Bid Writer

Crown Group Management Services LLP
£24,000 per annum
09 Feb 2017
09 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: 07.03.2017

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.”

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