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Office Location: The Peak,5 Wilton Road,Victoria,London SW1V 1AN Office Name: Talent Solutions - The Peak
Sector: Talent Solutions Salary: £20000 - £24000
Job Type: Permanent Role Type: Full-time
Job Ref: 384705  

Bid Writer

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated,project orientated Bid Writer to join the REED Bid Team. This person will have a key responsibility for supporting our wider Reed proposals.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated,project orientated Bid Writer to join the REED Bid Team. This person will have a key responsibility for supporting our wider Reed proposals.

The Role: Bid Writer
Company: Reed Talent Solutions
Reporting to: Head of Bids,Strategic development
Base Location: Victoria,London

Salary: £24,000 plus £4,000 inner London weighting plus bonus earning potential of around £1,000 – £4,000 per annum

Contract: Full Time and Permanent

What is the role of a Bid Writer for Reed:

Reed Talent Solutions are looking for a Bid Writer to join their established bid team based from one of our main offices in Victoria,London. This is an exciting opportunity to develop strategic relationships with senior members of our office network and build an extensive knowledge of Reed’s practices.


You will be supporting the business development teams throughout the proposal process by creating engaging graphics and presentations that support the sales messages. Also critiquing and challenging sales messages that are provided by the sales lead and drawing on the experience you will gain across the range of Reed services.


You will be working collaboratively with legal,finance and other parts of the business to collate relevant information,then creating an accessible library of information to create compelling proposals. You will also ensure all relevant corporate and financial information is kept up-to-date,as well as contributing information to proposals at different stages of the process,from PQQs to RFIs and ITTs,then working with wider parts of the business on post decision reviews.


What we offer in return:


We offer a variety of other company benefits such as 25 days holiday plus bank holidays,the chance to buy,sell and carry over holiday,paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service,long standing service awards,a discount scheme,pension,season ticket loans,access to health insurance,free eye tests,personal development schemes,paid rewards for innovative ideas,childcare vouchers and many many more!

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have been educated to degree level or equivalent,within an associated sector,for example,English Language,History,Psychology,Journalism or any other Humanities degree.

We would also be very interested in speaking to anyone with experience in contributing to tenders and managing the process through to completion or someone who has some experience of working on multiple projects simultaneously.


You will need to have strong verbal and written communications skills,be confidence in interacting with internal stakeholders and clients,and making recommendations,have the ability to prioritise and work to multiple deadlines and have knowledge across Microsoft products including Word,PowerPoint,Excel and Visio.

The Company:

Reed Specialist Recruitment (RSR) is the largest part of the Reed Global Group (,which also includes Reed Talent Solutions – a key part of the REED group of companies,and exists to win,develop and retain profitable,long term and complex resourcing contracts with clients in the Private and Public Sectors; Europe’s biggest jobsite – ; one of the world’s leading Welfare To Work providers – Reed In Partnership; and the UK’s leading training provider – Reed Learning.

Operating since 1960,Reed is one of the best known names in the recruitment industry because people trust us to deliver world class recruitment solutions. Reed has more than 3,000 permanent employees working across 425 business units in 180 locations worldwide,including Europe,the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. REED is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender,race,disability,sexual orientation,religion or belief,age,gender identity,marital or civil partnership status,pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.