Bid Writer

We’re on the lookout for a Bid Writer to join our high-performing Strategy & Growth Team. You’ll work closely with our Digital Strategists on further qualifying amazing business opportunities.

Competitive salary DOE | Remote work | Private healthcare

4 Day Work Week - New for 2022: We’re implementing a 4-day working week but you still get paid for 5! Receive a clarity day away from your weekly schedule to focus on training, wellbeing and personal development.

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HubSpot

About the role

As our new Bid Writer, you’ll be responsible for the production and submission of high-quality tender responses to help us reach the pitch stage of public sector procurement processes with organisations that are looking to drive digital channel shift.

 

Our Business Development Team will source good-fit tenders for you, and you’ll work closely with our Digital Strategists on further qualifying each opportunity. It’ll be your job to make use of and improve our library of proposal material to create a highly scoring written tender response.

 

This role is integral to the continued agency growth, helping us to deliver our sales strategy through driving revenue and winning new clients for us to retain and grow.

Working from home & flexible hours

Competitive salary & training

Private healthcare cover & pension

Role responsibilities

  • Work with the Digital Strategists to qualify in or out tender opportunities identified by our Business Development Team, based upon our tender scoring matrix
  • Proactively seek out relevant content input from internal technical sources to continually improve Prodo’s proposal quality, as part of our continuous improvement commitment
  • Analyse tender requirements from a scoring and compliance perspective
  • Liaise with the Digital Strategists, Web Developers and Designers on identifying, creating and submitting tender clarification queries to aid with submission accuracy
  • Write compelling and high-quality tender responses which reflect the Prodo brand, experience and expertise
  • Conduct final copy editing and proofreading
  • Contribute to ongoing improvement and optimisation of our tender response content and processes

 

Stay curious

Experience you need

  • Previous experience in Bid Writer or Content Executive type roles
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines and prioritising multiple projects at once
  • Strong base knowledge of digital generally e.g. familiarity with CMS platforms, CRM systems (Umbraco & HubSpot desirable)
  • Some knowledge and understanding of web development concepts e.g. HTML, CSS, API, .NET, web server infrastructure, open-source vs SaaS.

 

Some things that might give you that extra edge… 

  • Experience of working in an agency environment is desirable
  • Experience in writing for public sector procurements is desirable
  • Ability to handle and thrive in a fast-paced, potentially high pressured environment

 

Genuinely care

What’s in it for you?

Prodo is a fun and friendly agency that has been around the block for 22+ years. But we're ambitious to innovate and grow further!

This is an exciting and rewarding role: we are looking for someone who not only meets the personal requirements but also matches our company values.

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Prodo is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

This role offers a base salary. You will receive thorough training to kick start your career, and you will have the opportunity for career development within the company.

 

The Package

  • Competitive salary (depending on experience)
  • Private healthcare cover & pension
  • 23 days annual leave + Bank Holidays + your birthday off (We also close for at least 10 days over Christmas)
  • Anniversary gifts - increasing with each year - to include a paid-for holiday on 5 and 10 years, plus additional days holiday, team lunches and company celebrations – we really do like to make a fuss of our colleagues.
  • Annual 'away days' somewhere fun and exciting to strategise and reset!
  • Personal development opportunities - we've sent employees all over the world to train in their field
  • Flexible start & finish times  - we're happy to consider all forms of flexible working
  • Remote work flexibility with HQ based in Chester (Some level of attendance required)
  • Free parking on site

So… Think you’ve got what it takes? Or do you know someone else who would be up for the challenge? Send them our way!

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