Education Development Trust
£44,000 - £55,000 (dependent on experience)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are proud to employ a rich mix of educationalists and other professionals around the world. As well as our teachers and school leaders, all our people are passionate about education – from accountants to researchers and from analysts to project managers. 

We are currently seeking a SENIOR BID WRITER to work within the Business Development function of our Strategic Growth team to play an important role in securing new opportunities for Education Development Trust in the UK and internationally. This will focus on leading bid production activity during our opportunity development process. 

You will provide leadership of high-quality bid production within the Business Development Team. This will be predominantly for high-value, strategic opportunities for our key current and new clients working closely with bid managers and bid technical leads throughout the proposal cycle to ensure our solutions are communicated appropriately into proposals, and that proposals fully meet client requirements. You will ensure the quality of our bid writing and bid production is world-class, supporting and mentoring colleagues to drive up bid production standards for all opportunities.  

We would welcome applications from candidates with significant experience in bid production, whether in the education sector or other sectors. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable track record of high quality bid writing and production, very strong persuasive technical writing skills and the ability to work to client deadlines in the context of public sector procurement.   

In return we offer 30 days annual leave, a 6% matched pension scheme, a range of voluntary benefits, excellent training, and family friendly policies to support flexible working.    

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early. 

About the organisation
Education Development Trust is a leading education services charity working in over 80 countries.  We have over 50 years’ experience delivering high impact large-scale education programmes, influential consultancy and running and a global public education research programme. Together, these enable us to help transform school systems worldwide and fulfil Education Development Trust’s mission.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Refreshed on: 16 November 2020
Closed date: 26 November 2020
Tags: Intl Development, Business Development