Bid Writer

Kirkham, Preston Posted: 25 Apr 2024
Warden Careers, Bid Writer

Job description

The opportunity

The role of Bid Writer is an important one within the Business Development team at Warden. As a Bid Writer you will develop compelling written and visual content that wins new business.

As part of the business development team, you will work closely with the BD Coordinator, Marketing Assistant and Business Development Manager to develop high quality tender responses.


Who we are

At Warden we believe in Building Something Greater. We’re not here just to build, but to deliver outstanding construction projects that help to improve lives and communities.

We’re looking for people who personify our values of quality, continuous improvement, growing people and delivering social value.

In return, we offer a great working environment where our people are rewarded fairly, looked after properly, and supported to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Your responsibilities

As a Bid Writer, you’ll work across the entire bid process, including initial appraisal, developing bids/proposals, writing quality submissions and post submission responses. You will work closely with our operational and senior managers to inform your writing.

  • Analyse client/evaluator requirements and specifications in preparation and drafting materials.
  • Writing compelling and persuasive content for submissions.
  • Understanding when bid library content can be used and modified.
  • Have the ability to write compelling and compliant content.
  • Assessing/understanding the ITT requirements and feeding this into submissions
  • Assisting the Business Development Manager in developing Win Themes.
  • Creating content for case studies.
  • Maintain Bid Library Matrix.
  • Be able to take direction and deliver outcomes that match the direction provided.
  • Adhere to quality standards in formatting and design.
  • Proof read and check documents for compliance ahead of submission.

Ideal Candidate

  • Excels in working as part of a team and under own supervision.
  • Strong time management/ prioritisation skills.
  • Ability to self motivate and work to deadlines.
  • Works well under pressure
  • Competence in Microsoft (essential) and Adobe suites (preferred).
  • Educated to Degree Level in English, or Business related field, not essential.
  • Experience working in a B2B (Business to business) company, ideally dealing with public sector clients.
  • Proven success in creating winning bids, ideally within the construction industry.

Key benefits

Warden offers a wide range of rewards and benefits, including:

  • 24 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Staff holidays buy/sell scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in service cover
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mental health support

When it comes to diversity and inclusion, Warden has a work environment where everyone feels welcome, where we can all be ourselves and where differences are valued. Warden provides the development tools and responsibilities that allows individuals to flourish and fulfil their professional goals and career progression.

Apply now

To apply for this role, submit your CV by clicking on the link below or e-mail . This role will be subject to pre-employment screening, including references. The level of screening may vary depending on role responsibilities and will be discussed at interview stage.

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