Bid Writer, Bid Editor

 London and South East

Reference #54


A bid writer, journalist and communication professional with significant experience within transport and health. Key areas of expertise include assiduous research, extracting information by asking the right questions, turning technical ideas into compelling prose, a creative approach to storytelling, an exacting attention to detail and hitting deadlines within a highly pressurised team environment.

Career Highlights:

  • Delivered the performance plan, marketing plan and the fares/ticketing/revenue protection plan as Editor of Arriva’s Northern Franchise bid.
  • Led a transformation of bidding operations, refined the bidding process and designed/built a substantial content library for the United Health Group.
  • Wrote and edited the Marketing and Market Analysis development plan for the £9bn MTR bid for the ScotRail franchise.
  • Consultant bid writer for Serco across multiple industries and projects including Social Outcomes marketing project for Serco Home Affairs, Consultant bid writer on a healthcare contract for Imperial College Hospital, Lead writer & manager on a multi-million pound surveillance contract for the Dept of Work and Pensions and the £500 million Docklands Llight Rail franchise.
  • A published author including a 200 page guide book on London and the Olympics in 2012 and part of a trio that wrote, researched and edited a 180 page book - A vision of mankind: Expos from London to Shanghai that was distributed by DHL at the Shanghai 2010 Expo
  • Devised copy and campaign literature for Tetra Pak, targeting emerging markets in the Middle-East, South America and Asia.
  • Assisted with the writing of the HR Terms & Conditions document following the Lloyds TSB merger.
  • Script editor on a documentary film called The Square, winning a “Best Documentary” nomination at the Oscars 2014, four Primetime Emmy awards, as well as the “Audience Award for Best Documentary” at both Sundance Film Festival 2013 and New York Film Festival.

Experience: Has experience of working as a consultant bid writer on a variety of projects from marketing and research, to writing and producing high-quality tenders across different sectors. Has experience in bid writing and proposal management, from solution and strategy development to leading people and workstreams.This associate is also a published author, editor and copywriter and as a freelance writer has worked for National Australia Group, Prudential Group, Clydesdale Bank, DHL, Lloyds TSB, GSK UK, Volkswagen Group, Tetra Pak, Yorkshire Bank, HMV Group, and MAMA group.



  • Banking
  • Health
  • Transport

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  • UK and Overseas


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