Bid Writer

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02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Bid Writer

Crown Partnership

London EC2N

£ 24,000 per annum

Crown Partnership - one of the UK’S leading & award - winning catering & hospitality providers is offering the opportunity to join the creative minds of the Vision Team.

Due to continued growth & success we have a super exciting opportunity for a creative & experienced Bid Writer to assist in the future growth of our businesses throughout the UK.

You will be required to provide bid writing & administrative support for the Vision Team, working closely with the Bid Manager.

The role will be predominantly office based in one of our very own venues in London, being a central point of contact for all Crown Partnership bid enquiries. All tender documentation from daily tender alerts & EOI’s through to tender submissions & presentations will be led by the bid team.

The successful candidate will be required to:

Main activities

As a Bid Writer, you will be working closely with the Bid Manager / Commercial Director but you will take full ownership of the end-to-end proposal campaign. The job role includes, but not limited to:

  • Competent understanding of the bid process & experienced in tender writing.

  • Work in conjunction with the Crown Partnership Vision Team to ensure timely delivery of PQQ & tender documents for both internal & external deadlines.

  • Work within representative groups to develop bespoke & innovative proposals.

  • Liaise with both internal & external agencies to produce tender documents.

  • Develop & maintain internal relationships with the proposals team & other key management.

  • Monitor daily tender opportunities & portal notifications.

  • Administer & keep up to date with the content of information library for each company.

  • Produce online presentations for Senior Management Teams.

  • Keep up to date with schedules & deadlines, tender costs & success statistics.

  • Participate in the submission of tender documentation.

  • Produce engaging & creative sales proposals.

  • Provide administration & diary support in relation to all tenders.

  • Provide time phased reports.

  • Assisting in the successful structuring, designing & producing of proposals in order to win business.

  • Ability to work within a team & independently.

The Person

  • Experienced bid writer preferably from a hospitality background.

  • A creative thinker with an eye for accuracy & detail.

  • Possess excellent communication skills with strong English language skills.

  • Proven experience of working within a similar bid team environment.

  • Will be passionate about food, the catering industry.

  • Ability to work under pressure & deliver documents of an exceptionally high standard, whilst working towards challenging deadlines.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Proactive ability to build close working relationships with the various stakeholders

  • The ability to work within a range of software packages including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Prezi etc.

  • Excellent communication skills and proof reading abilities.

  • Willingness to work in a flexible fashion.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently & as a team member.

  • As long as you can deliver work to a high standard and have a passion for excellence then we would like to hear from you.


  • Preferable degree educated.

  • In Design skills (desirable but not essential).


We offer a competitive salary & bonus with the opportunity for growth & career progression within Crown Partnership.

CLOSING DATE: 28/02/2017

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

(Please note that we are unable to respond to all applications therefore only shortlisted applications will be contacted within 7 days of the closing date.)

"As long as you can deliver work to a high standard, have a passion for excellence & a creative eye then we would like to hear from you."

Wacky, weird & wonderful welcome!