• Posted on Jul 03, 2024
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Job Title: Bid Writer & Coordinator

Reference: AJ0933

Company: Jupiter Play

Contact email: [email protected]

Jupiter Play are at the forefront of the Outdoor Play Equipment and Sports Area Industry, pushing boundaries to incorporate technology, inclusion and landscape led design into play spaces throughout the UK. At Jupiter Play we create exceptional outdoor spaces which inspire children, families, and communities to be more active, improving their health and wellbeing.

Are you a talented writer with a knack for creating high quality proposals? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a strategic mindset? Jupiter Play are currently recruiting for an experienced Bid Writer to join our dynamic team.

Job Overview:

The Bid Writer will be responsible for researching new tender opportunities and preparing and writing high quality, persuasive, and tailored proposals, and tender documents to secure new contracts and business opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and identify potential business opportunities and tenders.
  • Manage the administration of PQQ, frameworks and tenders.
  • Manage the bid process from start to finish, ensuring all deadlines are met and documentation is submitted in the correct format.
  • Conduct thorough research to gather relevant information and insights for each bid, including understanding client needs and market conditions.
  • Work closely with internal teams to gather relevant information, project timelines, and cost estimates and develop winning strategies.
  • Develop, and write detailed and persuasive bids, proposals, and tender documents for the design and installation of playground projects.
  • Proofread and edit documents for clarity, accuracy, and impact, ensuring a high standard of presentation.
  • Ensure ongoing scrutiny of submitted answers, identifying areas for improvement, and reporting to relevant departments on process changes
  • Develop and maintain a tender collateral library of standard content, templates, and case studies to streamline the bid writing process.
  • Produce a range of bid-winning and client-facing collateral, presentations, and proposal documents for the sales team.
  • Conduct research on potential clients, competitors, and market trends to inform bid strategies and improve win rates.


The ideal candidate will have a strong background in bid writing, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.


  • Proven experience as a bid writer, proposal writing, or a similar role
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organisational and time management abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of bid management software is a plus.
  • Enthusiasm, a strong team ethic and willingness to be flexible and help out team members when required.
  • Creative thinker with the ability to produce innovative proposals.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to understand and interpret complex information.
  • Self-motivated and proactive in identifying opportunities and solutions.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business, Communications, English, or a related field.

Our core values define how we work and it’s important that these mean just as much to you as they do to us. They are: –

Innovation – We add value to our clients’ projects

Commitment – We do whatever it takes

Trust – We value relationships

Creative – We dare to be different

Passion – We love to make a positive impact on our clients

Quality – We exceed expectations

We have a supportive, collaborative, and flexible work culture. We are proud to have recently been shortlisted for the Employer of the Year award in the Family Business Awards.

Working hours

This role offers the flexibility of home working with occasional visits to our Nottingham office. We welcome applicants seeking part-time hours.

Benefits: Company Performance Bonus, Holiday Reward, Employee Assistant Programme, Benefits Portal including employee discount, volunteering day.

Job Type: Permanent

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Does this sound like a place that you would like to work?

If so, we would love to hear from you! Please apply by emailing us a copy of your CV along with a one-page covering letter to [email protected]