Brandgaard Recruitment

Bid Manager, Professional Services, London, £36k

London (City of), London (Greater)
£36000 + bonus & benefits
14 Sep 2016
12 Oct 2016
Industry Sector
Construction / Property
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Bid Manager, Professional Services, London, £36k

We have a fantastic role with a leading architecture, design, and planning firm, with over 5000 staff in 46 locations around the world. They are seeking a Bid Coordinator to join the Marketing Team. The ideal candidate is passionate about design, planning & urban design, education, transport & infrastructure, arts & culture, and has a proven track record creating compelling branded communications for internal and external audiences.


  • Partnering with global Practice Area Leaders to understand each practice’s specific goals for reputation building and business development, and support to set strategy for the marketing campaigns that will help to achieve the goals and strengthen the company’s reputation as a whole.
  • Working with principals, senior staff, and other marketing team members to design, write and produce all proposals, presentations, and other marketing collateral in alignment with brand standards.
  • Managing business development activities, including managing target clients and incoming leads, following-up, and tracking opportunity status.
  • Leading the development of marketing deliverables, including proposals, presentations, brochures, email blasts, blog posts, and other marketing collateral.
  • Championing strategy and planning sessions for new business opportunities.
  • Performing multiple marketing efforts against rapid and frequent deadlines.
  • Understanding and learning the portfolio of work, practice areas, and firmwide capabilities.
  • Managing other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Proven experience in marketing strategy and campaign implementation; experience in community or public sector is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Business, Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Communications or Marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including creating effective presentations and marketing collateral
  • Ability to provide strategic thinking and recognise competitive advantage opportunities, leveraging these into marketing pitches
  • Self-motivator with strong organisational and intra-personal skills, and a great collaborator
  • Ability to mentor junior team members, when required
  • Experience working directly with senior staff on business-critical projects with minimal supervision
  • Strong organisational skills to coordinate and manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to work with diverse project teams and in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong graphic communication and design skills
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign - Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Deltek Vision is advantageous, but not required

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Understanding of the Community sector (arts & culture, aviation & transportation, education, health & wellness, critical facilities and planning & urban design)
  • Has experience within the public sector specifically on OJEU’s
  • Thrives in an energetic team environment
  • Passionate about design, communication, and client service
  • Passionate about strategy and new business acquisition
  • Strategic and creative
  • Excellent communicator in both verbal and written communications
  • Possesses outstanding facilitation skills to build consensus in team settings
  • Strong in project management and coordination skills
  • Thrives in high volume, deadline driven environment

If this exciting bid management job interests you please send a Cv to Ross Brander at Brandgaard Recruitment

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