Junior Bid Writer

chorley | Salary Unspecified

Application Close Date: 07/07/2022 (Closed)

Bid Writing is a dynamic, fast-paced role in the Glendale Business Development department. Our Bid Writers are responsible for the sustainability, growth and sustained success of our business. We are looking for a talented, motivated and enthusiastic writer to join our growing team, contributing to the consolidation of our market-leading position in the industry whilst taking the opportunity to work on their personal and professional development.

The successful candidate will enjoy detailed research and writing creatively to produce compelling written work with an edge. You will be responsible initially for contributing to written bids for large-scale green spaces contracts in both the public and private sectors.

You will report to the Head of Business Development but work very closely alongside our Bid Team to learn and develop your craft as part of a profitable and growing nationwide business. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, company benefits scheme and a bespoke training plan tailored to your talents and aspirations.

The Opportunity

Your duties will include:

  • Helping to plan and write bid documents
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of the Bid Library and Case Studies
  • Managing the compliance and completeness of tender submissions
  • Working alongside the Pricing Analyst and Operations on our financial submissions
  • Working on interesting projects such as submissions for industry awards

The Person

Candidates should be motivated to develop their professional skills and have a positive, winning mentality. They will have good attention to detail, an eye for presentation and design, and the ability to write articulately. Organisational and time-management skills are a must in our fast-paced environment. The ability to understand the financial elements of our bids is desirable; the pricing process of our bids will form part of your development plan if so.


  • The ability to write clearly and professionally
  • The ability to adhere to strict deadlines
  • Managing multiple workstreams or projects effectively

Personal Qualities

  • Articulate, with clarity in your written work with a high level of attention to detail
  • A capable and confident communicator
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Numerate with some financial understanding

What can Glendale offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal – discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

Glendale is a well-established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you. Please apply with a letter of application and CV to recruitment@parkwood-holdings.co.uk 

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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