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Bid Author - Hampshire

plus car - Construction - Construction
Ref: 476 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Apr 2018
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Our client designs, manages and maintains road networks and the public realm for local government clients. It exists to create great places to live, work and play. Whilst a leading player in this existing market, it is strongly pursuing further growth opportunities and re-modelling the way it delivers services with other operating companies and strategic partners. 

Our Client is looking for a bright and energetic Bid Author to assist the work winning team in developing excellent quality submissions. This is a key element in the success of the Work Winning teams, reporting directly to the Proposals Director and will play a key role in the bid team.


  • Producing effective, creative and persuasive written content
  • Redrafting written content, produced by other team members, to ensure consistent message and identity
  • Proof reading and editing
  • Engaging with subject matter experts to provide content, on contract or externally
  • Researching content
  • Develop answer plans with bid manager and technical leads
  • Work with other bid team members to produce written bid responses and presentational material in line with win themes, strategy and tender deadlines
  • Assist in bid development and generation and production of successful tenders
  • Ability to coach sales teams and subject matter experts in writing skills


The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • Excellent written English language and literacy skills
  • Good communicator and team player
  • High attention to detail with excellent editing and proofing ability
  • Deadline driven with effective time management skills to work in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Behaviour reflects the company values to Talk Positively, Collaborate Relentlessly and Encourage Constantly.
  • A person able to work on their own initiative and enable completion of scheduled workload to meet priorities

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Probably degree level or equivalent in English or Journalism.
  • Illustrator or in-design skills or a willingness to learn



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