Bid Specialist

Location
Pearl House, Nottingham
Salary
£37,800 PA -
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Ref
FUT49
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

What are we looking for? 

To support our ambitious Business Plan for 2019-2020 our Business Development team is growing. We are looking to add an experienced and successful Bid Specialist to our existing successful team. The successful candidate will be ambitious and experienced in delivering high quality successful funding bids in the Employment, Skills and Advice sector.  A track record of achieving individual income targets is essential as is an ability to write high quality content and of adapting style to suit context. The successful candidate will work as part of a small team and will have the opportunity to develop their skills in all aspects of business development.

The successful candidate will also have the chance to work closely with our Head of Business Development, and wider Leadership Team, to inform and develop the company’s business plan and strategic direction

At Futures, our company-wide values: underpin who we are and what we do and it is essential that all colleagues share these.  Having these values means we work in a culture which is open to learning and improvement, leads by example, is passionate about making a difference and develops the potential of both colleagues and clients.

Who Are We?

We are an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding social enterprise at the forefront of providing jobs and skills advice, training and apprenticeships to support young people, adults into work with reputable employers and training. 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. 

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

What can we offer?


At Futures, our company-wide values: underpin who we are and what we do and it is essential that all colleagues share these.  Having these values means we work in a culture which is open to learning and improvement, leads by example, is passionate about making a difference and develops the potential of both colleagues and clients.

Having a happy and motivated workforce is critical to our ongoing success. We genuinely care about our colleagues and offer a range of benefits and opportunities to support you in your role and grow in confidence. 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

Job Specification Requirements
The successful candidate will:

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

Application Method
To apply, and for further details and a job description for this vacancy visit the Futures website 

https://www.the-futures-group.com/jobs/ 

Job reference: FUT49

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

Futures is supportive of job share working arrangements wherever possible. If this is something you are interested in we would encourage you to discuss this during the selection process.

'Futures believe people's differences
make us a stronger organisation'

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