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Senior Proposal Writer

Ref: VAC-17372
  • Salary: £80,000 + Bonus
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Region: London
  • Location: West-Central London
  • Industry: Professional Services
  • Discipline: Proposal Writer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Proposal Writer to join this professionally services firm with office across the UK.

You will support the growing team by managing relationships with third-party writing suppliers, dealing with briefs, feedback and reporting and managing the firm’s proposals content. You will work with subject matter experts to ensure there is winning sales content readily available for future proposals.

Your responsibilities
• Manage a hugely valued service and grow the existing team
• Help teams agree the structure of a proposal document to get the most impact
• Provide guidance to teams and coach them on how to write the proposal, such as brand style, clarity and messaging, use of language, etc
• Help draft proposal documents from start to finish, including cover letters, executive summaries, team and CV information, and firm experience
• Conduct interviews with senior stakeholders and articulate their content into sales messages and answers to specific RfP questions
• Support the management of our writing agencies
• Manage the Copy Editor and Content Executive
• Identify and re-work existing pre-written content where relevant
• Coaching others to write better

Skills and experience required
• Strong experience in proposal writing is essential
• Experience of managing an outsourced team
• Excellent influencing, strong communication and facilitation skills in order to be credible and be able to challenge management and senior stakeholders
• Strong written and oral communication skills, so that you can work seamlessly with people at all levels, from all parts of the business

Should this position be of interest, please contact Lisa Easthope on 0208 126 4537 or email