Bid Writer (Further Education)

50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP60000/annum plus expenses
12 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Bid Writer to identify, support and manage business development opportunities, assist with the winning of new contracts and support with the organisation's overall bid strategy.

Location: Home based but travel required to London Head Office and Training Centres in Bedfordshire when required

Salary: GBP50,000 - GBP60,000 pa depending on experience plus expenses

Candidates interested in this post should have the following skills, experience and qualifications in order to be considered:

• Significant experience of writing high quality and winning bid responses
• Excellent working knowledge of government funding and the education sector
• Able to work to multiple and tight deadlines
• Flexible and dynamic approach to work whilst being highly organised
• Excellent IT skills (essential) and use of bid writing and graphic software such as in design, (desirable)
• Ability to build strong relationships internally and externally as appropriate to help shape and create high quality written responses
• Good Communication Skills (Verbal & Written)
• Creative and innovative thinker to support and design written responses
• Able to manage multiple opportunities
• Flexibility to travel and working outside of a standard 9-5
• Be able to work within a team environment and also on own
• Ability to work under pressure in a target driven environment and must be extremely self-motivated

The client is an established award-winning training provider who take work/life balance seriously and as a result have developed a great benefits package to keep the staff happy, healthy and relaxed including:

* Annual Internal awards and competitions
* Generous holidays
* Bupa health and dental care
* Christmas and summer events
* One-month sabbatical after seven years
* Free training and robust induction
* Company-funded pension
* Life insurance

If you would like to know more or would like to be considered please apply