Bid & Marketing Coordinator – Graduate Programme

Recruiter
Marlowe Fire & Security
Location
Manchester
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Benefits:

* Based at our Central Office by Media City, On Site Parking and Close to Public Transport

* Additional Day Holiday for Each Full Year of Completed Service up to 25 days.

* Birthday Holiday (Following successful completion of probation period). Pension Scheme, Life Assurance

Job Purpose Summary:

Marlowe Critical Services are currently hiring a Bid & Marketing Coordinator to join our innovative and busy Bid & Marketing team in an exciting time of rapid growth and expansion.

The purpose of the role is to support the Division’s Bid and Marketing strategy, establishing the brand and supporting in the acquisition of business transformational maintenance and monitoring sales.

The role will include support in the generation and delivery of specific marketing campaigns and initiatives, while assisting in the development of all vertical sector business development campaigns and bid activity.

The ideal candidate will possess a keen eye for detail, creative writing skills, excellent time management, a can do, self motivating attitude and works well in a team. This is an excellent and fast track opportunity for a recent Graduate with a passion for Bids and Marketing to progress their career in areas including but not limited to marketing, copy writing, bid management, estimating, sales strategy and business development.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Bid Management:

* Work alongside the Bid Manager and Business Development Team to generate and win new business

* Professionally source opportunities

* Accurately complete pre-qualification questionnaires and approved supplier questionnaires

* Support in generating quality and commercial (costing) responses to tenders and proposals

* Maintain and continuously develop a ‘Tender Library’ of key company information

* Dealing with any ad hoc project or duties the Bid Department considers reasonable

Marketing:

* Internal and External Comms Delivery. Campaign development and delivery

* Input on websites, social media, SEO and PPC

* Support and development of brand collateral

* Graphic Design support and input on creatives. Support on corporate event management

* Undertake extensive market research to influence strategy

* Enforcing brand guidelines, communication policies and procedures. Portal development

Person Specification

Required:

* Willingness and ability to learn

* 2:1 or Higher Degree in relevant / transferable subject

* Good excel skills with the ability to quickly learn advanced estimating techniques

* Excellent communication skills (particularly written prose)

* Energy, Drive and Enthusiasm. A good work ethic

* Experience of managing multiple projects with time-critical deadlines

* Ability to persuade, influence and challenge in a constructive manner and identify appropriate solutions

* Understanding of commercial b2b sales process and marketing

* Strong organisational skills and attention to detail

* Confidence to work with Senior Managers

* Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications

* Strong administration skills. Capable of working on own initiative

Desirable:

* Advanced excel skills

* Experience of Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator / Adobe InDesign and/or similar design packages

* Previous experience of WordPress or similar website management tool. Proficient use of social media

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