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Bid Support Writer

  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Anna-Marie Warren

  • Contact email:

    Anna-Marie.Warren@1ststepsolutions.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    237158_1611589719

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-24

  • Consultant:

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Bid Support Writer
Essex

1st Step are working alongside a leading Civil Engineering and Highways contractor based in Essex who are looking for a Bid Support Writer to join their established team.

Responsibilities:
- Creating and maintaining content for bid responses.
- Working with the Bid Manager and other specialists within the business to create written material for bid responses.
- Incorporating comments received from reviewers.
- Editing.
- Ensuring the writing structure and words used in the bid persuasively convey the offer to the customer.
- Edit for grammar, punctuation, capitalisation, clarity, readability, consistency and persuasiveness.
- Administration.
- Filing and housekeeping as required, in line with the company shared work systems.
- Actioning and updating the clarifications log where actions are assigned to the Bid Writer.
- Presentations.
- Supporting bid teams with written material for presentations.
- Knowledge management (bid library).
- Following submission of the bid and feedback from the customer, work with the Bid Manager to update the bid library with new/updated information gathered from the bid process.
- Desktop publishing (preferable).
- Designing, formatting and producing bid templates, documents and related materials.
- Graphic design (preferable).
- Developing customer-focused visual information that highlights the features, benefits and discriminators of our bid.
- Communicating with other members of the bid team to conceptualise and create visual elements to persuade the customer.

The successful candidate will have:
- Proven experience of bid writing on highway maintenance projects.
- Able to communicate well at stakeholder and board level.
- Proactive work ethic, self-driven and flexible.
- Relevant education and training.
- Proficient in MS Office and design software.