Bid Writer – Events / Exhibitions

Job description

What will I be doing?

•End-to-end delivery of complex and high value tenders including PQQ and ITT stages.
•Researching clients and events, drafting responses, developing best practice.
•Converting sales leads into sustainable profitable revenue
•Responsibility for new business wins – a process from lead identification to closure
•Leading and delivering new business pitches
•Creating case studies and credentials
•Building relationships with current and potential clients at all levels
•Ensuring that pipeline and new business performance is regularly measured and reported
•Keeping creativity at the heart of everything we do and continually striving to deliver innovative solutions to delight clients
•Working with Marketing to developing activities that are targeted to deliver the New Business Budget.
•Responsibility for personally delivering new business revenue against agreed quarterly targets
•Using social media to market the organisation and maintain a strong online presence, and using online tools to identify new contacts to raise awareness of and sell in our services
•Attending regular networking events
•Identifying key trends in the market and align the offering accordingly

What Will I need?

•Previous experience of working as a Bid Writer in an Events environment
•Excellent writing skills and organisational skills
•Self-motivated
•Ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
•Ability to adapt communication style to a wide range of audiences
•Ability to win and close new business
•Ability to build robust client relationships
•A relevant degree, or equivalent qualification, in Business Administration, Events or Marketing would be desirable
•Willing to travel when required

The Package

And in return…
•Part time hours if required
•25 days’ holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (+ Bank holidays)
•Company pension scheme
•Medical cash plan – including employee assist programme, contributions t0 dental, optical, physio etc.
•Employee discount scheme – an online platform for all staff offering a variety of discounts with various shopping outlets
•Health and wellbeing programme
•Weekly fruit delivery
•Childcare vouchers
•Refer a friend scheme
•Regular staff social events
•Fridays bar stocked with free beer and cider
•Company Christmas closure
•Cycle to work scheme
•Corporate gym membership discounts

The Agency

Bray Leino Events

International marketing group, Bray Leino has a dedicated events division (www.brayleinoevents.co.uk). Our award-winning creative and event management teams deliver experiences with the power to engage, stimulate and convey compelling messages. We provide comprehensive end-to-end event management services for multiple public-sector departments and private sector organisations.

We are looking for an experienced Bid Writer with experience in the events and exhibitions sector or an events professional with exceptional writing skills to join our team to be accountable for, and the driver of, business generation for the Events business.