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Bid Writer

Job Description

Job Description

Adecco are delighted to be partnering with an exciting company based in Chiswick on the recruitment need for a Bid Writer & Commercial Executive who will be reporting to the Head of Commercial, to provide support to the sales team and to facilitate a professional and efficient sales bid process.,

  • Write and develop content for proposals and tender responses which are bespoke.

  • Support in the achievement of the sales target through quality submission of proposals and tender responses.

  • Develop an effective library of information and liaise with other departments to keep this updated.

  • Set and achieve tender deadlines by managing priorities effectively.

  • Challenging and key stakeholders to agree goals and influence decisions.

  • Contribute to documents by questioning and clarifying the client goals & objectives.

  • Edit all content received to ensure it meets standards and is bespoke to each prospect's needs.

  • Stay up to date with our prospects and competition to ensure responses are bespoke and clearly deliver our strategy.

  • Understand and support the sales efforts & pipeline, including answering product and service questions to prospects and providing all necessary information.

  • Process new sales leads and manage the correspondence between the sales team and their clients.

  • Provide data and reports to help the sales team achieve their sales targets.

  • Provide general ad-hoc support to the commercial team as and when required.

  • Liaise and work with the Central Bid team in Germany on multinational bids.

Candidate Description

  • Commercial knowledge and acumen to provide advice and consulting support to sales team.

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience in a similar position or a relevant field.

  • Experience in the travel or corporate payment industry preferred.

  • The ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively both verbally and in writing .

  • Stakeholder management skills including diplomacy, tact and ability to negotiate.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build trusted and collaborative relationships at all levels.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to successfully interact with internal/external partners to solve problems and achieve goals.

  • Highly customer focused and demonstrating an ability to adjust behaviour to handle different customers and understand their needs.

  • Empathetic, reliable, showing individual attention, customer care and personal involvement.

  • Adaptable, tolerant and flexible to respond to different situations - commitment to deliver maximum service quality.

  • Excellent time management, organisational and administrative skills and the ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage work-loads - must be able to operate efficiently under pressure.

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Self-motivated with a high level of energy, enthusiasm and initiative.

  • Highly Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

Application Description

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