Bid Writer

Bid Writer
Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Derby

Duration: Permanent Role

Start Date: Asap

Salary: £35K – £50K DOE


We are looking for an experienced Bid Writer to lead the development and submission of compelling bids and proposals to secure new business opportunities. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in shaping our company’s growth strategy by researching, writing, and coordinating bid responses that effectively showcase our capabilities and value proposition to prospective clients. This role requires excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and collaboration with cross-functional teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Researching and identifying new business opportunities and bid prospects within the [industry/sector] market.
  • Leading the end-to-end bid process, including coordinating bid kick-off meetings, developing bid plans, and managing deadlines.
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders, including sales, marketing, and subject matter experts, to gather information and insights for bid responses.
  • Writing and editing high-quality, tailored bid content that effectively communicates our company’s strengths, capabilities, and value proposition.
  • Ensuring bid responses comply with client requirements and specifications, including formatting and submission guidelines.
  • Conducting reviews and quality checks of bid documents to ensure accuracy, consistency, and alignment with company branding and messaging.
  • Managing bid-related documentation and files, maintaining a centralized repository of bid content, templates, and case studies.
  • Contributing to improving bid processes, tools, and best practices to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Bid Writer or similar role, preferably within the [industry/sector] or related field.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with the ability to produce precise, concise, and persuasive content under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple bids concurrently and prioritize workload effectively.
  • Familiarity with bid management tools and software (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, bid management platforms).
  • Knowledge of tendering processes, procurement frameworks, and bid evaluation criteria.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Business, Marketing, or a related field (preferred).


  • Competitive salary within the £35,000 – £50,000 per annum, based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, retirement savings plan, and vacation leave.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment with a focus on innovation and excellence.
  • Convenient location in Derby with access to public transportation and onsite amenities.


For more information or to apply for this vacancy, contact Vinnie Saunders at 01256 817878, email, or complete the application form below.

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent
Start DateAsap
Salary£35K - £50K DOE
ContactVinnie Saunders

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