Senior Bid Manager/Writer

ESN - European Service Network

Senior Bid Manager/Writer

ESN - European Service Network

Brussels, Belgium

ESN is an all-round communication agency located in the heart of Brussels with a staff of approximately 50 people, focused on delivering compelling, innovative and creative communication products and services to EU institutions.

In order to boost a growing business development team, we would like to appoint a senior bid manager/writer to help us prepare winning competitive tenders for large EU communication type contracts.

Mission

  • To assist with the identification, analysis and evaluation of appropriate bidding opportunities;
  • To conceive, direct and supervise commercial bids for major communication contracts;
  • To lead, motivate and support internal bid teams;
  • To write key sections of bids – in particular, those that explain and describe the communication strategy proposed;
  • To identify appropriate partners and sub-contractors, negotiate terms, and coordinate external input to bids;
  • To assure the overall coherence, consistency and quality of bids prior to submission;
  • To ensure the efficient handover of successful bids to the delivery team.

Profile

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual who is creative, dependable, well-organised and meticulous.

She or he must be an accomplished communication strategist with a strong commercial track record in the domain of communication, PR or advertising.

Essential characteristics (please do not apply unless you match all of these):

  • Minimum three to four years full-time communication experience;
  • Knowledge and experience of a wide range of communication channels;
  • Ability to stay cool under the pressure of tight deadlines;
  • Diplomacy, excellent people skills and a strong commercial/sales instinct;
  • Demonstrable experience of preparing and managing budgets;
  • Good writing and presentational skills;
  • Native or native-level written and spoken English;
  • Relevant university degree (Bachelors or higher).

Desirable characteristics:

  • Knowledge or experience of the EU institutions;
  • Experience of large-scale communication campaigns;
  • Masters degree in Communication;
  • Good conversational French.

Process

Candidates matching all of the essential characteristics listed above will be called for a first interview. The interview process will include a practical test.

Contact

Please send an up-to-date CV and a motivation letter using the online form: https://www.esn.eu/application-form.

Candidates matching all of the characteristics listed above will be called for a first interview.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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