
Job type Permanent
Role Operations and delivery
Job ref ED2741
Work hours Full time

Fantastic opportunity to join a ‘start-up’ feel organisation, where you will produce professionally written content to help contribute to successful contract wins.

Key responsibilities

  • Create high quality compelling bids, proposals, responses to tenders etc.
  • Creation of multi-regional bid responses
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the tender repository
  • Respond to opportunities from existing clients
  • Proof read and edit/re-work existing bids
  • Build and maintain positive and sustainable relationships with key internal stakeholders to facilitate involvement and buy-in
  • Recommend appropriate improvements regarding capability for bid writing
  • Plan and organise workload to ensure the delivery of effective and successful bids


  • N/A


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent


  • Minimum of two years in a Bid Writer role within a learning organisation
  • Experience of developing successful propositions and tendering for complex bids
  • Knowledge and experience of research techniques and of writing research documents, business cases and propositions
  • Demonstrable evidence of engaging with and influencing wide and varied groups of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the formal tendering process, and how public sector organisations work
  • Project planning and management experience desirable for complex or high impact bids
  • Familiarity with the structure of pre-qualification questionnaires


  • High degree of commercial acumen
  • Excellent written English and communication skills
  • Resilience with the ability to work under pressure
  • Passionate about writing compelling copy and messages
  • Strong time management skills

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