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Bid Writer - Glasgow

Up to £30,000(NEG) + Excellent Benefits

Date Posted: Tuesday 07 December 2021

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Due to continued expansion, one of EMEA's top agencies is looking to add new talent to their team off the back of winning best agency in their category in November. The agency sets itself apart from other agencies in Scotland and offers its teams the work-life balance, benefits, and cultures of an in-house role, but allows you to work on numerous accounts and have your wellbeing, career, and development a priority. 

This is an exciting time to join the agency with them being nominated and winning awards across the United States and Europe, which in turn would give you the chance to work with some amazing brands. With a people-first approach, people stick for the long haul within this agency and career progression is an important part of your journey. 


The Role:

The business is looking for a commercially aware, organised, and energetic individual to support the commercial team with new business and client growth opportunities.

  • Coordinate and manage new proposal/tender from brief through to completed submissions.
  • Liaise with various teams of specialists to ensure all relevant information is included in the final proposal.
  • Manage and track the process of new briefs from potential new business opportunities.
  • Proposal and tender preparation, including strategy development for new and existing clients.
  • Design, collate and proof the bid (tenders/proposals) before final submission, ensuring standard formatting and quality standards are met.
  • Conduct research into the client and user to deliver bespoke documents.
  • Work to specific and changing deadlines.
  • Monitor success rate of proposal/tender submissions.
  • Create presentations to assist with identifying growth opportunities for current clients.
  • Prepare and submit Awards entries.
  • Create case studies of relevant work to support new business opportunities and to support marketing.
  • Manage and maintain a bank of templates to help streamline the new business bidding process.
  • Consistently learn and develop your own skills, as well as staying abreast of the latest digital trends.


  • A degree level (or equivalent) qualification preferably in Marketing/Advertising, with a solid understanding of Marketing OR previous Marketing experience.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in bid writing/coordinating for tender/new business proposals.
  • Experience in desktop research for bids/tender/new business proposals.
  • Meticulous spelling, grammar, and good attention to detail.
  • Proficient formatting abilities across MS Office.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Excellent presentation creation skills.
  • Excellent copywriting skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload and project manage.


The benefits are regularly reviewed and evolve, with the team regularly having input on what this should look like. In this business, people are put first.

  • Working for one of the top agencies in EMEA.
  • Company bonus.
  • Highly competitive salary.
  • Opportunity to work with some massive clients.
  • Fun, casual working environment- Virtual Reality, Fifa and Ping Pong lunch hours and lots of social occasions with your co-workers (when we are back in the office)
  • Hybrid working model- get the best of both worlds spending time WFH and with the team in the brand new city centre office.
  • 33 days holiday (including 10 Public Holidays) increasing depending on length of service.
  • A day’s additional leave on your Birthday.
  • Buy/sell holiday scheme and option to carry leave into the next year.
  • Access to company Private Medical Insurance.
  • Regular company socials organized by the Team.
  • Prosecco time, beer fridge, and complimentary soft drinks.
  • Complimentary caffeine and fruity snacks.
  • Training opportunities.
  • Fantastic company culture!


Apply below for immediate consideration or get in touch with Brian Fraser.


T: 0141 231 1260