Junior Bid Writer - STM Group

Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Location: London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Customer Service, Management, Sales, Secretarial & Business Admin, Research & Analysis,

Do you have experience in bid and proposal writing?

Are you looking for a new career within a fast-growing organisation?

STM Group is rapidly expanding - our core business is provision of manned security, events staff and customer service staff, so good quality employees are our lifeblood!

We are looking to recruit a Junior Bid Writer to support our Business Development Team - this role will be based in our Head Office in Stratford, London.

The main purpose of the job is to write and develop bespoke content for PQQ and tender responses which meet and exceed the client’s requirements. The role will be responsible for ensuring tender documents are successfully uploaded within the required timescales, using the appropriate contracting Portals.

Hours: Office hours are 9am-5pm; however, you may be required to work additional hours in line with business needs.
Location: Stratford, London

Key Responsibilities:
• Ensure all documents are free from errors and professionally represent the company.
• Provide technical support
• Ensure the layout of documents is correct and to a high standard
• Working with and assisting the business development team with the departmental objectives
• Collating and developing the library of responses, templates and appendices representing the company image and logo
• Supporting the team to deliver high quality outputs within exacting timeframes
• Assisting with estimates and quotes where required
• Develop marketing documents and collate information for review and sign off
• Reviewing the daily portals for updates on bidding opportunities
• Ensuring the portals are up to date with relevant contact details and any required certificates/ qualifications
• Generate new tender opportunities, by proactively contacting decision makers in a variety of industries.
• Produce compliant, responsive and compelling proposals.
• Ensure a consistency of response for every proposal, in keeping with STM brand guidelines.
• Review, refine and perfect a proposal over multiple drafts.
• Review and proof read of final bid responses.
• Perform research to build an extensive understanding of individual prospects, clients and industry sectors to bring proposals to life.
• Create bid project plans to support complex proposals.
• Ensure that the bid process runs smoothly every time, even under tight timescales.
• Liaise with stakeholders to establish background, content plan and theme statements for each proposal.
• Liaise with subject matter experts to get specialist content as required for each proposal.

Who we are looking for:
• A recent graduate - preferably from a Russell Group University or Top 20 institution
• A-Level English – grade B minimum
• You need to be organised and efficient
• Accurate and precise in maintaining documents, relied upon in both bid submission and potential legal challenges
• Proficient in all Microsoft packages, i.e Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent planning skills for both own workload, but also that of the tenders and contracting team, to achieve deadlines and targets

What you will receive:
• Company laptop
• Enrolment on to our pension plan
• Enrolment on to the company discounts scheme

How to Apply:
Please click on the apply now button below, and make sure that you include a covering letter with your application.