Employer verified_user The Futures Group
Salary Highly competitive with scope for negotiation
Hours 37
Contract Permanent
Type Job
Role Senior Bid specialist
Closing date 21/08/2019

Are you a highly experienced and driven Bid Specialist that has a natural ability to write high quality content and an established track record of achieving income targets and in need of a new challenge? Then we‘d love to hear from you!

Who Are We?

Our mission is to inspire people of all ages to achieve their potential and, in so doing, help reduce unemployment and support economic growth.

We are an Ofsted rated Outstanding social enterprise at the forefront of providing jobs and skills advice, training and apprenticeships to support young people and adults into work and training with reputable employers. We deliver projects and administer funding within local communities and operate the National Careers Service across the East Midlands and Eastern England. We are jointly owned by Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is a dynamic and driven individual with ambition and proven experience in seeking out and securing new bid and partnerships opportunities within the employment, skills and advice sector.

Our Business Development team is growing and this role will be instrumental in realising our exciting growth plans. In return we will offer a competitive employment package and opportunities for learning and development. Our friendly culture creates a unique working environment with the benefits of being based in a thriving and busy city centre.

You will work closely with our Head of Business Development, and wider leadership team, to inform and develop the company's business plan and strategic direction.

Futures live by our values that enables our people to have passion, by doing the right thing that makes a difference. Does this feel the right place for you?

What can we offer?

Having a talented and motivated workforce is critical to our ongoing success. We genuinely care about our people and offer a range of benefits and opportunities to support you in your role. We will: help you develop in your role, support your career growth, promote positive health and wellbeing at work, and encourage a good work/life balance

The successful candidate will:

  • Be experienced and successful in a direct business development/income generation role
  • Have a tenacious attitude and proven track record of successful income generation activities
  • Have proven bid writing skills with an ability to write high quality content and experience of adapting style to suit context.
  • A positive, approachable team player with a can do attitude

Futures are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks prior and during employment.

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