Bid Manager and Writer

Hays Marketing
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

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Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Your new company
At this organisation, most of their income comes from delivering public services commissioned by local authorities. They want to diversify their income through fundraising, having achieved a 40% win rate across fundraising, with 1 in 2 large grant requests being successful. Their funding priorities focus on capacity building to develop and enhance our services and technology and implement our strategic ambitions and plans.

Your new role
We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate Bid Manager and Writer to support the Competitive Tendering and Bidding processes:

* Management of Bid Coordinator
* Writing of high-quality Competitive Tenders and Proposals
* Understanding the current market and feeding information to guide strategic planning
* Supporting colleagues within the development team to develop products, funding bids and proposals

This is a crucial role within the organisation and involves building relationships with commissioners, attending market engagement events, understanding the nature of the work the organisation does to support people and conveying that successfully in tenders.

What you'll need to succeed

* Experience of successfully writing tenders and/or funding bids that have resulted in significant wins both financially and strategically.
* Track record in Bid Management and of planning and developing compliant and successful proposals/bids.
* Sound judgement, good interpersonal and persuasive skills, and the confidence to operate with autonomy
* able to demonstrate that you are comfortable engaging with, shaping and presenting organisational messages effectively to a variety of difference audiences.
* Substantial Bid Management experience, including a proven track record of successfully securing new work or retaining existing contracts.
* Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills and demonstrable experience of building relationships with influential stakeholder.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary of £40k per Annum, hybrid working, and the opportunity to develop your career in Bid Management and Writing at an organisation with a fantastic charitable cause.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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