Bid Writer - London

£24,000 per year
23 Nov 2016
21 Dec 2016
Kate Jordan
Job Type
Full Time

Bid Writer – Award Winning Contract Caterer

Location: London

Salary: £24,000 per annum

My client is currently recruiting for an experienced bid writer from a contract catering background.  The successful candidate will be an up and coming Bid Manager with experience in writing of proposals.

The Role:

As Bid Writer, you will support members of the Business Development Team with the production of accurate, engaging bids, proposals and sales collateral. This role will suit an individual who has a good knowledge of English literature and enjoys writing.


  • Writing accurate, relevant and engaging copy for the full spectrum of bid documentation, per the requirements of the Sales Lead for each project
  • Producing copy that aligns with the tone of voice for each company
  • Identifying new and useful copy when created, and adding it to the resource library
  • Proactively producing useful copy and standard responses for future projects
  • Taking sales telephone enquiries
  • Team Support
  • Proofreading documentation written by other team members
  • Copy-editing documents
  • Support with preparation of sales presentations
  • Develop and maintain internal relationships with the proposals team and other key management
  • Competent understanding of the bid process

Successful Candidate:

  • Being able to work as part of a bid team or individually
  • Being able to communicate effectively with other staff involved with the bid
  • Able to work to tight deadlines whilst producing an excellent standard of work
  • Willing to interact with the team and offer suggestions, innovation and ways to continuously improve
  • Fully understand the importance of being ‘client centric’ and being able to demonstrate this through the written responses
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience