Bid Writer

  • Minimum Rate: £450 a day
  • Location: London NW7

Profile An experienced Bid Writer and Journalist who has worked on large bid submissions for leading UK engineering and construction companies and has also written for radio, television, magazines and websites. They bring a jargon-free, storytelling approach to proposals, explain complicated concepts in plain English and simplify technical language so that the question is answered and readable. They will rigorously ensure the inclusion of the why - not just the what - clearly identifying benefits to the customer and tailoring each response to incorporate relevant customer objectives. Key Achievements Winning 100% of bids worked on for a leading Construction and Infrastructure firm. Won a £5bn JV on a Welsh Rail Franchise bid and the UK Hydrographic Office Facilities Management contract. Experience More than 15 years' experience writing long and short-form copy for a wide range of communications including television and radio news, magazine articles, web pages, blogs, thought leadership articles, press releases and social media. Now an experienced Bid Writer for sectors including Construction - particularly Schools, Framework Tenders, Local Authority Highways Management and MoD Facilities Management contracts. Key skills include storyboarding, interviewing subject matter experts, extracting and writing case studies and evidence and creating eye-catching, readable, customer-focused documents. They work with graphic designers to create graphic elements to help tell the story and improve understanding. They will compile and implement a style guide to deliver proposals in a consistent, brand-appropriate tone of voice.


  • Primary Discipline: Bid Writer

  • Reference No: CAN-50156

  • Consultant Skills: Storyboarding Skills, Bid Kick-Off, Bid Management, Content Management, Bid Process Management, Copy Writing, Proposal Management, CV Writing, Proposal Writing, Define Customer Requirements, Marketing Communications, Editorial Skills, Proposal Graphics, PQQ Experience, Proof Reading, Proposal Production, RFP / ITT Experience

  • Consultant Qualifications: Bachelors Degree, A Levels, GCSEs

  • Consultant Industries: Rail, Broadcasting Music and Film, Education, Engineering Services, Media, Architectural and Design Services, Construction - Residential & Commercial / Office, Marketing Communications, Printing and Publishing, Facilities Management

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