Foster + Partners, the award winning global integrated design practice, have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Bid Writer to join their team in Battersea, South West London. As a member of the bid team, the role involves working under the direction of Partners and Head of Bids to write and produce bid documents, proposals and presentation material to help the practice win new work. The bid team is part of the larger communications team that supports the design studios in bidding for new work and promoting the practice though research, online media, exhibitions and publications. The desired individual will need to have excellent skills in brief analysis, writing and communication, and a can-do-attitude, able to support other departments in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Experience & skills required:
Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based
Experience of working as a writer in a design or professional services company
Great communication skills and a high standard of written English
Excellent literacy skills, with an extensive vocabulary
Able to resolve problems and work pro-actively
The ability to quickly create rapport with people in all levels of our business and our clients'
Good technical knowledge of Adobe InDesign
Experience writing bespoke bid responses and understanding of bid processes and bid scoring e.g. OJEU responses, RFPs, RFQs and competitions
The ability to manage a complex workload, prioritise under pressure, and multi task
Due to the nature of the position and requirement to meet deadlines there will be a requirement to work additional hours, on occasions
If you wish to be considered for this position, please apply with an up to date CV and cover letter.