Senior Bids Executive

Location: Midlands
Salary: £35,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 10/09/2019

An award-winning national law firm is looking for a Senior Bids Executive to join their team in either their Manchester or Birmingham office. They are looking for someone with bids and proposals experience who is looking to take a take up an exciting new opportunity to support the wider bids team.

The Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the client service team to develop a winning proposition.
  • Reviewing research and client intelligence to help shape ideas tailored to the clients’ business/goals.
  • Assuming a lead role drafting BD responses to a high standard.
  • Taking responsibility for portal upload and submission and managing internal and external deadlines.
  • Lead, with appropriate BD support, to produce and deliver quality credentials documents to the Firm.
  • On existing client re-tenders, help manage the bid process working closely with the nominated client relationship manager, to ensure the bid reflects the latest specific information of relevance to that client.
  • Working with Relationship team colleagues, provide support and coaching to Partners on successful Bids ensuring the right approach is taken throughout the whole bids process.
  • Identify target relationships that can be tracked to lead to a bidding opportunity.
  • Assist with project work as required, which may include support on divisional strategies, sector development and firm-wide development initiatives.

The Candidate:

  • 2 years’ experience in a marketing role in a corporate setting.
  • Degree educated or CIM qualified.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Confident in drafting and editing client led copy in a Bids and proposals context, preferably within professional services.
  • Strong IT skills and a fast learner at new software packages.

 

Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered.  We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.

 

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